The Ayurvedic Institute

We offer programs to support you in becoming an Ayurvedic professional, in continuing your education, and in your journey of self-inquiry and healing. However you are inspired to deepen in your studies of Ayurveda, and with whatever time you have available, we can support you in your journey!

By choosing to study here you will have the unique opportunity to learn with Vasant Lad, world-renowned teacher and practitioner of Ayurveda. Vasant Lad is the director and principal instructor for all program offerings. He founded The Ayurvedic Institute three decades ago and his vision continues to shape the educational philosophy, program offerings, and curriculum.

Our ASP1 and ASP2 Programs are now available for online study as well as in person – visit us here for more details!

Our programming is offered from The Ayurvedic Institute in Asheville, North Carolina in the United States and in collaboration with the Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda (VIOA) in Pune, India.

Ayurvedic Studies

Steeped in Vedic tradition, our Ayurvedic Studies Programs (ASP), now in their 35th year, are full-time immersive journeys into Ayurveda.

Online Courses

We have excellent online options for those wanting an introduction to Ayurveda, to deepen their practice with more professional development.

Programs in Pune, India

They are held at Vasant Lad’s Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda. These all-inclusive residential programs were created with Western standards in mind.