Dancing Shiva: The Home of Yoga and Ayurveda

Dancing Shiva is the original school in America dedicated to an integral approach sharing the wealth of knowledge and wisdom of Ayurveda and Yoga, based on the work of Mas Vidal (Maheshananda) mystic, author, and practitioner of Ayurveda.

The purpose and vision of Dancing Shiva is to integrate the practical approach of Vedanta and India's ancient spiritual traditions to create a platform for teaching and sharing Ayurveda and Yoga.

Dancing Shiva School of Ayurveda and Yoga alongside Mas Vidal’s work aims to inspire individuals to live with a spiritually harmonious attitude and consciousness to recognize that one truth, intelligence, and love exist.

Yoga and Ayurveda Certification Programs

Dancing Shiva's hallmark Yoga & Ayurveda program is now in its 20th year. The original Yoga and Ayurveda certification program unifies both sciences into one complete approach. The school has certified teachers and lifestyle counselors all over the world since 2001.

The Yoga and Ayurveda Programs include:

  • Yoga asana (postural system)
  • Pranayama & Breathwork based on Ayurvedic science of Tri-Doshic system and the Tantra tradition
  • Meditation based on the teachings of Yogananda & Jyotirmayananda
  • Vedantic Philosophy based on the epic scriptures Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita and other Vedic stories
  • Mantra for devotion and in Sanskrit
  • Ayurvedic Dietetics based on dosha, season, for health & wellness including the use of medicinal herbs & spices
  • Vedic Astrology how it relates to Ayurveda and medical karma
  • Learn how to improve sleep and attain a deep sleep state
  • Increase immunity through Ayurvedic practice
  • Understand the nature of the mind and its by-product
  • Discover your dharma and life purpose
  • Experience happiness from within

Discover the various Ayurveda & Yoga training options: 200-hour Online, 300-hour, and our signature Ayurvedic Counselor certification.

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Programs 200 Hour

Dancing Shiva Advanced Ayurveda & yoga teacher training Yoga Post online & in-person 300 hour

Programs 300 Hour

Dancing Shiva Vedic Counselor Certification online & in-person 600 hour

Programs 600 Hour

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Yoga and Ayurvedic Programs

Mas Vidal smiling Ayurveda Counsellor Program with Herbs

Become an Ayurvedic Counselor

The 600-hour Ayurveda Counselor program is focused training future Ayurveda counselors with the fundamental tools of the ancient art of Ayurveda to support disease prevention by transforming and enhancing one's lifestyle.

The Ayurveda Counselor program explores the indepth knowledge and wisdom of Ayurveda and how it can be applied to our modern day lifestyle.

This program is perfect for yoga and meditations teachers looking to expand their teaching skills and bridge the mind-body relationship through diet, lifestyle, herbology, vedic astrology and many other vital factors for optimal health, wellness, and evolution.

Ayurveda Immersion in India

This 15-day Ayurvedic intensive takes place at our affiliate Institute in Pune, India. Students will experience the unique opportunity of participating in specialized classes given by Mas Vidal and the faculty.

Curriculum topics include:

  • Kaya Chikitsa (Internal Ayurvedic Medicine)
  • Pancha Karma (Clinical Ayurvedic Treatments) 
  • Womens Ayurveda-Gynecology or Pre-Post Pregnancy
  • Herbology (Dravyaguna)
  • Ayurvedic Cooking & Nutrition
  • Yoga Asana & Pranayama Therapy according to Ayurvedic Principles.

Ayurvedic Wellness Programs


The customized Restoration Rasayana Ayurvedic program is designed to restore the body from stress, fatigue caused by adrenal burnout, post pregnancy, toxicity and over exposure to the sunlight and the elements. The program supports to restore systemic and hormonal balance, improve sleep, increase skin luster, nails and hair, increase energy and muscular strength, calm emotional triggers and promote longevity.

Program includes detailed day to day explanations of protocols, diet recipes, and other special exercises designed to support your restoration.

Retreats & Events with Mas Vidal

The Yogi Superstore

Sun, Moon and Earth

Sun Moon Earth Book by Mas Vidal, Internationally acclaimed

Available in over 12 countries and it won an award in India.

Mas Yoga Classes

Mas Vidal in anjaneyasana pose

Begin your practice with an invocation

VATA: Strength & Balance
PITTA: Stretch & Relax
KAPHA: Tone & Shape

Donations are kindly appreciated.

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All program students are welcome to enjoy these practices.

The Satsanga Podcast

Join Mas Vidal on epic adventures into the richness of Vedic knowledge and culture of India's wisdom traditions.

Mas Vidal & Dancing Shiva Testimonials

"Each time I get to spend learning with you always has an impact, and the timing almost seems perfect. I would like to say that I am so thankful to have chosen your course to learn Ayurveda. I can't imagine a more authentic channel than the one you provide, via your commitment to the original teachings and the spiritual aspect of Ayurveda. It was exactly what I was looking for."
Sonia, M., Ayurveda Program Student

"Thank you for all the valuable lessons and teachings that you have provided for us in this course. It has benefited my life in countless ways and I feel fortunate to have learned from you."
Christina K., Ayurveda Program Student

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