A formal introduction covering relevant, general knowledge, history and sciences through local, national and international perspectives. Students prepare to bridge concepts between Āyurveda and Western sciences for clinical practice.

AYU-100 Curriculum

  Unit one: Introduction to Traditional Āyurvedic Medicine (TAM)
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  Unit two: Philosophy and Science Prerequisites for Āyurveda
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  Unit three: A brief history of Traditional Āyurvedic Medicine (TAM) and Literature
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  Unit four: Legal Landscape of Traditional Āyurvedic Medicine (TAM)
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Required textbooks for AYU-100

to be purchased separately


  1. Volume 1: Essentials of Professional Ayurveda
  2. Modern and Global Ayurveda


Additional textbooks are required for the SA Program. Click here for complete details.

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Preparatory study for the Svastha Āchārya (SA) Program


For complete, Level 1 Āyurvedic training, join the Svastha Āchārya (SA) Program.

Enrollment options

  • SA Audit
  • SA Certificate

Both options allow students to access regular, live instruction with weekly classes and one-on-one mentoring.

Audit students are not required to submit homework, complete exams or meet minimum attendance. There is no Certificate of Completion.

Certificate students must complete all requirements, plus clinical training, to receive the Certificate of Completion.

SA Preparatory must be completed by August 20, 2022, including

  1. AYU-100 (this course)
  2. Essential Sanskrit Workshops (Parts One, Two and Three)