"Let food be thy medicine;
thy medicine shall be thy food." Hippocrates
The BVI School of Ayurveda
for the 2020 -2021 Academic Year
Important Dates for Program Applicants
Application for Admission Period: February 10, 2020 – August 15, 2020
Deadline for Application Submissions: Continuing until August 15, 2020
Student Enrollment Agreement: Due within 10 days of Acceptance Letter
* Late Applications are accepted and, if the program is full, applicant will be placed
on a waiting list until space is available.
Our Ayurveda Monthly Weekend Courses
are held either via Live, Interactive Webinar
or as On-Site Courses
1 weekend per month (Saturday and Sunday)
along with an addition Wednesday evening
Course Continuation Conference (CCC),
for additional instruction, review, and Q&A.
The CCC generally occurs 10 days
prior to next Weekend Course.
The majority of our Weekend Courses are offered
via "ZOOM", a web-based Webinar Conferencing technology accessible from your laptop, PC or Apple computer and other electronic devices,
in the comfort of your home, office, and elsewhere.
To learn more about ZOOM's high quality, Video Webinar & Conferencing capabilities, visit:
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Our Weekend Course take place either On Site or via live,
interactive, real-time Webinar (generally one or the other).
See the BVI Catalog for Exceptions due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Live Webinar Weekend Courses for 2020-2021
Saturdays and Sundays:
AYV 101; AYV 102; AYV 104; AYV 105; AYV 107;
AYV 109, AYV 110, AYV 111, AYV 112, & AYV 113C (Wed.)
Instructor's Option* and On-Site
Weekend Courses in 2020-2021
Saturdays and Sundays:
AYV 103; AYV 106; AYV 108; and AYV 113.
Internship: AYV 114
with our Affiliate and always On Site
NOTE: AYV 113 is held on Wed., May 6, 2020 as a final conference session, and takes place via Webinar (3 evening hrs.)
NOTE: The Sanskrit short course will be held for 3 hours.
The date will be determined
*Course Location is the instructor's Option,
either on site or via live web-confereneing.
NOTE: Weekend Courses requiring practical experiences are held "On-Site" at the Sambodh Center for Human Excellence.
Weekend Course Dates for 2020-2021 Academic Year
2020: Sep. 16; Intro to Sanskrit – date TBA; Oct 14; Nov. 11; Dec 9;
2021: Jan. 13; Mar. 17; Apr. 14; May 12; Jun. 14; Jul. 14; and
Aug. 11 (AYV 113 Wed. evening conference).
Other Important Dates
A 3-hour Conference Course in Sanskrit for Ayurveda - Date & Time TBA
Mid-Term Exam Period: January 25 - February 26. 2021
Final Course for ASC Students (AYV 112): July 24-25, 2021
Final AHC 3-Hour Wed. Conference (AYV 113C): August 11, 2021
Final Exam period: July 26 - August 20, 2021
Final Project Conferences: July 15 - August 10, 2021
Final Weekend Course for AHC Students (AYV 113): Aug. 21-22, 2021
AYV 115, Internship for AHC Students Begins: Sept. 29, 2021*
Final Project period: August 23 - September 28, 2021 (Due: Sept. 29th)
Graduation: Weekend of October 8-9, 2021, when Final Projects will be shared with other BVI Ayurveda Program members and guests
*NOTE: For the Ayurvedic Consultant Certificate Program Students the
AYV 114, Internship in Ayurveda, begins only after
the candidate has fulfilled all other course requirements.
The Institute will remain closed
on the following public holidays:
January New Year’s Day
January Martin Luther King Day
February Presidents’ Day
April Easter Sunday
May Memorial Day, and Mother's Day
June Father's Day
July 4 Independence Day
September Labor Day
November Thanksgiving Day
December Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
December New Year's Eve