Kripalu’s onsite programs are canceled through 2020. Stay connected with us online. Donate now to help us re-open.

Kripalu Schools

Now Online & On Campus

About the Schools

FIND COMMUNITY.
DEEPEN YOUR PRACTICE.
SHARE YOUR PASSION WITH THE WORLD.

For more than 45 years, Kripalu has offered a depth of practice—as well as an inclusive and nondogmatic approach—that empowers each student to explore their own unique relationship to yoga, Ayurveda, yoga therapy, and mindful outdoor leadership. Now led both on campus and online by our exceptional faculty and supported by peers, you can let go of everyday demands in order to dive deeply into practice.

At Kripalu, you learn from the best, to be one of the best.

Kripalu School of Yoga

AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY AWAITS YOU.

NOW ONLINE! Establish the foundation of your practice or deepen your skills to become the yoga teacher you were meant to be. Our comprehensive certification programs are designed to empower, nurture, and support you on your path.

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School of Yoga Trainings

 

Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership

GO OUTSIDE. GO WITHIN.

NOW ONLINE! Meaningful connection with the generative powers of nature is an essential part of a healthy and balanced life. This exciting new branch of the Kripalu Schools is designed for all those called to share nature’s gifts by integrating their love of the outdoors with mindfulness.

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School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership Trainings

Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy

NURTURE YOUR EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS.

NOW ONLINE! The Integrative Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training program combines yoga’s most powerful tools with leading research across a variety of disciplines, creating a curriculum designed to help you guide your clients and students on their journey toward balance, health, and happiness.

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School of Yoga Therapy Trainings

Kripalu School of Ayurveda

DISCOVER THE WISDOM OF YOUR TRUE NATURE.

NOW ONLINE! Empowering and effective, our comprehensive Ayurveda trainings are inspired by the wisdom of nature and relevant to contemporary life. Learn to guide others to live their fullest life through the cultivation of nourishing practices that foster vitality and well-being.

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School of Ayurveda Trainings

Why Kripalu?

Our Past
As a student in our schools, you are connected to a living lineage and evolving tradition. Kripalu is founded upon the teachings of Swami Kripalu (1913– 1981), an Indian yoga master and spiritual teacher whose name means “compassion.” His warm, heartcentered spirit infuses everything we do. 

Our Present
And while we honor our past, we also look to the future, embracing the knowledge and insights made available by science on the effects and efficacy of yoga, mindfulness, and meditation. We are proud to present a contemporary approach to this ancient quest for truth.

Your Kripalu
When you study at Kripalu, you are immersed in an environment designed for learning, integration, and reflection. Upon your graduation, you immediately join a community full of thousands of graduates, professionals, yoga teachers, Ayurvedic health counselors, mindful outdoor leadership guides, yoga therapy consultants, and others dedicated to living their yoga

We train people who want professional certification in a field they are passionate about—who believe in the healing capacity of the human body and want to bring an integrated approach to their work. Our graduates are known for the depth of their knowledge and the quality of care they bring to what they do.

Creating transformational learning environments has been Kripalu’s specialty for more than 30 years. Through our immersion curricula, you will live, learn, and practice in an environment that supports your fullest potential—and emerge fully certified and ready to bring your unique skills, gifts, and passions into the world.

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Scholarships

Scholarships for Kripalu Schools Trainings are on hold until the retreat center reopens.