A comprehensive online program that trains you to teach personalized well-being to others.
Session 1 and 2: Foundations
Learn how to teach Chopra’s signature Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle classes and how to help students overcome challenges. Get acquainted with basic yoga, pranayama and meditation techniques from world-renowned yoga instructor, Eddie Stern.
Session 3: Evaluating and testing
Create personalized presentations to demonstrate your understanding of the course, with feedback and guidance from Chopra educators. Complete online questions to test your knowledge at every level.
Session 4: Teaching specialty groups and Ayurvedic studies
Learn how to teach to a variety of different types of groups, and choose which audience you want to focus on when you become a certified instructor. Review new research and studies on Ayurveda to further expand your knowledge.
Sessions 5-7: Well-being tools and philosophies
Deep dive into philosophies that help you evaluate your strengths, create a meaningful life, and fulfill your deepest desires. Then learn the benefits of Ayurvedic herbs, the foundations of using them to balance the doshas, and explore the top ten varieties. Finally, learn about the theory and practice of pulse assessment, and the valuable information it can provide about your well-being.
Session 8: Teacher resources and business best practices
Access a wealth of teacher resources, exclusively available to Chopra Certified Instructors. Learn best practices as you start your journey, including tips on growing your business.
Session 9: Conclusion and graduation
Reflect on everything you’ve learned in the program. Receive wisdom on your next steps from the teachers who have guided you along the way, and a certificate showing your completion of the program.
Deepak Chopra™, M.D.
Deepak Chopra, M.D., F.A.C.P, founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day 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 89 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. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”
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.
Sheila Patel, M.D.
Sheila Patel, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for Chopra Global and a board-certified family physician who is passionate about bringing holistic healing practices into the Western medical system. She earned her M.D. at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed her residency in family medicine at the Ventura County Medical Center in Southern California. For more than a decade, she practiced full-spectrum family medicine, from prenatal care and deliveries to ER coverage and primary care for all ages.
Dr. Valencia Porter is a leader in Integrative, Preventive, and Environmental Medicine, combining ancient wisdom traditions such as Ayurvedic Medicine with modern science. Double-Board Certified in General Preventive Medicine and Integrative Medicine, she has been a part of the Chopra medical team for the past decade, providing integrative medical consultations and teaching health professionals and the community how to achieve total mind, body, spirit health.
Michael Mastro is North America’s leading expert of Vastu for over 40 years and has used Vastu for his clients worldwide to align their home and workspaces. As an architect and developer, Michael has built more than 20 million square feet of mixed-use space and 15,000 homes. He designed and built the first Microsoft building and many buildings for The Boeing Company employing the principles of Vastu. Corporate clients include The World Bank, NASA, Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing and Intel.
Mona Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
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.
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.
Brent BecVar, M.S.
Brent BecVar has worked in direct association with Deepak Chopra and the Chopra Organization for more than 26 years and was one of the first certified instructors of both Primordial Sound Meditation and Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle. In 1993 with Dr. Chopra and Dr. David Simon, Brent established and supervised the Sharp Center for Mind Body Medicine Residential Program in Del Mar, California, which later became the Chopra Center for Wellbeing.
Perfect Health Instructor Certification
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- 20 weeks of sessions that can be completed in 4-6 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 Chopra'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 Perfect Health Certification Program after or with concurrent enrollment in the Perfect Health Enrichment 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!