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 500, is a passionate Kripalu Yoga and Yoga Tune Up® teacher who offers workshops and directs Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training programs.

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, a yoga therapist, Ayurvedic practitioner, and longtime Kripalu faculty member who teaches for the Kripalu Schools, is curriculum developer for the Kripalu Yoga in the...

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 is a lead faculty member at Kripalu, a functional movement specialist, and meditation teacher trainer and educator whose goal is to support individuals to experience a deeper...

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 Kripalu Gentle Yoga DVD has won three prestigious awards. sudhalundeen.com

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.

Kate O’Donnell

Kate O’Donnell, an international lecturer and senior yoga teacher, is author of <em>The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook</em> and <em>Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind:...

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, is Program Leader for Kripalu Yoga in the Schools (KYIS) with the Institute for Extraordinary Living. She is also an R&R Retreat faculty member at Kripalu.