Ayurveda Training

"When diet is wrong,
medicine is of no use.

When diet is appropriate,
medicine is of no need."

- Ayurvedic proverb
Vaidya Nitin Shah

Vaidya Nitin Shah has been a practitioner, philosopher and teacher of Ayurveda and Yoga for more than 25 years.

He holds a degree of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from Gujarat Ayurveda University, with further training in Yoga and Ayurvedic Surgery. In addition, he has completed a three year MD Doctorate degree in Shalya tantra (Ayurvedic Surgery).

Dr. Nitin has practiced Ayurveda in India for more than a decade prior to going abroad to teach in Europe and North America.
His knowledge and experience is vast in the fields of Ayurvedic lifestyle management and dietetics, Ayurvedic panchakarma treatments, herbology, and the management of ano-rectal disorders with specialized Ayurvedic para-surgical procedure known as Kshara sutra.

Dr. Nitin currently resides in the Toronto area with his family.

Ayurveda Training for Yoga Therapists
- with Vaidya Nitin Shah


Ayurveda Training for Yoga Therapists
Level III - 120 hours
with Vaidya Nitin Shah

Vaidya Nitin Shah

Location: Yoga Therapy Toronto

15 Saturday afternoons from January to June, 2021

11:15am to 5:15pm each Saturday session (with a 45min lunch break around 2pm)

Cost: $2,500 (includes all taxes).
Optional additional costs may include Ayurvedic textbook orders and/or individual ayurvedic consultations.

Eligible Applicants:
This training is intended to be continuing education for yoga therapist trainees and is open to all students who have undertaken the Level II - Yoga Therapist Training at Yoga Therapy Toronto.

Maximum enrollment of 20, with a minimum of 15 required to begin the training.

Training Curriculum:
120 hours:  90 in-class hours and 30 hours of homework and project preparation.

This training is designed to deepen your understanding about Ayurveda and how to apply the principles as a yoga therapist.  The first 5 sessions we will learn about Ayurveda Theory & Principles, while the remaining 10 sessions will be devoted to the Ayurvedic Treatment Protocols for the most common illnesses and conditions of each major human system in the body.

Some of the relevant topics covered will include:
- introduction of Ayurveda - history and philosophy
- the close relationship between Yoga & Ayurveda
- ayurvedic nutrition protocols and pharmaco-dynamics of food
- ayurvedic treatment protocols for various conditions
- balancing dosa-s through diet, lifestyle, and medicines
- important ayurvedic herbs and formulations

- ayurvedic oil massage - theory and practical application

- ayurvedic head massage using marma points

- theory of tri-dosa as three mind-body operators
- mind-body type as constitution and their applications
- ayurvedic and yogic lifestyle
- common factors affecting our health and well-being
- signs and symptoms of imbalanced dosa-s
- pulse assessment

- tongue diagnosis and assessment
- sample case studies and therapist-student interactions
.... and much more.

If you are interested, please contact us at info@yogatherapytoronto.com or call 416-850-0015.