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Friday, May 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 1–3, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Meditation

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Do you want to try yoga and meditation but don’t know where to begin? Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment in which to explore the basics? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 1–3, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Level I: The Essentials of Reconnective Healing Seminar

Eric Pearl

Experience Reconnective Healing® (RH), a new and evolved level of health, balance, and human potential that requires no technique or rituals. Under the direct guidance of Eric Pearl, discover how you can interact with the Reconnective Healing Frequencies™, learning how to feel, follow, and connect with this all-encompassing spectrum of energy, light, and information. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
May 1–5, 2015 Friday–Tuesday 4 nights

Level I and II: Reconnective Healing

Eric Pearl

Level I: The Essentials of Reconnective Healing Seminar For everyone. Experience Reconnective Healing® (RH), a new and evolved level of health, balance, and human potential that requires no technique or rituals. more …

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

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 3–5, 2015 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Level II: Reconnective Healing Foundational Practitioner Program

Eric Pearl

For those who have completed Level I. The Level II program emphasizes your ownership of this work and how to prepare yourself to offer Reconnective Healing as a profession. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
May 3–8, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Introduction to Ayurveda: A Nourishing Self-Care Retreat

Larissa Hall Carlson, Randal Williams, and Erin Casperson

Are you interested in Ayurveda but not sure where to start? Presented in partnership with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, this enlightening and fun retreat draws on the principle that good health is a balanced connection between mind, body, and spirit. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 3–8, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Revitalizing Cleanse: Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Alison Shore Gaines

Revitalize with a nurturing cleanse that offers a balance of nutrition information, lifestyle practices, and mindfulness as a foundation for your whole life. more …

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

Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8–10, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Deep Stretching for Tight Bodies and Active Minds

Mimi Solaire

Learn how to let go of stress, release the issues in your tissues, and open your energy centers. Mimi Solaire’s approach to deep stretching combines Yin Yoga principles (holding gentle poses), Western stretching methods, pranayama (breathing techniques), and meditation to delicately reengage muscles and disengage unhelpful thoughts. more …

Continuing Education Credits
May 8–10, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reboot: Mindful Springtime Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Refresh body, mind, and breath with masterful guidance in this magical getaway. Take the time to connect with springtime rhythms in the beautiful Berkshires. more …

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

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10–14, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Swingolf: Dynamic Yoga Motion on the Golf Course

Les Bolland

For golfers of all ages and experience. Welcome to a holistic golf approach that incorporates yoga, muscle-opening shiatsu massage, breathing, and an emphasis on mental and physical harmony. more …

Continuing Education Credits
May 10–15, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Cherokee Bodywork

Lewis Mehl-Madrona

For massage therapists and bodyworkers as well as those without prior bodywork experience. Almost all indigenous cultures had direct, hands-on methods of healing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
May 10–15, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

Annie B. Kay, Kathie Madonna Swift, and Healthy Living Faculty

Your jump-start for renewal. For everyone. Explore the art and science of detox and experience a yoga-inspired approach to renewing your body, mind, and spirit. more …

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 14–17, 2015 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Energy Intensive: Meditation, Yoga, and Breathwork

Jonathan Foust (Sudhir) and Richard Faulds (Shobhan)

Experience Kripalu Yoga’s unique approach to personal transformation in a program that’s practical, integrative, and fun. Two of Kripalu’s outstanding teachers lead this exploration of the profound relationship between energy and consciousness, which is the essence of yoga and the foundation of all mind-body approaches. more …

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

Friday, May 15, 2015

May 15–17, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Brain Care is Self-Care

Linda Graham

Learn how to rewire your brain to reduce stress, regain equilibrium, and restore resilience and perspective. Psychotherapist Linda Graham applies neuroscience to the process of personal healing and growth, and teaches you techniques to avoid burnout, come to clarity in decision making, heal toxic shame and retire your inner critic, recover creativity and flow in your life, and revive a sense of competency and connection with others. more …

Continuing Education Credits
May 15–17, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Five Element Yoga: Rejuvenation and Relaxation

Jennifer Reis

Are you ready to realign yourself with the rhythms of nature? Join Jennifer Reis in Five Element Yoga®, a potent practice that invites you to celebrate your body with yoga postures, balance your energy with breathing and mudras, detoxify with self-massage, and find deep rest and inner peace with Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®. more …

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

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Clearing the Clutter: Making Space for Positive Change

Maria Sirois and Izzy Lenihan

Do you feel surrounded by clutter—not just in your home but also in your relationships, at work, and in your mind and heart? Clutter is more than what crowds your physical environment. more …

