On Campus Program

Designing and Leading Transformational Workshops The Craft of Mind-Body Teaching


Create workshops, retreats, and trainings for optimal learning, creativity, fun, and extraordinary outcomes. Join Kripalu legacy faculty member Ken Nelson along with his fellow coauthors and workshop facilitators Lesli Lang, David Ronka, and Kathryn LeBlanc for a special week-long training and learn how to design life-changing workshops

Through discussion, group work, and more, learn

  • Insights into the science of mind-body learning 
  • Confidence, skills, and tools for experiential teaching 
  • Keys to collective wisdom and ways to spark group creativity 
  • Marketing copy that captures the essence of your workshop 
  • Support to move your work forward.

Teach mind-body experiences that touch the heart, move the imagination, and inspire self-discovery. Immerse yourself in this transformative retreat and change the way you lead groups and guide people to self-empowerment. Return home with all the tools you need for designing and delivering impactful mind-body experiences. 

Recommended reading Ken Nelson, David Ronka, Lesli Lang, Liz Korabek-Emerson, and Jim White, Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops: Creating the Conditions for Transformation in Your Groups, Trainings, and Retreats

Note This program—suitable for anyone interested in the science and art of mind-body learning—is part of a comprehensive, three-part training series. Each training in the series can stand alone or be taken in any order. See life-changingworkshops.com for more information. Tuition includes a training workbook. 

Included in Your Stay

Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds

Program at a Glance

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Professional Training


Ken Nelson, PhD, Kripalu Legacy Faculty member, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow, and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions.

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Lesli Lang, BA, is committed to supporting people in their quest for authenticity, creative freedom, and full self-expression. She is a truth seeker who brings to her work a lifelong exploration of deep wisdom, meditation, yoga, and the expressive and healing arts.

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David Ronka, EdM, is a workshop coach and facilitator committed to honoring both the analytic and creative sides of the brain in the design and delivery of transformational learning experiences.

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Lisa Love, MSN, is a psychiatric nurse, coach, and energy healer who uses her vast experience in these fields to foster transformation in others.

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