Ayurveda Online Training - Empowered U
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Ayurveda Training Online with Matthew Remski

Couse includes:

10 two-hour online interactive classes with lecture, whiteboard, video and powerpoint.
classes are recorded for future reference
supported by a 140-page manual (see required reading below), weekly readings, assignments, and optional online quizzes
25 CEUs with Yoga Alliance
25 elective credits towards Empowered yoga 300HR Advanced Teacher Training

Tuesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm MST: June 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 6, 16

Investment: $350 CAD
Course Description:

Ayurveda is old medicine for a new age. This online course is both contemplative and pragmatic, and will leave trainees with a richer understanding of their holistic resources.

Trainees will explore the poetic language of one the world’s oldest wellness systems, contemplate constitutional differences in themselves and in their clients, and consider the balance of their relationships to time, food, family, work, and the life cycle.

My approach is interdisciplinary, respectful of biomedicine, non-dogmatic, and practical. As a self-employed husband and father, I keep the happy/anxious busy-ness of relationship always in mind as I discuss how Ayurveda can apply to contemporary life. This course isn’t about expensive retreats, fancy massages, or all-consuming self-improvement rituals that make you feel bad when you inevitably don’t keep them up. Ayurveda is about embodied mindfulness, wherever you are.

I’ve found that if we get past the finicky food lists and pigeon-holing self-assessment tests, we can explore the core questions of this ancient art form. How can we become more attuned to our material experiences of change? How can we become more articulate poets of our physical conditions? How can we tune into the song the inner body is singing?

Our 10-class schedule is spread out over many months, with several breaks. This will give plenty of opportunity to digest the readings, the quizzes and homework assignments, and to experiment with various practices at home, and with case studies.

Required texts:

Lad, Vasant. Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing

Remski, Matthew. Studying Ayurveda: A Manual in Progress. Can be purchased here: https://www.createspace.com/4836977

Svoboda, Robert. Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution
Learning Outcomes

Students will understand the scope-of-practice relationships between Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, and biomedicine.
Students will gain knowledge of the core Ayurvedic wellness vocabulary, and the psychosomatic connections and narrative medicine techniques it affords.
Students will understand the importance of non-essentializing constitutional assessment, and the interpretive/therapeutic pathways that assessment offers.
Students will understand the assessment of digestive function from an Ayurvedic perspective.
Students will gain knowledge of dietary recommendations as per constitution and symptomology.
Students will understand the therapeutic applications of the five vayus.
Students will understand therapeutic application of asana/pranayama as per constitution and symptomology.
Students will understand and demonstrate the therapeutic organization of daily routine as per constitution and symptomology.

Module 2 in this study track is an on-site weekend module focusing on assessment tools and therapeutic application. Tentative dates in Edmonton: Sept 16-18, 2016.

Module 1 (online) provides 25HR CEU and Module 2 is 25HR CEU. Completion of both modules earns a 50HR certificate.

Once you have registered you will be given login information for the online courses

A deposit is required to hold your spot. Deposits are not refundable. Cancelations up to 30 days prior to the event may be issued a credit with Empowered Yoga to be used towards a different program. Unfortunately we are unable to issue a credit or refund the deposit within 30 days of the event. Certificates of completion may be issued upon the successful completion of the requirements above. Once a certificate is issued students may be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT. For more info, contact us at info@empoweredyoga.ca

  • Online Ayurveda 12 week 25HR
    June 14, 2016 - August 6, 2016
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


2003 91 Street SW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada