Graduates about the College

Graduates Success Story19 Feb


Douggie Hyde: Past pupil of Ayurveda College

My name is Douggie Hyde and I graduated from Ayurveda College in June 2007 with an Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda. When I embarked upon this journey I didn’t realize how much it would reshape my life.  It has not only provided me with a new career but a whole new outlook. After graduation I returned to Ireland to set up a practice with my partner Yvette. I am delighted to say that our clinic is gaining momentum and people are responding positively to this ancient science and its’ traditional values. Words cannot convey how much I deeply appreciate the guidance that Jason Chandler has provided me.

 My experience at the college was tremendous and more importantly the training I received was excellent. Classes were always fascinating and the Ayurvedic treatments were taught in a fun & easy to learn manner. After having studied in a formal university I found the delivery of the lectures at the college refreshing. Often the content was linked with real life events & stories. Personally, this made the information more comprehendible & easy to retain (even now these stories spring to mind in my day-to-day practice). There was never a dull moment at the college, Jason would always infuse the day with humour, stories, personal experiences and such a phenomenal wealth of knowledge it was hard to get bored. I also really enjoyed the practical side of things, such as learning how to make medicines (always an exciting affair) & how to cook. The knowledge of combining tastes, spices & ingredients was an integral part of the course and one that offered great satisfaction, particularly for my taste buds (fond memories of sweet semolina and tasty pakoras still make my mouth water).

 When I decided to open up my own clinic in Ireland, I felt prepared as Jason’s steadfast belief in Ayurveda instilled in me both a confidence in what I was practicing and in my abilities as a practitioner. The importance of effective communication was always highlighted. The ability to listen, observe and respond in a kind and effective manner is a prized skill and was always taught and encouraged by Jason. The support I received from Jason & Nadja at the college and student clinic provided a wealth of knowledge that allowed an easy transition to my own clinical practice. At the student clinic we gained invaluable experience in the day-to-day running of a clinic. We got to treat real clients with real problems. We were encouraged to take & discuss many clinical cases, provide treatments and develop health plans for clients.

 Although studying at Ayurveda College was often challenging there were many times that my belly hurt from laughing; even when doing Ayurvedic cleanses we still had fun. I would advise any current/prospective students to take every opportunity to spend as much time as possible learning from such wonderful and experienced teachers. Ayurveda College is more than a college; it’s like a family and even though I am now living on the opposite side of the world I still feel very connected.

 To find out more about my clinic & what I’m doing now visit

Graduates about the College

John & Helen about us11 Feb

“We have both enjoyed the Nationally Recognised Full time course, Cert IV & Advanced Diploma in Ayurveda at the Ayurveda College. We graduated from the College with an Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda in 2007.Having backgrounds in nursing & naturopathy respectively we both consider our training at the Ayurveda College as invaluable. It provided us with the vital knowledge & tools necessary to practice effectively within the community we serve. Since graduating, we are both working as a team delivering the full range of Ayurvedic therapies including: Lifestyle Consultations, Ayurvedic Massage, oil & steam therapies etc. We have a clinic every Thursday at the Nimbin Apothecary and also do Home visits.

We highly recommend this hands on practical training course to anyone who wants to embrace Ayurveda in their life and to use it as a Career path.”

John Mc Laren and Helen Cameron

College News

Shirodhara02 Feb

Pouring of warm oil to the forehead/third eye center in a continuous stream to relax the mind and body and enhance a feeling of well being. It assists in reducing stress, anxiety and sleeplessness. Shirodhara  enables the natural expansion of conciousness, leading to experience your natural state of bliss. It assists in the proper utilization of Prana.

College News

Working day and night02 Jan


Roy und Nadja arbeiten Tag und Nacht an der neuen Homepage für das Ayurveda House.

Die Startseite ist schon fertig. Es fehlen nur noch ein paar Inhalte, dann kann die neue Seite online gehen. Leider fliegt Nadja morgen wieder zurück nach Downunder


The meaning of Ayurveda

Ayurveda means “The Science of Healthy Living” or “The Art of Healing”.
It is acknowledged to be the world’s most ancient & wholistic health care system. Ayurveda has been handed down over thousands of years as an oral tradition (Until the last 5000 years). Originally from India, Ayurveda is now gaining prominence throughout the world. Read more

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