Larissa Hall Carlson


Larissa Hall Carlson, MA, E-RYT 500, has over 25 years of teaching experience and is known as a leading educator in the field of optimal performance. Certified by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and Yoga Alliance, Larissa serves as a Lead Faculty member for the Kripalu Schools of Yoga and Ayurveda and guides teacher trainings across the globe. She previously served as Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and is the cocreator of two popular online courses with Yoga Journal, Ayurveda 101 and 201. She specializes in training elite level musicians, executives, teachers, artists, and athletes in all aspects of mindful living. A passionate writer, Larissa’s rich teachings and exceptional knowledge of yoga, Ayurveda, and mindfulness can be found in Yoga Journal, The Washington Post, Men’s Journal, Shape, More, Elephant Journal, InStyle, Prevention, and MindBodyGreen. Her mindfulness teachings can also be found on Insight Timer.   

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