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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
August 17–22, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga and Fitness Retreat

Janna Delgado and Healthy Living Faculty

Outdoor exercise, yoga, and nutrition—the ultimate getaway for active people. For everyone in good physical condition and able to hike three miles a day across uneven terrain and inclines. more …

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

Friday, August 22, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
August 22–24, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Healer Within™ Practice Leader Training: Medical Qigong Certification

Roger Jahnke

Learn to share Mind-Body Energetics in your community as a Healer Within practice leader. Mind-body and energy-medicine methods such as yoga, tai chi, qigong, and somatics are growing rapidly in popularity, and not just in yoga centers and spas. more …

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

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
August 24–29, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qi-Infused Yoga: Qigong to Deepen and Expand Your Yoga Experience

Roger Jahnke

For yoga practitioners and teachers at all levels. Yoga students remark that qigong deepens their yoga practice, and yoga teachers find that students love it when they weave qigong and tai chi into their classes. more …

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

Friday, August 29, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
August 29–September 1, 2014 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Clearing the Way Forward: A Kundalini Yoga Retreat

Krishna Kaur

Yogi Bhajan, master of Kundalini Yoga, once said, “You can develop your inner self so your mind can see everything, and your brain becomes developed enough to give you all that you need. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
August 29–September 1, 2014 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Hands of Light Healing: The Fundamentals of Brennan Healing Science®

Melanie Roche

Back by popular demand, this transformational Brennan Healing Science® program teaches a system of energy work that combines hands-on healing techniques with spiritual and psychological processes. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, Massage and Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
August 29–September 1, 2014 Friday–Monday 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 …

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

Friday, September 5, 2014

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

Savoring Life: Luscious Cooking for Health

Leslie Cerier

In this hands-on vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier presents whole foods that are pleasurable, delicious, health-enhancing, and nutritious. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
September 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for the Nervous System: Healing Anxiety, Insomnia, and Chronic Stress

Bo Forbes

For all levels; no yoga experience required. Anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, and chronic stress exist not only in the mind, but also in the brain and body. more …

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

Sunday, September 7, 2014

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

Replenish Caregiver’s Well-Being with Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan

Mukta Kaur Khalsa and Jocelyn Johnson

In our fast-paced age, it’s easy for the psyche to get overloaded. When stress, depression, addictive behaviors, panic attacks, and insomnia have become a way of life, how do we sustain our heartfelt commitment and spirit as caretakers, service providers, first responders, parents, or teachers? more …

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

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Marma-Balancing Treatment

Hilary Garivaltis

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

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

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 11–14, 2014 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Osteoporosis: A Comprehensive Treatment Strategy, Level 1—Function Follows Form

Sara Meeks (Dipa)

For physical and occupational therapists, nurses, certified yoga teachers, Pilates instructors, trainers, and medical professionals. Bone weakness is occurring in epidemic proportions around the world. more …

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

Friday, September 12, 2014

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

Ayurvedic Fall Festival: Bloom Where You Are Planted

Karta Purkh Singh (K.P.) Khalsa, Dilip Sarkar, Pratibha Shah, and Wynn Werner

For Ayurvedic practitioners, bodyworkers, yoga teachers, and anyone interested in learning more about Ayurveda. Immerse yourself in the wisdom of Ayurveda at the first Northeast regional event of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
September 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Energy Healing for Everyone: An Essene-Inspired Path to Wholeness and Awakening

Brett Bevell

Learn a simple yet powerful Essene-inspired energy-healing technique called Light of the Eternal One. This ancient healing system was rediscovered during a series of mystical experiences by world-renowned healer Brett Bevell. more …

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

Sunday, September 14, 2014

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

Creating Health and Harmony: An Ayurvedic Retreat

Larissa Hall Carlson, Randal Williams, and Healthy Living Faculty

Discover an Ayurvedic approach to living well. Are you interested in Ayurveda but not sure where to start? Join us for this enlightening and fun Ayurveda immersion retreat. more …

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

Yoga and Deep Relaxation Retreat: The Gift of Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®

Jennifer Reis

Experience deeper levels of inner freedom than you ever imagined possible, giving yourself permission to rest, balance, restore, and tap into new sources of energy. more …

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

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 17–21, 2014 Wednesday–Sunday 4 nights

