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“Leading the way as one of the largest and most pioneering providers of Ayurvedic education outside Asia, the Ayurveda Institute UK is an international school based in London, specialising in authentic, vocational teaching of Ayurveda from the classical Sanskrit texts. Uniquely benefitting from the symbiosis with the well established Ayurvedic Clinic and the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals UK, the Institute offers unparalleled instruction in its field.

Ayurveda is experiencing a global resurgence and is increasingly recognised as the oldest and most intelligent system of healing known to man. At the Ayurveda Institute, we offer understanding of this vast system from the perspective some of the most highly experienced Ayurvedic physicians in the West.

We deliver teaching that makes Ayurveda accessible through modern interpretation and uniquely using the most advanced teaching media including fully interactive, live-streamed classes for online, e-learning programmes and distance courses.

We teach traditional Ayurvedic medicine which has been successfully interpreted for application to modern life using therapies including herbal medicines, nutrition and lifestyle, massage therapies, Panchakarma purification, meditation and counselling.

Understanding and practicing the principles of Ayurveda is one of the best investments of our time on this planet. Our education programmes, led by Dr Deepika Rodrigo with decades of service to her patients and students, are a true study of Ayurveda. The result is an experience of profound personal transformation through unfolding awareness. Our students come from around the world and divers professions and backgrounds sharing a community which contributes to the elevation of the collective consciousness.”


Inspiration behind the institute

Born out of the ever expanding work of the Ayurvedic Clinic, the Institute and the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals operate together in symbiosis as a tripartite centre to offer an unparalleled level of support to educate students and raise public awareness of Ayurveda.

Professionally accredited

All courses are fully accredited by the CMA (Complementary Medical Association). Qualify and practice as an Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Nutrition Consultant or Ayurvedic Massage Therapist.

Vocational training

Unparalleled vocational training to prepare for practice. Intensive tutor-supervised consultations with real clinic patients or hands-on supervised practice in massage therapy

Learn from the experts

Our two principle lecturers together have over 50 years in clinical experience as Ayurvedic physicians. Led by Dr Deepika Rodrigo who is widely recognised as a major driving force behind the growth of Ayurveda in the UK, educating leaders in the field for 20 years.
Ayurveda E-Learning


Live-streamed and fully interactive. The in-classroom experience from your home anywhere in the world. Connect with our doctors and practitioners in real time and personal dialogue

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Student Testimonials

  • Learning Ayurveda from such an experienced practitioner has added a profound insight into my own understanding of the function of the human body.

    Dr Rachel Pandit, M.D.
    Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Dr Deepika not only enabled me to find my way back to health but also encouraged me in my work as an integrative doctor and medical nutritionist. I learned a lot from her and would recommend her to others.

    Dr Eleni Tsiompanou
    Health Being Institute Physician, Nutritional Medicine, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Integrative Oncology
  • The monthly immersion weekends are so well delivered using online technology, that I feel as if I’m actually in the classroom in London whilst in Australia.

    Claire Sparks
  • To study with Dr Deepika is to receive authentic Ayurvedic training from a gifted doctor and teacher. Dr Deepika imparts her wisdom with warmth, humour, patience and generosity, making learning with her a truly enriching experience.

    Jill Cartwright
  • I can honestly say that Dr Deepika has been a significant influence in turning my life around.  Her profound experience and understanding of the philosophy, the science, and the application of Ayurveda to everyday life is shared with great enthusiasm and an adaptability to the individual.

    Laura Hancock
  • Two words describe what the course is for me – Spiritual Nourishment

    Corrine Hapak
  • As a student, I felt that I was learning what’s applicable in a western society, without compromising the authenticity or beauty of its tradition.  The classes were incredibly interactive and informative.  Thank you Dr Deepika

    Tatiana Orlova
  • Dr Deepika’s passion for Ayurveda is contagious.  Her humanistic and humorous approach to treating, teaching and helping others is refreshingly unique and inspiring.


Why learn with us

Newest teaching technology

Fully interactive live-streamed classes, library of recorded lectures, tele-classes and online advisory and tutorial forums

Prepare for all aspects of practice

Expert practice development training, specially designed Ayurvedic supplements & oils at cost price, free professional advisory service and support after qualification

Full spectrum of Ayurvedic education

Trilogy of diplomas towards Ayurvedic Practitioner level, Massage Therapy, Panchakarma technician training and much more

Authentic & experiential training

Teaching from the classical Sanskrit texts, traditional treatments through the media of long serving clinical experience and in-class continual practice

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