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CAAM enlists all of the California state approved and state exempt schools providing

Ayurveda education in state of California.


These schools provide Ayurveda education which may or may not meet CAAM’S standards to certify Ayurvedic Health Counselors and Ayurveda Practitioners. These institutions provide Ayurveda education with different levels of training and hours. Kindly read their niche offerings in detail to make an informed decision for your next steps in the world of Ayurveda.

Disclaimer: A listing here doesn’t mean that the school is a CAAM approved educational institution member. 

Institutes are listed in alphabetical order and CAAM does not show any preference.

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California College of Ayurveda

California College of Ayurveda

Founded in 1995 by Dr. Marc Halpern, The California College of Ayurveda is the oldest school of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. Our mission is to provide the highest-quality education, healthcare, and research in the field of Ayurveda. We train our students to become Ayurvedic Health Counselors, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, and Ayurvedic Doctors.

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Kerala Ayurveda Academy

Kerala Ayurveda USA, based in Milpitas, CA is part of Kerala Ayurveda Limited, established as an apothecary in India in 1945, drawing upon six generations of healing. Kerala Ayurveda offers a full spectrum of Ayurvedic education, services and products to the U.S. and beyond, including wellness consultations, Panchakarma therapies and detox programs, seasonal cleanses, state-approved and AAC-recognized certifications, PACE-eligible continued education, clinical internships and retreats in India. The product range includes high quality Ayurvedic oils, formulations, ghrithams, aristhams, supplements, organic foods, lifestyle and beauty, all crafted according to ancient tradition and packaged sustainably.


Madhya Way
School for Ayurveda

Mādhya Way’s Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor training offers a trauma-informed and integrative approach to Ayurveda.  Our program focuses on traditional study while incorporating western herbalism, meditation, yoga, and self-compassion practices. An extraordinary team of experts will guide students deep into the study, creating opportunities for self-exploration and affording a holistic approach to learning. Students may opt to enroll in our 15-month, 600-hour virtual training program to become a counselor or choose to take individual classes a la carte for self-study

+1 (323) 538-1778


Mount Madonna Institute,
College of Ayurveda

MMI is a WASC accredited college located in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Monterey Bay. We offer online and onsite trainings, workshops and professional certificates in the classical science of Ayurveda, including Nama approved AHC and AP curriculums. MMI is especially unique in its offering of a Master’s Degree-Ayurveda. MMI also provides Ayurveda health consultations, bodywork & individualized herbal formulations through our Wellness Center.

+1 (888) 275-9103


Southern California University
of Health Science

Pursue your calling through Ayurveda at SCU. Learn how to heal the body, mind, and spirit by enrolling in one of our Ayurveda Certification Programs.  SCU is a premier educational institution for complementary and alternative medicine in the United States and was ranked #1 three years in a row by for “Best Colleges with Ayurvedic Medicine/Ayurveda Degrees in the United States”.

+1 (562) 475-4604

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