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AWC 5: Ayurvedic Self-Care Wellness Plan + Supervision

Course Description

Practical Tools

  • Get 100% clear about your doshic constitution (prakriti) and imbalances (vikriti)
  • Learn to interpret the changes to your doshas
  • Learn how to assess your personal health needs using Ayurveda
  • Learn to prioritize the most needed Ayurvedic wellness rituals for your balance needs
  • Learn how to write a wellness plan for yourself
  • Learn from faculty feedback

Course Objectives

  • For those interested in implementing an effective Ayurvedic self-care plan
  • Gain confidence in assessing your wellness needs and how to address them
  • Apply the theories and practices of Ayurveda wellness to yourself

Required Reading

  • AWCP Course Manual: AWC 5 Manual

Covered Topics

  • How to understand the wellness needs of your unique body and mind
  • Journal your personal health journey and life story from the Ayurvedic perspective
  • Journal and interpret your health imbalances and constitutional uniqueness
  • Swasthavritta Daily Routines: Dinacharya, Ritucharya, Ratricharya, and Ritusandhi
  • How to adjust the wellness plan according to changing conditions (seasons, aging, transitions)
  • Describe the client’s Ayurvedic pathology (samprapti)
  • Present a treatment plan for the client
  • Recommend a nutritional plan, lifestyle plan, and cleansing plan if needed
  • Recommend herbal therapies if needed
  • Recommend daily routines needed to restore balance to client

Faculty Instructors

James Bailey, DASc, AD, LAc, E-RYT inspires an awakening to authenticity as the highest expression of faith in oneself on the path of yoga and healing. His teaching are eclectic and entertainingly provocative. He is sought out by yoga schools for his vast knowledge in traditional eastern teachings and modalities and the ability to bridge them to modern day living and individual healing. James is a third generation physician, Ayurveda and Oriental Medicine practitioner, Ayurveda and Yoga educator, and Yoga teacher trainer who has been living Yoga and Ayurveda for 30 years. His training includes 5 years (4000+ hours) of formal clinical studies in Oriental Medicine and training in Ayurveda under such luminary teachers as Dr. Vaijayanti Apte, Dr. Subash Ranade, Dr. Avinash Lele, Dr. Vasant Lad, and many Ayurvedic doctors and therapists in Kerala, south India where he spends time teaching and studying while on retreat. He heads Sevanti Institute and it’s signature Ayurveda Wellness Counselor Program (AWCP), and leads retreats to India each February with his Sevanti Adventures.