On Campus Program

Yoga Therapy Practicum Immersion 800-Hour Program Mentored Practicum Addition


Designed for those already enrolled in Kripalu’s School of Integrative Yoga, this practicum immersion is an opportunity for you to complete your curriculum hours while being supported by the Kripalu campus and community. 

Strengthen your skills working with clients through guided instruction as you  

  • Complete a client intake and identify client priorities 
  • Learn how to assess conditions, limitations, possibilities, expectations, and aspirations 
  • Create a comprehensive therapeutic yoga session.

This immersion also provides you with a terrific opportunity to strengthen your relationships with peers and build a cohesive yoga therapy network for additional support. 

Prerequisites Foundations of Yoga Therapy, Part 1 

Note This is a six-day, on campus optional intensive for Kripalu School for Integrative Yoga Therapy students who are currently enrolled in, or have taken, Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Module 3, a distance-learning mentored course of self-study. Upon arrival, students enrolled in this program will need to provide proof of vaccination and follow Kripalu’s current Covid-19 protocols here. Please note this policy differs from our current on campus guidelines due to the clinical nature of the Practicum Immersion sessions. 

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
Professional Training


Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is a family practice physician, Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs, and a Kripalu faculty member who has trained thousands of individuals in mind-body practices for health and vitality.

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Mary Northey, C-IAYT, director of the Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy, has a yoga therapy practice in her hometown and brings yoga therapy to populations in need.

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Ellen Schaeffer, C-IAYT, director of Integrative Yoga Therapy’s 200-hour affiliate program, is founder and owner of One Yoga Center in Foster, Rhode Island.

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Lisa Cavallaro, C-IAYT, a licensed psychologist who holds a doctorate in clinical psychology, specializes in health psychology and behavioral medicine.

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