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
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.
Dr. 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.
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 30 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.
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!