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Katie & Shakti School Staff

Shakti School’s mission is to uplift and nurture feminine-form Ayurveda & yoga, and the rise of women stepping into their spiritual and creative authority. Shakti School’s offerings are an amalgamation of lead teacher and founder Katie Silcox and the team’s journey through yoga and the holistic health movement. Katie Silcox, M.A. is the New York Times Best-Selling author of the book Healthy, Happy, Sexy - Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women. Holding a Master’s Degree in the Ayurveda Sciences, Katie is an internationally-recognized teacher, mentor to women and inspirer of hearts and minds. She is renowned for her depth of study, her ability to present the complexities of ancient wisdom in a practical, life-affirming manner, as well as her unique capacity to distill the teachings with southern-belle humor and grace.

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About this Course

Shakti Ayurveda School – Level 2

The Level 2 Ayurvedic Health Counselor certification is a 300-hour yearlong study for graduates of the level 1 program who want to deepen their application of feminine-form medicine for an even greater impact on their growth, and the well-being of their clients.

Level 2 Begins in March | Enrollment is Now Open


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The Program

Level 2 - Ayurvedic Health Counselor

The Divine Feminine has called.

She wants you, your friends, family and communities to return to the simplest, but most powerful, ways of caring for themselves.

In Level 1 you learned about the HER rhythms, the cycles of nature, how to use food, and the elements to become the version of you that shines the brightest. Together we did deep work, unearthing what is hidden beneath the layers formed by our daily interactions and behaviors. You’re starting to hear the whispers underneath all the noise.

You’ve also learned how to take this wisdom into your community. To educate in the ways of diet and lifestyle that have the potential to drastically change the trajectory of a person’s life.

This ancient science is vast, and we go further still.

Level 2 is an opportunity to learn about the pathology. How dis-ease moves through the layers of the body – subtle to gross. We’ll further explore the ways in which we can read the messages being shared to deeply support each unique individual in finding balance.

You’ll learn additional tools for growth and health to guide yourself and your clients into more spaciousness for becoming. Together we’ll hone your intuition and provide structure for the potential of this knowledge with you at the helm to flourish.

This 300-hour program is perfect for the healer looking to interact in more depth with 1-on-1 clients, and into becoming a conduit for more radical change to take place.

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Core Components of Level 2:

The pathways of dis-ease, how disease developes

Introduction to diagnostic tools including pulse, tongue and eyes

Clinical skills for working with clients, managing client load, and following treatment progress

More therapies for pacifying the doshas, cultivating sattva, and balancing the gunas

Ayurvedic counseling methodologies

Additional ways to identify and treat Ama in the body

Menopause and the crown archetype

Ayurvedic needs of children

Vastu Shastra

Deepening Jyotish Astrology

Clinical nutrition - using food as treatment in common conditions

Women’s Health - Psychology, Sexuality and Somatic/Trauma Unraveling

Pre-Post Natal Ayurveda

Deepending understanding of PMS and Menopause

Ayurvedic approach and response to common conditions

Ayurvedic Herbology - commonly used formulas and healing oils, tinctures, teas, salves and other health-boosting preparations

Marma - Ayurvedic Energy Point Healing

More Ayurvedic Cooking!

Panchakarma - the practice of cleansing and rejuvenation

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What You Will Learn in Level 2:

We continue our study of ancient methods of understanding pathology, disease pathways, women and children’s health, Vedic astrology and the physical diagnostic tools, theory and philosophy for pulse/physical examination to understand imbalance.

Level two also takes the students deeper into Body Yantra - Katie's signature practice of Ayurvedic physiology and energetic anatomy. Business modules will also comprise a large component of Level 2 as you learn how to market and develop Ayurveda to a larger audience.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Level 1 Ayurvedic Wellness Coach program

Shakti School will certify graduates in Divine Feminine Ayurveda that complete all educational and clinical requirements of our Level 1 & Level 2 programs (600-hours total) as Shakti School Ayurvedic Health Counselors, offering you a listing on our directory of certified practitioners.

Looking Ahead: Level 3 is a 50-hour internship, including a week long in-person requirement moving deeper into use of diagnostic techniques, live consultations, therapeutic techniques and role-play. This will satisfy NAMA's 50-hour supervised client contact hours required for professional membership in their directory.