Alvas Naturopathy & Yogic Science

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Alvas Naturopathy & Yogic Science



Alvas Naturopathy & Yogic Science is a vision of philanthropist and connoisseur. Dr. M. Mohan Alva. It came into its nascent existence in the year 2003.Today, within a short span it has catapulted into an epitome of quality of education in the field of naturopathy and yogic sciences rivaling the best institution in the country. It is also an abode of rich cultural and traditional extravaganza of the country as it has a vibrant mix of students from across the country and abroad, which cherish moment of their stay here.

Moodbidri is a bustling temple town with air of progressiveness on the long winding NH-13, 35 kms from coastal town of Mangalore. Richly-laden with coconut palms and exotic floras. Picture perfect destination tucked away in the green valleys down the scenic on its far west. Also known for its easy going and highly literate population.

It houses a tropical weather with relatively high humidity. The temperature ranges between 27 to 34 Celsius. It is one of those places where the southwest monsoon first touches the Indian shore, beginning with heavy to very spells in June lasting until occasional shower in the month of October.





Naturopathy is not just a system of medicine but a way of life based mainly on the ancient practice of the application of the simple laws of nature. It is call to “Return to Nature” and to resort to simple way of living in harmony with the self, society and environment. Naturopathy provides not only a simple practice approach to the management of disease, but a firm theoretical basis which is applicable to all the holistic medical care. It is based on various drugless treatments like Magneto therapy, Massage therapy, Physiotherapy, Reflexology, Chromo therapy, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Yoga therapy, Psychology, Diet and Fastingtherapy. A nature cure physician helps in Nature’s effort to overcome disease by applying correct natural modalities and controlling the natural forces to work within safe limits.





Yoga an ancient art of right living developed as a separate medical science. MaharshiPatanjali propounded it in a systematic form, which consists of eight component namely restraint ,observance of austerity, physical postures, breathing exercises, restraining of sense organs ,contemplation, meditation and Samadhi. These steps in the practice of yoga have potential in improvement of social behavior, improvement of physical health, and thereby inducing tranquility and serenity to the mind. The practice of yoga prevents psychosomatic disorders/diseases and improve individual’s resistance and ability to endure stressful situations. It improves the intelligence and memory and develops an integrated psychosomatic personality. Meditation can stabilize emotional changes and prevent abnormal functions of vital organs of the body and control the autonomic nervous system.







Alva’s Theater Study Center


The center ,thus dedicated to the study and research of the theater field. The center aims at training the students in theater art. It makes them full fledged actors and enables them to find a career even in film industry. They perform many Kannada plays every year.


Alva’s Samskrithika Vaibhava


Three hour variety cultural performance by the well trained student artistes of Alva’s. It gives performances on nearly 100 stages in India and abroad for a wide range of audience every year. The students also given training in folklore, classical dance and music by the reputed teachers in that particular art form. The students of this cultural troupe not only become perfect in their art field but also get their Degree education absolutely free under Adoption Scheme.


Alva’s Nudisiri and Alva’s Virasat


Alva’s Education Foundation (R) organizes these two national level festivals as annual celebrations. Dr. Alva got the idea of organizing such a great celebration of art and literature when he got the chance to organize 71st All India Kannada literary Meet (Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahithya Sammelana) in Moodubidire which was a grand success. This success inspired him to start Alva’s Nudisiri, a national level 3 day literary meet to discuss the various issues related to Kannada language and literature and to develop the love for the regional language in the young minds.Organized since 2004. More than 1,00,000 people become a part of this celebration every year. Apart from this Alva’s Virasat a week long cultural extravaganza also celebrated every year to introduce the youth to the richness of Indian art, culture and tradition.  Programs also conducted in the evenings and it attracts more than 3,00,000 art and music lovers from India and abroad every day.


Free Education and Adoption Scheme


Alva’s Education Foundation (R) offers free education to the deserving students . Alva’s is the pioneer to start this scheme in the field of education. Though this scheme poses a huge amount of financial burden to the institution.


Alva’s Kannada Medium School


It is an exemplary Kannada medium school which gives completely free education to selected students under Adoption Scheme. The institution spends more than 8 crore rupees every year to run this school by providing completely free education.

Alva’s Special School , noble school run for the mentally challenged children.  Established in the year 2008 to help such children and their parents. Childrens brought to school and taken back home in the school vehicle. And also given completely free education.


Integration Festivals


Integration festivals like Deepavali, Christmas, Iftar, Mahaveera Jayanthi, Keraleeyam, North Eastern Day, etc also conducted . These celebrations enable the students to love and respect different religions, cultures and traditions of India.




The national festivals like Independence day and Republic day conducted every year .




Alva’s Education Foundation (R) organizes Alva’s Pragathi, a job fair, every year to create job opportunities to the rural youth. More than 300 famous companies take part in this Job Fair. The Job Fair is not specific to the students of Alva’s alone. Any qualified students from anywhere in India can register for this fair.




Alva’s Education Foundation considers sports as an integral part of everyone’s life. So Dr.M.Mohan Alva founded Ekalavya Sports Academy in 1984. Utmost priority and encouragement given to sports aspirants at Alva’s. There are more than 45 excellent coaches training the sports aspirants in different events. The Academy has trained more than 8000 students and produced state level national and international level athletes including Olympics. This has paved a way for many to find a career very easily. Nearly 400 students selected every year based on their talent . Alva’s College of Physical Education established in the year 2005. This enables sports aspirants to pursue their Degree and P.G Education in sports.


Alva’s Education Foundation


Alva’s Education Foundation (R) aims at bringing the talented meritorious children of financially backward. The institution aspires to build the young minds with positive thinking, self discipline, punctuality, aesthetic sense, patriotism, tolerance and respect for the native art, culture & tradition. The institution has been successful in imparting wholesome modern education to the rural children at an affordable fee structure.

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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday Day Off

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