Additional Study in Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedic Astrology
Below are listed additional helpful study and treatment options, including clinical Ayurveda programs. This is for students who want to expand their studies as well as for those looking for Ayurvedic treatment.
Note that Vamadeva (Acharya Frawley) is focusing his tutorial work on teaching Vedic mantras and philosophy to a few select students, including higher Yoga teachings. But he is open to student requests.
We encourage students to work with a number of schools and teachers, as well as join a number of associations to expand their connections with the Vedic community. Note also our Resource section in this regard.
1. FOR STUDY AND TREATMENT IN THE UNITED STATES AND INDIA
Kerala Ayurveda We have a new alliance to connect our courses with Kerala Ayurveda for certification and advanced training. Vamadeva is now a Kerala Academy Advisor. Kerala Ayurveda has a full range of traditional Ayurvedic products. They have several schools in North America and perhaps the most extensive on-line training program in Ayurveda. They have excellent treatment and retreat facilities, especially Ayurvedagram in Bangalore. Note our New Advanced Ayurvedic Practitioner Training with Kerala Ayurveda course option to the right.
Chopra Center University
Vamadeva is currently helping with the Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher training program for the Chopra Center, as well as functioning as an advisor for developing new advanced trainings. The Center also offers training in Ayurveda and in Yoga and Ayurveda, with various intensives and several levels of instruction. Their San Diego center has Ayurvedic treatment options as well.
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar For Ayurvedic treatment in the United States (Santa Cruz, California), as well as for Ayurvedic studies and Vedic astrology. One of the leading resident Ayurvedic doctors and teachers in the West. We also recommend students to him for advanced study.
Vinayak Ayurveda Center/ Dr. Sunil Joshi
For clinical training in India at Nagpur and clinical study in the US and Europe. Joshi has an excellent school, clinic, pharmacy and dormitory in India, comfortable for western students. He also travels and teaches worldwide, including in the USA and Europe.
International Academy of Ayurved
Our Ayurvedic students can continue on for advanced training in Pune with Avinash Lele and Subhash Ranade. This arrangement has been going on for many years as well as collaboration between Frawley, Ranade and Lele on books like Ayurveda and Marma Therapy. Many European Ayurvedic students attend these trainings.
California College of Ayurveda
The California College of Ayurveda is founded by Marc Halpern, and Vamadeva has been an important advisor since its beginning. CCA has an extensive Ayurvedic program and uses Vamadeva’s Ayurveda course as part of its textbook material. Our Vedic institute students have received credit with CCA over the years and we have recommended CCA for advanced study.
Yoga on Main – Ed Zadlo
Ayurveda and Yoga Trainings: Certification and Teacher Trainings Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda and Integral Ayurveda/ Yoga therapy. Includes classroom courses and training based upon Vamadeva’s Ayurvedic Healing Course and other teachings. Directed by Ed Zadlo, who has studied with Vamadeva for more than twenty-five years and is one of our Yogacharyas.
2. FOR OUR COURSES IN OTHER COUNTRIES AND LANGUAGES
These groups incorporate our course material into their trainings, including having the courses available in different languages. Most commonly available outside the US is our Ayurvedic Healing course.
At the Core Canada – Ayurvedic Training Ayurvedic Classroom Training in Canada using our Ayurvedic Healing course material as part of a longer program of instruction and class-room training in the Toronto area, for those who want hands-on instruction. The training is part of a Yoga and Ayurveda school and treatment center run by Greg and Jackie Van Acker, who are among our most advanced students.
Lubrano, Dr. Arcangelo – Spanish Ayurvedic Healing Course Spanish version of our Ayurvedic Healing distance learning program for those who want to take the course in Spanish. In addition, advanced Ayurvedic training in Spanish, offered in Spain and Latin America with Dr. Arcangelo Lubrano, who is a trained psychiatrist as well as an Ayurvedic practitioner and student of Vamadeva and Atreya Smith.
Suddha Dharma Mandal, Brazil Yoga and Ayurvedic school of Dr. Jose Rugue (Swami Narayananda), includes our Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga and Ayuruveda courses.With centers in Brazil and South America, with affiliations in Europe as well. Vamadeva works with Dr. Rugue, who represents his Ayurvedic work in Brazil. Site is in Portugeuse. Distance, on-line and clinical training as well as products.
Soma Yoga Germany
Studio and educational center for Yoga, Ayurveda, Shakti Sadhana & Vedic Teachings run by Ralf Nataraj Schultz and Tarika Yogini. Ralf Nataraj and Tarika Yogini represent our work in Germany and Europe; the European Yoga Shakti retreats are organized by them. Our Ayurveda Healing course as well as the Yoga, Ayurveda, Mantra & Meditation course are offered as classroom teachings. Soma Yoga is allied with the Vedic Center.
Vedic Center – German and Russian Courses For Vamadeva’s courses in Germany and Russia and in the German and Russian languages, including our Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology, and Yoga and Ayurveda courses. Directed by Sergej Kuschpel and Maxim Kuschpel. Allied with special trainings at Yoga Flow in St. Petersburg, Russia.
3. ASSOCIATED PROGRAMS WITH THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF VEDIC STUDIES
These are programs with schools associated with us, but which are separate institutions. These schools can provide Vedic studies in various areas.
Yoga of Recovery Program – Sivananda Ashram Taught by Durga Leela of the Sivananda Ashram at various locations including Grass Valley, California, Sivananda Bahamas, and Vietnam. Uses aspects of our Yoga and Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Healing courses to help students in recovery from addictions and other problems.
Florida Vedic Institute Yoga Teacher Certification Course
Our home study program is one of the most comprehensive in the United States. More information and practice is involved than in most systems that involve study with a teacher. It introduces students to a variety of different philosophies that make up the vast system of Indian teachings. Compiled by Yogi Baba Prem Tom Beal, a Vedavisharada from the American Institute of Vedic Studies.
Florida Vedic Institute Sanskrit Course
Students can learn basic Sanskrit in the comfort of their home. This program will teach the basics so that students can pronounce mantras properly, as well as simple grammar rules that will deepen every students skill and knowledge level. Compiled by Yogi Baba Prem Tom Beal.