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200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Course in Rishikesh

Ayurveda is a worlds oldest medical system and lifestyle concept. In Sanskrit  “Ayur” means ”Life” and ”Veda” means ”science”. In spiritual scriptures we can find ayurvedic texts more then 5000 years old.

Ayurveda is a science of life and healthy well being. It’s not only cures the diseases but works on prevention, maintenance of physical, mental & social balance. The theory of Ayurveda same as yoga is based on 5 elements (Pancha Mahabhuta), 7 Tissues or (Saptu Dhatu).

These theories defines body constitution  (dosha) and the way of therapeutic treatment (herbs, massages, diet, asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra). This course will help you to understand the basic of Ayurveda herbal  medicine and it’s application in daily life.

Ayurveda works not only on physical but on energy body as well. As we know disease appears firstly in energy body then after that in physical body as well. By application of Ayurveda we can prevent development of diseases.

200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Course gives unique opportunity to learn traditional Indian health lifestyle, herbal medicine and massage techniques. This course will be excellent supplement for already yoga teachers who wants to learn deeply application of herbs, massages, how to define body constitution, which herbs need to use for the supportive treatment of common health issues.

The Ayurveda Practitioner is specialist in ayurveda that able to manage disease prevention, change lifestyle, perform ayurvedic massage  and who knows pathology and disease management according to ayurveda.

Do not use Ayurvedic medicine to replace conventional care or to postpone seeing a health care provider about a medical problem. Ayurveda can be used and advised before, parallel or after allopatic medicine treatment.

Our Program-

DurationStudy DaysFree DayGraduationPrice
27 Days/26 NightsMonday-SaturdaySundayCertificate Of Ayurveda Practitioner143192 INR (1750 USD) In Twin Shared Room

159557 INR (1950 USD) In Private Room

The Vedansha Insitute of Vedic sciences and alternative medicine is accredited by International Yoga Alliance (USA) and Alternative medical council Colcatta (India) and offers 200 Hour Practitioner Course  in Ayurveda 

Benefits Of 200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Course


  • This course opens new ability in career of health and wellness practitioners
  • Gives deeper understanding of ayurvedic herbology and supportive effects of herbs by treatment of common diseases
  • If you are yoga teacher this course will be excellent additional tool for your better understanding of clients problems on subtle and physical level
  • Ayurvedic massage techniques will help to achieve better relaxation and therapeutic effect by common diseases
  • Aroma therapy will help you to understand the connection of 5 elements with chakra and reach better effect on physical body
  • Ayurvedic diet concept will help to maintain healthy lifestyle and increase the level of vital energy


200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Course Is Suitable For


  • Beginners & intermediate students.
  • people who can not complete whole 200 Hours course at once.
  • people who already learned yoga, vedic astrology and want to learn deeper ayurveda lifestyle, cooking, massages


200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Course – What You Will Learn


  • Ayurveda theory & practice
  • Ayurvedic massage therapy
  • Concept of herbal Healing of common diseases
  • Herbs and it’s qualities
  • Introduction in Panchakarma
  • Healing Power of Asana and it’s connection with Ayurveda
  • Pranayama
  • Yoga & Ayurveda Philosopy
  • Mantra
  • Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cooking
  • Connection of Meditation and Ayurveda
  • and get important information about your aura problems (chakra imbalance)

200 Hour Ayurveda Practitioner Schedule In Rishikesh 2022-23


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NOTE:- If 2nd is Sunday then class will be start on 3rd.



  • Certificate of Ayurveda Practitioner
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Theoretical and practical skills.
  • Mala (string of beads) energised by our Guru Ji Yogachariya Dr. S.K.Pandey, PhD (Yoga & Naturopathy).
  • 26 nights accommodation.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • 3 times of yogic nutrition, beverages
  • Yogic cleansing session
  • Study materials.
  • Cleansing Kit.
  • T-shirts (1) with symbolic of school.
  • 2 excursions in Himalaya.
  • 1 short aura check up.
  • 2 ayurvedic massages
  • Accompanying and supporting during time of staying in the Institute, help provided 24 Hours.


Optional For Moderate Payment


  • Pick up and drop.
  • Other ayurvedic procedures.
  • Detox ayurvedic herbal program
  • Modern automatic Hydrocolontherapy session
  • Ayurvedic doctor conculatation.
  • Number of excursions more than mentioned above.
  • Detailed Aura check-up with providing of written report about Aura statement, disturbances in Aura if they are present, supporting methods and treatment advices of naturopathic specialist (individual plan of asana postures, pranayama, herbs, meditative practice).
  • Detailed horoscope assessment.
  • Extra night of accommodation.


