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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 19–23, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Deep Relaxation, Guided Imagery, and Meditation for Stress Relief

Julie Lusk

Difficult times happen: work stress, sickness, relationship problems, loss, dissatisfaction, confusion. These challenges can help us grow if we’re equipped with the right tools, techniques, and outlook. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 24–26, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reboot: Mindful Autumn Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Reboot your outlook and rejuvenate body, mind, and breath in this masterfully guided, magical getaway in the beautiful Berkshires. Celebrate your vital force with mindful hikes under the open sky in the cool air and natural colors of autumn. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 24–26, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 1

Libby Barnett

Because your body is a constantly changing and renewing energy system, you have the opportunity in every moment to re-create yourself in wholeness. Reiki, a gentle, hands-on healing art of Japanese origin, reconnects you with your ability to heal yourself, others, and animals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 26–28, 2014 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 2

Libby Barnett

Because your body is a constantly changing and renewing energy system, you have the opportunity in every moment to re-create yourself in wholeness. Reiki, a gentle, hands-on healing art of Japanese origin, reconnects you with your ability to heal yourself, others, and animals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
October 26–29, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

What Motivates Change? Translating Theory into Practice

Dana Sturtevant

For helping professionals, health coaches, Ayurvedic practitioners, yoga teachers, and yoga therapists. Learn practical strategies to make your interactions with clients more satisfying and effective. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 26–30, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Immunity-Boosting Yoga Retreat: Silence and Simplicity to Restore Vitality

Larissa Hall Carlson

For yoga practitioners of all levels; no previous yoga experience necessary. This retreat is all about time for you. A silent getaway filled with juicy stretching, deep breathing, simplified meals, and loads of inspiration. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
October 26–31, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Techniques for Mind-Body Integration: Somatic Therapy Training

Anodea Judith

For therapists, energy workers, bodyworkers, and anyone interested in seeking their own healing. Body-based psychotherapy goes quickly to the heart of the issues in our tissues. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Psychologists, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
October 26–31, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Transforming Stress: Mindful Living and the Art of Nourishment

Susan B. Lord and Healthy Living Faculty

Address the impact stress is having on your life. Ultimate self-care involves a resilient response to life’s stressors. Stress can diminish us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, causing suffering and illness. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 28–31, 2014 Tuesday–Friday 3 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki Master Training Levels 1 and 2

Libby Barnett

Becoming a Reiki Master gives you a deeper experience of the extraordinary healing and transformative powers of Reiki. The Reiki Master attunement and symbol strengthen your skill and effectiveness as a Reiki practitioner and enhance your ability to energetically heal, and promote balance on all levels. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 31–November 2, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cooking for Health with Moosewood Restaurant

David Hirsch

Early November is a great time to showcase the bounty of fall in heartier dishes that complement the cooler weather. In this season, the kitchen is a cozy, inviting place to cook sustainable, delicious food that reflects the latest thinking on good nutrition. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
October 31–November 2, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Frontiers of Trauma Treatment: A Weekend Retreat

Bessel van der Kolk and Dana Moore

For health professionals, therapists, yoga instructors, and others interested in the nature of trauma. Overcoming trauma means learning to fully engage in the present without being hijacked by survival-related emotions and sensations. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, Social Workers, Psychologists, Massage and Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 31–November 2, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Medical Intuition Healing Intensive

Mona Lisa Schulz

Do you or a loved one suffer from a nagging condition such as chronic fatigue, Lyme disease, IBS, weight problems, asthma, hormonal imbalances, depression, or anxiety? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 31–November 3, 2014 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Positional Therapy Level 1: An Experiential Approach to Strain-Counterstrain and Muscle Energy Technique

Lee Albert

For bodyworkers, yoga teachers, nurses, chiropractors, and interested individuals. This amazing therapy for recovery from chronic pain is gentle and easy to learn, and works when many other approaches fail. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 2–7, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

How Sweet It Is: Beating the Blood-Sugar Blues (Cancelled)

Lisa B. Nelson, Annie B. Kay, and Healthy Living Faculty

Program cancelled. Learn to live a life of sweetness, without the added sugar. The love affair many Americans have with sugar is filled with more highs and lows than a soap opera. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
November 2–7, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Integrative Nurse Coaching for Health and Wellness: Take Your Nursing Practice to the Next Level

Barbara Dossey and Susan Luck

For registered nurses with an active RN license. Embark upon an exciting journey to reconnect with the vision of caring and healing that originally inspired you to become a nurse. more …

Monday, November 3, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 3–7, 2014 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Positional Therapy Level 2: Strain-Counterstrain and Muscle Energy Technique

