Council for Ayurveda Credentialing (CAC)
The Council

The Council for Ayurveda Credentialing's Council is composed of Ayurveda Educators, Health Counselors, Practitioners, Vaidyas (India-trained Ayurveda Physicians) and Medical Doctors volunteering their time and expertise towards the common goal of creating world-class standards for accreditation.  


The criteria used to identify and select Council Members includes that they have 1 or more of the following:

  • Be active practitioners of Ayurveda in the USA

  • Be active educators in Ayurveda educational programs in the USA

  • Have a background and training as Ayurveda professionals

  • Have academic training in at least two health disciplines

  • Embrace the value of inclusive and collaborative efforts

As an independent organization, the Council of Ayurveda Credentialing can ensure that it creates standards that reflect the interest of all stakeholders in the Ayurveda community.   

Board & Committee Members

The work of the Council for Ayurveda Credentialing is accomplished and organized by the volunteer members of 7 standing committees.  Each committee ensures effective communication, collaboration and coordination of tasks.  

Executive Committee
Legal Committee
Accreditation Committee

Dr. Frances Yahia

Monique Blake

Website Development Committee

If you are interested in volunteering to support the mission of CAC, Email us at

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 Bringing Ayurveda into the mainstream through

accreditation of Ayurveda programs,

as a basis for its acceptance as a licensed profession.