Food As Medicine: A Feast of Science and Wisdom

James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, John Bagnulo, Joel Evans, Cynthia Geyer, Mark Hyman, Diane Imrie, Mary Beth Augustine, Aviva Romm, Stefanie Sacks, Marti Wolfson, and Jeremy Rock Smith

For health-care professionals and interested individuals. Created by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Food As Medicine is an acclaimed professional training program in medical nutrition therapy. more …

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

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 21–26, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Digestive Health: A Holistic Approach

Kathie Madonna Swift and Healthy Living Faculty

Restore your digestive health naturally. Do you suffer from chronic gastrointestinal symptoms? Do find yourself taking expensive medications or over-the-counter drugs just so you can eat without discomfort? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Registered Dietitians, and Physicians.
Continuing Education Credits
September 21–26, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Reboot Immersion: Mindful Autumn Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Immerse yourself in a yoga and hiking program that invites you to reboot your outlook and rejuvenate body, mind, and breath. Randal Williams is your guide for this magical getaway in the Berkshires in which you celebrate your vital force with mindful hikes in the invigorating air and natural colors of autumn. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance.

Friday, September 26, 2014

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

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood

Amy Weintraub

How can you commit to happiness in the face of a challenging and sometimes violent world? This weekend helps you cultivate the compassionate inner space that allows you to embrace life’s challenges with a peaceful mind and a courageous heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
September 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Adventure Of Self-Discovery: A Holotropic Breathwork™ Experience

Stanislav Grof and Tav Sparks

This is a rare invitation to experience Holotropic Breathwork with Stanislav Grof. This practice, originated by Stanislav and Christina Grof, allows direct access to your own inner healing wisdom. more …

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

The Care and Feeding of Your Brain: The Grain Brain Plan

David Perlmutter and Leize Perlmutter

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. more …

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

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 1, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps

Kevin Griffin

The Buddha said that craving is the cause of suffering. Twelve-Step programs work with the deepest forms of craving—our addictions. How can these two traditions work together? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 3, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) 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 Registered Dietitians, Certified Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 3, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Nutrition and Cooking Immersion

Annie B. Kay and Jeremy Rock Smith

Create health right in your kitchen. Do you want to eat healthier and cook more of your own meals? Would you like to feel more comfortable in the kitchen? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, Registered Dietitians, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 3, 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.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 29–November 14, 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 just got 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 …

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

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October 1–5, 2014 Wednesday–Sunday 4 nights

Matrix Energetics® Fundamentals

Richard Bartlett and Melissa Joy

Matrix Energetics is a powerful consciousness technology that provides instantaneous and lifelong transformation. Based upon the principles of quantum physics and the lesser-known principles of torsion field physics, Matrix Energetics taps into the field of potential and provides easy access to infinite possibilities. more …

Friday, October 3, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 3–5, 2014 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
October 3–5, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yi Quan Qigong: Develop Health, Balance, and Inner Strength

Ken Cohen

For all levels, including beginners. Ever wonder why, in spite of the miracles of modern medicine, more than 700,000 Americans practice ancient healing exercises from China? more …

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

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 5–10, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Primordial Qigong: Healthy Body, Awakened Mind, Unity with the Tao

Ken Cohen

Primordial Qigong (Hunyuan Gong) is a revered and comprehensive system of health and longevity exercises from China. It’s the legacy of Hu Yaozhen, the Taoist priest and healer who coined the term “medical qigong” and was one of the first to apply qigong in hospitals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.
October 5–10, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Reiki Shamanism: Healing with the Spirits of the Land

Jim PathFinder Ewing

Expand your healing and visioning ability by learning to use Reiki in the shamanic journey. This workshop combines principles of Reiki Shamanism with teachings on the healing drum, land spirits, sacred geometry, and reverence for the living earth. more …

Friday, October 10, 2014

October 10–12, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Women, Food, and God: A Transformational Path

Geneen Roth

The way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. No matter how sophisticated, wise, or enlightened you believe you are, how you eat tells all. more …

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 12–17, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga and Fitness Retreat

Michelle Dalbec and Healthy Living Faculty

Outdoor exercise, yoga, and nutrition—the ultimate getaway for active people. For everyone in good physical condition and able to hike three miles a day across uneven terrain and inclines. more …

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

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 Massage and Body Workers, Psychologists, Certified Counselors, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
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

November 2–7, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

How Sweet It Is: Beating the Blood-Sugar Blues

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

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 …