Lee Albert

For people who have completed Positional Therapy Level 1. Positional Therapy is a unique program for recovery from chronic pain that can be used for self-healing and with family, friends, and clients. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, Massage and Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 6–9, 2014 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

The Yoga Of Recovery

Aruni Nan Futuronsky

For people working with addictive patterns in themselves or others, in Twelve-Step programs or not. Do you struggle with addictive patterns? Have you unsuccessfully attempted to control negative patterns of thought or behavior? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 9–12, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

The Five Core Skills of Mindfulness: A Direct Path to More Confidence, Joy, and Love

Terry Fralich

Mindfulness is a skill-based path that can powerfully enhance your life. Terry Fralich has developed a unique approach to the practice of mindfulness—taught to more than 15,000 people throughout the United States and Australia—that transforms negative emotions, habits, and reactions. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 9–13, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Transformative Osteopathic Self-Care: Integrating Movement and Meditation into Life

Bonnie Gintis

Explore the radical possibilities in health and well-being available when you combine the principles of osteopathic treatment, the practices of Continuum Movement, and mindfulness meditation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage and Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Nurses, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 9–14, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Rejuvenate and Reclaim Life After 40

Maria Sirois and Healthy Living Faculty

This program is designed for women and men over 40 who want to reinvigorate their life with joy and health. Craft a meaningful, passionate, healthy life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 9–14, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Revitalizing Cleanse: Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Alison Shore Gaines

Feel sluggish, bloated, and out of sync? Revitalize with a nurturing cleanse that offers a balance of nutrition information, lifestyle practices, exploration, and attunement to mindfulness as a foundation for everything you do in life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
November 9–14, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Thai Yoga Massage 2: Lotus Palm School Certification

Sukha Wong

Read more about the full Lotus Palm certification program. For students who have taken Thai Yoga Massage 1 through Lotus Palm. Continue your Thai Yoga Massage training with a course that teaches you various ways to customize massages and make the experience even better for your clients and yourself. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage and Body Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 9–14, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Web of Structure, Web of Chi: Anatomy, Energetics, and the Treatment of Connective Tissue

Deane Juhan

Collagen—the molecule of connective tissue structure—is the most abundant protein in the body and forms a living matrix that unites all our tissues into a functional organism. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage and Body Workers.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 10–December 26, 2014 Monday–Friday 46 nights

Integrative Weight Loss: Living a Transformed Life

Aruni Nan Futuronsky and Annie B. Kay

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven retreat is now enhanced with six weeks of online learning—continued support and motivation to keep you on the path to achieving your health and weight-loss goals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, Nurses, and Social Workers.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 14–16, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Creating Ease: Yoga and Physical Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

Vandita Kate Marchesiello and Dominick Marchesiello

For people who are in pain, medical professionals who treat pain, and yoga teachers. Experience the therapeutic benefits of physical therapy combined with stress-relieving yoga practices for spinal pain relief. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage and Body Workers, Nurses, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 14–16, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Healing the Cause of Anxiety and Depression with Ayurveda

John Douillard

Your innate nature is joyful and loving. Learn how to make this your reality in an Ayurvedic program that explores ways of healing anxiety and depression. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 14–16, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Secrets of the Kripalu Kitchen

Jeremy Rock Smith

Have you come to Kripalu, loved the food, and wished you could take it home with you? Do you want to introduce more whole foods and healthier meals into your family’s diet but don’t know how to plan or execute them? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 16–19, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Swedna and Udvartana

Hilary Garivaltis

Learn the theory and practical skills of Ayurvedic body treatments used in rejuvenation therapy. These ancient techniques have been utilized for cleansing and healing the body, mind, and spirit for thousands of years. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage and Body Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 16–21, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Bone Camp: Advanced Concepts for Skeletal Health

Sara Meeks (Dipa)

Movement from and for the bones can profoundly change your practice and teaching. This workshop is designed for professionals who want to introduce their students and clients to greater depth and consciousness of movement. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage and Body Workers.
November 16–21, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Thai Yoga Massage 3: Using Ayurvedic Principles: Lotus Palm School Certification

Sukha Wong

For those who have completed Thai Yoga Massage 1 and 2. Want to heighten your Thai Yoga Massage skills? This training introduces you to the fundamentals of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system and sister science to yoga. more …

Friday, November 21, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 21–23, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Fall Food and Outdoor Discovery: A Culinary and Hiking Adventure

