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Friday, November 28, 2014

November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

A Buddhist Healing Ritual: Dakini's Heart-Essence Chöd

Lama Migmar Tseten

Healing Chöd is an ancient Buddhist ritual known for its power to alleviate physical, emotional, and mental illness and suffering. There are no instructions to follow or techniques to learn. more …

November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

CircusYoga® Community Retreat: The Human Art of Play (Adults)

Erin Maile O'Keefe and Kevin O'Keefe

CircusYoga, a blend of interactive yoga, circus arts, and transformational play, returns to Kripalu for its 14th year. This alchemy of connection and joyful fun results in a state of deep rejuvenation. more …

November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

CircusYoga: The Human Art of Play (Kids)

Erin Maile O'Keefe and Kevin O'Keefe

CircusYoga, a blend of interactive yoga, circus arts, and transformational play, returns to Kripalu for its 14th year. This alchemy of connection and joyful fun results in a state of deep rejuvenation. more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Ignite Your Passion and Energy: JourneyDance™ for Manifestation

Toni Bergins

Are you ready to live the life you desire? Ignite your creativity, passion, and joy in a sumptuous JourneyDance weekend with artistic alchemist Toni Bergins. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini Yoga: Breathing the Inner Body of Light

Daniel Orlansky

Breath is life and life is breath. When breath flows, so does life.—Yogi Bhajan Awaken your inner body of light, the pranamayakosha, and expand your life force with Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent (Cancelled)

Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Program cancelled. For everyone. Have you ever stood naked before the wildness of existence or had certainty stripped from you—everything you knew turned to ash by the fires of living? more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reboot: Mindful Autumn Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Reboot your outlook and rejuvenate body, mind, and breath in this masterfully guided, magical getaway in the beautiful Berkshires. Celebrate your vital force with mindful hikes under the open sky in the cool air and natural colors of autumn. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness and Transform Your Life

Lauren Mackler

For people who are single, divorced, or seeking greater independence within their partnership. Are you ready to gain mastery over your own life? Many people spend years waiting for a “soul mate” to make them feel complete. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing, or have always wished you could, this workshop provides a remarkably safe environment to finally find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Unraveling the Basics of Ashtanga Yoga: The Classical Eight-Limbed Path

Beryl Bender Birch

Are you curious about Ashtanga Yoga, yet hesitant to try it? Beryl Bender Birch has been safely introducing students to this brilliant methodology for nearly 35 years, working with yoga practitioners from all schools and traditions, athletes, baby boomers, beginners, and interested yogis of all kinds. more …

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

Sunday, November 30, 2014

November 30–December 2, 2014 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Healing Through Medicine Buddha

Lama Migmar Tseten

Medicine Buddha, the guru of physicians, was first introduced to Tibet by the Indian Nalanda master Shantarakshita in the eighth century. Since then, Medicine Buddha has become a powerful spiritual healing practice in Tibetan Buddhism. more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 30–December 2, 2014 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Heart-Opening Yoga: Bring in the Light!

Patty Townsend

For all levels. What does “opening the heart” really mean? In this workshop, you explore subtle-body movements that assist your heart in releasing stored patterns of tension and stress. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 30–December 4, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Relax and Restore: Slow Yoga and Qigong

Ken Nelson

Refresh and renew with gentle, easy-to-learn practices that create well-being and restore wholeness. Discover the wisdom of stillness through restorative yoga, Yin Yoga, and yoga nidra (guided deep relaxation), which help to relieve chronic pain, awaken insight, and stimulate health and healing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
November 30–December 5, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

Annie B. Kay 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 Registered Dietitians, and Athletic Trainers.
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

Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Beyond Lyme and Other Chronic Illnesses: Reclaiming our Health and Well-Being

Richard Horowitz

Lyme disease is the number-one vector-borne epidemic, mimicking common diseases such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and autoimmune diseases. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, and Social Workers.
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Body Sense and Soul: The Basics of Hatha Yoga

