2013-2014 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2013 Academic Calendar

August 1 Last day to pay $500 Registration fee
August 19 Last day to pay tuition and fees
August 24 (Saturday) Medicine Making Class Part 1
August 25 (Sunday) 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
August 26 10:00am – 1:00pm - Clinic and Building Orientation – New Students ONLY
August 27 1st Tuesday Clinic
Last day to withdrawal for full tuition refund *
August 28 Classes Begin
*Opening Ceremony - 9am Sarasvati puja, Please wear white and bring white roses, chrysanthemums or daisies for petal offerings
August 30 Last day to withdrawal for 75% tuition refund *
August 31 (Saturday) Medicine Making Class Part 2
September 6 Last day to withdrawal for 50% tuition refund *
September 7 - September 8
(Saturday & Sunday)
Self Care Class Weekend (First year students) - 10am - 5pm
September 10 (Tuesday) No Clinic – Raghadas Mahasamadhi
October 15 (Monday) Little Girls Festival
November 9-10 (Saturday-Sunday) Lifestyle Counseling Class (1st year students) - 10am - 5pm
November 3 Divali
November 26-29 Thanksgiving Break - No School
December 15 Ma's Birthday
December 13 Last Day of Class
December 18-20 Make Up Week - keep these dates open for school

* Tuition refund does not include Registration fee
** No Refund for Tuition after Sept. 6th
*** Withdrawals must be submitted in writing (by email and by mail or in person) by the noted dates to qualify for any tuition refund.

Spring 2014 Academic Calendar

January 13 Last day to pay tuition and fees
January 17 First Day of Class (Friday)
January 19
(Sunday)
Clinic Orientation
January 21 First Full Week of Class and Clinic
Last day to withdrawal for full tuition refund *
January 24 Last day to withdrawal for 50% tuition refund *
February 27-28 No Clinic (Thur), No Class (Fri) – Shivaratri
March 24-28 Spring Break - No Class
TBA
(Saturday & Sunday)
Intro to Jyotish and Vastu Weekend
May 9 Last Day of Class
May 10
(Saturday)
Graduation
May 14-16 Make-up School Days - keep these dates open for school

* Tuition refund does not include Registration fee
** No Refund for Tuition after Jan. 17th
*** Withdrawals must be submitted in writing (by email and by mail or in person) by the noted dates to qualify for any tuition refund

 

2013-2014 Ayurveda Class Schedule

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Class Schedule Year B - Fall (Starts on odd numbered years)
Practitioner Program (1st & 2nd Years)

Day Time First/Second Year
Wednesday 9 - 9:50 am Meditation: Developing Compassion & Lovingkindness and Nonviolent Communication - Alakananda Ma
10 am - 12:45 pm Materia Medica (Herbology) - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2:15 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:15 - 5 pm Case Based Studies: Srotamsi - Alakananda Ma
Tuesday OR Thursday 8:35 am - 5:30 pmClinical Internship
Friday 9 - 9:50 am Satsang: Ethics - Alakananda Ma
10 am - 1 pm History of Ayurveda & Sutras - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
1 - 2:15 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:15 - 5 pm 1st Years - Fundamentals of Ayurveda - Kourtney Nelson
2nd Years - Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma

 

Year B - Spring (Starts on even numbered years)
Practitioner Program (1st & 2nd Years)

Day Time First/Second Year
Wednesday 9 - 9:50 am Meditation: Developing Compassion & Lovingkindness and Nonviolent Communication - Alakananda Ma
10 am - 12:45 pm Ashtavidha Pariksha (Diagnostic Skills) - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2:15 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:15 - 5 pm Case Based Studies: Srotamsi - Alakananda Ma
Tuesday OR Thursday 8:35 am - 5:30 pm Clinical Internship
Friday 9 - 9:50 am Satsang - Alakananda Ma
10 am - 1 pm Ethnopharmacology (first 5 weeks of the semester) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
Panchakarma Theory (last 10 weeks of the semester) - Heidi Norlund
1 - 2:15 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:15 - 5 pm Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma

 

Year B - Fall (Starts on odd numbered year)
Advanced Program (3rd & 4th Years)

Day Time Third/Fourth Year
Monday
1 - 4 pm Biomedical Tests (10 weeks, Septebmer 2 - November 4) - Alakananda Ma
Wednesday
9 am - 9:50 am Nighantu Text Study
10 am - 1 pm Nighantu (Herbology) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Shalakya Tantra: Diseases of the Head (ENT) (August 28 - September 25) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
Tuesday OR Thursday
8:35 am - 5:30 pm Clinical Internship
Friday 9 - 10 am Independant Study
10 am - 1 pm Case Based Studies: Jara Chikitsa - Alakananda Ma
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma

 

Year B - Spring (Starts on even numbered year)
Advanced Program (3rd & 4th Years)

Day Time Third/Fourth Year
Wednesday
9 - 9:50 am Nighantu Text Study
10 am - 1 pm Nighantu (Herbology) - Dr. Bharat Vaidya
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Ayurvedic Toxicology, Environmental, and Occupational Health - Kourtney Nelson
Tuesday OR Thursday
8:35 am - 5:30 pm Clinical Internship
Friday 9 - 10 am Independant Study
10 am - 1 pm Case Based Studies: Manas Chikitsa (Psychiatry) - Dr. Alakananda Ma
1 - 2 pm Ayurvedic Diet, Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Lunch) - Alakananda Ma
2:30 - 5:30 pm Clinical Round Table - Alakananda Ma