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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine: Online Degree Program

A new entry for the online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine coming in August, 2018. This three-year program is designed for those who want to become experts in natural, holistic health care, and, at the same time, unfold their inner potential.

The major focus of this program is on the physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders from the perspective of Maharishi AyurVeda. The curriculum is also integrative because it includes coursework in other natural systems as well as modern medical knowledge. Many lessons...

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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Degree Program: Student Highlight

In early June, 2016, I had the pleasure of interviewing two excellent students in the online MS program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine. Both students, Shellie Lackman and Rick Dunstan, are about to complete the second year of this 3-year program.

Shellie Lackman:

Shellie was naturally attracted to the MS in MAVIM program because she has been committed to healthy living all of her life. She came by this interest naturally because both of her parents were very health conscious.

But her study of Maharishi AyurVeda has taken her...

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MUM Pre-med Student Pursues Career As Integrative MD

I recently spoke with one of our star students, David Wright. In our discussion we talked about his experience at MIU and future goal of becoming a Doctor of Integrative Medicine:

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Maharishi AyurVeda Students Appear on Local Radio Station

Students from faculty member Dinesh Gyawali’s Maharishi AyurVedaSM Wellness Consultant Practicum course recently appeared on KRUU-FM, Fairfield’s local radio station, to talk about their experiences as developing AyurVedic consultants.

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Angela Seng Revives Traditional Herbal Medicine

Prior to coming to MIU, Angela Seng worked as manager of an essential oil manufacturing company. She didn’t consider going to college until she became interested in holistic health and sustainability and discovered MIU.

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Dr. Paul Morehead Presents on Veda in Physiology

On February 29th, 2016, Dr. Paul Morehead of MUM’s Department of Physiology and Health gave a lecture about how the Vedic Literature, or “Veda” relates to the human physiology.

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Physiology and Health Department Hosts Games Day for Students

Every semester, MIU’s department of Physiology and Health hosts a games day for its students. It’s an opportunity for new students, current students, faculty members and staff to come together to get to know each other better and bond over fun, games and some snacks.

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Physiology & Health Students Treated To An Edible Educational Experience

MIU’s department of Physiology and Health held an ayurvedic cooking demonstration for its Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant track and Pre-Integrative Medicine students.

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Varsha Khatri: Illuminated Health

I spoke with Varsha Khatri a few weeks ago when she came to Fairfield to visit her alma mater. She is a graduate of the BA degree in Physiology and Health in 2008, and about 3 years ago, she settled with her husband in London—where she was born. There, she began a health practice called Illuminated Health which has become quite successful. Varsha utilizes Maharishi AyurVeda, yoga, nutrition and herbal medicine to help her clients achieve balance and health. The word about Varsha and Illuminated Health is spreading.


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