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Advanced Certificate in Clinical Ayurveda Yoga


Designed for serious students who are looking to deepen their understanding of Ayurveda. 

A 14 Day Guided Immersion in Ayurveda at Aligning Health Retreat to help you in your personal practice or to apply the principles into your current practice. 

An amazing course for both interested people and health practitioners alike. 

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  • Who Is This Course For?
  • What You Will Learn
  • Teaching Faculty
  • Course Delivery
  • Pathways & Recognition

This course is for;

  • All interested people who want to learn how to be healthy naturally.

The course will support;

  • Yoga Teachers,
  • Yoga Therapists,
  • Health Care Practitioners,
  • Medical Workers, 
  • Allied Health Care Workers

Students study curriculum based on nationally accredited training. 

This includes;

  • Exploration of Health Care Industry
  • Specifics of Ayurveda Health Care
  • 4 Pillars of Ayurveda Health, 
  • Ayurvedic Physiology to include;             Guna, Dosha, Panchamabhuta
  • Applied Dosha analysis,
  • Applied Ayurveda Psychology,
  • Applied Ayurveda Anatomy,
  • Kitchen Pharmacy
  • Applied Ayurveda Nutrition,
  • Ayurveda Pharmacology, 
  • Ayurveda Lifestyle Routines,
  • Applied Ayurveda Yoga Practice,
  • Introduction to Constitutional Analysis, 
  • 3 Fold Diagnostics,
  • 8 Fold Diagnostics.


Students may select one elective from the following to support their studies;

  • Introduction to Ayurveda Nutrition,
  • Beating Depression, 
  • Being Healthy Naturally.


Dr Prathibha Madhusudhan

 Dr Prathibha Madhusudhanan comes from a line of 8 generations of Ayurveda Doctors in her family. She completed her Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery at Kottakkal College, Kerala and Post Graduation in  Ophthalmology and ENT from Govt Ayurveda Medical College, Bangalore.

She is one of the founding members of Sree Chithra Ayurhome, Kerala, India.

Dr Prathibha has over 26 years of clinical practice and is an accomplished teacher in demand in India, Europe and Australia presenting topics on lifestyle-related disorders, Ayurveda nutrition and cooking workshops.

Dr Prathibha is currently working in clinic at Guruvayur Devasom Charitable Hospital and manages Sree Chithra Ayurhome with her Ayurveda qualified husband, Dr Madhusudhanan. Dr Prathibha is delighted to bring Ayurveda into the Western Context.


Sarah Vanis

Sarah is a qualified Chef, Yoga Teacher, Teacher, Counsellor and Ayurveda Practioner.  Sarah brings over 20 years experience in food, health and education to help others restore health  naturally teaching regular yoga classes, providing lectures in ayurveda and  personal consultations in yoga and ayurveda therapy.

Sarah is the course owner of the Diploma of Ayurveda Yoga Teaching and Principal of Aligning Health’s nationally accredited Ayurveda qualifications.

Sarah is also owner of the Aligning Health Wellness Retreat offering bed and breakfast and traditional healing programs and is author of Food Hurts –recovering from Eating Disorders.


Students participate in a 14 day Practical Intensive at Aligning Health Retreat. 

Course Delivery includes;

  • Daily Yoga Classes,
  • Daily tuition by expert teachers, 
  • Shared Accommodation, 
  • All Meals, 
  • 100 page Ayurveda Course Manual,
  • Studying with like-minded students,
  • Use of all the Retreat Facilities.

A timetable is available on request. 



All student who complete the Certificate in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Support are eligible to apply for the following courses:

  • Diploma of Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation (HLT52615)
  • Diploma of Ayurveda Yoga Teaching (10579NAT)


  • Course fees already received will be deducted from the costs to upgrade qualifications.


  • Recognition of prior learning will be awarded to graduates.  


Yoga Teachers, Yoga Therapists and Health Care Practitioners can apply the skills learned into the current practice to offer a natural and holistic approach to health care. 


CPD Points are available for Yoga Associations and Ayurveda Associations.