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January 4–February 19, 2016 Monday–Friday 46 nights

The Kripalu Approach to Diet: An Integrative Weight-Loss Program

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Annie B. Kay, Lisa B. Nelson, Izzy Lenihan, and Jeremy Rock Smith
Aruni Nan Futuronsky

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Kripalu Yoga teacher and the Senior Life Coach and Program Advisor for Kripalu Healthy Living programs, has been teaching in a variety of venues for more than 35 years, and has been…
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Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT, is Lead Nutritionist at Kripalu. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, she is also an integrative dietitian and a Kripalu Yoga teacher. Annie is the former…
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Lisa B. Nelson

Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is Director of Medical Education for Kripalu Healthy Living programs. She holds a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester and completed her residency in family medicine at Boston…
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Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan is a certified life, career, and wellness coach who has helped thousands of people make changes in all stages of their lives for more than 20 years. Founder of Prescription for Life, she…
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Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love…
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Program Details

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better.

Our proven 5-day retreat is now enhanced with six weeks of online learning—continued support and motivation to keep you on the path to achieving your health and weight-loss goals. On-site, you discover how to shift into a balanced relationship with your body, led by our exceptional faculty—including a life coach, holistic physician, and nutritionist—who have years of experience guiding people into transformation. At home, you’re supported by faculty and peers online and in live group-share calls as you

  • Learn how to naturally lose weight and keep it off
  • Develop empowering life skills and a more positive body image
  • Enhance your nutrition and metabolism for weight management
  • Plan strategies for your goals and lifestyle.

On-site: Immerse yourself in the Kripalu experience.

  • Learn why diets don’t work. Find out what does.
  • Explore movement that brings you joy.
  • Connect with people just like you, committed to change.
  • Discover a compassionate relationship with your body.

Online: Take Kripalu home with you.

  • Extended support from Kripalu faculty and your peers.
  • Recipes and menu-planning resources for quick, delicious meals.
  • New lessons each week to keep you grounded and motivated.
  • Fun fitness classes that move you.
  • Cooking demos to give you confidence in the kitchen.

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Dates for this Program

May 2–June 17, 2016Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Annie B. Kay, Lisa B. Nelson, Michelle Dalbec