Ayurvedic Healing: Advanced Ayurvedic Workshop

The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurvedic Healing: Reconnecting With The Source of Life 
A Four-Day Intensive Educational Experience

Advanced Ayurvedic Workshop
March 25 - 28, 2019 (Mon. - Thurs.)
Lake Mary, Florida

Gerson Ayurveda Namaste

This Workshop is The Gerson Institute for Ayurvedic Medicine’s response to the many students of Ayurveda over many years who have requested authentic and substantive hands-on training in Ayurvedic Medicine. The locations and techniques of marma points…pulse interpretation…bija mantra…massage techniques…herbal preparation…

This powerful four-day workshop is a clear and comprehensive presentation of the theoretical foundations and the practical application of Ayurveda, the natural system of healing which originated in ancient India. This workshop is open to students of all levels but is most suitable for those already having a grasp of the basic principles of Ayurveda and are now searching for more advanced knowledge.

Guided by Prof. Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. (Ayurveda), participants will be immersed in an eight-part learning and natural experiential process that explores how ancient teachings and modern scientific knowledge can be integrated into a genuine program for mind-body wellness. Founded on the Ayurvedic principle that "health is the harmonious functioning of our consciousness, mind, body, and environment", this Ayurvedic Healing workshop will teach how to practically apply these enduring healing principles and practices into your daily life. A special unique 50 page syllabus is included. Accommodations, breakfast and dinner are not included. Classes are from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day with an hour for Ayurvedically-prepared lunch with Dr. Gerson which we provide.

Workshop Objectives

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Workshop Objectives

The workshop, at The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine in Lake Mary, Florida includes:

  • A detailed explanation of the five elements and three doshas

  • Determination of your personal mind-body constitution (dosha)

  • Instruction in Ayurvedic Pulse Interpretation

  • Principles of sattvic nutrition

  • Instruction in Ayurvedic self-massage

  • Use of common marma points

  • Clinical use of common Ayurvedic herbal medicines

  • Practical preparation methods of Ayurvedic kvathas (decoctions) and phantas (infusions)

  • Instruction in the use of bija mantra

  • A complete review of healthful daily and seasonal mind and body practices

  • Specially prepared 50 page syllabus

  • Room and Board NOT INCLUDED, except for daily Ayurvedic lunches.

As a complement to the nutritional wisdom taught, each day you will enjoy sumptuous Ayurvedic vegetarian lunches. Authentic Ayurvedic massage and steam treatment will also be available for a small additional cost (special workshop fee). You will be inspired, enlightened and delighted to have been a part of this weekend. Please note that due to group interest and time spent on particular subjects, other subjects may be shortened or eliminated.

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Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. is one of the country’s leading authorities and researchers in Ayurvedic Medicine. Dr. Gerson received his initial formal training in Ayurvedic Medicine at the Ayurvedic College in Trivandrum, India and subsequently earned his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Ayurveda at the prestigious Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya and the Pune University. He was awarded his Fellowship in Ayurveda from the Institute of Indian Medicine, also in Pune. He is now an Associate Professor at Pune University, Faculty of Ayurved. He received his conventional medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he helped to establish that institution’s first course for medical students on alternative medical treatments. He has served as an advisor to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the NIH, the National Cancer Institute, and several other institutions. Dr. Gerson is also the executive director of The Foundation for Holistic Medical Research, a 501C-3 non-profit organization that objectively evaluates complementary medical therapies for safety and efficacy. Dr. Gerson sees private patients in his Lake Mary, Florida and NYC medical practices and is Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College.

Registration & Fees

  • March 25 - 28, 2019 (Mon. - Thurs.)

  • $1,400 for Registration

  • $300 Refundable deposit due on or before February 15, 2019

  • Full Payment Due 2 Weeks Prior to Workshop

  • In the event of not enough people registering, the $300 deposit is fully refundable. 

