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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

The Kripalu Approach to Diet: An Integrative Weight-Loss Program

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

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 Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Rebuilding Your Nutritional Foundation: A Step-by-Step Plan for Better Health From Head to Toe

John Bagnulo

Feeling run down or depleted? Looking for more energy, better memory, and improved cognitive function? Learn how to eat in a way that’s optimally suited to your physiology. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk, Dana Moore, and Licia Sky

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 Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 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 Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 9–11, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Creating Ease: Yoga and Digestion for Women's Health

Vandita Kate Marchesiello and Kathie Madonna Swift

For all women; no yoga experience necessary. Your digestion influences your mood, energy level, and overall vitality. It impacts your ability to move with ease and the delicate balance of your immune system. more …

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

Sunday, January 11, 2015

January 11–16, 2015 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 …

Continuing Education Credits
January 11–16, 2015 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 Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Stress-Busting Secrets: A Yoga and Wellness Retreat

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Are you overbooked, stressed out, and wanting a life of greater ease and health? Research shows that yoga and Ayurveda can prevent and even reverse the harmful effects of chronic stress and overextended, exhausting lifestyles. more …

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

Friday, January 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 16–18, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Spice It Up!: Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices

Leslie Cerier

A pinch of this, a sprinkle of that—the right herbs and spices enhance the flavor of any dish. In this fun and informative hands-on vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier shows you how to use herbs and spices to make delicious, globally inspired dishes, from appetizers to desserts. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 16–19, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Qigong to Increase Your Healing Power

Robert Peng

Discover the fundamentals of qigong to awaken, empower, and integrate three key energy centers, or dantians. These energy centers regulate wisdom, love, and vitality. more …

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

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Lightworkers Healing Method® Intensive: Angelically Guided Energy Healing

Lynn McGonagill

Be the person your soul wants you to be, and help others do the same, by learning to channel divine healing. The Lightworkers Healing Method is an accessible skill that applies to every arena of life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
January 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga for the Absolute Beginner

Cristie Newhart, Michelle Dalbec, and Healthy Living Faculty

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 …

Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Yoga of Sleep Retreat

Rubin Naiman

Better nights make for much better days because healthy sleep and dreams support positive mood, creativity, stamina, memory, healthy weight, heart health, and spiritual practice. more …

Continuing Education Credits
January 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Allen Wilkins and Terry Roth Schaff

For medical professionals, athletic trainers, yoga therapists, yoga teachers, yoga practitioners, and people living with osteoporosis or osteoarthritis. more …

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

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 25–28, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Mastering Your Own Yoga Practice for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Terry Roth Schaff

Spend three days with medical yoga therapist Terry Schaff learning a safe yoga practice to strengthen your bones and increase the range of motion in your joints. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
January 25–30, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

Annie B. Kay, Kathie Madonna Swift, 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 Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.

Friday, January 30, 2015

January 30–February 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Yoga of Vision

Marc Grossman

Our eyes are intimately connected to our brains and bodies. From this connection, it naturally follows that our attitudes, beliefs, and how we see and react to life situations can affect our vision. more …

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Hunger, Hope, and Healing: A Yogic Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food

Sarahjoy Marsh

For all women; no previous yoga experience necessary. Are your weight, eating patterns, or life feeling out of control? Find relief, understanding, and long-term strategies for getting back in balance. more …

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

Friday, February 6, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Ayurveda: Secrets of Ayurveda

Hilary Garivaltis and Larissa Hall Carlson

Ayurveda is India’s traditional science of self-care, and a treasure trove of practical and effective methods for enhancing health and well-being. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Transforming Trauma

James S. Gordon

Learn safe and practical ways to explore, grow through, and move beyond trauma. James S. Gordon, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, has worked with traumatized people in Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, and Haiti; US military personnel; and in his private practice. more …

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Garshana, Abhyanga, and Netra Basti

Hilary Garivaltis

For bodyworkers (see note below). Come be nurtured and guided by skilled practitioners as you learn ancient Ayurvedic treatments to cleanse, heal, and harmonize body, mind, and spirit. more …

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

Friday, February 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Activating Your Chakras: Awaken Your Energy Body

Anodea Judith

You’ve heard about chakras and the energy body. You might even know where your blocks are and the gifts you want to bring forth. But do you know how to activate your chakras to harvest the energy within? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 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 Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

28 Days Lighter

Ellen Barrett and Kate Hanley

For women from childbearing to perimenopausal stages of life. The female body changes from week to week, yet traditional diet and workout programs have never acknowledged this phenomenon—until now. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Creating on Purpose: Manifesting Heaven on Earth Through the Chakras

