Ayurveda Training for Yoga Teachers

Ayurveda and Yoga: Sister Sciences

Ayurveda is the world’s oldest and most comprehensive system of natural medicine and contains virtually modality used in integrative medicine today. more

Ayurveda and Yoga both have their source in the teachings of the Enlightened Vedic Rishis of India. Both share the same goals of creating health for the body and Enlightenment for the individual. Their mutual practice supports each other in achievement of these goals.

Special Training Offer During COVID Health Crisis

During these challenging times of the COVID pandemic, Maharishi AyurVeda Association of America (MAAA) is extending a special offer on the online,  80-hour, Maharishi AyurVeda Training Program for Health Professionals course. In efforts to support Yoga teachers and businesses affected by the COVID pandemic, the course fee of $1,295 have been significantly reduced and three easy payment options are available:

Option 1: One-time payment due June 15th

Begin studying today, with no payment down at the time of sign up. Your one-time payment of $450 is due June 15th.


Option 2: Partial payment program starting June 15th

Begin studying now, with no payment required until June 15th. Your course fee of $600 is broken down into 4 equal payments of $150. Payments start June 15th and are due at 2 month intervals.


Option 3: One-time payment at sign-up

Begin studying today after making a one-time, $350 payment.


Benefits for your practice

The addition of Ayurveda consultations and educational programs to your Yoga practice can provide:

  • New health knowledge for your clients compatible with the principals of Yoga
  • Personal professional advancement
  • Increased revenues from Ayurveda consultations and courses
  • Online services for clients
  • Ayurveda herbal sales income

Please note: Laws relevant to offering Ayurveda consultations vary from state to state.

Course Structure

  • Phase 1 – the 11-hour Maharishi AyurVeda Personal Wellness Course. This course contains the foundational Ayurveda knowledge an individual needs to personalize an Ayurveda wellness program – more
  • Phase 2 – The  online, 66-hour Maharishi AyurVeda Training Course for Health Professionals – includes over 300 pages of supporting PDF material including all forms needed to conduct and Ayurveda consultation practice – more
  • Maharishi AyurVeda Pulse Diagnosis – Both Phase 1 and 2 contain extensive training in the classical Maharishi AyurVeda Pulse assessment  technique – more

You have access to the full course upon registration. You go at your own pace and there is no deadline to finish the material. You continue to have access to the course indefinitely even after finishing. A Certificate of Completion is provided upon finishing the course.

Online Faculty

The 80-hours of online videos have been made by two of the most experienced Maharishi AyurVeda practitioners in America – Stuart Rothenberg, MD and Nancy Lonsdorf, MD.


Adjunct Associate Professor
Maharishi International University (MIU)

Dr. Rothenberg is National Director of Health Professional Training of the Institute of Integrative Ayurveda Medical Education (IIAME).

Dr Rothenberg has had over 35 years of experience practicing Ayurveda and has trained with renowned Ayurveda physicians (Vaidyas) from India who practiced with him for years in the United States. Dr Rothenberg has seen over 10,000 patients in practice and the was founding Medical Director of the first Maharishi AyurVeda clinics in the United States. He has been the Director of Maharishi AyurVeda Health Professional Training Programs in the US  for over 30 years and has trained over 1,500 physicians in the US and abroad during that time.


Adjunct Associate Professor
Maharishi International University (MIU)

Dr. Lonsdorf is National Co-Director of the Institute of Integrative Ayurveda Medical Education (IIAME).

Dr Lonsdorf has had over 35 years of experience practicing Ayurveda and has seen over 15,000 patients in her practice in the US. She is a specialist in integrative medicine and former Medical Director of The Raj Maharishi AyurVeda Health Center. She is an Ayurveda expert in both women’s health and brain & consciousness development and is author of three books on the subjects – A Woman’s Best Medicine, The Ageless Woman and The Healthy Brain Solution for Women Over Forty .

Contact information

email: yoga@ayurveda-courses.org

Phone: (641) 860-4430

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