Ayurvedic Nutrition & 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 instructors 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 provides 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 metabolism optimization and treatment of nutrition-related problems, as well as empathetic counseling based on Ayurvedic psychology.

You will learn
- to apply the principles of Ayurvedic 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 health-promoting qualities.
- to design individual health recommendations and menus, 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 understand and balance 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 comfortably learn online from home.

During an individual training consultation, we will work with you to put together a customized training plan for you. You can choose between

  • different locations to attend modules in live classes with inspiring instructors.
  • 2 forms of digital learning: With the online trainings of the Rosenberg e-Academy you study completely independent of time and space, 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 sequence 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

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

  • Spices, Herbs, Home Pharmacy APH
  • Dietetics, cleaning, 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 counseling, as well as successful practice building, round out 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 nutrition according to type
- General rules of Ayurvedic nutrition
- Individual adjustment of food to the constitution and metabolism
- 8 factors of nutrition, 6 tastes, 4 forms, 12 food groups
- Recognizing Agni states according to type, including tongue observation
- Design Ayurvedic menu and meal plans according to the chronobiological bio-clock
- Type-appropriate recommendations for dosha balancing and agni strengthening

Ayurveda Basics: Concepts and Factors of Disease
- Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Ayurveda
- Essential Features and Literature of Ayurveda
- Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine versus Modern Science
- Five Elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- Nature of Man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda
- 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)
- Definition of health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of health and physical and mental diseases
- Process of etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

Ayurveda Basics: Constitution and Healing
- Theoretical and Practical Introduction to the Concept of Ayurvedic Constitutional Theory (prakriti)
- Introduction to Ayurvedic Symptomatology:
- Symptoms of the doshas
- Symptoms of the tissues (dhatu), excretory products (mala), transport spaces (srotas), digestive power (agni)
- Theoretical Introduction to Diagnostics 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
- Introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition and food science

Spices, herbs and oils in Ayurveda
- Fundamentals of Ayurvedic spice and herbology (Dravyaguna)
- Classification of spices Balancing the psyche (sattva, rajas, tamas) to balance doshas, Constitution and Digestion (Agni)
- Type-specific and practical application of spices in everyday life to improve food tolerance (Karana)
- Detailed discussion of 21 selected Ayurvedic spices according to their properties and qualities
- Detailed discussion of 12 selected Ayurvedic herbs according to their properties and qualities
- Detailed discussion of 13 selected Ayurvedic oils according to their properties and qualities

Dietetics, Purification, Food Science
- Basics and individual concepts of Ayurvedic dietetics
- Classification of foods according to Ayurvedic dietetics
- Detailed discussion of selected foods according to their properties and qualities
- Selection of foods according to type, preparation of dietary recipes and meal plans
- Panchakarma diets and traditional healing recipes (Manda, Peya, Vilepi, Kichari)
- Conception, Planning and implementation of individual detox and fasting cures according to Ayurvedic principles

Ayurveda for women and stress-related complaints
- Basics of Ayurvedic women's medicine
- The 3 Dosha life cycles in Ayurveda
- Nutrition and health recommendations to improve female well-being
- Individual health recommendations during pregnancy, for menstruation and during menopause
- Consider women's ailments from an Ayurvedic point of view and accompany them holistically
- Detailed discussion of selected Ayurvedic-Herbs for women according to their properties and qualities
- Ayurveda for mental health and for balancing stress related ailments

Nutrition as therapy
- Anatomy and physiology of digestive tract
- Ayurveda nutritional and counseling strategies for digestive system and intestinal health
- Nutritional and counseling strategies for preventive health strengthening of immune system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal system and the skin
- structure of Ayurvedic nutritional counseling based on detailed case analysis and preparation of a counseling concept

anamnesis, counseling and practice strategies with case examples
- psychological dimensions of Ayurvedic nutritional and health counseling
- anamnesis, assessment of findings and counseling skills: Ayurvedic constitution determination and findings survey in practice
- Agni analysis based on tongue and excretions
- Gaining consultation competence through practical work with subjects, case studies
- Selecting and applying type-appropriate consultation strategies, health recommendations, spices and nutrition tips
- Ayurveda as a profession: Basics for practice management, marketing, networking and dealing with social media
- Developing successful Ayurveda offers

Final exam EBA - written/oral
- Homework: case documentation/practice case on nutrition and health counseling with complete medical history sheet, constitution determination, recommendation catalog and menu plan (approx. 5-8 pages/15,000 characters)
- term paper: written paper with introduction to the basic Ayurvedic terms and freely selectable subject (approx. 10-12 pages/25,000 characters)
- written final examination on the day of the examination with 50 MC questions (from 70% correct = passed)
- oral final examination on the day of the examination (incl. feedback on the practical case)
The final examination is considered passed if all of the 4 examination parts have been passed at least. The exam or individual parts of it can be repeated a maximum of 2 times.


Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
Dr. Shivenarain Gupta Porträt
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Porträt Oliver Becker
Oliver Becker
Petra Wolfinger Porträt
Petra Wolfinger
Win Silvester Porträt
Win Silvester
Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Porträt Theresa Rosenberg
Theresa Sita Rosenberg
Anja Berger
Anja Berger
Porträt Stephanie Albert
Stephanie Albert
Porträt Brigitte Ferencz
Brigitte Ferencz


Training fee from € 4,260

minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 100

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. 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.

Payment method

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one sum with 100 EUR discount at the latest one month before the start of the training (for eAcademy modules immediately, so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately).
b) 14 monthly installments of 282.50 EUR each plus one remaining installment by direct debit. The payment (debit) of the monthly installments will be made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the beginning of the training booked here, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training starts 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
- anyone who wants to gain a new approach to their own nutrition and is looking for a constitutionally appropriate, healthy lifestyle
- people who want to support others in a sustainable way in their health and quality of life
- people from consulting professions
- oecotrophologists, dieticians, cooks

In Austria: Ayurvedic 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 an Ayurvedic wellness practitioner.

More info

More than 25 years ago, Kerstin Rosenberg, in collaboration 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 that we have been allowed to experience as pioneers for Ayurveda in Europe and invite you to be part of it.

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

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

Learning checks and examination

In this training, you demonstrate that you have internalized the knowledge from this training in the following ways.

- Learning checks: Each module ends with a learning check to assure you and us that you have achieved the learning objectives. It contains 20 multiple choice questions and must be passed with at least 70%. You can take the learning check a maximum of three times.

- 2 qualification tests: After completing 4 modules each, you will be activated on the learning platform for a qualification test as an "Ayurveda Health Coach" or "Ayurveda Nutrition Coach". You will be asked 8 or 5 multiple choice questions. You have two attempts to answer them correctly. If you pass, you already have your first certificates in your pocket.

The exam to become an Ayurveda nutritionist consists of 4 parts.

- Practical case: Case documentation of an anamnesis interview with subsequent nutrition and health consultation with an anonymous client

- Written final paper on an Ayurveda topic of your choice

- Written final exam (digital) on a previously scheduled exam day with 50 multiple choice questions, duration: 1.5 hours. With 70% correct answers the exam is passed. Thanks to our online learning database, you can prepare for it in the best possible way.

- Oral final exam: Feedback discussion on your homework and practical case as well as in-depth and networked questions on your specialist topic.

The written and oral final exams take place on the same day on one of the official exam dates. You register in advance. You submit your practical case and your written final paper no later than 4 weeks before this date.

The final examination is considered to have been passed if all parts of the examination have been passed at least. The exam or individual parts of it can be repeated a maximum of 2 times.

Have you done it all? Then you can look forward to your final certificate, which we will send to you by mail.

At a glance


Required previous knowledge:


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

528 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 8 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 360 hrs
-> 1 Module Exam (incl. preparation) 160 hrs

Standard period of study 6-12 months

Learning forms/hours (per module):
45 learning hrs of which
22,5 hrs presence (3 days)
45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs
live-webinar (3 days)
45 learning hrs (42 e-lessons in free time management with 5 hrs live webinar)

Blended learning:
Maximum 5 of 8 modules as e-learning
Maximum 8 of 8 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 4.260
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus room and board, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Basic modules

Ayurvedic Nutrition and Constitution

3 days 3 days 42 lessons

Ayurveda Basics: Concepts and disease factors

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Ayurveda Basics: Constitution and Healing

3 days 3 days 39 lessons

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

Spices, herbs and oils in Ayurveda

3 days 3 days 59 lessons

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

Anamnesis, counseling and practice strategies with case studies

3 days 3 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Final examination EBA - written/oral

1 day

Entry-level seminars

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