Become a NAMA Recognized Program

NAMA Organizational members in the education category may apply to have their programs NAMA Recognized. The non-refundable application fee to have your program reviewed for NAMA Recognition is $250. If approved the program’s first year's listing fee will be $750, and $250 each year thereafter. If you would like to list your program, you must first become an Organizational Member. If you would like to list your program,you must first become an organizational member. Apply for Membership Here    

The Standards Committee has developed educational competencies, as well as a scope of practice for the Ayurvedic profession. Please review these documents for a more comprehensive understanding of the educational standards established for professional qualifying programs.



Ayurvedic Health Counselors are trained in preventive healthcare as well as health-promotion with a specific focus on diet and lifestyle through traditional Ayurvedic medical science principles and practices.



Ayurvedic Practitioners are trained in preventive healthcare, nutrition, lifestyle pathology and disease management through traditional Ayurvedic medical science principles and practices.



Ayurvedic Doctors use the same diagnostic tools and therapeutic methods as the practitioner, but with greater depth of knowledge and breadth of experience. The doctor has a much deeper understanding of the history, classical texts and pathology.


Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist is for someone who has at least the Ayurvedic education of an AHC and the training, practice and principles of yoga based on the Ayurvedic understanding of the nature of patient, the nature of imbalance and the nature of therapies, to promote healing and achieve a harmonious state of body and mind with respect to individual consciousness.

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