About the course

Ayurvedic Self & Community Care-Online (ASCCO) is a door opening course for those who wish to incorporate the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda into daily living. A comprehensive four-module certification course that is offered in 8 weeks.

Course Objectives

  • Holistic, eco-spiritual approach of Ayurveda and Yoga for serving self and community.

  • This course focuses on understanding the Dosha (body type) and its influence on mind-body-spirit.

Learning Outcomes

The students will

  • Understand Dosha, its impact on health and disease and interaction with the environment at elementary level

  • Draw an effective nutritional and lifestyle plan based on the Dosha and seasons. Incorporate herbs for daily personal care.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the Marma, Nadi & Yoga for the mind, body, spirit, and sensory integration.

Program Outline

Module 1:  Ayurveda Foundation - 4 credits

  • Fundamentals of Ayurveda 
  • 5 elements and their 20 qualities
  • 5 indriyas (sensories)
  • Tridosha 


Module 2:  Ayurveda 101 (application to self and community care) - 4 credits

  • Lifestyle, daily and seasonal routines
  • Six tastes and kitchen pharmacy
  • Herbs 
  • Agni and am
  • Importance of digestion


Module 3:  Role of Mind-Body-Spirit/Emotional-Sensory - 3 credits

  • Mind and psychology
  • Prana, Marma & Nari and their roles in transforming our experiences
  • Spiritual qualities and their roles in healing
  • Meditation and collective consciousness


Module 4:  Health, Wellness & Disease - 3 credits

  • Ayurvedic and Yogic perspective to health and wellness
  • Therapeutic approaches to wellness
  • Factors influencing health and disease
  • Prevention of disease and maintenance of health

How much does it cost?

* NOTE: Books and herbs cost not included. The tax has been applied to the total price, $ CAD