Refund Policy: Please note, within 30 days prior to event, we can not issue refunds or credits for any reason including illness, weather, travel issues or other acts of God, etc. Your registration for the Workshop signifies your agreement with this policy. If the event needs to be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, your $300 deposit will be refunded. If the event enrolls the minimum number (5) and proceeds, there is no refund within 30 days of the event.  No exceptions.

Limited to 8 participants 

To Register
Call: (407) 549-2800

Or contact The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine with the form below:

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Comments from Previous Attendees

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“First, Dr. Scott is warm and welcoming. He is very eager to share his journey and personal insights with the group as at the same time he taught classical Ayurvedic concepts. The days were long and the information dense, with lots of detail, but the hours flew by, and what was offered was clear and easily absorbed. The syllabus he wrote was very helpful. Dr. Gerson was so engaging, entertaining, inspiring, and knowledgeable. I learned so much. Most of the teaching was experiential and hands-on. I came away excited and motivated, and grateful that I took the time to attend this seminar. I honestly loved it!! Thank you!!” Julia E, Winston-Salem, NC

“This was an absolutely phenomenal 4 days!! Dr. Scott shared so many valuable “pearls of wisdom” that I am taking away with me, ones that I know will really make an impact in my clinical practice. It was a perfect combination of learning with lectures, demonstrations and hands-on learning and experience. I will definitely be back for future seminars. Scott demonstrates real, genuine passion and enthusiasm for teaching Ayurveda and a profound depth of detailed knowledge which would be rare to find in other U.S. courses.” It was a nice touch to have Ayurvedic massage offered at the end of the day at a reduced cost. Victor Z, Ft. Meyers, FL

“This is the second 4-day advanced seminar that I have taken with Dr. Scott Gerson! I cannot begin to describe the incredible nature of each experience!! Words cannot express it. I’ve learned so much that I’ve incorporated into my general practice as an endocrinologist. I have a clearer and more in-depth understanding of the techniques used in Ayurvedic medicine. After my second workshop, my confidence in adding pulse interpretation to my examinations has likewise increased. This has, yet again, been a tremendous learning experience and very worthwhile event. Thank you!!” Cassandra T, Manchester, NH “The ripples from the knowledge I absorbed during Dr. Gerson’s four-day Advanced Ayurvedic Workshop will have far-reaching effects on my understanding of Ayurveda and the ways in which I utilize it to treat patients. Being around Scott has given me a deeper thirst for more and more truth and understanding about the nature of health and Life.” Diedre K, Sarasota, FL

“Nowhere else in North America will you find a teacher with so much experience in direct patient care. Dr. Gerson is an active Ayurvedic physician who treats patients using Ayurvedic principles every day, so the teaching is grounded and genuine. Also I sincerely enjoyed the great sense of community that developed among the participants. The workshop was like an awakening into the self-sufficient world of Ayurvedic medicine. Every lesson in the syllabus was a wonderful ingredient in the recipe of self-awareness and self-care.” Cory A, San Diego, CA

“Scott Gerson is a rare healer with a exceptional mind and a gentle and open heart. Combining a tremendous formal training in Ayurvedic medicine in India, a first-class conventional medical education, and a continuous decades-long practice of Vedic meditation, Scott brought clarity, kindness and compassion to his teaching this past week. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience and it certainly exceeded all expectations. Not everyone truly loves their work, but Scott obviously does. This translates into enabling him to deliver an inspired message of healing and hope to large numbers of people. If we had more teachers and healers like Dr. Scott Gerson, the world would be a far better place. I plan to return next year.” Patricia, D, Houston, TX

“I have practiced traditional, primary-care internal medicine for over 20 years. There always is a significant percentage of my patients who cannot be helped by the Western medical system. I’ve been slowly integrating Ayurvedic principles into my practice over the last few years with increasing confidence but realize there’s so much more to know. The four days with Dr. Gerson last November solidified my knowledge greatly and filled in many of the gaps in my knowledge. I deeply appreciated being able to ask questions and receive answers that were so obviously born from decades of experience. I feel am now able to better help many of my patients using Ayurvedic medicine.” David S, New York, NY