Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I choose to study at Sai Ayurvedic Institute?
With over 15 years of experience, our faculty’s passion and knowledge for Ayurveda makes learning this ancient science of life engaging and practical. We keep classes sizes small so you get lots of individualized attention.
I don’t live in South Florida, can I still take your programs?
Yes! Our programs are taught via Zoom web conferencing. In a 12 month program, 10 weekends are taught via Zoom/web conferencing and 2 weekends are mandatory in our Plantation classroom. Client encounters are conducted via zoom, our specialized program in India and clinic in a south Florida spa.
Are there any prerequisites to begin your Ayurvedic certification programs?
The only pre/co-requisite is 4 credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology for the 1st year and 6 credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology for the 2nd year. If you have not already taken this course in your past studies we offer a 6 credit hour Anatomy and Physiology course (at an additional cost) that will satisfy this requirement.
Who teaches the classes?
Sai is proud of our highly experienced team of faculty members trained at the Ayurvedic Doctor level with clinical experience in India and the U.S. They are passionate about teaching Ayurveda and educating the world about this healing modality.
How do I apply?
You can apply online at any time. In order to submit your application you will need to pay a $550 deposit/application fee. $500 is applied to your tuition payment.
Are you a NAMA recognized program?
Yes, we are!
Is it legal to practice Ayurveda in the United States?
Ayurveda is currently unlicensed in the U.S., which means the practice as a whole is not governed by the U.S.; instead, aspects of Ayurvedic practice are indirectly regulated by each state. Ayurveda is legal to practice, so long as practitioners are following their local state guidelines.