Holistic Ayurveda Nutrition and Health Consultant

  • Experience valuable impulses for your own constitution, health and type-appropriate nutrition.

  • Use healthy foods and spices as enjoyable everyday food and effective therapy.

  • Pass on your knowledge successfully in Ayurvedic nutrition consultations and cooking courses.

You want to become an Ayurveda nutrition professional? Then you've come to the right place: In the practice-oriented training to become a holistic Ayurveda nutrition and health consultant, Kerstin Rosenberg and her team of lecturers teach and accompany you according to a proven training concept to a recognized certificate.

You will study Ayurvedic nutritional theory and therapy in all its depth and learn how to adapt individual nutritional concepts to the physical and psychological constitution. With the comprehensive knowledge of Ayurvedic dietetics as well as food and spice science, you will receive the optimal tools to advise and coach people with diet-related complaints in their health and nutrition issues.

Learning objectives

The training to become a holistic Ayurvedic nutrition and health advisor represents a practical study of Ayurvedic nutrition and life science. It imparts a comprehensive knowledge and a wealth of experience around the holistic, therapeutic and practical use of food and spices according to Ayurvedic principles. The focus is on individual dietary and lifestyle recommendations to balance the physical and psychological constitution, dietary concepts for the treatment of mood disorders and nutrition-related diseases, as well as empathetic counselling based on Ayurvedic psychology.

You will learn
- to apply the principles of Ayurveda nutrition through interesting lectures with modern teaching media in a way that is appropriate to your type and everyday life
- to use foods, spices and herbs according to their healing qualities.
- to design individual health recommendations and meal plans, adjusted to the constitution and digestive power.
- to give professional advice and emotional support to people on their way to a healthy diet and lifestyle.
- To treat nutritional complaints holistically with the help of Ayurvedic dietetics.
- Recipes and preparation forms from the Ayurveda kitchen for the type-fair everyday food, nourishing therapy and chamfering cures
- Consulting strategies of the ayurvedischen nutrition with many practice Tipps and prescriptions successfully as intelligent prevention concept for the modern western life culture to apply.


Our training to become a holistic Ayurvedic nutrition and health advisor offers you full flexibility on your training path: You can study on our Ayurveda campus in a lively learning atmosphere and great Ayurvedic organic food or study comfortably from home online.

During an individual training consultation, we will work with you to put together a training plan that is tailor-made for you. You can choose between

  • different locations to take part in the modules in live lessons with inspiring lecturers.
  • 2 forms of digital learning: With the online trainings of the Rosenberg e-Academy you study completely independent of time and place, while with our webinars you participate in the professionally designed live classes from home.

The Holistic Ayurvedic Nutrition and Health Consultant training is composed of a total of eight 3-day modules. Topics include Ayurvedic healing, nutrition, dietetics, and nutritional therapy and counseling practices specifically for women's health, nutritional and stress-related ailments, and weight loss and gut health.

You are free to choose the order of the individual modules, taking into account the entry requirements. For an optimal start of the training we recommend to start with

  • Ayurveda Nutrition: type-appropriate and holistic AEI
  • Ayurveda basic course - concepts and disease factors ABK

Building on this, you can complete the other modules in any order.

  • Spices, herbs, medicine cabinet APH
  • Dietetics, cleansing, food science DRK
  • Ayurveda for women and stress-related complaints AFK
  • Dietetics, order therapy and herbal recommendations for specific complaints ERT

At the end of your training, the many tips and techniques for Ayurvedic constitution determination, nutrition and health consultation as well as the successful establishment of your practice round off your training with the module

  • Anamnesis, diagnostic procedures and consultation strategies with case studies AUH

For the subsequent preparation for the written and oral final examination, our digital exercise question database, extensive accompanying material and personal mentoring by Kerstin Rosenberg will support you on your way to the professional Ayurveda degree.


Your path to graduation

Designation Days Attendance time Total learning hours


Specialized course Ayurveda Nutrition Coach





Specialized Course Ayurveda Health Coach




REAA Final Exam (1) (6)
Certified Ayurvedic Nutrition and Health Consultant
recognized by VEAT (Association of European Ayurvedic Physicians and Therapists)
24 182 272


Ayurvedic diet accordingto type
- general rules of Ayurvedic diet based on 8 factors of nutrition, 4 forms, 12 food groups
- individual tuning of diet to constitution, metabolism, seasons, daily rhythm, age and psyche
- recommendations according to type for dosha balancing and agni strengthening
- designing Ayurvedic menu and meal plans according to the chronobiological bio-clock

Ayurveda basic course part 1: Concepts and Factors of Disease
- Introduction to History, Philosophy, Essential Features and Literature of Ayurveda
- Constitution of Man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- introduction to anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda:
- five elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- functional components: doshas (classification, properties, functions, seats) and agnis (classification, function, states)
- structural components: dhatus, upadhatus , malas and srotas
- process of tissue formation (dhatu-parinama)
- health and disease in Ayurveda:
- Definition of Health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of Health
- Causes (hetu) of Physical and Mental Diseases
- Process of Etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of Etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 2: Constitution and Healing
- theoretical and practical introduction to the concept of Ayurvedic constitutional theory (prakrti)
- introduction to diagnosis in Ayurveda: Models of Patient Examination
- three-fold examination (tri-vidha-pariksha)
- six-fold examination (shad-vidha-pariksha)
- eight-fold examination (ashta-vidha-pariksha)
- Introduction to Ayurvedic concepts of health maintenance (svasthavrtta):
- dinacarya: daily routine measures and order therapy
- rtucarya: recommendations for a lifestyle adapted to the seasons
- rasayana: measures to counteract the aging process
- vajikarana: measures to increase potency and improve the quality of eggs and sperm
- introduction to Ayurvedic food science
- introduction to Ayurvedic symptomatology:
- symptoms of doshas
- symptoms of tissues (dhatu), excretory products (mala), transport spaces (srotas), digestive power (agni)
- introduction to the rational, psychological and subtle therapeutic approaches (yuktivyapashraya, sattvavajaya, daivavyapashraya) of Ayurveda:
- detailed breakdown of rational therapy
- introduction to pancakarma therapies

