The Heart of Wellness Self-Study Course

This course is based on the book, the Heart of Wellness is a deep dive into the fundamental understanding of health and wellness. It is based on the logical and algorithmic approach of Āyurveda with a guide on how and why to apply its principles immediately to bring about a long-term change in the physical, mental, and spiritual realms. This course is co-taught by Dr. Chinnaiyan and Dr. Sumit Kesarkar, an eminent Āyurvedic physician and the founder of the National Library of Āyurveda Medicine

This course is a pre-requisite for the Śabda series of courses (Women’s Sādhanā Immersion programs).

This course is spread out over 6 modules and can be completed at your own pace. 

Topics covered in this course include:

– The fundamental paradigm of health and wellness

– The prescription for wellness

– The concept of Agni, the digestive fire

– The concept of Āma, the oxidative waste

– Principles of eating for health and wellness

– The concept of kośas

– The concept of guṇas

– Decluttering large areas of your life for health, wellness, and spiritual growth.

The course is replete with handouts and transcripts of all the video/audio lessons, along with bonus lessons on important concepts by Dr. Kesarkar.

It also includes a beautiful recipe booklet!

Price: $150

It is highly recommended that you have a copy of the book, The Heart of Wellness by Dr. Chinnaiyan. This can be purchased as a Kindle Edition from Amazon.

If you would like a paperback copy of the book for an additional $20, please use the orange link below to enroll in the course. The book will be shipped to you (USA only please). 

For scholarships and discount options, please email Dr. Chinnaiyan.


Along with her expert modern medical knowledge, [Kavitha] has brought compassion, gratitude, and Vedic wisdom in a clinical, helpful way to bring about total heath.

Vasant Lad, BAMS, MASc, Ayurvedic physician and author of The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies


Scholarships are available on an as-needed basis. Please apply here.

Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers

Our courses, both live and self-study, can be used towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements for all RYTs already registered with Yoga Alliance. Go here for how to upload your hours. 

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