Released May 3, 2012

Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula announces graduation from America’s first full time, four-year program.

Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula’s annual commencement has been announced for the class of 2012. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The four year graduates are: Kourtney Betts, Lauren Eisele and Heidi Nordlund.

The school’s founder Alakananda Ma, will present the commencement address.

“The first graduation ceremony of students from a full time four year program represents a significant milestone in the history of Ayurveda in America. The hard work of many members of the NAMA community has contributed to our ability to scale these heights,” said Alakananda Ma.

Located in Boulder, Colorado, Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula is a unique experiential style of education where students learn from and practice with senior Ayurvedic practitioners in a traditional ashram setting. The Gurukula-style education includes clinical hours as well as case-based studies and in-depth coursework. Small classes and personal attention also add to the intimate experience.

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About Alandi School of Ayurveda

Our mission as a gurukula faculty is to combine the best of new paradigm medical education with the best of the ancient gurukula contemplative pedagogy. We seek to empower our students by placing in their hands the tools needed to garner and evaluate knowledge and information and by cultivating the seeds of stillness, altruism and compassionate service in their hearts. Honoring the multiple gifts brought by our students’ diversity of learning and experience, we see our students as both teachers and learners. We encourage the creation of a community of sharing and support on all levels.