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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
August 30–September 4, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga Teacher Tune-Up Series: Refining the Asanas

Mark Stephens

For beginning to advanced teachers of all traditions. Doing yoga makes life better, awakens us to our true self, makes us healthier, and brings deeper meaning to our lives. more …

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

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 13–18, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Advanced Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Niisa Morton and Abby Bordner

For those who have completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training and the beginner-level Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. Take home new information and techniques to enhance your work with pregnant women and their partners, on and off the mat. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
September 13–18, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

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

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Dance your way toward teacher certification in the first chakra-yoga-dance training of its kind—or come just to experience five glorious days of dancing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 15–18, 2015 Tuesday–Friday 3 nights

The Embodied Practitioner: Reclaim Your Own Body Trust

Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant

Sweeten your relationship with your own body while improving your effectiveness as a body-positive practitioner. When you view your body in a connected, trusting, and compassionate way, you can more effectively help people who struggle with disordered eating or internalized body shame. more …

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

Friday, September 18, 2015

September 18–27, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

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

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen and Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

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, September 20, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 20–23, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Motivational Interviewing: The Art and Science of Behavior Change Counseling

Dana Sturtevant

For helping professionals, health coaches, Ayurvedic practitioners, yoga teachers, and yoga therapists. The conversations that occur between helping professionals and their clients are powerful ones, capable of supporting or inhibiting the innate change process that is alive in all of us. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
September 20–25, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Warriors at Ease: Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Meditation for Military Communities

Susan Alden, Annie Okerlin, and Lynn Stoller

For yoga teachers. This advanced teacher training, combining Parts 2A and 2B of the Warriors at Ease training, covers the art and science of teaching yoga in military communities. more …

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

Friday, September 25, 2015

September 25–October 4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Foundations of Ayurveda: Part 1

Larissa Hall Carlson, Balarama Chandra Das, and Rosy Mann

Discover your own natural rhythms and sources of wisdom while learning how to bring the ancient technology of Ayurveda to your friends and family members. more …

Friday, October 9, 2015

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

Interpersonal Neurobiology: Practices that Cultivate Connection and Well-Being

Daniel J. Siegel

Interpersonal neurobiology integrates a wide array of sciences into one perspective on well-being, offering practical suggestions on how to use the focus of attention to strengthen connections in the brain and in our relationships. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 12–16, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Facilitating Transformational Workshops: Group Dynamics and Mind-Body Coaching

David Ronka, Ken Nelson, and Lesli Lang

Learn to create the conditions for transformation, accountability, and creativity in groups, workshops, retreats, and trainings. Empower yourself and others to heal and grow by cultivating trust—the foundation for safe inquiry and authentic dialogue. more …

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

Sunday, October 18, 2015

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

Breath Immersion 2015: From Science to Samadhi

Shirley Telles, Stanislav Grof, Jessica Dibb, Daniel J. Siegel, Patricia Gerbarg, Richard P. Brown, Yoganand Michael Carroll, Jim Morningstar, Binnie Dansby, Rabia Hayak, Carol A. Lampman, Jeanne Denney, Petri Berndtson, and Jeremy Youst

One conscious, optimal breath can transform you and the world. Immerse yourself in the full spectrum of ancient and modern practices that cultivate conscious, optimal breathing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
October 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Transform Your Relationships Using Nonviolent Communication

Martha Lasley, Dian Killian, and Marc Weiner

How do you respond to difficult people and challenging conversations? Nonviolent Communication offers tools for creating mutual understanding, trust, intimacy, and meaning in your relationships. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
October 18–November 13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Monthlong Intensive

Coby Kozlowski, Jurian Hughes, and Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

Experience the fundamentals of Kripalu Yoga. Our Yoga Alliance–approved 200-Hour Kripalu Yoga certification program trains you to teach safe, fun, and empowering yoga classes, and shows you how to incorporate the wisdom of yoga into your life. more …

Friday, October 23, 2015

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

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

Bessel van der Kolk and Licia Sky

For health professionals, therapists, yoga instructors, and others interested in the nature of trauma. Overcoming trauma means fully engaging in the present without being hijacked by survival-related emotions and sensations. more …