Lena Madsen

Here is the workshop you’ve been waiting for—a weekend that brings you the basics of hatha yoga in a practical, comprehensive, and enjoyable way. more …

Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Follow Your Creative Compass

Sierra Prasada and Dan Millman

Whether you’re a writer, artist, or innovator, connect with your creative compass and map your route through five universal stages: Dream, Draft, Develop, Refine, and Share. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Gently Free: A Spiritual Path Without Self-Blame or Guilt

Adam Lobel

Do you experience ongoing self-judgment and internal criticism? Do you beat yourself up in your effort to find peace? Is the way you practice out of sync with what you seek? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Getting the Love You Want: A Workshop for Couples

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt

For couples of all orientations, length of commitment, and stages of life. Take your relationship to the next level in a workshop based on the best-selling book Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples. more …

December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Mary Oliver and Thomas Merton: Contemplative Poets on Choosing to Love the World

Jonathan Montaldo

The poetry of Mary Oliver and Thomas Merton offers lessons on how to more fully savor your life and embodies a path of courage and joy that leads toward what Merton called “the hidden ground of love” available to everyone who chooses to be awake. more …

Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Prana for Perfect Health: Transformation Through Yoga

Claire Este-McDonald

For yoga teachers and students of all levels. Take your understanding of yoga beyond exercise to the life-changing possibilities that prana (life force) can bring. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Healing Power of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born

Robert Schwartz

When difficult or traumatic experiences occur, we wonder, “Why?” The answer, according to Robert Schwartz, is because you planned it that way. more …

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

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Shoden Gendai (Level I) and Okuden Gendai (Level II)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

In creating the Usui Reiki system, Mikao Usui’s intention was to offer a path to enlightenment: a state of perfect harmony and spiritual fulfillment. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 7–12, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

Annie B. Kay, Kathie Madonna Swift, and Lisa B. Nelson

Experience Kripalu’s approach to nutritional wellness. For physicians, nurses, nutritionists, registered dietitians, and other health-care professionals seeking personal and professional development. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, Physicians, Athletic Trainers, Nurses, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 7–12, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qigong and Your Body of Light

Lee Holden

For beginning and intermediate qigong students. Tap into the unlimited energy of the universe. Get to know your light body—the timeless, energetic essence that connects you to everything. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
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 …

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 10–12, 2014 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Making Spirits Bright: Yoga for Reflection and Expansion

Kim Valeri

Experience how your asana practice can guide you from physical action, perception, and awareness of breath toward deeper spiritual reflection. In this preholiday workshop with Kim Valeri, you learn yoga philosophy and Ayurvedic principles to support your understanding of personal transformation, healing, and expansion. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 10–12, 2014 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Gendai Shinpiden (Master Level III)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

For those who have completed Okuden Reiki, Level II. Continue the path of traditional Japanese Reiki with Master Level training that transmits an empowering transcendence to your process of self-realization. more …

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

Friday, December 12, 2014

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

Aging Gracefully: Yogic Wisdom Through the Ages

Tao Porchon-Lynch

Tao Porchon-Lynch, an inspiring 96-years-young yoga grand master, invites you to explore the eternal energy of yoga in a delicious weekend of breathing, stretching, vinyasa sequences, twists, and meditation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
December 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

From Grieving to Believing: The Soul in Transformation

David Kessler, Maureen Hancock, and Paul Denniston

For everyone. Are you yearning for a loved one who has died? Do you feel regret, guilt, or the longing to experience that soul connection again? Imagine a life beyond the pain of grief, where deep soul work takes place on three planes at once—mind, body, and spirit. more …

