Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist Training




September 13-15, 2019

Unit 1: The Macrocosm & Microcosm of Ayurveda & Yoga

Tejas Yoga

Chicago, IL

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This program is recognized by and listed with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). The program is open to all dedicated yoga students, but certification is available only to those with 200-hour yoga teacher certification. Certificate is accredited by The Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA.

This four-unit program will provide you with the knowledge and skill to design dosha balancing asana practices, use food with awareness, and create a lifestyle plan for yourself and for your students based upon specific needs and goals. You will also be able to offer ayurvedic consultations and confidently teach ayurvedic principles in the classroom. Add another dimension to your life and teaching and learn more about the exciting science of ayurveda!


Topics include:

  • How prana and ojas (deep vitality) can be cultivated to regulate and support agni (digestive fire) for optimal health

  • A deeper knowledge of the ayurvedic maps: doshas (constitutions), gunas (psychological tendencies), vayus (winds or movement of prana), and koshas (sheaths)

  • How to adapt asana and pranayama to kindle agni and better circulate prana for efficient energy management

  • The alchemy of yoga and ayurveda along with diet and lifestyle adjustments to adapt to daily, seasonal, and stage-of-life changes

  • How to identify typical constitutional imbalances and address vikruti (imbalances) through asana, pranayama, deep relaxation, meditation and diet, cleansing, and lifestyle adjustments

This program is offered in four units. Units 1-3 may be taken in any order. Units 1-3 must be taken prior to Unit 4.

Zach leads Units 1 & 3 at different locations throughout the year. See below for upcoming dates and locations!



September 13-15, 2019

Unit 1: The Macrocosm & Microcosm of Ayurveda & Yoga

Tejas Yoga

Chicago, IL

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More to come!



Are you a teacher who wishes an AYS program was available to you in your area? Are you a studio owner who would like to host the AYS program at your space? 

Reach out to Zach and he can put you in touch with the right people to start planning now!

The AYS program is a NAMA-approved, Himalayan Institute accredited, 120 hour certificate course that provides yoga teachers with a complete Ayurvedic tool-kit.

Upon successful completion of the 4 AYS modules, you will be certified in providing Ayurveda counseling and lifestyle enhancements to your students and individual clients.