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

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 25–29, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

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

Tama Kieves

For everyone. 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.
Continuing Education Credits
October 25–30, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Restorative Yoga Therapeutic Teacher Training

Jillian Pransky

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

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

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers

David Emerson and Jenn Turner

For certified yoga teachers. The yoga program run by the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute has helped thousands of people dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), from survivors of chronic abuse to war veterans. more …

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

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 1–5, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Garshana and Abhyanga

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 Massage & Body Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 1–6, 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
November 1–6, 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. Module 2 brings together everything you’ve learned so far. After a period of at-home practice following Module 1, return with confidence to lead Let Your Yoga Dance® classes for your peers. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 1–6, 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 Social Workers, Nurses, Physicians, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, November 6, 2015

November 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Speaking Your Truth: First Steps in the Art of Storytelling

Matthew Dicks

Learn the art of personal storytelling in a low-stakes, information-packed, highly entertaining workshop designed for people with little or no previous storytelling experience. more …

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

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

Richard P. Brown, Patricia Gerbarg, and Joy Bennett

For educators without yoga training, 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 Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 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, November 8, 2015

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

JourneyDance Module 2 Training: Structures and Rituals

Toni Bergins

For graduates of JouneyDance Module 1. Strengthen your skills, confidence, and intuition with Module 2 of JourneyDance™ teacher training. This module empowers you to create a hypnotic container and sacred movement space with vast transformational potential. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Relax and Renew: Learning to Teach Restorative Yoga

Judith Hanson Lasater

For yoga teachers and serious students. We work hard in our lives and, while we might sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us relax and rest deeply and completely, benefiting the body’s organ systems. more …

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

Monday, November 9, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 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, November 13, 2015

November 13–20, 2015 Friday–Friday 7 nights

Kripalu Approach to Bodywork Level 1

Lee Albert and Johanna Wise

For therapists certified by any massage school. Are you a massage therapist who loves yoga? Learn to bring the deep meditative state that comes from a great yoga session into your massage practice, for yourself and for your clients. more …

November 13–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Teaching Pranayama and Advanced Asana

Larissa Hall Carlson, Yoganand Michael Carroll, and Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

Essential Practices for Yoga Teachers The practice of breathwork awakens the life force and opens the door to profound meditation. Deepen your knowledge of pranayama, gain mastery in teaching asana, and explore the philosophy that gave birth to these techniques in a training designed to revitalize your physical and energetic bodies. more …

Sunday, November 15, 2015

November 15–18, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Unfinished Conversation: Healing from Traumatic Loss

Robert Emile Lesoine and Kathryn Tull

The effects of traumatic loss often remain hidden and unresolved. This program offers a safe and supportive space to reflect on your loss in order to facilitate a transformative healing process. more …

Friday, November 20, 2015

November 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cultivating Compassion

Margaret Cullen and Erika Rosenberg

Learn to cultivate compassion, empathy, and kindness for yourself and others in a training that integrates traditional contemplative practices with psychology and scientific research. more …

Friday, December 4, 2015

December 4–13, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Foundations of Ayurveda: Part 2

Scott Blossom, Rosy Mann, Jyothi Bhatt, and Larissa Hall Carlson

Discover your own natural rhythms and sources of wisdom while learning how to bring the ancient technology of Ayurveda to your friends and family members. more …

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
December 6–9, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Polyvagal Theory for Infant Development: A Professional Training

Michelle Emanuel

For birth professionals including prenatal, postnatal, and Baby and Me yoga instructors; baby bodyworkers; and health professionals. This training explores how the autonomic nervous system relates to a baby’s development, specifically in the pre-crawling stages. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
December 6–18, 2015 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part One

Michelle Dalbec 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 1, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

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

Bessel van der Kolk and Licia Sky

For health professionals, therapists, yoga instructors, and others interested in the nature of trauma. Overcoming trauma means fully engaging in the present without being hijacked by survival-related emotions and sensations. more …

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

Friday, January 8, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 8–10, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga's Touch: Hands-on Adjustments, Alignment, and Verbal Cues

Martia Rachman

For yoga teachers and intermediate-level students. Take your yoga teaching or practice to the next level by understanding and learning how to offer powerful and effective hands-on adjustments. more …

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

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 10–15, 2016 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 Massage & Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.

