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Friday, March 6, 2015

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

Continuing Education Credits
March 8–12, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Vinyasa Slow: More Power, Less Pain

J. Brown

For yoga teachers and interested practitioners. Imagine yoga before it was transformed by its journey to the West: a personalized, breath-centered practice passed down from teacher to student. more …

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

Monday, March 9, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
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 …

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

Friday, March 13, 2015

March 13–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification, Module 3: Clinical Assessment, Vata Management, and Women’s Health

Larissa Hall Carlson, Rosy Mann, Sunil Joshi, Claudia Welch, and Kripalu School of Ayurveda Faculty

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

Yoga for Cancer Teacher Training

Tari Prinster

For 200-hour yoga teachers, health-care professionals, and others with relevant background and training. Become a yoga teacher equipped to understand the unique needs and challenges of cancer patients and survivors. more …

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

Friday, March 20, 2015

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

Now What? Finding Career Clarity and Life Direction from the Inside Out

Laura Berman Fortgang

Are you reevaluating your career or looking to do something radically different with your life? Join Laura Berman Fortgang, author of Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction, and discover who you really are and what you’re meant to do with your life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
March 20–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Leading Vinyasa

Coby Kozlowski

Breathe, Feel, Flow Deepen your teaching and increase your appeal to students who want more challenge in their practice, while also learning to offer vinyasa to students of different experience levels. more …

Sunday, March 22, 2015

March 22–April 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part One

Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds

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, March 29, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 29–April 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers

David Emerson and Jenn Turner

For certified yoga teachers. The Justice Resource Institute Trauma Center Yoga Program team has taught thousands of people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) yogic skills proven to reduce their symptomology to a significant degree. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
March 29–April 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Science of Yoga for Health Professionals

Lisa B. Nelson, Angela Wilson, and Stephen Cope

For everyone, including nurses, doctors, mental health workers, yoga teachers, physical therapists, and nutritionists. Curious about the science behind asana (yoga postures), meditation, and pranayama (breathing techniques)? more …

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

Friday, April 3, 2015

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

Creating Transformational Workshops: Leading Mind-Body Experiences

Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang

When you’re clear about your calling and you have the right tools, you’re in a powerful position to help others. Are you ready to bring your passion into group settings in ways that create synergy, original thinking, and breakthrough solutions? more …

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

Friday, May 1, 2015

May 1–3, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Emotional Mindfulness, Connection, and Healing: Befriending the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions

Ronald J. Frederick

Emotions help you feel alive, meet life’s challenges, enrich your relationships, and heal from emotional wounds. Learn how to recognize, tap into, and get the most out of your emotions and be fully present with yourself and others in this highly experiential workshop grounded in contemporary neuroscience and drawn from a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches. more …

May 1–10, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Instructing Yoga for Special Populations

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Yoga for Every Body How we take yoga out into the world and into our classes plays an important part in determining how successful we are as teachers. more …

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

SomaSoul Facilitation: The Art of Being

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For people who have attended at least one other SomaSoul Training module. 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 Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10–14, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Illuminating Your Practice: Yoga and the Alexander Technique

Joan Arnold

For all levels. Expand into a joyful and powerful yoga practice with new ways to improve your posture, free your breath, and imbue your activities with grace and lightness. more …

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17–20, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Emotional Freedom Techniques: Level 1

Jan L. Watkins

For everyone. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a powerful, clinically proven self-help method for reducing the emotional impact of memories and incidents that trigger emotional distress. more …

Continuing Education Credits
May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 1

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Give yourself the gift of a lifetime: living in joy, grace in motion, and the dance of your own creativity. Let Your Yoga Dance teacher training is the first and only chakra yoga-based dance training of its kind. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Neuroscience of Buddhism and Yoga: Harnessing the Brain for Healing and Happiness

Jim Hopper and Dana Moore

For therapists, yoga instructors, researchers, and everyone interested in harnessing the brain for transformation. Learn how Buddhist- and neuroscience-informed meditation and yoga techniques can cultivate mindful embodiment and transform habitual thoughts, emotions, and behaviors into openings for freedom, love, and happiness. more …

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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 20–22, 2015 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Emotional Freedom Techniques: Level 2

Jan L. Watkins

For everyone who has completed Level 1. Level 2 EFT training moves you through supervised practice to deeply explore the possibilities of EFT and sharpen your practitioner skills. more …

Monday, May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015 Monday 0 nights

The Aquarian Teacher: Level One Kundalini Training

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa, Mahan Kirn Kaur Khalsa, and Ajeet Kaur

Dates Part One: May 25–June 5 Part Two: August 30–September 4 Part Three: October 25–November 1 For students of all schools of yoga, yoga teachers, and everyone seeking to deepen their yogic experience and knowledge. more …

Friday, May 29, 2015

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

Yoga Nursing: A New Brand of Health Care

Annette Tersigni

For nurse practitioners, RNs, and LPNs; no yoga experience required. Yoga Nursing® is expanding consciousness in health care—uniting yoga with contemporary medical practices to offer easy, safe remedies that serve as a perfect adjunct therapy in all areas of nursing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses.
May 29–June 7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification, Module 4: Clinical Training, Ethics, and Working with Clients

Larissa Hall Carlson, Vasant Lad, Rosy Mann, Gerard Buffo, Kimberly Larson, Margrit Mikulis, and Kripalu School of Ayurveda Faculty

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, May 31, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 31–June 5, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Lakshmi Voelker and Tracey Eccleston

For yoga teachers, teachers-in-training, health-care professionals, and yoga practitioners. 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.
Continuing Education Credits
May 31–June 5, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Radiant Child Yoga Training, Levels 1–3