spices, herbs and oils in Ayurvedic therapy
- basics of Ayurvedic spice and herbology (dravyaguna)
- classification of spices according to their use in balancing the doshas (constitution), gunas (psyche), digestion (agni) and food tolerance (karana).
- detailed discussion of selected Ayurvedic spices and herbs according to their properties and healing effects for the Ayurvedic kitchen and medicine cabinet

Dietetics, cleansing, food science
- individual nutritional concepts and diets to balance physical and mental complaints
- Food science: Properties, effects and therapeutic use of healing foods, preparation of dietary plans
- type-specific use of Ayurvedic detox and fasting forms, Panchakarma diet and healing recipes (Manda, Peya, Vilepi, Kichari)

Ayurveda for women and stress-related complaints
- Ayurvedic women's medicine: Recommendations for Menstrual and Menopausal Complaints, Women's Ailments and Pregnancy and Childbirth
- Use of Ayurvedic Herbs, Remedies and Special Diets
- Ayurveda for Stress: Dietetics and prevention of stress-related ailments such as nervousness or sleep disorders

Nutrition as therapy
- Nutritional therapy and counseling strategies for the digestive system and for food intolerances as well as for ailments of the immune system, respiratory tract and skin
- Anatomy and physiology of the digestive tract
- Structure of Ayurvedic case analysis and preparation of a therapeutic concept

Anamnesis, Consultation and practice strategies with casestudies
- Ayurvedic constitution determination and diagnosis in the practice, tongue diagnosis
- Dosha and Agni disturbances recognize, Srota blockades and Dhatu disturbances estimate and assign
- Consultation authority win by practical work with test persons, case studies
- type-fair therapy strategies, health recommendations, spices and nourishing Tipps select
- Ayurveda as occupation: Basics for practice management, marketing and development of successful offers

Final exam EBA written/oral


Kerstin Rosenberg
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Dipl.-Päd., Heilpraktiker Oliver Becker
Petra Wolfinger
Win Silvester
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Heilpraktikerin Theresa Sita Rosenberg
Anja Berger
Stephanie Albert
Anica Schmid
Vaidya Ram Manohar


Training fee from € 3,760

plus examination fee € 195
minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 100

plus accommodation and meals - only for attendance dates in Birstein

Guest houses are available on the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Method of payment

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one sum with a 100 EUR discount at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eAcademy modules, otherwise at the latest one month before the booked start of the training).
b) Monthly instalments of 250 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debiting) of the monthly instalments takes place on the 1st of the month, starting from the month of the booked beginning of the training, in case of eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins with modules of the eAcademy, the activation takes place provisionally immediately after receipt of the deposit, regularly then after receipt of the first monthly installment.


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For whom?

Particularly recommended for
- all those who would like to gain a new approach to their own nutrition and are looking for a constitutionally appropriate, healthy way of life
- people who suffer from mood disorders and are striving for a sustainable improvement in their health and quality of life
- people from advisory professions
- oecotrophologists, dieticians, chefs

In Austria: Ayurveda Nutrition and Health Trainer

In Austria the training is called Ayurveda Nutrition and Health Trainer. It does not entitle to practice a trade here, but is credited as module 1 of the state-recognized training to become anAyurvedic wellness practitioner.

More info

More than 25 years ago, Kerstin Rosenberg, in cooperation with Indian Ayurvedic doctors and professors, developed the concept for the training "holistic Ayurvedic nutrition and health advisor". More than 1,000 students in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have now been trained in this way and have thus gained a renowned qualification in their expert knowledge of Ayurvedic nutrition and dietetics.

We are proud of this success story, which we have been privileged to experience as pioneers for Ayurveda in Europe, and invite you to join us.

Video interview with Kerstin Rosenberg and Win Silvester
Questions about Ayurvedic nutrition

Article by Kerstin Rosenberg
Ayurveda, my path to a fulfilled life

At a glance

Required previous knowledge:


- Examination with degree: Certified Ayurveda
Nutrition and Health Consultant
- recognized by the VEAT Association

24 days
180 hours attendance (equivalent online)
360 learning hours

Training fee from € 3.760

plus examination fee € 195

if necessary plus board and lodging

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Basic modules

Ayurvedic nutrition according to type

3 days 3 days 42 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 1: Concepts and Factors of Disease

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basic Course Part 2: Constitution and Healing Science

3 days 3 days 39 lessons

Spices, herbs and oils in Ayurveda therapy

3 days 3 days 59 lessons

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended beforehand

dietetics, cleaning, food science

3 days 3 days

Ayurveda for women and stress-related complaints

3 days 3 days 47 lessons

Nutrition as therapy

3 days 3 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Anamnesis, counselling and practice strategies with case studies

3 days 3 days

Final examination EBA written/oral

Entry-level seminars

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First have a look, then decide - all seminars can be credited towards a later training course.