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Sunday, November 30, 2014

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

SomaSoul: Moving Your Body’s Story

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

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part One

Janna Delgado and Jurian Hughes

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 & 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 Social Workers, 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 & 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, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

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

Margrit Mikulis, William Siff, 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

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Part Two

Janna Delgado and Jurian Hughes

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

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.
Continuing Education Credits
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 …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Registered Dietitians, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
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 …

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

SomaSoul: The Somatic Healing Process

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals, those interested in becoming healing professionals, and everyone interested in personal and spiritual growth. Experience your aliveness and power as you become aware of and heal old defenses and the wounds they protect. more …

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

Friday, February 13, 2015

February 13–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Module 2: Etiology, Pathology, Clinical Assessment, and Pulse Analysis

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

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 20, 2015

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

Be Your Own Best Friend: Nonviolent Communication to Transform Your Inner Critic

Martha Lasley and Dian Killian

Do you treat others with kindness and compassion, yet find it challenging to do the same for yourself? Negative self-talk can drain your life energy, block you from living fully, keep you from acting on your dreams, and create disharmony in your relationships. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
February 20–March 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

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

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

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, February 22, 2015

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

Speak to the Heart: Teaching Yoga with Themes

Todd Norian

For yoga teachers and aspiring teachers of all levels and styles. The skillful use of a heart-oriented theme can transform a yoga class into an exquisite experience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 22–March 20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training

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, 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

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

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

500-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Leading Kripalu Vinyasa

Coby Kozlowski

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 post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) yogic skills proven to reduce their symptomology to a significant degree. more …

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

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

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

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

How we take yoga out into the world and into our classes plays an important part in determining how successful we are as teachers. Yoga Therapeutics for Special Populations trains you to offer posture modifications that create a safe environment for students with unique needs. more …

Sunday, May 3, 2015

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 Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

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

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 …

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, Jennifer Reis, and Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

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 …