Dr William (Bill) Courson

William (“Bill”) Courson was director and principal instructor of the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda, in Montclair, New Jersey and is currently Dean of Academic Affairs and Institutional Development and a faculty member at the Sai Ayurvedic College of Miami, Florida.

General information

William (“Bill”) Courson was director and principal instructor of the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda, in Montclair, New Jersey and is currently Dean of Academic Affairs and Institutional Development and a faculty member at the Sai Ayurvedic College of Miami, Florida as well as Dean of Students and faculty member at the Bodhananda Vedic Institute School of Ayurveda in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

A retired corporate and managerial accountant, he has been a lifelong student and of and writer on the themes of traditional healing, alternative and complementary medicine (focusing on Ayurveda and Homeopathy), spirituality and health, and eastern and western alchemy.

In addition to his practice at Montclair Ayurveda in New Jersey, Bill consults in Miami, Florida and in southwestern Michigan. He is a certified advanced herbalist with special interests in the fields of Ayurveda as well as traditional western Medicine (TWM) and energetic healing through ‘subtle therapies’ and has authored numerous professional and popular articles in these fields. Bill is a Reiki Master/Teacher in the traditional Usui lineage. He has taught professional level courses in all of these disciplines, and was invited to train aspiring physicians and others in Reiki at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Medical School.

Key Facts

Bill holds diplomas and certifications in advanced (Western) herbal medicine, Bach flower essence therapy, a diploma in homeopathy from the School of Natural Health Sciences, a Diploma in Ayurvedic Science from the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda and a Bachelor of Vedic Studies (Ayurveda) abd Doctor of Ayurveda degree from the Sai Ayurvedic College of Miami. 

He is registred as a Level III (“Doctor of Ayurveda”) professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association in the United States of America.