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Level 1 Yoga Therapies Training


Santa Rosa, California, USA

July 17 - 21st 2019

A system of healing that stands out amongst all bodywork and touch therapies; bringing together the best the world has to offer.

Course Overview

ThaiVedic and BASA Yoga join forces in a transformative training in Holistic Yoga Therapy. 


This 5-day course - 30 hours - will empower you to develop your self-practice according to your Ayurvedic constitution and expand your teaching skills to offer effective one-on-one coaching to your students.


It is accessible to those who have never studied Ayurveda, yet offers a revolutionary, easy-to-apply approach for the seasoned practitioners. Whether you are a yogi looking into deepening your experience or a teacher seeking to broaden your scope of practice, this training is just for you!


Ideal for those who want to:

  • learn how to apply Ayuvedic principles to Yoga in a simple yet individualized and effective way

  •  connect with a world-wide network of healers

  • develop powerful coaching skills in lifestyle, meditation and pranayama

  • understand Ayurvedic psychology and its how it relates to Yoga Therapy

Course Objectives


  • To provide an inspiring and enriching learning environment for you to advance your skills as a holistic therapist


  • To support a transformative, spiritual and healing journey; enabling you to learn your individual nature and how to create a life of balance 


  • To welcome you into our close family of worldwide graduates; a group of people you'll be able to grow with for years to come.

Learn From World Class Teachers and Health Experts

Kimmana Nichols


Naturopath and Ayurvedic Teacher Kimmana Nichols is the third generation from an entire family of healers and educators.


Qualified in over 20 modalities of bodywork and medicine, his passion for healing arts and teaching has awakened a wave of Vedic Wisdom changing lives.


He co-created ThaiVedic Systems to merge his modern understandings from massage and touch modalities, with the holistic wisdom and diagnostic system of Ayurveda.

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João Paulo Pereira


João Paulo Pereira is the founder of the BASA Yoga Method and has been teaching yoga since 2001.


The belief that intense disciplined practice is best balanced with play and his unique fusion of breath, awareness, strength, and alignment (BASA) have offered his students a dynamic experience to connect to the living tradition of yoga.


João began his training in Brazil at Universidade de Yôga and in India with Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute. He has trained extensively in the energetics of Hatha Yoga, Pilates, AcroYoga, Yoga Therapy, Shou Shu, among other methods.

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Level 1 Training offers the necessary tools and knowledge to apply for the Bronze Medallion qualification of ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant

ThaiVedic Yoga Qualifications

Level 1 - Bronze Medallion

ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant

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  • Introduction to the Ayurvedic 5 Element System and how to apply the system for balancing lifestyle, diet and Yoga Therapy.

  • How to define the strengths and weakness of each form of Yoga by its elemental dominance.

  • Diagnose an individual’s state of dosha (disease tendency), and which techniques are best to balance each dosha.

  • How to assess and treat the Ayurvedic tri-gunas; known as tamas (stagnation and delusion), rajas (action and desire), and sattva (peace and harmony). How to integrate diets, lifestyle and yoga practices which promote sattva. When sattva dominates, our internal life compass returns to accuracy and self-healing becomes effortless.

  • Meditations, breath practices, and asana to balance the three Ayurvedic disease tendencies.

  • Experience yoga therapy for the feet, spine, hips, and legs.

  • Emphasis in this module is on reawakening our intuition and ability to be guided by spirit. We focus on treating Vata, the source of almost all disease; through meditation, positive psychology, breath practices, and grounding asana.

IPHM Accreditation

Our training is recognised by the IPHM, enabling students to receive insurance and practice in many countries around the globe. 

Upon completion, students will be able to

  • Diagnose a person individually using Ayurvedic principles.

  • Know which yoga techniques are more suited to themselves and students.

  • Treat psychological imbalances and inspire spiritual fulfilment through individualised meditations, pranayamas, and ThaiVedic life coaching.

  • Qualified Asana teachers can  learn to use asana and movement therapies to help muscular and skeletal imbalances in the spine, hips and legs.

  • Receive a completion certificate from ThaiVedic Yoga which certifies students to share “ThaiVedic Inspired” meditations and lifestyle advice.

  • Further embody and perfect your skills by taking part in the “Healers Evolution Program”; where you can receive guidance and feedback on your sessions and ability to use the ThaiVedic system. This can qualify you for the title of  “ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant” and a full Bronze Medallion ranking in the ThaiVedic Practitioner Directory. 