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

The Opening the Heart Workshop™

Linda Aranda, Jon Berenson, Donna Macomber, and Peter Watson

The Opening the Heart (OTH) philosophy recognizes that true health is based on a holistic model that includes mind, body, and spirit. Drawing on a unique blend of contemporary Positive Psychology and ancient wisdom traditions, this workshop engages the body’s natural energies in exercises designed to heal past trauma, work through blocked emotions, and disentangle from the past with the goal of reconnecting with core truths and learning to live more fully from the heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
December 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Unfinished Business: The Greatest Story Still Untold

Nancy Slonim Aronie

Your greatest story remains untold until you get it out of your body and onto the page. This workshop is about using your unique voice to write the story you’ve been carrying around inside you. more …

December 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Vibrant Visionary Collage: Mandala Meets Metta Meditation

Karen Arp-Sandel

For all levels. Enter the Vibrant Visionary Collage circle with artist and spiritual activist Karen Arp-Sandel. The mandala, Sanskrit for circle, is a symbol of wholeness and absorption into a sacred center. more …

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Seasonal Retreat

Hilary Garivaltis and Jennifer Reis

Prepare for the shift into winter by building your strength and immunity and nourishing yourself for the season ahead. Ayurveda teaches that this time of year is about personal reflection and slowing down. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Build Your Yoga Practice

Cristie Newhart and Healthy Living Faculty

An integrative approach to yoga on and off the mat. Whether you’re new to yoga or looking to revitalize your practice, this immersion provides you with tools and inspiration to make yoga a regular part of your life. more …

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

Monday, December 15, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 15–19, 2014 Monday–Friday 4 nights

An Exquisite Taste of Awakening and Fearless Compassion: Integral-Mondo Zen™

Doshin Michael Nelson

Let your heart break so open that it fills the endless sky. Far beyond our desires—for success, health, meaning—lies something even more profound. more …

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

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 18–21, 2014 Thursday–Sunday 3 nights

Nurture Your Love: Thai Massage and Ayurveda for Couples

Kimberly Larson and Terrel Broussard

For couples of any sexual orientation. Are you looking for a more intimate connection with your partner? Do you long to be nurtured in your relationship? more …

Friday, December 19, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Awakening Deep Integration: A Yoga Nidra Winter Solstice Retreat

Randal Williams

Life can be stressful. Left unchecked, the effects of chronic stress may damage mind-body tissues and negatively impact your quality of life. This retreat into the mysteries of the winter solstice provides an opportunity to reconnect with the vital pulses of your authentic rhythm, the key to living a more fulfilled and fulfilling life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Connect to Your Spirit: A Revitalizing Forrest Yoga Retreat

Erica Mather

The winter solstice is a powerful time for contemplation. Come recharge and reconnect with what matters most to you in this revitalizing retreat that will leave you grounded, clear, and with fresh energy to move ahead into the new year. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Healing Through the Dark Emotions: Transforming Grief, Fear, and Despair to Gratitude, Joy, and Faith

Miriam Greenspan

There is redemptive and transformative power in the emotions we most dread—gifts that come to us when we know how to listen to the wisdom of the broken heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kripalu Yoga Winter Retreat for the Soul

Micah Mortali

The practice of yoga connects us with the forces of nature and the universe. The depths of winter—when bears hibernate, trees put their energy deep into their roots, and indigenous cultures dive into the dream world—is a natural time to retreat. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
December 19–21, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Skydancing: A Solstice Celebration

Alberto Villoldo

Prepare for the new year by visiting your personal history and destiny as you learn the art of shamanic tracking—journeying along your own and another person’s timeline. more …

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

December 24–26, 2014 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Kabbalah Retreat: Mindful Mysticism for Soul-Centered Living

Rabbi Sigal Brier

For people of all spiritual, religious, and nonreligious orientations. Have you lived another year feeling the gap between where you are and where you want to be? more …

Friday, December 26, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Churning the Body, Freeing the Heart: A Tantric Hatha Yoga Retreat

Yoganand Michael Carroll

For students with min. 6 months of yoga experience. The tantric hatha yoga tradition assumes that we each develop a persona to fit into the world and forgot that we are anything but that persona. more …

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