2012-2013 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2012 Academic Calendar

August 30 First Student Clinic (Thursday)
August 31 (Friday) School Orientation – detailed schedule
10:00 - Welcome and building orientation for new students
10:15 - Intro to Case-based study: new students
11:15 - How to do effective case-based studies research with Courtney Bruch (Mandatory for new students, optional refresher for others)
1:00 - Vegan Gluten free meal - all students welcome
2:00 - Peer mentoring
2:30-3:30 - 1st Years - Clinic orientation, worksheets - Ma
2:30-3:30 - 2nd Years - Clinic orientation, worksheets - Kourtney
3:30-4:30 - Third and Fourth Years - Clinic orientation, worksheets
September 1 (Saturday) Medicine Making Class Part 1
September 5 Classes Begin
*Opening Ceremony - 9am Sarasvati puja, Please wear white and bring white roses, chrysanthemums or daisies for petal offerings
September 8 (Saturday) Medicine Making Class Part 2
September 15-16 (Saturday-Sunday) Self Care Class Weekend (First year students) - 10am - 5pm
September 20 No Clinic – Raghadas Mahasamadhi
October 24 No School – Little Girls Festival
November 10-11 (Saturday-Sunday) Lifestyle Counseling Class (1st year students) - 10am - 5pm
November 13 No Clinic - Divali
November 20-24 Thanksgiving Break - No School
December 15 Ma's Birthday
December 21 Last Day of Class

Spring 2013 Academic Calendar

January 13
(Sunday)
Clinic Orientation
January 15 First Tuesday Clinic
January 16 Classes Begin
March 26-29 Spring Break - No Class
April 18-21 10th Annual NAMA Conference (No Class)
May 10 Last Day of Class
May 11
(Saturday)
Graduation
May 15-17 Make-up School Days - keep these dates open for school

 

2012-2013 Ayurveda Class Schedule

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Click course title for detailed descriptions.

Year A - Fall (Academic year that begins in an even numbered year)

Day Time First Year Second Year Third/Fourth Year
Wednesday 9 am - 1 pm   Madhava Nidan - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
9 - 10 am Meditation for Pulse Reading *begins at 9:30 am - Alakananda Ma  
10 am - 1 pm Nadi Pariksha (Pulse Diagnostics and Therapeutics) - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Case Based Studies: Srotamsi - Alakananda Ma Medical Terminology, EBM (first 10 weeks of semester) - Kourtney Nelson
Community Health (last 5 weeks of semester)- Kourtney Nelson
Friday 9 - 10 am Satsang - Alakananda Ma Home Room (Group Study)
10 am - 1 pm Sing the Sutras - Renay Oshop Case Based Studies: Stri Vignan Chikitsa - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Fundamentals of Ayurveda (first 10 weeks of the semester) - Kourtney Nelson Comparative Ayurvedic Anatomy (first 10 weeks of the semester) – Annalise Ozols Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma
Padarth Vignam (last 5 weeks of the semester) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya

 

Year A - Spring (Academic year that begins in an even numbered year)

Day Time First Year Second Year Third/Fourth Year
Wednesday 9 am - 1 pm   Madhava Nidan - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
9 - 10 am Meditation for Pulse Reading - Alakananda Ma  
10 am - 1 pm Nadi Pariksha (Pulse Diagnostics and Therapeutics) - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Case Based Studies: Srotamsi - Alakananda Ma Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum (first 10 weeks of semester) - Terra Rafael
Gerontology (last 5 weeks of semester) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
Friday 9 - 10 am Satsang - Alakananda Ma Home Room (Group Study)
10 am - 1 pm Marma Points (first 5 weeks of the semester) - Annalise Ozols Case Based Studies: Bala Chikitsa - Alakananda Ma
Basic Botany (last 10 weeks of the semester) - Jane Bunin
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma