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Friday, September 19, 2014

September 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for the Rest of Us

Peggy Cappy

Also for those who want to lead adaptive yoga. Experience the many benefits of yoga in a safe, enjoyable, and friendly environment, no matter what shape you’re in. more …

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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

Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste (Cancelled)

Sage Rountree

Program cancelled. For yoga teachers from all traditions. Do you feel uninspired or intimidated when you face a room of students, despite your love for yoga practice? more …

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

Friday, September 26, 2014

September 26–October 5, 2014 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Foundations of Ayurveda: Part One

Larissa Hall Carlson, Satya Narayana Dasa, Bart Staub, and Kripalu School of Ayurveda Faculty

Take part in an integrated curriculum designed to make Ayurveda an exciting exploration that results in you feeling more connected to your self, others, and seasonal rhythm—while giving you the confidence to bring this ancient technology to your clients, friends, and/or family members. more …

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 3, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training

Rudy Peirce

For yoga teachers and serious yoga students with min. 2 years of practice. Dynamic Gentle Yoga is dedicated to making yoga fun, accessible, and transformative to everybody, even those with minimal flexibility. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
September 28–October 3, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Expressive Body and the Contemplative Mind: A SomaSoul® Workshop

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals, those interested in becoming healing professionals, and anyone interested in personal and spiritual growth. SomaSoul Somatic Expressive Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that integrates the power of Body-Centered Gestalt Psychotherapy with the heart of spiritual practice and the freedom of the expressive arts. more …

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

Sunday, October 5, 2014

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

Transform Your Relationships Using Nonviolent Communication

Martha Lasley and Dian Killian

How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? Join Martha Lasley and Dian Killian to find more trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships through Nonviolent Communication. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 10–13, 2014 Friday–Monday 3 nights

The Resilient Child: Breath~Body~Mind© and Yoga for Emotional Regulation, Learning, and Well-Being

Richard P. Brown, Patricia Gerbarg, Lauren Rubenstein, and Joy Bennett

For non-yoga trained educators, health-care professionals, and yoga teachers. Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of children? Take home a toolkit of proven practices to create a compassionate environment and relieve behavioral, social, and emotional disorders for children, including at-risk youth. more …

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

Monday, October 13, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 13–17, 2014 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Facilitating Transformational Workshops: A Group Dynamics Lab and Introduction to Mind-Body Coaching

Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang

Discover how to create the conditions for transformation, accountability, and creativity in your workshops, retreats, and trainings. Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang invite you to become a more confident guide by holding a safe and caring container and working sensitively with feelings, needs, and difficult behaviors. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 13–17, 2014 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Unleash Your Calling: An Intensive to Create the Work and Life You Love

Tama Kieves

Do you crave meaningful work? Do you yearn to express yourself creatively, help the world, and get paid for it? Your wildest dreams are your source for inspired abilities and explosive direction. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
October 19–24, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Chakra Yoga Advanced Teacher Training

Anodea Judith and Todd Norian

For yoga teachers of all styles and traditions. In this blockbuster collaboration of hearts and minds, master teachers Anodea Judith and Todd Norian team up to awaken your inner world. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
October 19–24, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Intimacy from the Inside Out®: The Fine Art of Couples Therapy

Toni Herbine-Blank

For psychotherapists, coaches, and pastoral counselors. Are you looking for a dynamic way to bring aliveness to your work with couples? Intimacy from the Inside Out is a couples therapy model, drawn from Internal Family Systems (IFS) psychotherapy, that integrates aspects of psychodynamic theory, systems thinking, and neuroscience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Psychologists, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 19–24, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga Ed.™ Professional Institute 2 Building Blocks: Teaching Teens Yoga (cancelled)

Brynne Caleda

Program cancelled. For yoga teachers. Help students build a lifetime of health and wellness through the practice of yoga. The Yoga Ed. Professional Institute is a comprehensive training program designed to give you the tools to integrate yoga for children and teens into academic environments. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
October 19–November 14, 2014 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Certification: Monthlong Intensive

