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Freedom from Pain with Nutrition, Movement, and Imagination Your Personal Path to Ease

For all levels.

Over time, many life events—from injury to medical conditions to pro-inflammatory habits—can lead to physical pain. By integrating gentle movement and meditative practices with a nutrition-focused strategy that includes the skillful use of food and botanicals, you can release tension, find relief, and create more ease throughout your life. WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE
• New basics of nutritional well-being
• Skillful movement
• Guided imagery and creative expression

Annie B. Kay and Kathie Madonna Swift are seasoned nutritionists who offer effective strategies woven into a holistic approach to healing. Join them to explore

  • The new basics of nutritional well-being for managing pain
  • The truth about supplements, cannabis, and herbal preparations—how they may help and how to know when to use them
  • Gentle yoga and qigong to cultivate ease and release stress
  • Guided imagery and creative expression journeys to heal from the inside out.

Come find the next step on your path to freedom from pain.

Note Yoga props like chairs and cushions are available. While we are well trained and eager to accommodate most people, Kripalu is not a medical facility. Please contact Registrations to discuss your special needs.

Recommended reading Annie B. Kay, Every Bite Is Divine; Kathie Madonna Swift, The Swift Diet and The Inside Tract.

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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is an author, nutritionist, Kripalu faculty member, and important voice in whole-foods nutrition and yoga.

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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ, an author, teacher, and clinical nutritionist, is cofounder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, and directs the Center for Mind Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine program.

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