Ayurveda Counselor

The scope of practice for this seminar is focused on a general well person's constitution, (Prakruti and Vikruti), and basic imbalances of dosha, agni, āma and dhātu.


After the successful completion of this seminar, students will be able to create recommendations to address imbalances using dietary, lifestyle and contemplative practices like meditation, herbs, yoga, self-care strategies to encourage a lifestyle of balance The Ayurvedic Counselor will be able to educate the general public regarding basic tenets of Ayurveda.


To read about the scope of Ayurveda Counselor, please click here.

National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), a self-regulating membership organization has guidelines that require 600 Hours of Ayurveda training in order to apply for a professional membership Association.


Our Ayurveda Counselor meets competencies required for professional membership at the Ayurvedic Health Counselor with NAMA.


*If planning to take the NAMA certification board exam, NAMA may require a mandatory in person internship Seminar Subjects: The seminar is divided into 6 terms.

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Applications for November 2021

Step 1 Fill the application form
School Answering Service: 512-761-7563
Step 2- A phone interview This is a simple informal chat over the phone with the director.
Step 3- Submit Proof of Education Student submits copies of their high school certificate/or equivalent certificate. Alternatively, any college credit or post-secondary certificate may be submitted.
Step 4-Enrollment Agreement and Application Fees Sign the Student enrollment form, and, acknowledge receipt of catalog.

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I highly recommend studying Ayurveda with Narayana Ayurveda and Yoga Academy. This school not only offers its students a very solid foundational and applied knowledge of Ayurveda but also gives them the opportunity to delve into many other related areas of Vedic study. It’s the real deal, based primarily on the principal surviving texts, and not dumbed down in the Western secular fashion. The teachers and students you study with are amazing, hailing from all different backgrounds, careers, and areas of interest. The instructors were all very knowledgeable, kind and dedicated. I really appreciated their different teaching styles and ability to share personal expertise.

George Forth Worth, Texas

My experience through the Ayurveda counselor program was humbling and rewarding. What I am most grateful for was connecting with teachers deeply knowledgeable in the practice of Ayurveda and to many others blessed with unique gifts in this and many other healing practices. I was able to cherish these connections most in the internships and in-person workshops. I feel confident that I have the skills to apply Ayurveda in my life and help others do so to improve their health. I also feel confident that I walked away from the program with a community of ppl and mentors who I can consistently seek guidance and learn from for years to come. Finishing the counselor program is just the beginning of a study and practice of Ayurveda, but I’m happy it started with Narayana Ayurveda yoga academy.

Arjun, Galveston Texas

I recently completed the Ayurveda Counselor program at Narayana Ayurveda and Yoga Academy. For almost a year I was deeply immersed in Ayurveda. The teachers here gave me a solid foundation in Ayurveda and I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn from them. In a year filled with uncertainty due the world-wide pandemic, this course has grounded me. I feel prepared to guide people to self-heal through Ayurveda. I am very grateful to everyone at the Academy!

Shyama M, Austin, Texas