NAIC: ACNM Doctor of Arts Traditional and Indigenous Medicine (DSTIM- Barefoot Doctor): Semester ONE

NAIC: American College of Natural Medicine: "Bare Foot Doctor" Fast Track Doctoral Degree Program

Traditional & Indigenous Medicine Doctor of Sacred Arts Diploma Programs: Semester One

These are selected course completion blocks in more than ten different specified areas of online study, e.g., Classical Ayurveda, Filipino Hilot-Ablon, Folk Remedies, Shamanism, Herbalist Studies, Electro-therapy, Nutrition/Dietetics Studies, and more. These designated block courses are completed entirely online as well. Courses are successfully completed within the specified course outline required for graduation; upon finishing all courses within the Course Block, the candidate is issued a final Diploma from the Registrar’s office. Students study independently and are allocated one year for successful completion. Includes required pre-requisite coursework: SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy (Pre-requisite Live or On-Line). Your Choice! Graduates qualify for N.A.I.C. Legal Authorization to practice!

Topics for Semester ONE: Online Resource Library:

  1. Traditional Native American and Indigenous Aboriginal Medicine: 1
  2. Classical Indian Ayurveda Essentials (Specific Area of emphasis

Additional Requirements for First Semester:

  1. SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy (Pre-requisite Live or On-Line: Not Included in Full Tuition… At additional cost.)
  2. Universal Class: Pre-requisite: 17 Individual Pre-med courses. (20hr. Included) (May be waived with a previous qualifying medical degree)
  3. Easy Advanced Ayurveda Medicine (Dr. Hebbar Faculty): 180 lessons/ 300 hr. Course included!
  4. Natural Solutions for Corona, Flu, and Novel Viral Infections

IMPORTANT NOTE! Don't wait! As soon as you complete D.S.TI.M. Semester One coursework, email for access to Semester Two immediately! You're in charge of your pacing and progress!

Course Curriculum

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Courses Included with Purchase

Natural Solutions for Infections for Ayurveda and Thai Yoga Therapist
How to treat chronic and acute infections naturally!
Dr. Anthony B. James
Natural Solutions for Corona, Flu and Novel Viral Infections
Corona Strategies for Yogi's and Healers Updated May 3, 2022
Dr. Anthony B. James
Ayurveda Essentials: DSTIM Core Course
NAIC: American College of Natural Medicine: "Bare Foot Doctor" Fast Track Doctoral Degree Program
Dr. Anthony B. James
Traditional Native American and Indigenous Aboriginal Medicine: 101 (DSTIM)
NAIC: SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine: "Bare Foot Doctor" Fast Track Doctoral Degree Program
Dr. Anthony B. James

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Your Instructor

Dr. Anthony B. James
Dr. Anthony B. James

Prof. Anthony B. James MSc.(Clinical Herbology), DNM(C), ND(T), MD(AM), DOM(Acu), DPHC(h.c.), Ph.D. (IM), Ph.D. (Hospitaller Medicine h.c.), DMM, RAAP, UTTS, MSGR./CHEV., Ordained Native Monsignor-Native Bishop, Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church of the East in Brazil, Dean, Professor, Director of Education and Traditional Medicine AAPNA.Advisory Board Member
Professor- Teacher, Physician, Registered Ayurveda Doctor (Vidya), Chriistian Minister, Healer, Therapist... Florida, USA

Anthony B. James was one of the first Westerners ever recognized in Thailand as an authentic Thai Traditional Medicine teacher and Ajahn or professor; where his work is known and honored throughout the country by the Royal Thai Gov't Ministries of Thai Traditional Medicine, Thai Department of Commerce and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TOT- Friend of Thailand Awardee recipient), Wat Po Association of Thai Traditional Medical Schools registered AJAHN (Ajahn)/ Professor of Thai Traditional Medicine. He is a teacher of Thai Ayurveda, Classical Indian Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedic astrology (Thai Korosot Astrology), who shows how Yoga and Vedic systems of knowledge interface for optimizing our human potential.