Friday, May 22, 2015

May 22–25, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

The Awakened Energy Field: Healing Techniques for Health, Growth, and Awakening

Ann Marie Chiasson

Explore the energy field, the basics of energy medicine, and the fundamentals of vitality and energy flow with medical doctor Ann Marie Chiasson. This program addresses specific health issues, chronic illness, and chronic pain states, according to the individual needs of program participants. more …

Friday, May 29, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 29–31, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Produce Rules: A Weekend of Vegetarian Cuisine

Jeremy Rock Smith

For everyone. Want to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, or even become a vegetarian, but aren’t sure where to begin? Learn to create delicious classical and contemporary recipes in which vegetables take center stage. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
May 29–31, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Fear Cure

Lissa Rankin

For everyone. Create your own prescription for courage. This workshop offers tools for adopting a radically different worldview, one in which fear and uncertainty can provide fuel for your spiritual growth, pointing directly at what needs healing in your life. more …

Monday, June 1, 2015

June 1–July 17, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

The Kripalu Approach to Diet: An Integrative Weight Loss Program

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Annie B. Kay, Lisa B. Nelson, and Izzy Lenihan

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven 5-day 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 …

Friday, June 5, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 5–7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for Healthy Hips

Terry Roth Schaff and Purnima Singh

For all levels, including beginners. Do you feel pain in your hips when you move? Do you suspect you have arthritis of the hips? Have you ever had a hip injury or hip replacement? more …

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

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 11–14, 2015 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Revitalizing Cleanse: Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Alison Shore Gaines

Revitalize with a nurturing cleanse that offers a balance of nutrition information, lifestyle practices, and mindfulness as a foundation for your whole life. more …

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

Friday, June 12, 2015

June 12–14, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kayaking and Yoga

Ray Crist and Susannah Gale

Get outside and go with the flow! Enjoy the serenity and fun of kayaking in the beautiful Berkshires. Join our knowledgeable guides for flat-water kayaking and Kripalu Yoga, designed to reconnect you with yourself and with nature. more …

June 12–14, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Way of the Sacred Woman: Restoring Health, Creativity, and Vitality

Christine Page

For women. Reconnect to your true power and purpose as a woman. Learn to tap into the creativity, inspiration, sense of well-being, and fulfillment that are already within you. more …

Sunday, June 14, 2015

June 14–19, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Swingolf: Dynamic Yoga Motion on the Golf Course

Les Bolland

For golfers of all ages and experience. Welcome to a holistic golf approach that incorporates yoga, muscle-opening shiatsu massage, breathing, and an emphasis on mental and physical harmony. more …

Friday, June 19, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 19–21, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Evidence-Based Qigong: A Gentle Path to Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Strength (2-Day)

Yang Yang and Yang Ying

Cultivate lasting tranquility, balance, happiness, and vitality through evidence-based qigong. These static and dynamic meditative exercises are appropriate for people of all ages, physical abilities, and skill levels. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Massage & Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
June 19–21, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Fit Soul, Fit Body: Nine Keys to a Healthier, Happier You

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

For everyone. Celebrate the summer solstice in an extraordinary weekend designed to bring hope and purpose to your life and give you the skills you need to be successful on your journey. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
June 19–28, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Integrating Ayurveda into Yoga Teaching

Larissa Hall Carlson and John Douillard

Balancing the Doshas This course deepens your knowledge of the relationship between yoga and Ayurveda, with classes focused on cultivating prana (life force), agni (inner fire), and ojas (vigor). more …

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 21–23, 2015 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Cooking for Health with Moosewood Restaurant

David Hirsch

Early summer is a great time to enjoy the bounty of a new season. This class focuses on dishes that are not only delicious and easy to prepare, but also reflect the latest thinking on good nutrition. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Evidence-Based Qigong: A Gentle Path to Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Strength (5-Day)

Yang Yang and Yang Ying

Cultivate lasting tranquility, balance, happiness, and vitality through evidence-based qigong. These static and dynamic meditative exercises are appropriate for people of all ages, physical abilities, and skill levels. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Yoga Alliance, Nurses, Massage & Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

Annie B. Kay, Kathie Madonna Swift, Lisa B. Nelson, Healthy Living Faculty, and Drew Ramsey

Experience Kripalu’s approach to nutritional wellness. For physicians, nurses, nutritionists, registered dietitians, and other health-care professionals seeking personal and professional development. more …

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 23–26, 2015 Tuesday–Friday 3 nights

Mindfulness as a Life-Changing Practice: Transforming Negative Habits to Cultivate Happiness

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, which he has taught to more than 15,000 people throughout the United States and Australia. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 26–28, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage for Everyone

