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October 6–9, 2015 Tuesday–Friday 3 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Kripalu’s 24th Annual Yoga Teachers Conference

John Douillard, Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, Yoganand Michael Carroll, Larissa Carlson, Todd Norian, Coby Kozlowski, Michelle Dalbec, Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Micah Mortali, Jennifer Reis, Terrel Broussard, Erin Casperson, Jashoda Edmunds, Girish, Jurian Hughes, Kimberly Larson, Brahmani Liebman, Vandita Kate Marchesiello, Stephen Masullo, Cat Pacini, Ritu Pandya, and Marlysa Sullivan
John Douillard

John Douillard, DC, CAP, is a globally recognized leader in the fields of natural health, Ayurveda, and sports medicine. He is the creator of, an Ayurvedic health and wellness resource that is evolving the…
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Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 500, is a faculty member at Kripalu, where she leads a variety of workshops, including 200- and 500-hour teacher trainings. She also teaches in the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. Sudha’s…
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Yoganand Michael Carroll

Yoganand Michael Carroll, E-RYT 500, is Dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga. Through many years of intensive study and practice, he has gained a profound ability to distill and interpret esoteric yoga texts and…
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Larissa Carlson

Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations throughout the country. Each summer, she teaches yoga to reduce performance anxiety for the elite…
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Todd Norian

Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, is the founder of Ashaya Yoga®, a style focused on precise biomechanical alignment. With warmth and humor, he teaches with the heartfelt intention of awakening others to their inherent potential for…
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Coby Kozlowski

Coby Kozlowski, MA, E-RYT, is a faculty member for the Kripalu School of Yoga. Her vibrant style as a life coach trainer; yoga, dance, and meditation educator; inspirational speaker; expressive arts therapist; and expert in…
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Michelle Dalbec

Michelle Dalbec, E-RYT 500, is a passionate Kripalu Yoga and Yoga Tune Up® teacher who hosts yoga programs, delivers dynamic and motivational workshops, and directs Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training. She teaches with the intention to…
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Sat Bir S. Khalsa

Sat Bir S. Khalsa, PhD, has been fully engaged in basic and clinical research on the effectiveness of yoga and meditation practices in improving physical and psychological health for more than 10 years. An assistant…
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Micah Mortali

Micah Mortali, Director of the Kripalu Schools of Yoga and Ayurveda and long-time Kripalu Yoga teacher, has been leading groups in wilderness and corporate settings for more than 15 years. With a passion for sharing…
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Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500, Kripalu School of Yoga faculty and Integrative Yoga Therapy faculty member, creates sacred space for students to journey into realms of deep peace and healing. An authentic and spirited leader, Jennifer…
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Terrel Broussard

Terrel Broussard has 20 years of experience working with others in the field of health. His passion for personal growth and exploring cultures outside of the United States keeps his professional practice evolving. Terrel has…
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Erin Casperson

Erin Casperson, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor and 500-Hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, is the Academic Coordinator for the Kripalu School of Ayurveda (KSA). A passionate, heartfelt, and enthusiastic teacher, Erin loves sharing Ayurveda with others so…
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Jashoda Edmunds

Jashoda Edmunds, E-RYT 500, has studied yoga since 1971 and began teaching in 1987. With Brahmani Liebman, she is cocreator of Journey into Yoga teacher training and the CD Journey into Yoga: Awakening the Spirit.…
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Girish, an accomplished musician and former monk infused in spiritual practice, sings traditional Sanskrit mantras with a modern, yet deeply devotional twist. Girish has been recommended in O, the Oprah magazine, Yoga Journal, and Spirituality…
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Jurian Hughes

Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, MFA, a faculty member at Kripalu, is also a yoga teacher trainer, Let Your Yoga Dance® trainer, voice coach, and theatre performer known for her passionate, playful, and inspiring teaching style.…
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Kimberly Larson

Kimberly Larson is a certified massage therapist, yoga teacher, and Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. She is a passionate health educator and co-owner of Lakshmi’s Garden, where she offers personalized cleansing and rejuvenating retreats, panchakarma, and private…
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Brahmani Liebman

Brahmani Liebman, MSEd, E-RYT 500, has been studying yoga and meditation since the 1970s and has been a yoga teacher since 1988. A member of the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training faculty, she founded the Rivertown…
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Vandita Kate Marchesiello

Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500, is a teacher and faculty member at Kripalu and the recording artist on the best-selling CDs Transform, Relax, and Rejuvenate; Yoga with Vandita; and Vandita Chants. Vandita has balanced family,…
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Stephen Masullo

Steven Masullo is a 500-Hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, R&R Retreat faculty member, and former Kripalu School of Yoga Intern. He is also a certified Thai Yoga practitioner.
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Cat Pacini

Cat Pacini a graduate of the Kripalu Schools of Ayurveda and Massage, currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the School of Ayurveda. She also teaches R&R Retreat workshops, provides Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations, and offers…
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Marlysa Sullivan

Marlysa Sullivan, a yoga therapist and physical therapist, is clinic supervisor for the yoga therapy master’s degree program at the Maryland University of Integrative Health.
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Program Details

Tools for the Radiant Teacher

Igniting Ojas and Tejas for Vitality and Wisdom

For yoga teachers from all traditions, Ayurvedic practitioners, and Ayurvedic health counselors.

Are you prepared to lead your students deeper? Drawing on skilled Kripalu faculty and world-renowned experts, this conference takes your practice and teaching to a new level. Choose from workshops designed to stoke the fire of tejas, your inner radiance and power of insight, and of ojas, your vital energy. Take home potent, practical tools gained from personal experience, and the fresh inspiration that comes from practicing with colleagues who share this calling.

More than 20 workshops with experts in the field, on topics including

  • The art of skillful assisting
  • Yoga therapeutics for neck and shoulders
  • The Ayurvedic kitchen
  • Incorporating sound into your yoga teaching
  • Self-care through nature immersion
  • Restorative yoga, Yin Yoga, and meditation
  • Vedic astrology and architecture.


  • Keynote with John Douillard, DC, director of the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Health Center: How Contemporary Science Supports Ancient Wisdom
  • Bollywood-inspired movement with the Doonya dancers
  • A musical celebration with recording artist Girish
  • Illuminating YES talks (Yoga, Education, and Service) with Sat Bir S. Khalsa

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View full descriptions of conference workshops.

Call to register: 866.200.5203; please have the names of the workshops you plan to attend at hand.

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Who can attend?

Yoga teachers from any tradition, serious practitioners, and those who may be interested in attending yoga teacher training at Kripalu and are looking for a sample of the Kripalu experience are welcome. Ayurvedic practitioners and Ayurvedic Health Counselors are also encouraged to join us. We hope you will be able to join us.

How do I become a Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association (KYAA) member?

In addition to more than 30 other membership benefits, KYAA members enjoy 20% off shared standard and dormitory accommodations every time they come to Kripalu. This discount is applicable to the Conference. Just mention you are a KYAA member when making your reservation to take advantage of this discount.

KYAA membership is open to graduates from yoga teacher trainings recognized by Yoga Alliance as well as graduates of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda’s Health Counselor track. Visit for benefits and an application form.

How do I register?

Call Registration at 866.200.5203. Registration hours are 9:00 am–7:30 pm Eastern time Monday–Friday and 9:00 am–5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Register early to ensure your choice of workshops! Workshop brochure coming soon!

How do I choose my workshops?

You must indicate your workshop choices when registering for the conference. Please have the workshop codes on hand to give to your Registration Advisor.

How do I make my payment?

Give your credit card number to the Registration Advisor when you call. Full payment is due at time of registration and can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Personal checks and money orders (US dollars) must be received prior to processing your registration (please call Registration to arrange).

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CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 17 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
  • 17 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge