• March 12–17, 2017
  • Sunday–Friday: 5 nights

Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

For physicians, nurses, nutritionists, registered dietitians, and other health-care professionals seeking personal and professional development. Scholarship eligible.

Expand your skills by exploring whole-foods healing with Kripalu’s world-class team of leaders in clinical nutrition and whole-person health. Deepen your understanding of nutritional healing as you learn

  • Past and present food theories, nutritional discoveries, and controversies
  • Core nutritional systems and how they relate to common chronic syndromes and diseases
  • The psycho-physiological mechanisms through which yoga and other mind-body practices support lifestyle change
  • Kripalu’s unique approach to mindful eating
  • The foundations of Ayurveda
  • The dynamic relationship between digestion and health, and the critical role nutrition plays for the brain and heart
  • How to use whole foods, dietary supplements, and mind-body nutrition therapeutically
  • Culinary approaches for common health conditions.

Recommendations (additional fees apply):

  • Add on a private Nutritional Consultation
  • Pamper yourself with a Kripalu Meditative Massage or Dr. Hauschka Facial

Please reserve early as appointments are limited. Find out more about Kripalu Healing Arts sessions or call 888.738.1822 to make an appointment.

Berkshire Health Systems designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 credits(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Education through the joint providership of Berkshire Health Systems and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Berkshire Health Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Program at a Glance

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Complementary Health
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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, is an integrative nutritionist and author of two books on gut health, The Swift Diet and The Inside Tract.

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Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs. She also serves as medical director of the nonprofit Nutrition Center.

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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT, is Lead Nutritionist at Kripalu, author of Every Bite Is Divine, and an important voice in whole-foods nutrition and yoga.

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