Sukha Wong

When you give a great massage, you feel more alive, aware, and joyous. Enhance your well-being and the well-being of your family and friends with the gift of loving touch. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage & Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
June 26–28, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Summer Deep Clean

John Bagnulo

Here’s the wake-up call your body needs! Join nutritionist, food expert, and popular Kripalu presenter John Bagnulo for a deep cleanse designed to clear your energy-zapping metabolic clutter. more …

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

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 28–July 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Refilling Your Well: Join the Self-Care Revolution

Priti Robyn Ross

For all levels, including beginners. This Independence Day, make the choice to awaken your spirit and set yourself free! Come refill your well with nurturing activities that ease your stress, increase your joy, and replenish your soul. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
June 28–July 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga Summer Camp: An Outdoor Adventure for Adults

Michelle Dalbec, Janna Delgado, and Healthy Living Faculty

Longing to relive the carefree days of summers past? Reconnect with the simple pleasures of good company, good food, and the great outdoors in Kripalu’s summer camp for adults. more …

Thursday, July 2, 2015

July 2–October 28, 2015 Thursday–Wednesday 118 nights

Crafting the Resilient Life

Maria Sirois

Every day, we can choose to grow, and to focus on the practices and attitudes that enable us to cultivate and sustain healthy transformation. Through the science of resilience and the study of happiness, we build a foundation for optimal living in times of stress, loss, and sudden change. more …

Friday, July 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Journey to Wholeness: Balancing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Heidi E. Spear and Elizabeth Boham

Yoga philosophy describes our five bodies: physical, energetic, mental, wisdom, and bliss. To experience health and enduring youthfulness, we must feel balanced in all these aspects of who we are. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
July 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kayaking and Yoga

Jennifer Reis and Mark Roule

Get outside and go with the flow! Enjoy the serenity and fun of kayaking in the beautiful Berkshires. Join our knowledgeable guides for flat-water kayaking and Kripalu Yoga, designed to reconnect you with yourself and with nature. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
July 3–5, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

LifeForce Yoga for Depression and Anxiety: I Am Bliss and So Are You

Amy Weintraub

Come home to the joy that is your birthright. Beneath your aches, pains, and shifting moods, you are bliss. Let Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression, guide you through self-inquiry with practices that release whatever blocks you from remembering who you truly are. more …

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

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training for Professionals

Jean Kristeller and Andrea Lieberstein

For mental-health and health-care professionals. Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), developed by Jean Kristeller and supported by NIH-funded research, addresses mindless and stress-related eating, disordered eating patterns, and obesity through the application of mindfulness meditation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Psychologists, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga for the Absolute Beginner

Cristie Newhart, Michelle Dalbec, and Yoganand Michael Carroll

For those new to yoga. Want to try yoga but don’t know where to start? Kripalu School of Yoga faculty Cristie Newhart and Michelle Dalbec have extensive experience teaching beginners, demystifying the jargon, and breaking down the basics so you can feel confident and comfortable about doing yoga. more …

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

Friday, July 10, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 10–12, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Iyengar Yoga for Back Care

Elise Browning Miller

Find relief from chronic back pain using yoga. Elise Browning Miller teaches how yoga postures, when practiced with the correct emphasis, can be extremely successful in alleviating conditions ranging from minor neck and lower back tension to severe scoliosis. more …

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

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 12–17, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Revitalizing Cleanse: Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Alison Shore Gaines

Revitalize with a nurturing cleanse that offers a balance of nutrition information, lifestyle practices, and mindfulness as a foundation for your whole life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
July 12–17, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Transformative Self-Care: Continuum Movement, Mindfulness, and Osteopathy

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 Nurses, Massage & Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 17–19, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Have you heard about the benefits of meditation and wondered what the practice is really like? Or perhaps you’ve had some meditation instruction but not yet found a technique that fits your temperament and lifestyle, one that allows you to sustain a regular practice. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
July 17–19, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reclaim Your Health: Medical Qigong for Healing

Deborah Davis

For men and women at all fitness levels. Discover the two most popular and powerful Chinese qigong therapies for detoxifying the body and increasing health: Qigong Walking and the Six Healing Sound therapies. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Women's Qigong and Intuitive Healing

Deborah Davis

For women of all ages and fitness levels. Qigong has been a source of self-healing for thousands of years. Everyone can learn to harness and direct qi energy for vitality and stress reduction, and to prevent and heal disease. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage & Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Nurses.
July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga Summer Camp: An Outdoor Adventure for Adults

Michelle Dalbec, Janna Delgado, and Healthy Living Faculty

Longing to relive the carefree days of summers past? Reconnect with the simple pleasures of good company, good food, and the great outdoors in Kripalu’s summer camp for adults. more …