Will live classes be recorded?
Yes, all live classes are recorded and available for replay generally within 24 hours or less.
What if I can’t attend all of the live classes?
Ask permission from your instructor to watch the recording. You may be required to submit additional work for the missed class in order to receive the final Certificate of Completion.
How long after the live class will the recording become available?
Recordings will be available within 24 hours after the end of the live class.
Do I have to attend all live classes?
You must attend at least three live classes to receive the final Certificate of Completion. If unable to attend live classes, you can re-enroll twice at no additional cost.
How long will I have access to the workshop material?
Ongoing access to lectures and live class recordings is included in the cost of the workshop. Students who continue on to higher studies in the ĀYU Academy Svastha Āchārya (Āyurvedic Health Coach) program, will have access to all of the workshop material until the end of the Svastha Āchārya program.
Do I need to purchase the printed text?
No, the printed workbook is not required for this workshop, but it is highly recommended. Check Amazon to see if it’s available where you live.
I enrolled at the last minute and can’t get the printed workbook in time. What should I do?
The PDF for each lesson is available in view-only format for the duration of the workshop. You can view each lesson until your printed workbook arrives.
Why should I learn Sanskrit?
Students of Āyurveda, Yoga or any Vedic sciences are encouraged to learn Sanskrit to advance their basic understanding of the field. Sanskrit improves students’ abilities to learn classical theory and apply knowledge practically. Sanskrit is a requirement for study of all Vedic sciences in India.
My Āyurveda school said I don’t need Sanskrit to learn Āyurveda. Is that true?
Sanskrit is the language of Āyurvedic medicine and has served to maintain this practice for at least 2,500 years in documented history. It is the key to understanding complex concepts and applying logical thought in clinical practice.
Will I learn how to read and write Devanāgarī script?
No, Essential Sanskrit does not include Devanāgarī script at this time as it generally requires about 100 hours of study and practice to reach a basic, working level. Instead, Essential Sanskrit teaches the language using transliteration which allows the language to be represented accurately and accessible quickly to a Western audience.
What is ĀYUT?
The Āyurvedic Universal Transliteration Scheme (ĀYUT) is a method that allows Sanskrit Devanāgarī script to be expressed accurately in Roman letters with easy pronunciation for new students.
I have completed this program in the past and would like to do it again. Is there an audit option?
Students may re-enroll in the workshop at any time and receive 50% off the regular workshop price. Send us an email and let us know when you’re ready to start.