Friday, January 15, 2016

January 15–24, 2016 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

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

Jyothi Bhatt, Larissa Hall Carlson, Rosy Mann, Margrit Mikulis, and William Siff

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 17, 2016

January 17–21, 2016 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Resilience Training for Therapists

Lisa Schwarz

For mental-health professionals. Prepare yourself for the inevitable challenging moments in your work as a therapist through this resilience-building training that teaches you to Tune into your triggers and increase awareness of what activates your flight, fright, or freeze reflex in therapeutic sessions Use specific eye positions to anchor “resource states” into your neurophysiology when you are at risk of being triggered Ground yourself and get back on track in a session through breathing and somatic exercises Identify personal/clinical strengths and challenges in the realm of attunement to self and client. more …

Friday, January 22, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 22–24, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Unleash Your Calling: Creating the Work and Life You Love

Tama Kieves

Is a different life calling you? Do you ache to take your creativity into the world—and get paid for it? Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. In fact, true passion is your greatest job security. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
January 22–24, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for Osteoporosis

Loren Fishman and Terry Roth Schaff

For medical professionals, yoga teachers and therapists, yoga practitioners at all levels, and people living with osteoporosis. Regain and maintain healthy bone strength with a 12-pose, 12-minute yoga sequence that has proven beneficial for combating osteoporosis and osteopenia. more …

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

Sunday, January 24, 2016

January 24–27, 2016 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Soul Entrainment Level One Training

Karen Paolino Correia

Empower yourself and your clients to access inner wisdom using the techniques of Soul Entrainment®. Incorporate Soul Entrainment into your personal journey and your work with clients by learning A simple and powerful hypnosis induction to tap into the soul’s higher wisdom How the soul lovingly guides people to healing and to the answers they need about relationships, health, life purpose, financial freedom, love, joy, and fulfillment How to lead one-on-one and group Soul Entrainment sessions Techniques and questions to use during sessions to access healing and guidance How Soul Entrainment integrates past-life regression To discern the language of the soul versus the ego/personality. more …

January 24–February 5, 2016 Sunday–Friday 12 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part Two

Michelle Dalbec 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 …

Monday, January 25, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 25–28, 2016 Monday–Thursday 3 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Vishesh

Hilary Garivaltis

For bodyworkers (see note below). Vishesh is a vigorous Ayurvedic oil treatment utilizing the principles of pranic flow and marma-point enhancement in this very special model of bodywork that helps to break up deep adhesions. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 31–February 5, 2016 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 (and fun!) in your workshops, retreats, and trainings. Design and present mind-body experiences that touch the heart, move the imagination, and inspire self-discovery. more …

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

Sunday, February 7, 2016

February 7–12, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Coaching with the MI-MN Matrix: Maximizing Career Potential for Clients

Steven Rudolph

For life coaches and counselors. You need the best tools available to provide your clients with the most accurate guidance. This training introduces the MI-MN (Multiple Intelligences-Multiple Natures) Matrix, a framework designed by Steven Rudolph to integrate Eastern and Western psychological models. more …

Friday, February 12, 2016

February 12–21, 2016 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

650-Hour Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification, Module 2: Etiology, Pathology, Clinical Assessment, and Pulse Analysis

John Douillard, Rosy Mann, Larissa Hall Carlson, and Jyothi Bhatt

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 …

Friday, February 19, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
February 19–21, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Lotus Palm Thai-Style Reflexology and Foot Massage

Sukha Wong

Lotus Palm Thai-style reflexology and foot massage is an East-meets-West approach that involves hands-on stretching and massage to open the sen (energy) lines, and a reflexology stick to stimulate points on the soles of the feet that correspond to the internal organs. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.