A comprehensive online program that trains you to teach personalized well-being to others.
Session 1: The art and science of Ayurveda
Explore scientific studies to understand how Ayurveda influences change at a genetic level, and learn the art of The Four Aims of Life to create a satisfying and meaningful life.
Session 2: Advanced concepts
Dive into the Vedic philosophy that is the source of Ayurveda—to understand health at all levels of mind, body, and spirit.
Session 3: Prepare to teach - nutrition
Gain the skills and confidence to teach What's Ayurveda? and show others how balance health and increase energy through food, nutrition, and improved digestion.
Session 4: Prepare to teach - movement
Teach others how to create an exercise routine customized to each person's unique mind and body makeup.
Session 5: Prepare to teach - sleep
Share current sleep research studies and simple tips to help people get deeper and more restful sleep.
Session 6: Prepare to teach - meditation
Gain the skills to teach others how to meditate correctly and lead guided meditations.
Session 7: Prepare to teach - emotions
Teach others how to use empowering language to enjoy greater physical and emotional health.
Session 8: Prepare to teach - self-care
Guide others to establish a daily self-care routine and teach techniques to restore balance through the five senses.
Session 9: Teaching for groups
Confidently teach the six pillars of health to a wide range of audiences with diverse backgrounds and needs.
Session 10: Business development
Set business goals and understand how to set up Chopra Health classes and individual one-to-one client sessions.
Deepak Chopra™, M.D.
DEEPAK CHOPRA™ MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a whole health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and serves as a senior scientist with Gallup Organization. He is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His 90th book and national bestseller, Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential (Harmony Books), unlocks the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities. For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his latest book, Total Meditation (Harmony Book, September 22, 2020) will help to achieve new dimensions of stress-free living and joyful living. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.” www.deepakchopra.com
Dr. Sheila Patel
Sheila Patel, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for Chopra and a board-certified family physician who is passionate about bringing holistic healing practices into the Western medical system. For more than a decade, she practiced full-spectrum family medicine, from prenatal care to ER coverage. As an integrative medical provider, Sheila currently offers medical consultations that combine the best in conventional medicine with the wisdom of Ayurveda. Sheila is certified as an instructor of Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation.
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar is a world-renowned Ayurvedic physician and medical astrologer from a family of traditional Vedic healers in India. He holds a B.A. in Ayurvedic medicine and completed a three-year residency as an M.D. (doctorate in Ayurvedic internal medicine) at the prestigious Pune University in India.
Born in Liverpool, England, Roger Gabriel spent his formative years in the United Kingdom and first learned meditation there in the early 1970s. It instantly became his passion and he soon trained to be a meditation teacher under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. After moving to the U.S., Roger began studying Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of health care. In 1985, while helping to establish centers for Ayurveda and meditation, he met and became friends with Deepak Chopra. Since then, Roger has assisted Deepak with numerous training programs, seminars, and workshops; taught thousands of people on all continents to meditate; and helped to train hundreds of people to become teachers of meditation, Ayurveda, and yoga. Roger has been blessed to meet and study with great teachers in India and the West, and he has traveled extensively in India. He incorporates much of what he has learned in his practices and teaching. In 2006, Roger received his spiritual name Raghavanand from Shree Satuwa Baba Maharaji of Varanasi, India. As time permits, he involves himself with charity programs in India and takes like-minded seekers on tours to some of his favorite pilgrimage sites there. Roger currently serves as a member of the Chopra Certifications’ Advisory Board and is a Chopra–certified educator who teaches regularly at the Center’s workshops, seminars, and teacher training programs. He lives in Encinitas, California. You can learn more about Roger on his website: www.rogergabriel.com.
Teresa Long is a Chopra Educator and the Director of Chopra Certification Programs and administers the teacher training programs. She is certified through Chopra to teach Primordial Sound Meditation, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, and Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle classes and an Ayurvedic consultant. As a member of Yoga Alliance, she is an E-RYT 200, 500-hour yoga teacher, YACEP, and has completed the trauma-conscious yoga training through Connected Warriors.
Manjula Nadarajah is an educator at Chopra, certified in Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle. Through an inspiring and transformational journey, Manjula left her successful international corporate career in 2008 to follow her true purpose.
Mona Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
Eddie Stern is a Yoga instructor from NYC. His approach to Yoga combines traditional practices with scientific research. He is the author of several books on Yoga, has collaborated on scientific studies, and created two apps, The Breathing App and Yoga 365. Eddie is the co-chair of LIFE Camp, a non-profit that works to reduce gun violence in NYC; co-founder of the Urban Yogis, bringing Yoga teacher trainings to underserved youth and young adults; and serves on the advisory board of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance. His latest book is the best-selling One Simple Thing, a New Look at the Science of Yoga and How It Can Change Your Life.
Micole Noble is a Chopra Educator, certified in Primordial Sound Meditation, Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle, and the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga. Since 2011, she has been an integral part of the Chopra organization and is also a Chopra-Trained Coach. Micole is committed to living the life of her dreams and facilitates opportunities for others to be more present and experience their true nature, which is freedom. Visit Micole’s website at www.micolenoble.com
Jennifer Johnson has worked at Chopra for the past sixteen years as a core educator, creator, and master trainer of Chopra’s signature spa services. She is certified in Massage Therapy and Hypnotherapy, and is also working towards a certificate in medical intuition. Ayurveda is at the core of everything Jennifer believes and practices, and she loves to teach others how to take control of their own health, happiness, and healing using its principles. She is passionate about using energy medicine to find the source of a person’s disease or discomfort, and loves to try to treat even the most challenging of cases. Jennifer has one mission: To help people find their joy. Her goal is to teach others to connect to their bodies and shift their attention to what makes them happy, so they can use that joy to better their lives and spread happiness to those around them.
Chopra Health Instructor Certification
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- 10 weeks of sessions that can be completed in 5-6 hours per week
- Interactive guidance and support from well-being experts.
- The ability to market yourself as a Chopra Certified Instructor, recognized as the gold standard in certification
- Inclusion in the Chopra Center's online Find-a-Teacher network and access to our exclusive teacher portal
- Access to a like-minded, mission-based global community
- Extended discounts on Chopra products, events, trainings, and online programs
Note: You are only eligible to enroll in the Chopra Health Certification Program after or with concurrent enrollment in the Chopra Health Enrichment and Foundations program.
I feel very indebted to Chopra, Dr. Suhas, and all the other excellent teachers. Now it’s up to me to keep up with the practices and share this wonderful knowledge.
This program is truly transformative & is valuable in helping you understand the Ayurvedic practices and techniques. Highly recommended!