Shakta Khalsa

There is a $135 materials fee for manuals, books, CDs, and DVDs payable to the presenter at the first program session. For yoga teachers, schoolteachers, therapists, and parents at all levels of yoga experience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
May 31–June 26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training

Jurian Hughes and Jennifer Reis

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, 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 Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Treating Complex Trauma with EMDR Therapy: Working with the Body and Attachment

Deany Laliotis

For mental-health clinicians who have completed the basic course in EMDR therapy. This training is for experienced EMDR clinicians who want to deepen their skills in working with complex developmental trauma. more …

June 7–19, 2015 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part Two

Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds

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, June 14, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 14–19, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans: A Yoga Teacher Training

Suzanne Manafort and Robin Gilmartin

For yoga teachers. Learn how to bring the life-changing benefits of yoga to veterans with trauma-related psychological challenges. Mindful Yoga Therapy is an Embodyoga®-based, empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: pranayama, asana, yoga nidra, meditation, and gratitude. more …

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

Friday, June 19, 2015

June 19–28, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Guiding Meditation for Transformational Yoga Teaching

Jonathan Foust (Sudhir) and Michelle Dalbec

Exploring the World Within 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, June 21, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

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

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

For students who have completed Module 1. Practice at home to gain confidence following Module 1 and return to complete your training in a learning environment of compassion for self and for others—kindness is key. more …

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

Sunday, June 28, 2015

June 28–July 24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Monthlong Intensive

Coby Kozlowski and Yoganand Michael Carroll

Experience the fundamentals of Kripalu Yoga and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become an exceptional yoga teacher. You emerge from our residential training inspired and ready to teach. more …

Monday, July 6, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 6–10, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Soma Prana Vinyasa: The Yoga of Regeneration

Shiva Rea, John de Kadt, Benjy Wertheimer, and Gaura Vani

Join vinyasa pioneer Shiva Rea for a Soma Prana Vinyasa™ immersion into the art of regenerative (soma) yoga and meditation. Ancient sages understood soma as the “revivifying nectar,” the essence of longevity and healing. more …

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

Sunday, July 19, 2015

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

Five Element Yoga Teacher Training

Jennifer Reis

For yoga teachers and experienced yoga students. Five Element Yoga® invites you to celebrate 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.
Continuing Education Credits
July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Trauma, Body, and the Brain: Restoring the Capacity for Rhythm and Play

Bessel van der Kolk, Dana Moore, and Steven Gross

For licensed therapists, yoga instructors, and others interested in the nature of trauma. Neuroscience research shows that awareness of physical sensations forms the very foundation of human consciousness. more …

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

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
July 26–31, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance Teacher Training Intensive: Module 1

Toni Bergins

For dance enthusiasts, including yoga teachers, dance instructors, and movement therapists. Enter the flow of JourneyDance™ with Toni Bergins, founder of JourneyDance and senior training staff. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
July 26–31, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training

Carol Krucoff and Kimberly Carson

For yoga teachers who have completed a 200-hour teacher training. Learn strategies for adapting yoga practice to older minds, bodies, and spirits in a training that combines the traditional wisdom of yoga with the best contemporary scientific knowledge about the physiology of aging. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
July 26–August 21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Monthlong Intensive

Cristie Newhart and Rudy Peirce

Experience the fundamentals of Kripalu Yoga and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become an exceptional yoga teacher. You emerge from our residential training inspired and ready to teach. more …

Friday, July 31, 2015

July 31–August 2, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

This Very Moment: Mindfulness in Psychotherapy

Ronald D. Siegel

For psychotherapists, human-service professionals, and others interested in personal development. Mindfulness has been successfully practiced for more than 2,500 years and is a deceptively simple way of alleviating human suffering. more …

Continuing Education Credits
July 31–August 7, 2015 Friday–Friday 7 nights

Psychology of the Chakras: A 7-Day Intensive

Anodea Judith

Are you ready for an initiatory journey into the sacred centers of yourself? Are you prepared to cross the archetypal rainbow bridge that connects everything into one indivisible whole? more …

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

Sunday, August 2, 2015

August 2–7, 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 …

Friday, August 7, 2015

August 7–9, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Mindfulness For Lawyers

Jurian Hughes, Maria Sirois, and Bruce Sherman

For lawyers; no yoga or meditation experience required. MCLE credits available. Learn how to cultivate health, happiness, and meaning, even in a high-stress career. more …

August 7–16, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Leading Vinyasa

Coby Kozlowski

Breathe, Feel, Flow Deepen your teaching and increase your appeal to students who want more challenge in their practice, while also learning to offer vinyasa to students of different experience levels. more …

Sunday, August 9, 2015

August 9–10, 2015 Sunday–Monday 1 nights

Yoga Nidra: The Theory and Practice of Conscious Relaxation

Beth Gibbs

For Integrative Yoga Therapy Professional Yoga Therapist Training students who have just taken Module 1 or who are about to take Module 2 with Joseph Le Page. more …

Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Internal Family Systems Therapy: Embodying the Healing Wisdom

Richard C. Schwartz and Sarah Stewart

The world’s religions teach that there is an untarnished essence within us, a Self from which wisdom, healing, and spiritual energy flow. We rarely experience this Self because it is obscured by self-protective psychological mechanisms, or lost in the fear, pain, and shame of past trauma. more …

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Principle-Based Partner Yoga Level I Teacher Training

Elysabeth Williamson

For students with at least one year of yoga practice. Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ is a visionary healing art that combines ancient yogic wisdom with contemporary mind-body understanding. more …