FAQs about the Pulse and Marma E-Course

We have been receiving several questions about Vaidya’s upcoming course, here are some helpful answers.

Question: what material does the course exactly entail? – upon registration, each course participant will receive the following:
  • printed material, this is the unpublished textbook of SVA Pulse and Marma put together by Vaidya for the purpose of this course. It will introduce you to the key concepts and terminology that you need to familiarize yourself with as part of your learning process. You are responsible for this material.
  • A 1 hour footage of Vaidya lecturing on the subject of the first chapter or first installment of the pulse course – this will be an electronic link that you will have access to watch on-line anytime for as long as you are registered for the course.
  • A private forum open for all course participants to discuss the ongoing material with each other, as well as ask questions to Vaidya
  • A 1 hour/month live audio and skype conference with Vaidya covering the material of that month.
  • You will be expected to put in approximately a total of at least 10 hours a month towards acquiring the material of the month under discussion.

Question: How many hours will I have completed at the end of the course? 

  • 900 hours (10 hours/month) plus 16 hours (weekend practicum in person attendance) for a total of 916 hours of SVA Pulse and Marma.

Question: When does the course start and when will I receive the course material(s)?

  • The course will be inaugurated on Friday July 18, 2014 at 6:14am (PST).
  • You will receive the first installment of the course notes, along with access to the first hour of video right after registration is closed on July 17. Most material will be sent via email. Snail-mail may be used for exceptions.
  • Thereafter, you will receive the material for each month’s course on the 1st of the month
  • Vaidya will be holding an audio/skype live conference call on the last Saturday of each month – with the exception of December, the conference will be held on December 20, 2014, to allow course participants holiday travel time.

Question: When and where is the practicum going to be held?

  • The practicum will be held on the last weekend of April 2015, the weekend of 24-26.  Arrive by 1:30pm for registration. The Friday session will include registration and a brief gathering. The actual practicum will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm.
  • The practicum will be held in Chatsworth California, at Vaidya Mishra’s Prana Center.

Please note that SVA practitioners Dr. Marianne Teitelbaum and Dr. Douglas Beech will also be part of the course, and they will be sharing their experience and stories and feedback with the group.