Online Ayurveda School with onsite internship

Narayana Ayurveda and Yoga Academy (N.A.Y.A) is a well-respected and premier Ayurveda college in the state of Texas. Our professional Ayurveda Seminars are approved and regulated by Texas Workforce Commission-Career School and Colleges.


Narayana Ayurveda and Yoga Academy has been reviewed and recognized as providing training at the professional membership level of Ayurvedic Health Counselor by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.


Narayana is also a member of T.A.P.A.S -Texas Ayurveda Professionals Association.

We offer affordable tuition, flexible payment plans, hybrid training online with some in-person portion, rigorous traditional ayurveda content from ancient texts, have highly qualified teachers, and are women and nutrition centered.

Text or call us at: ‪(512) 761-7563‬

Buy Ayurveda book by our Director Monica Groover-Ayurveda and the Feminine

Ayurveda Counselor is offered in two tracks. Online Track which is online classes only, and, has a discounted price. Hybrid Track is non-discounted and includes in-person sessions.
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Ayurveda Counselor-September 29, 2022-September 2023

Online Sessions- Tuesdays 7 PM, Thursday 7 PM, Sunday 8 am (Sunday switches to Saturday after 4 months)
In-person Sessions-
2022- Sept 11, Oct 1 & 2, Dec 4 (All day)
2023- Jan 28 & 29, Feb 26, March 25-26, April 29-30, May 27,28 & 29, June 25 (Dates for 2023 maybe subject to change)

Applications open till August 25, 2022. Late admissions are allowed on a case-by-case basis. Please fill out the application form in order to be considered for late admission.

March Group Schedule


Saturday-8 AM - 12 Noon Central (4 hrs per week)
Sunday-8 AM - 12 Noon Central (4 hrs per week)
Thursday-7 PM Central (90 min per week apx.)
Mondays- Noon (once a month. Time TBD-1-4 hrs per month)
In-person sessions (16-18 hours for the weekend apx.)

(We have 5 terms. Each term either has a Saturday OR a sunday. we change the schedule every two terms. Most classes are recorded and are available for viewing.)

Jan -Dec 2022 - In-person Internship Schedule

Weekend 1- Sat/Sun  Feb 26, 27* in person
Weekend 2- Sat/Sun March 26, March 27 * in person
Weekend 3- Sat/Sun April 23-24 * in person
Weekend 4- Sat/Sun May 28-29 * in person
Weekend 5- Sat/Sun June 25-26 * online
JUNE 28 thru July 29 CLOSED for Summer Break
Weekend 6- Sat/Sun July 30, 31* in person
Weekend 7- Sept 11 2022
Weekend 8-Sat/Sun Oct 1 and 2* in person
Weekend 9- Dec 4, 2022
Dec 5, 2022 thru Jan 6, 2023-Closed for Winter Break
Thursdays - Jan-Nov 2022 7 pm -8.30 pm (online. 2-3 times a month)
2023 Internship Dates

2022- Sept 11, Oct 1 & 2, Dec 4 (All day)
2023- Jan 28 & 29, Feb 26, March 25-26, April 29-30, May 27,28 & 29, June 25 (Dates for 2023 maybe subject to change)

*We require a minimum of 6 persons to sign up to do this in a classroom at St Edwards University If there are less than 6 persons, we may switch to online only. And/Or, we will have a few onsite students come in for a private mentorship.

*Please note that the dates may be subject to change if Austin reaches Stage 4 again, or, similar circumstances. Our schedule is summer to summer-so from August 1st 2021 to July 31st, 2022.
INTERNSHIP will be offered both Online and In-person starting Jan 1st, 2022.


“As per NAMA requirement, Counselor cohort beginning on or after January 1, 2022 (Fall of 2021), live in-person internships will be mandatory and will begin per state and local public health guidelines, for students wishing to take the Ayurveda Counselor NAMA Board Exam. If a student enrolled before January 2022--this does not apply to them.”

Text or call us at: ‪(512) 761-7563‬

Graduates in good standing are eligible to sit for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association Certification Board exam at the Ayurvedic Health Counselor level and upon passage may apply for NAMA professional membership*.
*Provided the students pass the NAMA CB exam.

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You can also book an Ayurveda consultation with an Ayurvedic Vaidya or an Ayurvedic practitioner. (Student consults are only available once a month and posted separately)

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