Centro de Ayurveda, since the year 2000 under the coordination of David Ferreira, was born from the need to bring the world of Ayurvedic Medicine to Portugal as a complementary therapy recognised by the World Health Organization. We seek to strengthen the recognition of this medicine through the quality of our collaborative and innovative, creative and enterprising teaching, in a global space in transformation, oriented towards the new needs of the labour market and lifelong training.
We advocate direct action and of excellence of the Ayurvedic system, reaffirming the Centro’s vision and its positioning as a teaching institution of national and international reference, through:
After the journey made in partnership with Escola de Hidroterapia e Spa Carla Moreira, Centro de Ayurveda has become an independent entity with the ability to train professionals of recognised quality. Since September 2018 we are a DGERT-certified training institution, thus being able to guarantee greater impeccability in training contexts and certification as professional training to new trainees and those interested in Ayurveda in Portugal.
Although based in Lisbon, Centro de Ayurveda provides courses and training in different parts of the country – Lisbon, Évora and Portimão – bringing knowledge and ancient techniques of Ayurveda therapy to those who can not travel to the capital.
As Centro de Ayurveda we seek to:
As part of the end of the Ayurveda Therapy and Consultancy course offered by Escola de Hidroterapia e Spa Carla Moreira in Oporto and Centro de Ayurveda in Cascais, the final year students went on a trip to India with trainer David Ferreira.
There they had the opportunity to attend a series of workshops and presentations given by internationally renowned institutions in Ayurveda. They were also able to visit clinics, spas and training centres specialising in the area, giving them a practical insight into the knowledge acquired throughout the course.