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Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Teacher Training



Ayurvedic Living Nutrition is the first course of its kind to be presented in the western world. Combining the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with the power of Live-Food Nutrition, the trainings offer a dynamite resource for ultimate health.

Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old body/mind practice from India. Through a constitutional approach to healthy living, Ayurveda teaches us how to successfully tailor a nutritional program to suit individual needs.

This teacher training integrates Ayurvedic Medicine and Living Nutrition. How it can greatly enhance the health of body, mind and spirit. For anyone who has struggled with one-size fits all diet, exercise, or psycho-emotional fads, this training offers a welcome relief with its comprehensive approach to nutrition and lifestyle practices. Ayurveda is nature's wisdom the world's oldest natural system of traditional healing wisdom. In this course we integrate a live-food approach and Ayurvedic Medicine.

This course address the ecological perspective and helps deepen your connection with the bioregional diversity of nutritional plants and spices through plant walks and wild edible foraging. In addition to the study of plants from an energetic approach we will look at the nutritional scientific understanding of plants and see where the two approaches meet.

The diploma program focuses on the ancient roots and practical hands-on skills of Ayurvedic understanding and wisdom. We will explore what solutions emerge out of the oldest medical system on the planet. Discover what this system has to offer us today to support us in creating a local, abundant, regenerative and fulfilling life.

Having studied and integrated the various aspects of Ayurvedic Living Nutrition you may feel called to share what you have learned with others.

At the end of this in-depth study course, you will have the knowledge and ability to go out and make a difference in your neighbourhood as a community Ayurvedic Living Nutritionist.

Previous culinary or Ayurvedic experience is not required. This unique educational process is for people from all walks of life who are enthusiastic about bringing the Ayurvedic Living Foods lifestyle into their own lives and to their communities.


The Diploma Process

1082420 cabbage whiteA Three Part Process

  • Completion of our Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Correspondence Course
  • Completion of our Conscious Nutrition: A Journey of Transformation Mentorship
  • Completion of a Thesis Paper & Research Project
  • Integrating a high-level of living foods into your cuisine and regular practice of the Live-Food Lifestyle.

Part 1: Correspondence Course

The Correspondence course is divided into 10 chapters and presented as an Adobe DVD Reader with the essential material to provide you with the information and instructions needed to become an Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Educator.

In addition, you will receive reference books from the leaders in the field of Ayurveda and Live-Food Nutrition as essential parts of your study. Upon completion of each chapter you will be asked to submit the lesson for examination and feedback.

Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Mentorship Program:

Weekend 1 - June 2-4

Nourishing Wisdom: A Conscious Evolutionary Diet

Weekend 2 - July 14-16

Ayurvedic Living Nutrition: Deepening Connection, Compassion & Relationship

Weekend 3 - Sept 1-3

Spiritual Nutrition: The Path to Peace

Weekend 4 - Oct 6-8

Living the Solution: Restoring Wholeness & Vitality

Thesis & Research Project

Your thesis and research project  is to ensure that you have clearly understood and integrated the course material into your life and are ready to share this information with others. Qualified participants will receive thorough instruction, practice and evaluation in the various aspects of Ayurvedic Medicine, Energetic aspects of Whole Food Nutrition, Edible Wild Plants, Regenerative Ecological Design Practices and Earth Wisdom Teachings and speaking skills will be reviewed and support given to develop the expertise needed to facilitate the nutritional knowledge from this course.

The course can be completed in a two year period.

Part 3: The Completion of a Thesis & Research Project

This includes Six One-to-One Tutorial Sessions

These tutorial sessions are offered as an essential aspect of this course to both support and guide you in deepening your advanced nutritional studies. You pick a specific topic/aspect of nutritional medicine that you desire to understand and articulate as a written thesis as well as a research project that you can offer to your community.

Upon completion of this uniquely designed educational process you will have the opportunity to become an Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Educator. As a certified instructor your will become part of The Living Arts Institute network of teachers.

Course Hours (400 Total)

This 400 hour diploma course will consist of instruction in core nutritional subjects such as a nutritional plant materia medica, nutritional therapeutics, spice and tea pharmacy, history and philosophy of plant medicine, herbal energetics, botany, field studies, plant identification and ecosystem ecology.

124 Mentorship Classroom & Hands-On Hours through our Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Mentorship Program

120 Correspondence Course Study Hours

150 Thesis and Research Hours

6 One-on-One Tutorial Sessions
400 Total Hours

Career Opportunities


A Career in Ayurvedic Living Nutrition

Are you looking for a career that is leading edge, exciting, challenging, rewarding and responsible?

If you are enthusiastic about the Live-Food Lifestyle and would like to learn more about the transformational power of Living Nutrition, and how to share this leading edge information with others, then the Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Diploma Course is for you.

Discover how to teach and empower others to become healthier, more radiant and environmentally supportive through our mentorship program and individual one-on-one tutorial sessions.

Imagine ... making a living doing what you love, while supporting others and the planet. Upon completion of your training you will be a Ayurvedic Living Educator. Career opportunities include:

  • The Nutrition Industry
  • Teaching and Education
  • Consulting Services
  • Natural Health Centers and Spas
  • Health Food Stores
  • Wellness Centers
  • Conference and Retreat Centers
  • Include in your already existing wellness practice

Is this Program for You?

If you agree to more than five of the following statements then The Living Arts Institute Living Nutrition course may be for you!

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  2. I want professional training that will help me implement the skills and techniques to motivate and inspire others in the benefits of an Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Lifestyle.
  3. I want access to the leading-edge up-to-date education from live-food nutrition's foremost thinkers and authors
  4. I want to be around radiant, healthy and motivated people - who want to support others to be healthy and reach their optimal potential
  5. I believe that live-food nutrition is the most natural way to live and a common sense approach
  6. I believe a natural wholesome lifestyle is the key to happiness
  7. I could enhance my current educational background with a natural nutritional lifestyle approach
  8. I can benefit from personal growth and development
  9. I see myself as a nutritional health educator


When will I receive the Correspondence Course?

Whenever you wish to begin. What you learn in the Mentorship program will enhance your understanding of the Correspondence material, and visa vera. It's recommended that you begin the Correspondence course at the same time as the Mentorship or a little before to get a head start.

How long will it take to become certified?

All participants will have two years to complete the program after receiving the Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Correspondence Course. An extension is available for those who need it.

What does it mean to be a Living Arts Institute Educator?

Upon completion of the correspondence course, mentorship program and thesis research project you will have the opportunity to become an Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Educator.

We will provide ongoing support including suggestions for promoting your services.


Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Diploma Dates & Tuition

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Course Investment:

Standard Tuition Package is $3700. 
Discount Package Price $3200.

Save $500 from the standard price when you pay the tuition in full upon registration


  • All mentorship hands-on weekends
  • One-on-one tutoring sessions
  • Handouts & Textbooks
  • Correspondence course material

Does not include hst tax, meals or accommodations in the diploma educational process.

All meals will be provided the first weekend. During subsequent weekends potluck meals will be organized for the first 2 days of the weekend. This will support your knowledge and experience in Ayurvedic Living Cuisine. On the last days of each weekend we will forage and prepare meals as a group for our lunches.

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