Anodea Judith

These extraordinary times are asking each of us to roll up our sleeves and manifest a better world. Whether that means reaching for our personal dreams or serving the greater good, this workshop offers a step-by-step plan to accomplish any of your dreams. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 16–April 3, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

The Kripalu Approach to Diet: An Integrative Weight-Loss Program

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

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 …

Friday, February 20, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Ayurveda and Weight Loss: A Permanent Solution to Weight Gain, Cravings, and Emotional Eating

John Douillard

Ayurveda has been used to treat stress as a cause of disease for at least 5,000 years. To permanently control your mood and weight, you must convince your cells that you aren’t in the midst of an emergency, because the body stores fat when under stress. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cold Winter, Warming Foods: Kripalu Kitchen One-Pot Meals

Jeremy Rock Smith

The Kripalu Kitchen relies on a few simple stocks and spices, paired with accessible cooking techniques, to prepare its flavorful and nourishing meals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Thai Yoga Massage 1: Lotus Palm School Certification

Eléonore Piquet

Read more about the full Lotus Palm certification program. For yoga and massage practitioners, everyone with or without massage experience looking to start a rewarding career or learn a wonderful life skill, and couples. more …

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

Monday, February 23, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 23–June 3, 2015 Monday–Wednesday 100 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 …

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

Friday, February 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 27–March 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 1

Libby Barnett

Expand your healing abilities as you explore how Reiki can reduce stress, relieve pain, balance emotions, and facilitate personal healing and spiritual growth. more …

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

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 1–3, 2015 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 2

Libby Barnett

Expand your healing abilities as you explore how Reiki can reduce stress, relieve pain, balance emotions, and facilitate personal healing and spiritual growth. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
March 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Coming Home to the Body: A Continuum Movement Workshop

Robin Becker

Are you longing for renewal and increased vitality? Continuum offers an innovative learning process that supports and restores you from within. In the practice of Continuum, the nature of the body becomes a guide for learning how to rest, renew, and trust again. more …

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

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 3–6, 2015 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 Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 5–8, 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 attunement to mindfulness as a foundation for how you live your life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 6–8, 2015 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 a holistic approach to creating ease in mind, body, and spirit with Dominick Marchesiello, a doctor of physical therapy, and Vandita Kate Marchesiello, yoga educator and relaxation specialist. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
March 6–9, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

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

Lee Albert

For bodyworkers, yoga teachers, nurses, chiropractors, doctors, and interested individuals. Learn a therapy for recovery from chronic pain that often works where other approaches fail. more …

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

Sunday, March 8, 2015

March 8–13, 2015 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 …

Monday, March 9, 2015

March 9–13, 2015 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. Build on what you learned in the Level 1 training with Lee, including body positions and movements that effectively treat pain caused by injury, stress, repetitive motion, postural distortion, and chronic neuromuscular conditions. more …

Friday, March 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 13–15, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Mind, Mood, and Food: A Food As Medicine Seminar on Optimal Nutrition for the Brain

James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, Jay Lombard, Mark Pettus, Drew Ramsey, and Jeremy Rock Smith

For health-care professionals and interested non-professionals. Medical doctor James S. Gordon teams up with four leading clinicians in medical and culinary nutrition to share the latest science-based practices to improve brain health. more …

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

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 15–20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Shirodhara, Vishesh, and Shiro-Abhyanga-Nasya

Hilary Garivaltis

For bodyworkers (see note below). Under the guidance of Hilary Garivaltis, founder and former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, you learn Ayurvedic theory as applied to bodywork, including the five elements and three doshas, or constitutions. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Massage & Body Workers.
March 15–20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Kripalu Life Coaching: Tools for Mindful Living

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Izzy Lenihan, and Laurie Magoon

For everyone, including yoga teachers, Ayurvedic consultants, nurses, coaches, and therapists. Authentic, sustainable change emerges from a true understanding of who you are and how you want to show up in the world. more …

Friday, March 20, 2015

March 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

5 Steps to a Healthier Diet and Life

Sara Snow and Amie Valpone

Come celebrate the healing power of food and detox by learning how to keep safe from the harmful influences of toxins—in the foods we eat and the environments in which we live, work, and play. more …

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 22–26, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Stillness in Motion: Zen Practice and Wild Goose Qigong

Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum

How would it feel to meet each moment with effortless effort, and find ease and joy in everyday life? Experience what it would be like to do just that through the combined practices of Zen and Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Energy Medicine: A Hands-On Experience

Donna Eden and David Feinstein

For health-care professionals and everyone interested in learning energy healing. In this hands-on training, designed to be both fun and transformational, celebrated energy healer, author, and teacher Donna Eden shows you how to Increase your vitality Enhance health Boost your joy Send healing to areas of your body that need attention. more …

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