Personal Benefits

  • Deeply understand your body and heal long standing health issues

  • Learn your individual nature and how to create a life of balance

  • Release stress and trauma with customised daily yoga

Professional Benefits

  • Work in an industry that allows you to help others and travel the world

  • Know your clients instantly with the worlds best diagnostic system

  • Provide truly individualised sessions that people rave about

  • Become a qualified health professional that people can trust

  • Be part of an international community of ThaiVedic healers who support your growth and prosperity

Unite with a Worldwide Community

This 5-day Intensive is an incredible opportunity for you to connect with highly skilled professionals in a rich and supportive environment. ThaiVedic is not merely a yoga or healing training; it is a worldwide community committed to sharing wisdom that can change the world. If you are interested in having an ethically sustainable career, sharing what you love, thriving in a community of prosperity and success, working in beautiful places, and bettering the life of those who you come into contact with; then the ThaiVedic community is blossoming with people of the same vision.  Let's grow and thrive together!

Our Training Venue

Soul Yoga

Santa Rosa, California, USA

Our 5-Day training will be held at Soul Yoga Studio in Santa Rosa. 

Nestled in the heart of California’s wine county, Santa Rosa is a perfect destination for combing nature with metropolitan luxury. The Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, a majestic grove of ancient coastal redwood trees, is just a half an hour drive from downtown Santa Rosa.  Santa Rosa is also home to a number of beautiful, pedestrian-friendly shopping centers, complete with small shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Accomodation is not included, which is why the course cost is low.  We would like to allow for those living in the area to be able to commute: and those who do not live in the area to choose accomodation based on their own budget and needs.  There is plenty of free parking at the Yoga Centre.

The price is for tuition only, so transportation and food are also not included.

This course will run Wednesday through Sunday,

9 am - 4:30 pm

  • 9:00 Morning Session (Practical and Theoretical)


  • 12:00 Lunch Break

  • 1:30 Afternoon Session (Theory, Teaching Practice)

  • 4:30 End (Rest, Integrate)

Dates & Investment

July 17th - 21st,  2019

Life Changing Investment

The below cost includes is for tuition only.

Early Bird

FIRST 8 SIGNUPS - Ends 5/17

USD $495

Full Course Tuition

USD $695

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1. What is the ThaiVedic System?

ThaiVedic brings together the world's most effective healing arts, with a special focus on Ayurvedic concepts, Thai massage and Yoga Therapies. We believe these practices to be key to human evolution, happiness, and living spiritually purposeful lives.

ThaiVedic offers a TRULY holistic and integrated system, with three clear and simple paths to restore the wisdom humanity needs.


2. Is accomodation and food included?

Accomodation is not included, which is why the course cost is low. We would like to allow for those living in the area to be able to commute: and those who do not to choose accomodation based on their own budget and needs. The price is for tuition only, so transportation and food are also not included.


3. Do I need Yoga experience to attend this training?

This training will teach an beginner friendly approach to the core concepts in Ayurvedic Medicine, in a very insighful way that makes it easy to apply to Yoga Therapies. Even though a little experience in yoga can be helpful, it is not necessary for participation, for both the seasoned practicioner and newbie alike will get a lot out of it.

4. What if I am not a teacher and just want to deepen my practice?

This training’s main focus is to instruct you on how to build one's personal practice in an individualized fashion according to the knowledge of Ayurveda. For those who already instruct, that will inevitably lead to great teaching. Regardless if you are on a personal quest to develop your personal practice or expand your teachings, you will emerge from this training with a deeper and more clear understanding of the Ayurvedic principles applied to Yoga Therapies.


5. What is the training venue address?

Soul Yoga is located at:


2700 Yulupa Ave #15

Santa Rosa, CA 95405


6. Where should I stay if coming from out of town?

The hotel that is the closest to Soul Yoga is the Flaming Conference Resort and Spa. There are more budget options near downtown Santa Rosa, about 5 miles away. The studio is located in a very residential neighborhood, so AirBnB might be a good option shoud you wish to stay within walking distance from the venue. For those who are more adventurous, the beautiful Spring Lake Park has a


7. What should I bring?

Each day you should bring your yoga mat and a water bottle to stay hydrated. The weather in Santa Rosa is pretty hot during the Summer, so a sweat towel or a change of clothes can come in handy if you sweat a lot. It is Northern California, so layering your clothing is always a good idea, specially when the brisk ocean fog kicks in earlier in the afternoon.


8. Is there food near the studio?

Soul Yoga is conveniently located in a business complex featuring a handful of restaurant options.


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