Jennifer Reis and Coby Kozlowski

Immerse yourself in Kripalu Yoga and learn to share the gift of yoga with others. Awaken the teacher within and discover how the tools of yoga can be used to cultivate health, facilitate psychological growth, and open the doors to spiritual transformation—for yourself and for your students. more …

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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 26–31, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Restorative Yoga Therapeutic Teacher Training

Jillian Pransky

For yoga teachers, bodyworkers, nurses, and physical, occupational, and mental-health therapists. Learn how to bring your students into a practice of restorative yoga that helps them release layers of tension, engage the relaxation response, and feel more at ease in their bodies. 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

Sampler Series in Somatic Psychology

Peter A. Levine, Scott Baum, Lisa Loustaunau, Bo Forbes, Dave Berger, and Beth L. Haessig

For mental-health professionals, yoga teachers, bodyworkers, and everyone who wants to experience the psychology of their bodies. The United States Association for Body Psychotherapy presents a mini-conference on somatic psychology—a discipline that combines somatic, psychic, and interpersonal dimensions. more …

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

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers

David Emerson, Jenn Turner, and Bessel van der Kolk

For certified yoga teachers. Research done at the Justice Resource Institute’s Trauma Center is establishing empirically that yoga may be helpful for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). more …

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

Friday, October 31, 2014

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 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 2–6, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Teaching Chair Yoga: The Sitting Mountain Series Teacher Training

Lakshmi Voelker and Tracey Eccleston

For yoga teachers, yoga teachers-to-be, yoga practitioners, and health-care professionals. Do you have students, clients, or patients who can’t get down on the floor due to age, weight, disability, or inflexibility? more …

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

Sunday, November 9, 2014

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.

Friday, November 14, 2014

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

Kula Flow for Teachers: 90 Percent Practice, 10 Percent Theory

Schuyler Grant

For yoga teachers, teachers-in-training, and experienced students on the path to becoming teachers. “Yoga is 99 percent practice, 1 percent theory. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
November 14–23, 2014 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 500-Hour Certification: Module Three

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen and Rudy Peirce

Tools for Transformational Teaching This module offers the opportunity to learn techniques for crafting transformational workshops. Through group facilitation methodology, approaches to assessing and shifting group dynamics, and reflective listening tools, you are offered opportunities to refine your teaching voice so you can become more empowered in your teaching and your life. more …

Sunday, November 16, 2014

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 …

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.
Continuing Education Credits
November 16–21, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Buddha Body Yoga™ Teacher Training: Teaching Larger-Bodied Students

Michael Hayes

For yoga teachers with at least 1 year of teaching experience. Buddha Body Yoga erases the myth that big bodies don’t do yoga. Plus-sized bodies can be strong and flexible, with a different base of weight distribution. more …

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

Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 2

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

For students who have completed Module 1. Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training Chakra Fusion Module 2 pulls everything together. After six weeks of at-home practice following completion of Module 1, you return to offer full hour-long Let Your Yoga Dance classes to your peers in a safe and supportive setting. more …

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

Yoga for Cancer Teacher Training

Tari Prinster

For 200-hour-certified yoga teachers, health-care professionals, and others with appropriate background and training. Learn how to create a healing yoga experience for cancer patients and survivors, using The science behind yoga The basics of cancer treatments and side effects An understanding of how and why yoga strengthens the immune system Appropriate and inappropriate poses An approach to yoga that cultivates hope. more …

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

Sunday, November 30, 2014

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

Moving Your Body's Story: A SomaSoul® Workshop

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals, people interested in becoming healing professionals, and everyone interested in personal and spiritual growth. SomaSoul Somatic Expressive Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that integrates the power of Body-Centered Gestalt Psychotherapy with the heart of spiritual practice and the freedom of the expressive arts. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, December 5, 2014

December 5–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Foundations of Ayurveda: Part Two

Scott Blossom and Kripalu School of Ayurveda Faculty

Take part in an integrated curriculum designed to make Ayurveda an exciting exploration that results in you feeling more connected to your self, others, and seasonal rhythm—while giving you the confidence to bring this ancient technology to your clients, friends, and/or family members. more …

