Program Options & Application Info

   BVI 's 2019-2020 Certificate Program in Ayurveda



begins May 18-19, 2019 

Our Application for Admission period continues

through May 15, 2019 

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 CLICK to obtain BVI'S 


Catalog & Application Form 

for its Level 1

Certificate Program in Ayurveda 

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to the BVI School of Ayurveda,

(or to offer a Donation) 

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BVI's Program, "Ayurveda: The Science of Life"

has been designed with a broad audience of people in mind

and is suitable for:

Healthcare Educators and Medical Professionals,

Dietitians, Wellness Practitioners,

Yoga Teachers, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors,

Parents, and Health-Conscious Individuals.

 We Offer 2 Avenues of Study & Certificates

1. BVI's Professional

"Ayurvedic Health Consultant" (AHC) Program

  • BVI's Level 1 Ayurvedic Health Consultant" Certificate (AHC) Program is for aspiring Professionals  who seek to help themselves and their families, and their clients transition to a holistic way of life. Those who  follow the Professional Program track and successfully complete the  all of the course requirements, including an internship, are awarded the AHC Certificate.

The BVI School of Ayurveda's

Ayurvedic Health Consultant (ACH) Program consists of: 

  • 214 hours of Classroom Instruction

  • 18 Course Conference  Hours

  • 50 Clinical Client Encounter units (150 hrs.; professional track only)

  • and 300 hours of Directed Independent Study

2. BVI's Non-Professional Program

"Ayurvedic Self-Care & Family Health" (ASC)

  • BVI's Ayurvedic Self-Care and Family Health Certificate” (ASC) Program

is for those who are interested in providing Holistic-Health alternatives either for personal and family use. Those who successfully complete all the program requirements  (sans the Internship component) are awarded the ASC Certificate. They may chose to continue a 2nd year, completing all AHC program requirements, to upgrade their Certificate to the next level.

The BVI, School of Ayurveda's

Ayurvedic Self-Care and Family Health(ASC)  Program  consists of:

  • 229 hours of Classroom Instruction 

  • 18 of those hours are comprised of Course Conferences.



Students who have completed all or a portion of an Ayurvedic Program

of study offered by another institution in the US or abroad may, on a

case-by-case assessment basis, have certain modules of the

Institute’s Program waived along with the equivalent proportion of tuition.

The BVI School of Ayurveda Catalog

contains all necessary information

about the BVI School of Ayurveda

and our Ayurveda Program

which you want to know:

It includes information about the:

  • Bodhananda Vedic Institute and the School facility;

  • BVI Faculty members and their credentials;

  • BVI's two Program options, including an audit option

  • Certificates awarded; 

  • Tuition and tuition payment methods;

  • Course dates, and which courses held via webinar and which are held on site; 

  • Detailed description of each weekend course; 

  • Application and Enrollment Forms; 

  • Recognition of prior training

  • Graduation Requirements,

         ….and more.

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CREDITS: Website Design: Caitlin Mimsey, Grand Rapids, MI; Logo and Artwork by Liz Henderson, Kalamazoo.MI; 

Nature photos (all from the Sambodh ashram property), and Photos of Swamiji, by Ruth Small, Kalamazoo, MI; Webmaster: Ruth Small, BVI School of Ayurveda, Kalmazoo, MI

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*The Bodhananda Vedic Institute, School of Ayurveda is a Member of NAMA

at the"Professional Qualifying Program: Category I Ayurvedic Health Counselor" Level