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Ayurveda Wellness Institute in Austin, Texas offers affordable Ayurvedic consultations, Yoga teacher training and Ayurvedic certification. These are done both online, as well as onsite. We are dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism, Ayurvedic Health and Yoga Practices and Ayurvedic Nutrition through community workshops, Videos, Journals and Certificate Courses. We provide affordable Ayurveda Wellness Consultations, Community workshops in Herbs, yoga for aches and pains, and certificate courses.

Shorter one day workshops are available to the community and public from $10 onwards for Easy Ayurvedic Recipes for unrefrigerated herb jams, Yoga for minor aches and pains, Vedic Astrology for improving your life, and Vastu (feng shui from India) for your home and personal life.


Austin, Texas


Monica Bhatia Groover PhD, PK, CMT

Ms Groover comes from a heritage of Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology and Herbal healing. Her father, Later Sri Raj Baldev was a famous Vedic Astrologer and Herbalist in India, whose suryaamrit formula was sought after from herbalists. She received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Alternative Medicine, and, specialized in Ayurveda. She has also studied extensive Ayurveda and Panchakarma from Kerala Health Institute in India and Maharishi Ayurveda in U.S.

Ms. Groover offers her service as an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Consultant as well as Panchakarma therapies. She is also a ERYT 200 experienced yoga teacher, and, a prenatal yoga teacher. Ms Groover is approved by Yoga Alliance as a continuing Education Provider for yoga workshops, and, approved by NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) for Ayurveda Professional Continuing Education Unit Provider.

Ms. Groover is the program director of San Diego College of Ayurveda along with Pt. Atul Krishna. She has taught at Kerala Ayurveda Institute, numerous Yoga Teacher Trainings, and, prepares Ayurveda curriculum for graduate courses. MS Groover has taught workshops and given seminars and lectures for integrated healing at Palomar Hospital, Hahns school of nursing, as well as Radys Children Hospital conferences for Physicians and nurses.

Ms. Groover practices traditional Ayurveda as passed to her by her heritage, Energy medicine, and also practices Vedic Healing through Mantras. A certified NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association), member; Dr. Bhatia's research and articles have been published in India, as well as U.S. Her articles have been published in Light of Ayurveda Journal, and her curriculum has been used by Universities. Ms. Bhatia's book will be ready for publishing in 2016 and offered as a Textbook to students of SDCOA.

Email: drmonica@ayurveda-california.org

Treasurer and Secretary Pandit. Atul Krishna Das

Pandit Atul Krishna Das does Vedic Astrology Consultations. When combined with Ayurvedic Consultation - it gives a holistic blueprint for the whole life. Why things happened in past and what is indicated for the future from health, wealth, relationship aspects.

Pt Atul Krishna is a Vedanta pundit of Vaishnava Vedic Philosophy, Samkhya Philosophy and Sanskrit, Pundit Krishnaji has translated and edited a number of ancient Sanskrit texts including Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Sri Brahma Samhita, Hitopadesh, Origin of Ratha Yatra and various Stotrams. He is helping us translate Charaka Samhita word by word from Sanskrit and giving his own commentary. Pandit Atul Krishna teaches Samkhya, Manasa and Sanskrit for SDCOA.

His book on Samkhya philosophy will be published in 2012. Pandit Atul's been been published in the Light of Ayurveda Journal.

Email: atulkrishna@sandiegocollegeofayurveda.com

Mission: Ayurveda Yoga is committed to integrating Ayurveda with other practices, as well as teaching our community by spreading vedic wellness through Ayurveda education online, workshops, Ayurvedic Bodywork and Ayurveda lifestyle coaching.

We also offer Ayurvedic Workshops. Short Workshops or Intensive Ayurveda Panchakarma Workshops and Ayurveda Training courses are available as well. We offer courses online as well as through distant learning as well.

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