Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor (AWC)
The Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor program is an intermediate, in-depth transformational learning journey. The 6-month program teaches a comprehensive Ayurvedic education. Upon completion, students will be CAISH AWARDED as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor. Students will gain a strong knowledge of Ayurvedic philosophy, theory and principles incorporating the mind, body, spirit and senses for health and wellbeing.
Study of Ayurvedic concepts of health and disease.
Practical application of Ayurvedic nutrition and lifestyle.
Understanding and determination of doshas (constitutions).
Be able to draw effective dietary plan and self-care recommendations.
High school or pre-university or Yoga Training with ASCC program completion [or equivalent 200-hour certification program in Ayurveda].
$3,500 CAD plus applicable taxes.
Duration of the Program:
6 months. Alternate weekend classes and one (1) weekday evening class to assist with case studies and practicals.
Hours of Study Breakdown
300 Total Hours: 240 hours are in class and 60 hours are home study/reading and independent case studies. In order to be certified, students must complete 15 case studies.
Scope of Practice:
Knowledge gained from this program can be applied when seeing clients, providing them with basic guidelines through Ayurvedic knowledge (dietary and lifestyle changes). CAISH will guide students to acquire liability insurance as well as discuss the scope of practice in detail during class.
Students who are awarded the AWC certification can apply for Diploma in Advanced Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor program (AAWC) at the Natural Medicine Institute.