Sunday, December 7, 2014

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

Restorative Yoga: Level Two Teacher Training

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

For yoga teachers with min. 6 months experience leading restorative yoga. This training is designed for yoga teachers who already know the basics of leading restorative postures and want to develop the ability to notice structural misalignments and offer adjustments that encourage students to release more fully into the poses. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
December 7–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Certification: Part One

Michelle Dalbec, Janna Delgado, Jurian Hughes, and Rudy Peirce

Immerse yourself in Kripalu Yoga and learn to share the gift of yoga with others. Awaken the teacher within and discover how the tools of yoga can be used to cultivate health, facilitate psychological growth, and open the doors to spiritual transformation—for yourself and for your students. more …

Friday, December 12, 2014

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

Lotus Palm Thai Head Massage

Sukha Wong

Thai Head Massage is an uplifting treatment that relieves tightness in the face, scalp, neck, shoulders, and upper back—areas of the body where many people store tension. more …

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

Friday, January 2, 2015

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 Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, January 9, 2015

January 9–18, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

500-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Guiding Kripalu Meditation and Advanced Asana

Jonathan Foust (Sudhir), Yoganand Michael Carroll, and Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

Yoga teaches us that the pursuit of inner stillness is actually enhanced by periods of physical activity. As you sink into meditation, asana becomes a tool to embody higher awareness. more …

Sunday, January 11, 2015

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

Positional Therapy: Clinical Applications

Lee Albert

For those who have taken Positional Therapy 1 or 2. Take the skills you gained in Positional Therapy 1 or 2 and learn how to apply them to common neuromuscular conditions. more …

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

Friday, January 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 16–23, 2015 Friday–Friday 7 nights

Shake Your Soul® Teacher Training: The Yoga of Dance

Dan Leven

As one of the cofounders of DansKinetics®—now Kripalu noon dance, a favorite Kripalu experience for many—Dan has spent 35 years sharing his passion for healing and transformation through movement. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
January 16–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification, Module 1: Anatomy, Physiology, and Herbology

Larissa Hall Carlson, Jyothi Bhatt, and Rosy Mann

The Kripalu Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification is for those who want to practice Ayurveda professionally. Through in-depth study, this training prepares you to provide Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations and holistic therapies. more …

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 18–21, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Quieting the Hungry Ghost: Compassionate and Mindful Relapse Prevention

Richard Fields

Learn compassion and mindfulness skills that help quiet reactivity, anger, criticism, blame, and impatience. Reactivity is a major cause of relapse to unhealthy behaviors such as problem drinking, drug use, overeating, and excessive spending. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

January 25–February 6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Certification: Part Two

Michelle Dalbec, Janna Delgado, Jurian Hughes, and Rudy Peirce

Immerse yourself in Kripalu Yoga and learn to share the gift of yoga with others. Awaken the teacher within and discover how the tools of yoga can be used to cultivate health, facilitate psychological growth, and open the doors to spiritual transformation—for yourself and for your students. more …

Friday, January 30, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 30–February 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Healing the Wounds of Attachment and Rebuilding Self: A Master Course for EMDR Clinicians

Deany Laliotis

This master class is designed for clinicians seeking to deepen their skills as EMDR psychotherapists working with early childhood trauma and attachment. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
January 30–February 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Unleash Your Calling: Creating the Work and Life You Love

Tama Kieves

Is a different life calling you? Do you crave meaningful work or ache to take your creativity into the world—and get paid for it? Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

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 …

February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Designing and Leading Transformational Workshops

Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang

Learn to create the conditions for extraordinary outcomes, optimal learning, and creativity in your workshops, retreats, and trainings. Design and present mind-body experiences that touch the heart, move the imagination, and inspire self-discovery. more …

February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

For all yoga teachers. Restorative yoga is the yoga of non-doing. When the body is fully supported, it will naturally relax, releasing deeply held tensions. more …