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Kripalu Schools

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The Student Experience

Kripalu offers a variety of inspiring teacher trainings and certifications—yoga, integrative yoga therapy, Ayurveda, and mindful outdoor leadership—that allow you to deepen your practice and share your passion with the world. Rooted in a wisdom tradition—influenced by the life and teachings of Swami Kripalu—our programs are all immersive learning programs with a thriving lineage and exceptional faculty. 

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


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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Kripalu School of Yoga

Through residential immersion trainings, we prepare you to teach yoga and live a life inspired by your practice.

Hear From the Graduates

"What I experienced in the training not only refined my yoga technique, it also connected me with the happiness that only comes from living in the here and now. It was the best way to celebrate my life." — Patricia D., Kripalu Yoga Teacher 

Read Patricia's story.

Kripalu School of Ayurveda

Tap into the collective wisdom of the world’s leading teachers, as you study the principles of Ayurveda by learning to live them.

Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy

The Integrative Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training program gives students in-depth skills to teach yoga as a vehicle for total wellness.

Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership

Designed for those who are called to share nature’s gifts by integrating their love of the outdoors with mindfulness.


2020 Scholarships are Now Available!

Apply Here for 2020 Scholarships

Scholarships are available for the following:

  • 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • 200-Hour Kripalu Vinyasa Teacher Training
  • 200-Hour Foundations of Ayurveda1
  • 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training2
  • 1000-Hour Kripalu Teacher Trainings
  • 300-Hour Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training2
  • Yoga Teacher Specialist Training2
  • 650-Hour Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification3
  • 300-Hour Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga2
  • 800-Hour Professional Yoga Therapist Program2

Scholarship applications will be reviewed only after an applicant has been accepted into the training. Your training application and scholarship application may be submitted together, however. You will receive notification of your scholarship decision approximately two to four weeks after your acceptance date.

In order to qualify for a scholarship for one of our 1,000-hour trainings you must apply and be accepted into the 1,000-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training program. Click to Apply

1Foundations of Ayurveda Parts 1 and 2 are awarded as one scholarship since these trainings must be taken together.

2Scholarships for these trainings are awarded per module date. You may apply for up to four module dates at a time. Please indicate the start date of the modules for which you are applying.

3Scholarships for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification modules are awarded for the entire program.

Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association

Inspiration. Community. Connection.

A community of more than 2,200 professionals, the Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association (KYAA) supports yoga teachers and Ayurvedic health counselors in sharing the profound benefits of yoga and Ayurveda. KYAA offers renewed inspiration and a sense of community and connection with other teachers and counselors and with Kripalu. As a member, you also enjoy the fulfillment of knowing that you are personally supporting Kripalu’s global humanitarian and education projects.

Find out more and join today.