“One who is established in Self, whose Dosha and Agni are balanced, 

 and who has properly formed Dhatus, along with proper elimination of Malas

and well-functioning bodily processes, with their senses, mind and soul full of bliss,

is called a Healthy Person.” 

 

Sushruta Samhita 15:38

Welcome to the Bodhananda Vedic Institute, School of Ayurveda webpages. Our Program of study in Ayurveda is for those individuals who aspire to become Ayurvedic Health Consultants (AHC), helping themselves, their families, or their clients, transition to a holistic way of life. 

Our Level 1 program in Ayurveda is licensed by the State of Michigan and awards its graduates a Certificate as an Ayurvedic Consultant. The BVI School of Ayurveda is a Recognized member of NAMA.

To  read more about Ayurveda click HERE!

Welcome!

The Bodhananda Vedic institute, School of Ayurveda invites you to explore our website. Our Program of study in Ayurveda is for those individuals who aspire to become Ayurvedic Health Consultants (AHC), helping themselves, their families, or their clients, transition to a holistic way of life. 

BVI’s School of Ayurveda is licensed by the State of Michigan with membership in the following professional organizations: the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America
 (AAPNA); the National Ayurvedic Association of Schools and Colleges (NAASC); and the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), as an Organizational member. BVI awards its graduates either a Certificate as a professional "Ayurvedic Consultant" or a non-professional certificate in “Ayurvedic Self- Care and Family Care."

About BVI Institute Programs

The Institute’s Program, Ayurveda: The Science of Life, Level 1, and the individual courses, have been designed with a broad audience of people in mind. Our program provides a foundation of knowledge and practice to healthcare educators and professionals, wellness practitioners, yoga teachers, massage therapists, chiropractors, and health-conscious individuals whose interest lie in providing holistic-health alternatives either for themselves and their friends and families, or for their clients.
 

Those who successfully complete all the requirements for BVI’s full program of study will be awarded an Ayurvedic Health Consultant” (AHC) Certificate.
 

For those who wish to obtain a sound and in-depth knowledge of Ayurveda but are not seeking professional certification, our School offers an Ayurvedic Self-Care and Family Health” Certificate (ASC)."

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"This program was an excellent place to start my journey into Ayurveda.

As a nurse and a yoga teacher, the knowledge I have gained in this program

will be invaluable to both nursing and yoga. The instructors were all fabulous,

and having a mix of traditional Vaidya (doctors) and western practitioners

made the information presented rich and multifaceted. I feel confident in going ahead

in my own personal practice of being an Ayurvedic Health Consultant

thanks to this program and the amazing faculty."

 

-Jocelyn

A Brief Word About Ayurveda

 

 

Ayurveda means “the science of life” and is based upon India’s timeless scriptures, known collectively as the Vedas. The body of Ayurvedic knowledge was handed down from generation to generation for over 5,000 years. Its written form, the Charaka Samhita, appeared in the first century A.D. Ayurveda offers its students the perennial Vedic wisdom and practical knowledge that enables its practitioners to establish an integrated lifestyle that nurtures and balances the body-mind and spirit. Ayurveda teaches us how to modulate our physical being, subtle mind, and the intellect, both to enhance life and to fulfill its ultimate purpose.

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*The Bodhananda Vedic Institute School of Ayurveda and it's Ayurvedic Health Counselor program (level 1) is an Organizational Member of NAMA. 

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