Kripalu School of Yoga Faculty

Erica Arce

Erica Arce leads workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings throughout the world. Erica is a 500-Hour Kripalu Yoga certified teacher whose passion is rooted in direct understanding of yoga's...

Larissa Hall Carlson

Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, MA, former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations across the country.

Yoganand Michael Carroll

Yoganand Michael Carroll, E-RYT 500, senior faculty member of the Kripalu School of Yoga, has a profound ability to distill and interpret esoteric yoga texts and techniques.

Michelle Dalbec

Michelle Dalbec, E-RYT 1000, YACEP, is a Lead Faculty member for Kripalu, lead teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, a Kripalu R&R workshop presenter, and a Kripalu RISE facilitator.

Devadas Gregg Day

Devadas (Gregg Day), E-RYT 500, a yoga teacher in both the Kripalu and Pranakriya traditions, regularly teaches yoga classes and R&R workshops at Kripalu.

Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado, BFA, E-RYT 500, Kripalu faculty member and curriculum developer for the Kripalu Yoga in the Schools program, is a facilitator and trainer for RISE, an evidence-based program in...

Jashoda Edmunds

Jashoda Edmunds, E-RYT 500, a Kripalu School of Yoga teacher trainer, draws on her study of Buddhism and her training as a Phoenix Rising yoga therapist.

Kari Harendorf

Kari Harendorf, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, yoga therapist, educator, holistic health facilitator, and Reiki Master, has studied exclusively with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee since 2005.

Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes, a Kripalu Yoga teacher and licensed massage therapist, has expertise in anatomy and physiology for yoga and bodywork, and the healing of chronic pain patterns.

Jurian Hughes

Jurian Hughes, MFA, E-RYT 500, Kripalu School of Yoga faculty for more than 10 years, is also a Let Your Yoga Dance® teacher trainer and voice coach.

Coby Kozlowski

Coby Kozlowski, MA, E-RYT, is a faculty member for the Kripalu School of Yoga and founder of Karma Yoga Leadership Intensive.

Steven Leonard

Steven Leonard, a Lead Faculty member at Kripalu, is a functional movement specialist and meditation educator, a teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, and also mindful outdoor experiences.

Brahmani Liebman

Brahmani Liebman, MSEd, E-RYT 500, is cocreator, with Jashoda Edmunds, of Journey into Yoga School of Yoga & Meditation teacher trainings.

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 1000, works with clients privately and leads workshops internationally. Her <em>Kripalu Gentle Yoga</em> DVD has won three prestigious awards....

Toshiro Miura

Toshiro Miura is on faculty for the Kripalu School of Yoga and owner of Yoga of Life, a Kripalu Affiliate Studio in Japan.

Cristie Newhart

Cristie Newhart, Dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga, is a dynamic yoga teacher who imbues her classes with meditative inquiry, detailed alignment principles, and playful humor.

Rudy Peirce

Rudy Peirce, MA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, a Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983, guides accessible, gentle yoga, and is creator of a four-CD set, the Gentle Series.

Iona M. Smith

Iona M. Smith, MEd, CYT 500, a yoga educator focused on bringing mindful resilience to those who need it most, is a Kripalu RISE facilitator and aProgram Leader for Kripalu Yoga in the Schools.