Foundations of Ayurveda ONLINE (200-hr)
Monday, February 28, 2022 – Monday, November 28, 2022
with Mona Warner, NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) Certified Āyurvedic Practitioner and Āyurvedic Yoga Therapist.
2022 ONLINE Course Dates:
This program consists of weekly webinars (32) and 13 days of online live learning together.
The weekly webinars are Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm starting February 28th to November 28th, 2022. These will be lecture, discussion, and Q&A based. We will not have webinars on the following holiday Mondays: Easter, Victoria Day (May), Civic Holiday (August), Labour Day (September), and Thanksgiving Day (October).
Our full days are from 9am to 5pm on the following Sundays:
- March 6th & 27th, 2022
- April 10th & 24th, 2022
- May 15th, 2022
- June 12th, 2022
- July 10th, 2022
- August 14th, 2022
- September 11th & 25th, 2022
- October 9th & 23rd, 2022
- November 13th, 2022
For each of our full days, there will be a one-hour lunch break, and these sessions include an Āyurvedic Yoga practice (45-75 minutes of movement, breathing, chanting, and meditation).
Please note that for this ONLINE training, sessions are held via Zoom and are all recorded. Registered students will have access to the recordings to review lectures and content, as well as catch up on any missed content.
Investment: $3000 – includes manual, self-care kit, and 2 hours of one-on-one time with Mona. A $500 deposit is due with the application.
- Foundations, History, and Philosophies of Āyurveda: including Sanskrit, Āyurveda in a classic and modern context, and the six philosophies that interconnect with Āyurveda.
- Āyurveda’s Three Pillars of Health: nutrition, restorative sleep, and energy management.
- Āyurvedic Lifestyle: biological rhythms, daily routines, and seasonal routines.
- Āyurvedic Anatomy & Physiology: Viewing the body through the lenses of the 5 elements, 3 doshas, 20 qualities, 3 vital essences, 7 tissues, and the channel system of the body-mind.
- Digestion and Nutrition: digestion from western and Āyurvedic perspectives, and Āyurvedic nutrition principles.
- Vedic view of the mind: the role it plays in health and well-being, and tools to work with the mind.
- Kitchen Medicine: Working with food and kitchen herbs, and understanding them from the Āyurvedic perspective.
- Āyurvedic Cleansing: what this is, what it isn’t, when and why we do it, when and why we don’t – this includes enrolment in a Spring and Fall Ayurvedic Digestive Reset.
- Āyurvedic Yoga: the connections and differences between Yoga and Āyurveda, and how Yoga fits into the Ayurvedic picture.
- Research Project and Presentations: Each participant will be assigned a topic, and will prepare a 30-minute presentation.
- Final Exam: for those who want a certificate of completion, or to apply this training to other programs (like our 300-Hr Āyurvedic Yoga Teacher program, or to an Āyurvedic Health Counselor program).
- Weekly webinars: Each week the group will meet on Mondays from 6:30-8:30pm.