Check In : 01:00 Pm | Check Out : 12:00 Pm

Time Table


06:00 – 06:30Wake Up And Cleansing.
06:30 – 07:00Shatkriya And Herbal Tea (Yogic Cleansing With Jala Neti (Special Techniques Of Nose Cleansing), Pooja (Mantra Recitation & Fire Ceremony Purification).
07:00 – 08:30Asanas Practical Class Hatha/Ashtanga Style (Depending On The Week Schedule): Learning The Asana Postures Under The Guiding Of Experienced Yoga Teacher.
08:30 – 09:30Pranayama: Breathing Exercises.
09:30 – 10:30Beakfast: Special Yogic Menu.
10:30 – 11:30Yoga Philosophy/Ayurveda/Teaching Methology.
11:30 – 12:30Ayurveda Theory
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:00Free Time.
15:00 – 16:00Ayurveda Practice
16:00 – 17:30Ashtanga Vinyasa/Hatha Yoga (Theory & Practice): Number Of Physical Postures According To Study Program.
17:30 – 18:30Yoga Nidra/ Guided Meditation: Guided Relaxation Practice, Meditation And Concentration.
18:30 – 19:30Dinner.
20:30 – 22:00Free Time.
22:00 – 06:00Sleep.

Ayurveda Theory


  • Human & Health – ayurvedic and allopatic approaches.
  • History & Development of Ayuveda.
  • Introduction of Yoga-Sutra related to Ayurveda.
  • Tri Dosha Concept (Vata, Pitta, Kapha).
  • Explanation of Pancha Mahabhuta.
  • Explanation of Sapta Dhatu – five body elements.
  • Explanation of Srotas – body channels.
  • Explanation of Ama – toxins.
  • Explanation of Prakriti – body constitution.
  • Explanation of Mala – waste products.
  • Explanation of Agni – digestive fire.
  • Explanation of Koshta – nature of digestive tract.
  • Explanation of Marma – vital points, their role in ayurveda.
  • Concept of ayurvedic nutrition
  • Concept of Poorvakarma.
  • Concept of Pradhanakarma.
  • Concept of Pashchatkarma.
  • Beauty care in Ayurveda.
  • Rasayan therapy – revitalization Technics.
  • Different types of massage, indications and benefits (Abhyanga (oil massage), Kizhi (bolus massage), Udvartana (powder massage), Kerala massage.
  • Introduction to Panchakarma. Explanation of purvakarma: Snehana & Swedana.
  • Explanation of pradhanakarma: Detailed explanation of vamana (emesis therapy).
  • Explanation of pradhanakarma: Detailed explanation of virachana (purgation therapy).
  • Explanation of pradhanakarma: Detailed explanation of vasti ( enema therapy).
  • Explanation of pradhanakarma: Detailed explanation of nasya (nasal cleansing).
  • Explanation of pashchatkarma: Samsarjana Karma, Rasayanadi Karma, Samana Prayoga.
  • Disturbances of Doshas and begin of Sickness, development of pathology according to ayurveda.
  • Common Vata, Pitta, Kapha diseases of respiatory, cardiac, geastointestinal, uro-genital, nerveous, skeletal, blood systems.


Ayurveda Practical Skills


  • Preparation & using main herbs, oils, spices in daily life
  • Identifying of basic herbs and their healing qualities
  • How to choose and make correct nourishment plan for the client
  • Pulse examination
  • Nasya therapy with herbs, oils
  • Head treatment in Ayurveda shirodara ( thakradhara, ksheeradhara, tailadhara, jaladhara)
  • Ayurvedic feet massage
  • Ayurvedic face massage
  • Ayurvedic ear treatment
  • *Different types of Kizhi massage (Elakizhi, Podikizhi, Navarakizhi- Massage with bags of herbal leaves, herbal powders, herbal rice)
  • How to prepare massage session (room, table, instruments, after massage care and regime etc.)
  • Medications for Pancahkarma. Perfomance of purvakarma. Sudation, oleation, inner using of herbs
  • Performance of pradhanakarma (vamana, viechana, vasti, nasya, rakta moksha)


Communication Methodology


  • What the chief complaint
  • origin, duration, progress and factors that aggravate and relieve the symptoms.
  • Past medical history, including: Illness, injuries, surgeries, hospitalizations
  • Medications and supplements a client is taking
  • Any allergies or intolerances the client has to drugs or foods
  • Client’s nutrition habits


