The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine

Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. (Ayurveda) Medical Director, Jupiter Medical Center Dept. of Integrative Medicine Division of Education and Research

Jupiter Medical Center at The Calcagnini Center for Mindfulness
1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, Florida 33458, Suite M-117.2


 (561) 263-MIND (6463); option #2 or (561) 510-3833
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Ayurvedic Healing: Reconnecting With The Source of Life
A Four-Day Residential Intensive Educational Experience
November 7-10, 2016 (Mon. - Thurs.) in West Palm Beach, Florida



The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine (GIAM) is proud to offer a variety of excellent learning opportunities (see "Education" tab for complete list) which includes our bi-annual Advanced Ayurvedic Workshop. This Workshop is our response….Our response to the many students of Ayurveda over many years who have requested authentic and substantive hands-on training in Ayurvedic Medicine. The locations and techniques of marma points…pulse interpretation…bija mantra…massage techniques…herbal preparation…

This powerful four-day residential workshop which takes place in West Palm Beach, Florida is a clear and comprehensive presentation of the theoretical foundations and the practical application of Ayurveda, the natural system of healing which originated in ancient India. This workshop is open to students of all levels but is most suitable for those already having a grasp of the basic principles of Ayurveda and are now searching for more advanced knowledge.

We have conducted this workshop for more than twenty years in New York and are now continuing the tradition at our facility in the beautiful environment of West Palm Beach.

Guided by Prof. Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. (Ayurveda), participants will be immersed an eight-part learning and natural experiential process that explores how ancient teachings and modern scientific knowledge can be integrated into a genuine program for mind-body wellness. Founded on the Ayurvedic principle that "health is the harmonious functioning of our consciousness, mind, body, and environment", this Ayurvedic Healing workshop will teach how to practically apply these enduring healing principles and practices into your daily life. Room, board, daily yoga and meditation, and a unique 50-page syllabus are included.

Workshop Objectives

The workshop, at The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine includes:

  • a detailed explanation of the five elements and three doshas
  • determination of your personal mind-body constitution (dosha)
  • instruction in Ayurvedic Pulse Interpretation
  • principles of sattvic nutrition
  • instruction in Ayurvedic self-massage
  • use of common marma points
  • clinical use of common Ayurvedic herbal medicines
  • practical preparation methods of Ayurvedic kvathas (decoctions) and phantas (infusions)
  • instruction in the use of bija mantra
  • a complete review of healthful daily and seasonal mind and body practices
  • Special 50 page syllabus written exclusively for the workshop
  • Room and Board for the full four day event

As a complement to the nutritional wisdom taught, each day you will enjoy sumptuous Ayurvedic vegetarian meals. Authentic Ayurvedic massage and steam treatment will also be available for a small additional cost (special workshop fee). You will be inspired, enlightened and delighted to have been a part of this weekend. Please note that due to group interest and time spent on particular subjects, other subjects may be shortened or eliminated.


Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. is one of the country’s leading authorities and researchers in Ayurvedic Medicine. Dr. Gerson received his initial formal training in Ayurvedic Medicine at the Ayurvedic College in Trivandrum, India and subsequently earned his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Ayurveda at the prestigious Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya and the Pune University. He was awarded his Fellowship in Ayurveda from the Institute of Indian Medicine, also in Pune. He is now an Associate Professor at Pune University, Faculty of Ayurved. He received his conventional medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he helped to establish that institution’s first course for medical students on alternative medical treatments. He has served as an advisor to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the NIH, the National Cancer Institute, and several other institutions. Dr. Gerson is also the executive director of The Foundation for Holistic Medical Research, a 501C-3 non-profit organization that objectively evaluates complementary medical therapies for safety and efficacy. Dr. Gerson sees private patients in his NYC medical practice and is Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College.

November 7-10, 2016
$1395. ($1200 for Registration prior to Sept. 15, 2015.
Deposit $500 to reserve (non-refundable); Full Payment due 1 week prior to Workshop.

Roundtrip airfare (or other travel expenses) not included. 

Refund Policy: $500 deposit is Non-Refundable. Prior to 30 days-50% refund, not including $500 Deposit; No Refund within 30 days of event. Please note within 30 days we can not issue refunds or credits for any reason including illness, weather, travel issues or other acts of God, etc. Your registration for the Workshop signifies your agreement with this policy.)

Limited to 10 participants
To Register: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Call: (561) 510-3833