A.A.P.N.A. Advisory Board Member and Registered Ayurvedic Doctor R.A.D. (A.A.P.N.A.) practicing Ayurveda Medicine and therapy for over 39 years. His books include "Ayurveda of Thailand- The A.A.P.N.A. Veda Vyasa Award Recipient for 2017", "Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice," as several Telly Award-winning Video Documentaries on Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Yoga Therapy. He is currently the director of the N.A.I.C.: American College of Natural Medicine, A.C.N.M.School of Ayurveda Medicine and Thai Yoga Center, Staff and Faculty for Oriental Medicine Doctoral program of the PanAmerican School of Natural Medicine- Nevis West Indies, and on the editorial board for the magazine "International Journal of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine."

Dr. James has a forty-year background in natural healing, including the systems of Native American Medicine, Thai Ayurveda, Classical Indian Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Western Herbalism, and Vedic Astrology. He has an M.D.(AM) degree, Board Certified Naturopathic Degree, two doctoral degrees in Natural Medicine, an O.M.D. (Acupuncture), and a doctorate/Ph.D. in Indigenous Medicine and Monastic Medicine. Dr. James also holds a Masters's in Clinical Herbology and has taught herbal medicine for several years. He is the dean of the A.C.N.M.: American College of Natural Medicine, the School of Ayurveda Medicine, and the Thai Yoga Center schools and programs. Dr. James is the author of numerous books, articles, and hundreds of educational videos focused on Ayurveda and related topics. For many years, he has presented seminars and at national and international medical conferences, including A.A.P.N.A.

In addition to his interest and research into his family's Native American Religious and medical heritage, Dr. James is an ordained priest and Monsignor of the Sacred Medical Order of The Church of Hope (S.M.O.CH./ S.M.O.K.H.). The Church of Hope is a unique and sacred ministry of monastic medicine, sanctified healing, ecclesiastical medicine, holistic medicine, and indigenous medicines as part of religious doctrine, where he is working to integrate Ayurveda and Complimentary Medicine into the Monastic Medical Tradition of the church.

In September 2016, Ajahn James published a comprehensive textbook titled "Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy, "Meta Journal Press. This new book details Ayurveda's authentic history and genuine practices, philosophy, and religious therapeutics in Thailand.

Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society

November 30th. 2009, Ajahn, Dr. Anthony James receives LifeTime Membership Recognition with the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society (U.T.T.S.). The award was presented by Mr. Aram Amaradit (Dr. Amratisha), Member of Parliament of Surin Province, Chairman of the Committee on Public Health, President, and founder: Of the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, Ministry on Public Health, Thailand. U.T.T.S. Life Time recognition (Thai Traditional Medicine/ Thai Traditional Massage) credentials #520121896. The credentials were issued in the offices of The Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand.

Anthony James, Life Time Member UTTS

Ajahn, Dr. James studied under the former Grandmaster Ajahn Sintorn Chaichagun at the Shivagakomarpaj Traditional Medicine Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from 1988 to 1995. He maintained a working relationship with his mentor in the Northern style, Grand Master Sintorn, and "The Old Medicine Hospital" until Grand Master Sintorn's passing in 2005.

Ajahn, Dr. James was the original founder and chief Teacher for the International Thai Therapists Association 1992-2012, to fairly represent the traditional Thai Yoga and Thai Massage practiced primarily in the US. Dr. James specializes in Native American Medicine, Thai medical theory, Asian history, Ayurveda, and Theravada Buddhism. In 2006, he was granted Ajahn/ professor and Master Thai Traditional Medicine: Thai Yoga/ Thai Massage Teacher status through the Anantasuk system (Hua Hin Thailand), recognized by the Wat Po Association. The Wangklaikangwon Industrial College Dean and Educational Director, Dr. Surasak Srinoi, presented the award.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and access ends in 24 months from initial enrollment. During these 24 months access period It the course is self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. However as per the written enrollment agreement issued when you initially registered any lapse over 90 days, consequitive, will incur a suspension, requiring a re-enrollment penalty for $200.00 first time. Second lapse same penalty with $500.00 re-enrollment fee. Consult your NAIC Enrollment agreement for details.
How long do I have access to the course?
We have estimated the average student takes between 7 and 12 months to complete this course including the required pre-requisite. From the date of enrollment you will have 24 months to complete this course. Extension for time over the initial 24 months will be billed at $150.00 per month until graduation and or student voluntarily with draws from program with written notice to NAIC, Inc.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! However, as this course is based on a donation to the Native American Indigenous Church as a "Seminary". The NAIC Cancellation and or Refund Policy applies...

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