Yoga-Philosophical Aspects


  • Human Life: Meaning & Aim of Life.
  • Yoga – Introduction / it’s origin & development.
  • Introduction of Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutras.
  • Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga – Yama, Niyama (social and personal rules and regulations) Asana (physical posture), Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Concept of three bodies and it’s role in yoga practice
  • Introduction in Karma, Raja Yoga. Meaning, Types, role in yoga
  • Kosha and it’s role in Meditation & Pranayama
  • Concept of 5 Koshas
  • 3 Nadis, Ida, Pingala, Sushumna. Their role in practice
  • Chakras, general concept & role in daily life
  • Panch-Klesha (Five Causes Of Pain & Miseries) / causes of succsess and failure in Yoga
  • Earth, Water, Fire element affirmation in sutras
  • Samkhya Darshan, Vedanta Darshan
  • Nadis & chakras, general concep
  • What is Kundalini energy, ways of activation
  • Kundalini & Chakra
  • Concept of Gunas
  • Prakriti & Purusha
  • Discipline of Yoga student
  • Obstacles in the path of yoga


Asana In Ashtanga Practice


  • Surya Namaskara Part A and B
  • Uttkatanasana
  • Padanghustasana.
  • Padahastasana
  • Utitha Trikonasana
  • Parivrita Trikonasana
  • Trikonasana Variation 1, 2
  • Parivritta parshvakonasana
  • Uthitha parshvakonasana
  • Parasarita padouttanasana A,B,C,D
  • Parvottanasana
  • Utitha hasta padangustasana A,B,C,D
  • Ardha baddha padmotanasana
  • Samastithi
  • Urdhva namaskar asana
  • Uttanasana A,B
  • chaturanga dandasana
  • Urdhva mukha svanasana
  • Andho Mukha svanasana
  • Veerbhadra asana I, II
  • Paschimottasana A, B,C,D
  • Purvottanasana
  • Ardha baddha padma paschimottasana
  • Triag mukhaiada paschimottasana
  • Janusirsasana A,B,C,D
  • Marichyasana A,B,C,D
  • Navasana
  • Bhuja pidanasana
  • Bhuja pidanasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Badha konasana A,B,C
  • Upavistha konasana A,B
  • Suptakonasana
  • Suptapadangustasana A,B,C
  • Savasana


Hatha Yoga Postures


  • Surya namaskara
  • Backward bending postures
  • Bhujangasana
  • Ustrasana
  • Chakrasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Spinal Twisting Pose:
  • Meru Vakrasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana
  • Parivrita Janusirsasana
  • Inversion Postures:
  • Sarvangasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Standing balancing pose:
  • Tadasana
  • Vrikshasana
  • Garurasana
  • Trikonasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Utitha hast pada angusthasana
  • Padangusthasana
  • Vakasana
  • Padmavaksana
  • Forward bending postures:
  • Dandasana
  • Sukhasana
  • Padmasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Purvottanasana
  • Janushirsasana


Pranayama & Mudras


  • Introduction to Pranayama.
  • Basic Pranayama Techniques & Benefits (Abdominal breathing, Preparational breathing, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana with/without retention, Ujjayi breathing, Bramari, Bhastrika, Shitali, Shitkari, Surya Bheda & Chandra Bheda, Ujja).
  • The pranic body.
  • Parana and lifestyle.
  • Breathe, health and pranayama.
  • Breathing and life span.
  • Sitting Positions for Pranayama
  • Kriyas (Body Cleansing Methods): (Neti, Kapalabhati, Trataka, Shanka Prakshalana)
  • What is mudra and bandha
  • What is Ashwini Mudra, its role in energy body
  • Dyana, Ajali, Prithvi, Varuna, Shakti, Gyana, Chin, Shambhavi, Khechari Mudra, Hansi mudra, Vayu mudra, akash Mudra, Shunya Mudra, Surya mudra, Jalodarnashak mudra, Apan mudra, Pran Mudra, shankh mudra, Apan Vayu Mudra, Ling Mudra, Dhyan Mudra, Lotus Mudra, )
  • Moola, Uddyana Bandha, Jalandra
  • .Shatkarma (concept, aim, safety, performance)
  • Obstacles in Pranayama practice




  • Standard Meditation Practice (Om Meditation, Trataka, Yoga Nidra, Sound meditation, Mantra meditation, Nadis Meditation, 5 elements meditation, Breath meditation, Hamso meditation, Ajapa/japa, Ida/Pingala spinal rotation, Hridayakasha Dharana, Panchaprana Dharana, Pranava Dhyana)
  • Visualisation & concentration
  • Obstacles in meditation
  • Concept of meditation Step by step
  • Postures for meditation practice
  • How to integrate meditation in yoga class?
  • How to choose object for meditation?



Mantras for healing, before starting the treatment, after the treatment