Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson, PhD, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions. He teaches gentle yoga, qigong, meditation, and bodywork. Ken is a former Fulbright lecturer and Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence, and has offered workshops worldwide since 1975. His CD, Yin Yoga, and DVD Qigong & Taiji for Healing & Vitality are Kripalu best sellers. Ken is coauthor with Lesli Lang and David Ronka of Creating the Conditions for Transformation, a book about tools that link the heart and mind, forthcoming in 2016.

Upcoming Programs

  • April 1–3, 2016
  • Friday–Sunday: 2 nights
  • May 30–June 3, 2016
  • Monday–Friday: 4 nights


  • The Yoga of Partnership

    We asked teachers what everyone wants to know: What’s the key to a happy and healthy relationship?

  • What is Qigong?

    Qigong instructors Deborah Davis—an acupuncturist and medical intuitive—and Ken Nelson—a leader in mind-body practices who also teaches yoga, meditation,...