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Maharishi Ayurveda Wellness Educator Training program offered online

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21 March 2014

Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America presents:

Wellness Educator Training

Expand your knowledge of health and wellness by learning the principles and practice of Ayurveda, the world's oldest system of natural health care.

∙ A 56 hour course divided into 4 online Modules—see curriculum here
∙ Optional live module attendance available at three locations
∙ Taught by medical doctors with over 25 years of experience in Maharishi Ayurveda
∙ Certificate of completion provided by the Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America
∙ Further programs to train as Ayurveda patient educators and health coaches are also available to graduates of the Wellness Educator Course—click here

The Maharishi Ayurveda Wellness Educator Training Program trains participants to apply Ayurvedic knowledge to advise others in developing a personalized approach to health and wellness. They may also take the program for their own enrichment and knowledge.

As Ayurveda Wellness Educators, participants will learn classical Ayurvedic pulse reading and other traditional methods to help determine an individual's constitution and state of balance. They will learn to educate individuals in a broad range of natural health modalities—including personalized diet, herbal food supplements, aroma therapy, meditation, yoga asanas, exercise, rejuvenation and daily routine.

Ayurveda Wellness Educators may function in a variety of settings, including as assistants to physicians and integrative medicine practitioners. They may also take additional training for certification as Ayurveda health coaches (see below) and, where local regulations permit, set up an independent coaching practice.

Curriculum Development
The course is based on Maharishi Ayurveda—a comprehensive modern formulation of this ancient science in accord with the classical texts. The course is the result of over 25 years of collaboration of researchers, modern medical doctors, and leading Ayurvedic physicians (Vaidyas) under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The course curriculum was prepared by Vaidyas and modern physicians with extensive experience using Ayurveda in clinical practice.

What you will learn
Body Type—how to assess an individual's constitutional type, the basis of their personalized Ayurveda health program
Prevention—how to identify and eliminate imbalances that may contribute to health disorders
Pulse Reading—traditional Ayurvedic modality for assesssing body type and imbalances
Diet and Nutrition—an individualized approach that addresses nutritional imbalances at the root of health disorders
Rejuvenative Approaches—natural modalities to enliven the body's innate self-repair and healing mechanisms
Detoxification—traditional Ayurvedic procedures for clearing toxins from the body that may contribute to chronic health issues
Stress Reduction—how to apply scientifically validated approaches to stress-reduction and mind-body balance.
Lifestyle Changes—personalize daily routine and lifestyle recommendations to prevent behavioral mistakes that cause health problems.
Additional Natural Modalities—including herbal food supplements, aromatherapy, Ayurveda massage, Vedic exercise, yoga asanas, Vedic music therapy

Who should attend?
The course does not require previous training in Maharishi Ayurveda. It is particularly applicable for individuals in the following categories:
∙ Wellness Consultants
∙ Fitness Trainers
∙ Health Coaches
∙ Social Workers
∙ Nutritionists
∙ Yoga Trainers
—plus individuals with an interest in health who would like to deepen their knowledge of Ayurveda for their own personal benefit and that of their family.

After completion of the initial Ayurveda Wellness Educator program further programs are available for those who wish to apply Ayurvedic principles in a professional setting.


Dr. Rothenberg is National Director of Health Professional Training of Maharishi Ayurrveda Association of America. He was founding medical director of the first Maharishi Ayurveda clinics in the United States and has more than 25 years of experience in leading Ayurveda training courses, having trained over 1500 physicians in the US and abroad.

Dr. Lonsdorf is a specialist in integrative medicine, clinical faculty member at Maharishi University of Management, and former medical director of The Raj Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center. She is an expert on Ayurveda and women's health and is author of The Ageless Woman: Natural Health and Beauty after Forty with Maharishi Ayurveda.

Click here for more information, including how to register.

Copyright © 2014 Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America

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