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Bhakti Center Ayurvedic Nutrition & Culinary Training with Bhagavat Life September 2016

Saturday 10th September 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

- $6,955

Ayurvedic Nutrition & Culinary Training presented by Bhagavat Life.

Date – this 250 hour course will be held over 11 weekends, september 2016 – march 2017 (see below for details)
Tuition Feed– single payment – $6,955
payment plan – $2455 down, $1800 payment on July 15 and three $900 payments on August 1, september 1 and october 1.

Tuition covers:
all instruction in the above modules, both onsite and remote
application fee, uniform, tool kit, books, and supplies
all meals and groceries during the training
“family meal”(some weekend nights of modules 2, 3, 4)
student skills workshops in key areas such knife work

Enroll Here
The Ayurvedic Nutrition and Culinary Training (ANACT) is the first of its kind in North America. Now you have the rare opportunity to learn how to cook with simple but specific techniques and ingredients to create delicious meals with tangible healing benefits for the body and mind.

This 250-hour training is suitable for certified Ayurvedic consultants and practitioners, yoga instructors, health chefs, and anyone who wants to learn how to cook and eat according to the principles of Ayurveda. The course includes 11 weekend training sessions, over the course of seven months along with remote learning. See course format and outline below for details.

Students will enjoy the advantages of smaller class size and learning hands-on from SV Ayurveda practitioners, and professionals in culinary arts. The program is vegetarian (no meat, fish, eggs), and it will also accommodate students with dairy-free needs.

The training includes 150 hours of hands-on cooking and 200 hours of face-to-face learning. Lunch meals and sometimes dinners are also included with each training day.

In the ANACT program students will:

Learn the basics of SV Ayurveda theory as described in the ancient texts and as it particularly relates to food and healing in our day and age

Identify ingredients according to their biochemical and bio-qualitative properties

Understand the dosha-balancing properties of foods and spices based on their taste, potency, post-digestive effect, and unique healing benefits

Learn the subtleties of making, preserving, and using various herbs and spices in cooking

Learn Ayurvedic food compatibility and practice it in menu planning

Become expert in menu planning, food costing, and sourcing

Gain knowledge and confidence in the correct use of kitchen equipment and procedures

Learn a variety of skills and techniques to prepare prana-rich food

Gain high proficiency with knife skills

Learn how to prepare many traditional Ayurvedic recipes

Learn to adapt and transform everyday dishes, and other styles of cuisine, into health-supportive Ayurvedic meals

Learn how to cook Ayurvedic food for people with illness

Be informed of the current trends in ‘healthy eating’ with their relative strengths and weaknesses

Become connected with the source of real food through farm and market visits

Gain perspective of the spiritual aspects of cooking and consciousness

Become trained in how to facilitate cooking classes

Practice plating designs

Learn how to plan and host dining events

Be trained in volume cooking and catering

Apply eco-friendly principles to setting up and running a kitchen

Format
We will begin in September 10th 2016 and the closing session (celebration) will be on March 11th 2016. Onsite trainings will be held on weekends weekends with 11 total training weekends over the course of 7 months. We have included all the dates for these 11 weekend sessions below, in the ANACT Course Outline. Between weekend sessions there will be a small amount of reading and homework, about 2-4 hrs of homework per week. See an outline of the Modules below.

MODULE 1: KNOWLEDGE
September 10-11 and 24-25.

Introduction to SV Ayurveda
Ayurvedic physiology
Criteria for ingredients selection and storage: Identification and classification of their biochemical and bio-qualitative properties
Herbs and spices and Ayurvedic cooking
Foods and common dietary mistakes that make us sick
Ayurvedic principles of compatible and contradictory foods
Menu planning and food costing
Converting modern recipes into Ayurvedic recipes
Healthy eating habits and digestion
Cooking for people with illness
Spiritual aspects of cooking and consciousness
Yoga and Ayurveda
Sourcing
Cooking as an occupation
Sanitation
Qualities of a great cook
Organization, time management, team work
MODULE 2: SKILLS
October 8-9 & 22-23, November 5-6 & 19-20, December 11-12

Equipment
Measurement conversions
Knife skills
Cooking techniques
Food preservation
Recipes: stocks and sauces, salads, vegetables, grains, soups, beverages, cleansing dishes, desserts, homemade dairy products, digestive aids, accompaniments
Recipe adaptation
New recipe creation
MODULE 3: TEACHING
January 14-15 & 28-29

The art of teaching
How to plan a cooking class
Cooking class preparation and set up
Presentation skills
Supporting students one-on-one
Live practice, feedback, and skill development
MODULE 4: DINING EVENTS, HOSTING & STEWARDSHIP
February 11-12 & 25-26
Menu and plating design
Setting the table
Planning and hosting a dining event
The virtuous cycle of enlightened hospitality
Buffet set up and management
Volume cooking and catering
Assessment & Review will also happen on Feb 25-26

March 11 – Graduation

*Generally, each training day will be from 9am to 6pm, with a 60-minute lunch break.

Faculty
The program is taught and directed by Divya Alter, who will be accompanied by several other teachers: The complete faculty is listed here:

Details

Date:
Saturday 10th September 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$6,955
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Organiser

Bhakti Center
Phone:
+1 352 870 7412
Website:
www.bhakticenter.org

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New York – Bhakti Center
25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Phone:
+1 352 870 7412
Website:
www.bhakticenter.org

Details

Date:
Saturday 10th September 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$6,955
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,

Organiser

Bhakti Center
Phone:
+1 352 870 7412
Website:
www.bhakticenter.org

Other

Facebook Event link
https://www.facebook.com/events/926649190795929/
Primary Language
English

Venue

New York – Bhakti Center
25 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
+1 352 870 7412
Website:
www.bhakticenter.org