Nadia Moore, Co-founder of HYS.       Sarah Dunfee, Ayurvedic Consultant from The Chopra Centre.

Master the fundamentals of Ayurveda with this self-paced or live training course. In this Beginners Level course, our Ayurvedic Lifestyle Specialists, Nadia Moore & Sarah Dunfee who works with Deepak Chopra from The Chopra Centre and Ayurvedic Doctor, Dr. Veena Balkrishna, will introduce you to the essential principles of this 5,000-year-old Indian Medicine system and how you can apply them in your own life. This course contributes to 4 Hours of Continuing Professional Development and you will receive a Certificate in Ayurveda from Yoga Alliance, upon completion of the course.

Sarah Dunfee will be teaching the Foods for your Dosha & Ayurvedic Panchakarma Treatments and Nadia will be teaching the physical & emotional characteristics of the Three Doshas. Dr. Veena Balkrishna will teach The 7 Stages of Disease.

Sarah completed her 200 Hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Mysore, India and she is a Professional Member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and studied Ayurvedic Medicine at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, which was set up by world-renowned Ayurvedic doctor, Vasant Lad. Nadia completed an Ayurvedic Specialist training with Kathryn Templeton from Yoga International and also attended courses with Dr. Donn Brennan from the Irish Ayurveda Centre. She did her 200 Hour training in Samma Karuna, Thailand & completed further training with Kino McGregor, Josh Summers & Dr. Lucy Weir.

Learning Objectives

The training consists of 2 hours on the Foundations of Ayurveda & 2 Hours on The 6 Stages of Disease.

  • Foundational principles of Ayurveda.
  • Ayurvedic constitution and the Three Doshas.
  • The relationship between constitution, health and imbalance.
  • The definition of holistic health.
  • Daily guidelines for balanced living.
  • The Ayurvedic approach to digestion and nutrition.
  • The purpose of Ayurveda’s sister science – Yoga and Ayurvedic Yoga Sequencing.
  • The 6 Stages of Disease

We also have one weekend live training scheduled per month, contact us for more details:

Course Fee: €79.00

By joining this Online Ayurveda Training, you will receive:

  • 4 Hours of Self Paced Training – CPD.
  • An in-depth Ayurveda training manual.
  • Accredited YACEP Yoga Alliance Certificate.
  • Teacher and community support.

Dr. Veena Balkrishna


Daughter of an Indian father and a Portuguese mother, Veena decided to take her Ayurvedic medicine course in India to study deeply one of the oldest medicines in the history of mankind.

The recognized effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatments led Veena Balkrishna to deepen her knowledge of this ancient medicine, so she studied Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery in Gujarat Ayurved University, one of the most reputable in India. She also specialises in Panchakarma therapies – treatments for chronic and  illnesses such as obesity, migraines, psoriasis, stress / anxiety, depression, among others – and Rasayana or rejuvenation therapy.


There are also disciplinary areas of her medical education such as Anatomy, Pathology, Physiology, Panchakarma, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Surgery. Dr. Veena Balkrishna Fernandes currently resides in Portugal where she works as an Ayurvedic Doctor in Monchique, Lagoa, Almancil, Lisbon and Porto.

We also have one weekend live training scheduled per month, contact us for more details: