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Kripalu School of Yoga

Yoga Teacher Training 500-Hour Certification

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Program Dates and Costs

Tuition per module 2013: $1049 plus accommodations.

The total cost of the training will be determined by the tuition plus your choice of accommodations. Please contact a registration advisor for detailed information about accommodations 866.200.5203. Click on the dates of a particular training for more details.

If your preference is private accommodations, we strongly recommend submitting your application as early as possible as they are limited in availability.


Module One: Advanced Techniques for Teaching and Assisting Asana

Working from a holistic perspective, this module addresses the deep work of asana mastery, whether you want to practice more challenging postures yourself or you need to learn how to teach others poses that your body doesn’t do. Read more.

August 8–17, 2014  Grace Jull and Coby Kozlowski


Module Two: Exploring the Energy Body: Teaching Pranayama and Meditation

Drawing from the wisdom of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras as well as the lineage of Kripalu Yoga this module grounds your yoga teaching through in-depth study of yogic philosophy, the experience of contemplative practice and the exploration of pranayama (breathing techniques). Read more.

June 20–29, 2014  Jonathan Foust (Sudhir) and Larissa Hall Carlson


Module Three: Tools for Transformational Teaching

As you experientially tap into your source for teaching, you’ll learn techniques for crafting transformational workshops and creating sacred classroom space, including group facilitation and approaches to assessing and shifting group dynamics. Read more.

April 18–27, 2014  Yoganand Michael Carroll and Rudy Peirce

November 14–23, 2014  Rudy Peirce and Sudha Carolyn Lundeen


Module Four: Therapeutic Approaches to Yoga

How we take yoga out into the world and into our classes, and the variety of what we have to offer, plays a part in determining how successful we are as yoga teachers. Read more.

September 19–28, 2014  Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

The modules begin at 7:00 pm on opening night and end at noon on the last day. Sessions run Friday though the following Sunday with no days off.