John Bagnulo

Recharge your body, reboot your mind, and discover new foods that provide the best possible foundation for fitness and vitality. Popular Kripalu teacher John Bagnulo encourages participants to unplug for the weekend and try a few days of eating grain-free with no added sugar—an experience he believes can reprogram your body’s metabolism and rewire your understanding of health. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
November 21–23, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Health: Reversing Heart Disease and Other Chronic Conditions

T. Colin Campbell, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., and Ann Crile Esselstyn

Our society is on the cusp of a seismic revolution in health—a revolution based not on pills or surgical procedures, but on lifestyle change and healthy nutrition choices. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reboot: Mindful Autumn Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Reboot your outlook and rejuvenate body, mind, and breath in this masterfully guided, magical getaway in the beautiful Berkshires. Celebrate your vital force with mindful hikes under the open sky in the cool air and natural colors of autumn. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

November 30–December 2, 2014 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Healing Through Medicine Buddha

Lama Migmar Tseten

Medicine Buddha, the guru of physicians, was first introduced to Tibet by the Indian Nalanda master Shantarakshita in the eighth century. Since then, Medicine Buddha has become a powerful spiritual healing practice in Tibetan Buddhism. more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 30–December 5, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

Annie B. Kay and Healthy Living Faculty

Your jump start for healthier living. Detoxification is a natural body process that is compromised when our system becomes overloaded from poor diet, allergies, stress, infections, and toxins such as heavy metals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, and Athletic Trainers.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Beyond Lyme and Other Chronic Illnesses: Reclaiming our Health and Well-Being

Richard Horowitz

Lyme disease is the number-one vector-borne epidemic, mimicking common diseases such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and autoimmune diseases. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Prana for Perfect Health: Transformation Through Yoga

Claire Este-McDonald

For yoga teachers and students of all levels. Take your understanding of yoga beyond exercise to the life-changing possibilities that prana (life force) can bring. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 7–10, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Shoden Gendai (Level I) and Okuden Gendai (Level II)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

In creating the Usui Reiki system, Mikao Usui’s intention was to offer a path to enlightenment: a state of perfect harmony and spiritual fulfillment. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 7–12, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qigong and Your Body of Light

Lee Holden

For beginning and intermediate qigong students. Tap into the unlimited energy of the universe. Get to know your light body—the timeless, energetic essence that connects you to everything. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 10–12, 2014 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Gendai Shinpiden (Master Level III)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

For those who have completed Okuden Reiki, Level II. Continue the path of traditional Japanese Reiki with Master Level training that transmits an empowering transcendence to your process of self-realization. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Aging Gracefully: Yogic Wisdom Through the Ages

Tao Porchon-Lynch

Tao Porchon-Lynch, an inspiring 96-years-young yoga grand master, invites you to explore the eternal energy of yoga in a delicious weekend of breathing, stretching, vinyasa sequences, twists, and meditation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Seasonal Retreat

Hilary Garivaltis and Jennifer Reis

Prepare for the shift into winter by building your strength and immunity and nourishing yourself for the season ahead. Ayurveda teaches that this time of year is about personal reflection and slowing down. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Build Your Yoga Practice

Cristie Newhart and Healthy Living Faculty

An integrative approach to yoga on and off the mat. Whether you’re new to yoga or looking to revitalize your practice, this immersion provides you with tools and inspiration to make yoga a regular part of your life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 18–21, 2014 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Nurture Your Love: Thai Massage and Ayurveda for Couples

Kimberly Larson and Terrel Broussard

For couples of any sexual orientation. Are you looking for a more intimate connection with your partner? Do you long to be nurtured in your relationship? more …

Friday, December 26, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Hiking, Yoga, and Qigong: Awaken to the Natural World

Greg DiLisio

Join outdoor guide Greg DiLisio for a retreat filled with adventure, rejuvenation, and relaxation. Each day begins with the practice of qigong to cultivate energy, so you can move with poise, confidence, power, and grace. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

The narrow bridge between the old year and the new offers a profound opportunity for quiet contemplation. It’s a time to honor everything you’ve accomplished in the past year, and ground yourself in the present to support the year to come. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 28, 2014–January 1, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Refilling Your Well: Join the Self-Care Revolution!

Priti Robyn Ross

Give not from an empty well, but from a well that is overflowing.—Sufi prayer. Has this year been stressful for you? Heal your soul and renew your whole being in preparation for 2015. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 29, 2014–February 13, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

Integrative Weight Loss: Living a Transformed Life

Aruni Nan Futuronsky and Annie B. Kay

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven retreat is now enhanced with six weeks of online learning—continued support and motivation to keep you on the path to achieving your health and weight-loss goals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, Nurses, and Social Workers.