MODULE 1: Provides a framework for easily understanding the philosophy and guiding principles behind Ayurveda. This module offers insight into Ayurveda as an approach to living well and in harmony with our communities, the cosmos and our very selves. It cultivates an appreciation of the philosophies and influences on Ayurveda, especially Mindfulness. It promotes an awareness of the living universe.
MODULE 2: Conveys an understanding of Ayurvedic principles and foundations and a familiarisation with concepts such as guna (qualities), doṣā, prakṛti (constitution) and whole being. You are guided as to how to apply the principles of Ayurveda more consciously in life and to read the living world through an Ayurvedic lens.
MODULE 3: Imparts knowledge and cultivates sufficient familiarity with the functions of the human body from an Ayurvedic perspective so that you apply this easily to their own lives. You cultivate self-understanding of your bodily constitution, your susceptibility to imbalance and the desire for restoring wellbeing.
MODULE 4: Conveys an in-depth appreciation of Ayurveda’s special approach to healing (as opposed to curing) showing the importance of mental and emotional training as well as the understanding of causality. You are sensitised to detect and correct patterns that generate or perpetuate ill-health, and are guided to cultivate a mindfulness practice to engender healing.
MODULE 5: Offers insight into the various regimens Ayurveda proposes to maintain healthy living with explanations of how we might adapt these to the modern world. You consider and adjust personal values and motivations for healthy living and employ breath and movement to improve health and wellbeing.
MODULE 6: Engenders an understanding of the process of disease formation and treatment from an Ayurvedic perspective, imparting appreciation of Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology. Ayurveda is sensitive to the ever-changing nature of the human form and so you’ll learn to restore balance to a dynamic, shifting body and mind. You will also identify emotional and mental patterns that create physical blockages working on this level to unblock the organism.
MODULE 7: Instils an appreciation of food as an expression of the living universe and source of prāna (life-force) that has properties to improve and promote wellbeing. You are guided to utilise foods purposefully and intelligently and to enjoy food as part of the living experience.