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BA in Ayurveda Wellness

BA in Ayurveda Wellness

Learn the secrets of ayurvedic health

The food you eat, what you do during the day, when you go to sleep: these are just some of the daily choices that contribute to your overall well-being, and some will definitely make you feel better than others.

What choices can you make to create optimal health? In our BA in Ayurveda Wellness program, you’ll learn exactly how to create wellness for yourself and those around you through ayurvedic techniques.


Creating wellness naturally

Ayurveda — which means “science of life” — is a traditional, prevention-oriented system of medicine that addresses the body, mind and environment of the individual in order to provide a holistic health solution.

We teach Maharishi AyurVeda℠, a unique form of ayurveda that has been re-evaluated from a scientific perspective. Extensive clinical experience as well as over 600 scientific research studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of Maharishi Ayurveda modalities.

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Study health from the inside-out

Understanding wellness starts with being healthy yourself. As a student, you’ll practice the Transcendental Meditation technique daily. This evidence-based technique reduces stress, improves health, and helps the brain to function optimally, allowing you to learn in a whole new way.

Our dining hall provides nutritious, organic, vegetarian meals, and our daily routine allows plenty of time to study without the stress of a packed class schedule.

Full immersion in each subject

From clinicals to academic subjects, you’ll be fully immersed in only one course per month, diving deeply into each topic and connecting the knowledge to your own life.

Our professors have years of experience in the field of ayurveda and will provide you with personalized attention, helping you to grow as a wellness consultant and as a person.

Become a certified practitioner

Along with your BA degree, you’ll become certified as a Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant, meaning that you can practice independently as a health consultant in some states and with a licensed practitioner in others.
By the time you graduate you’ll be prepared with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of Maharishi AyurVeda, ready to help the world become a healthier place.

Featured alum:

Varsha Khatri, founder of popular London health practice Illuminated Health, utilizes Maharishi AyurVeda, yoga, nutrition and herbal medicine to help her clients achieve optimal health and wellness. She is currently working on a book that brings together Maharishi AyurVeda with modern nutrition for everyday living.

“The need is very real for a new paradigm of health which is more effective at solving health issues,” says Varsha, “I like that Maharishi AyurVeda combines ancient wisdom with modern science.”

Featured classes:

Maharishi Yoga Asanas

You’ll study yoga postures in theory and through your own experience, experiencing the deep relaxation, stress release, and expansion associated with daily yoga practice.

Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition

How we metabolize food and drink directly affects the strength, vitality, immunity, and longevity of the body. In this course, you’ll learn what to eat, when to eat, and how to eat to maintain or restore balance to the physiology.

Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant Training

This course will prepare you to consult with clients, family, and friends to help them achieve higher levels of health and wellness through Maharishi AyurVeda. You’ll study what constitutes the different mind-body types as well as the dietary and lifestyle origins of imbalance.


In this course, you’ll study the history and basic principles of aromatherapy. You’ll learn the therapeutic properties of aromatic molecules, the chemical structure of essential oils and hydrosols, the therapeutic effects of aromas on physiological states, and more.

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Featured faculty:


Professor Liis Mattik, PhD, is a natural, holistic, preventive healthcare practitioner, educator and scientist. She has been teaching, training, educating, overseeing curricula, and consulting people in methods of Maharishi AyurVeda for over 20 years in University and public sectors. She has been giving individualized recommendations for maintaining or improving health and preventing or reversing aging by utilizing pulse diagnosis, diet, digestion, nutrition, herbs, minerals, essential oils, color therapy, yoga asanas — body postures, pranayama — breathing therapies, prevention of disease, seasonal purification program including Pancha Karma, and the Transcendental Meditation technique.

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