The Ayurvedic Center for Healing, Life, and Longevity is the new clinic
of the Ayurvedic Institute. We offer year-round Ayurvedic Consultations to the public
at three levels of expertise: Student, Graduate, and Professional.

Our goals are to further the excellence in Ayurvedic clinical training for our students
and to offer accessible and life-changing Ayurvedic Consultations for our clients.

Student Clinic link   Graduate Clinic link Professional Clinic link   Ayuryoga Clinic link
Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, does not see individual clients. However, he does consult with panchakarma clients who are doing the full panchakarma program. Our clinic practitioners are all graduates of our Ayurvedic Studies Program and are gifted clinicians.

Your Consultation?

The Ayurvedic Institute works with you through a collaborative process to develop an understanding between you and the Ayurvedic Institute regarding:

bulletWhat the Ayurvedic Institute can and cannot do to contribute toward the achievement of your health and wellness objectives
bulletWhat you the client are willing and able to do to contribute toward the achievement of your health and wellness objectives
bulletHow we can cooperate together to assist you in activating your plan to achieve your health and wellness objectives

An Ayurvedic Consultation consists of three general steps:

  1. Assessment – This includes a determination of your basic Ayurvedic constitution and your current condition and imbalances, a discussion of your concerns and reason for your visit, and jointly exploring your health history and past treatment results.
  1. Findings – The practitioner will analyze the assessment results and compile information to be reviewed with you to be used in a collaborative process to plan your health improvement program.
  1. Recommendations – The practitioner will offer recommendations based on your health concerns and goals, your current condition, and what the practitioner thinks is best for you. This is tailored to your unique needs with the intention of assisting you to shift from your current state of imbalance toward your optimum balance. Student and Graduate practitioners will then privately discuss their findings with the Clinic Supervisor. The outcome of the supervision is the approved recommendations that are discussed with you subsequently. Recommendations may include information and instruction on diet and eating habits, lifestyle, yoga/exercise, meditation, breathing practices, herbal medicines, and other health improvement practices, as appropriate. Then together, you and the practitioner will establish a workable program you can implement to achieve your short term and long term health improvement goals.

These three general steps are conducted within an approximately 2-hour session.

Follow-up Consultations

After the initial consultation, it is recommended that clients return for at least one follow-up consultation. Follow-up appointments are encouraged as it allows time for the client to follow their recommendations, return with new


insights and observations, and delve deeper into creating balance. The Practitioner may adjust and add to current recommendations or address new health concerns. Follow-up consultations are one hour in length.


Cancellations: we request that all cancellations are made within 48 hours of the scheduled appointment. Failure to cancel within 24 hours will result in being charged the full consultation cost.


Upon scheduling an appointment, the Clinic Coordinator will record your credit card information in a secured file (if this is not possible, we will accept pre-payment of an appointment). This card would only be charged in the event of failure to cancel an appointment within 24 hours.

Schedule Your Appointment

Are you ready to schedule your appointment? The Clinic Coordinator, Belle Marie Prudhomme, is ready to answer any questions you may have and take you through the scheduling process.
Contact her at (505) 291-9698, Extension 131 or by email clinic(at)

To schedule an appointment, we request a credit card number or appointment pre-payment in order to reserve your appointment space. We are happy to discuss these options with you.

All clients must also submit a health history form. It is necessary that this form be submitted before your appointment so that your Practitioner can review it. You may download the health history form within the application package at right or request the forms to be e-mailed, faxed, or mailed to you. Then mail, fax (505-294-7572), or drop off the completed form at the Main Office of the Ayurvedic Institute: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm or at the Clinic: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Please note: If you would like to be seen in any of our Clinics, your initial appointment must be done in person. Follow-up consultations by phone are done occasionally through our Professional Clinic only.


Download the application package here as a PDF document.

You will need the free Acrobat Download from Adobe to view and print the application form.

Please thoroughly read the client information documents (pages 1-4) and keep them for your records. The Application for Services and Health Information History (pages 5-10) are for you to fill out completely, being sure to sign and date where applicable. Please return these documents to us before your appointment.
This can be done several ways:

bulletscan and e-mail to
bulletfax to 505-294-7572 attn: Student Clinic
mail to The Ayurvedic Institute, attn: Student Clinic, 11311 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque NM 87112
bulletdrop off at the Main Office of the Ayurvedic Institute: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm
bulletDownload the form onto your computer. Close your internet browser then open the downloaded file in Adobe Acrobat. Fill out the form. Save it and email the saved file to


Clinic Coordinator
Belle Marie Prudhomme
(505) 291-9698, x131


Please Note: The Student Clinic is not an emergency medical facility nor does it include medical diagnosis or medical treatment and is not a substitute for medical care. Ayurveda is currently considered a form of complementary and alternative medicine in the United States. It is not licensed by the state of New Mexico as a medical discipline or practice. All services and treatments provided are complementary or alternative to health care services provided by health care practitioners currently licensed by the state of New Mexico. Ayurveda is complementary to and supportive of traditional western medicine as practiced in the United States.

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