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Sunday, February 1, 2015

February 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Clearing the Clutter: Making Space for Positive Change

Maria Sirois and Izzy Lenihan

Do you feel surrounded by clutter—not just in your home but also in your relationships, at work, and in your mind and heart? Clutter is more than what crowds your physical environment. more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Hunger, Hope, and Healing: A Yogic Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food

Sarahjoy Marsh

For all women; no previous yoga experience necessary. Are your weight, eating patterns, or life feeling out of control? Find relief, understanding, and long-term strategies for getting back in balance. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Wise and Loving Heart: Meditation for Freedom and Compassion

Jack Kornfield, Hugh Byrne, and Erin Treat

In the words of the Buddha, “The capacity to live with dignity and compassion is your birthright.” Come deepen your experience of well-being, compassion, and freedom in this very special meditation retreat with Jack Kornfield, author of the national best-seller A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, and one of the most well-known teachers of Buddhism in the West. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Friday, February 6, 2015

February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

A Zentangle Weekend

Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas

Treat yourself to a fun, creative, and inspiring weekend in which you not only create works of art, you also discover a newfound sense of well-being. A Zentangle practice can benefit your creativity, self-esteem, confidence, and focus—and make you more relaxed, too! more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Energetic Liberation: A Weekend of Medicine for Your Heart and Soul

Jacqui Bonwell

Expect to have fun, put things into perspective, and be deeply moved in this inspiring program. Jacqui Bonwell views yoga practice as a life preserver for parenting, living fully, and healing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Evidence-Based Qigong: Nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit

Yang Yang

For yoga teachers, practitioners, and everyone interested in learning qigong. Have you ever been on retreat or read a self-help book, only to find that the lessons or experiences didn’t hold up under the realities and stresses of daily life? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Getting Your Groove Back

Joan Borysenko

Do you feel grouchy and fried? Are you ready to revive? If so, join one of the country’s leading pioneers in mind-body science, Positive Psychology, and spiritual exploration for a weekend destined to change your life for good. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Yoga and Ayurveda: Secrets of Ayurveda

Hilary Garivaltis and Larissa Hall Carlson

Ayurveda is India’s traditional science of self-care, and a treasure trove of practical and effective methods for enhancing health and well-being. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini: Mastering Your Life with Practical Enlightenment

Guru Singh

Kundalini Yoga is an ancient science that awakens human consciousness to its highest potential. This awakened state can be reached by focusing on and consistently practicing asanas, kriyas, meditation, and chanting. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

REVEAL: Getting Spiritually Naked

Meggan Watterson

For all women. Are you ready to be led by the voice of your soul? Meggan Watterson suggests that being spiritual is about stripping down to the truth of who you really are. more …

February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Transforming Trauma

James S. Gordon

Learn safe and practical ways to explore, grow through, and move beyond trauma. James S. Gordon, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, has worked with traumatized people in Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, and Haiti; US military personnel; and in his private practice. more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga and Snowshoeing

Greg DiLisio

If you enjoy yoga and outdoor winter sports, you’ll love this program. The miles of trails surrounding Kripalu offer exquisite vistas, snow-covered forests, and the opportunity to explore the beauty of winter in a leisurely way—on snowshoes. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Bodywork Training: Garshana, Abhyanga, and Netra Basti

Hilary Garivaltis

For bodyworkers (see note below). Come be nurtured and guided by skilled practitioners as you learn ancient Ayurvedic treatments to cleanse, heal, and harmonize body, mind, and spirit. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Designing and Leading Transformational Workshops

Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang

Learn to create the conditions for extraordinary outcomes, optimal learning, and creativity in your workshops, retreats, and trainings. Design and present mind-body experiences that touch the heart, move the imagination, and inspire self-discovery. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, Massage & Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

Annie B. Kay, Kathie Madonna Swift, Lisa B. Nelson, and Healthy Living Faculty

Experience Kripalu’s approach to nutritional wellness. For physicians, nurses, nutritionists, registered dietitians, and other health-care professionals seeking personal and professional development. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Physicians, Nurses, Registered Dietitians, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

For all yoga teachers. Restorative yoga is the yoga of non-doing. When the body is fully supported, it will naturally relax, releasing deeply held tensions. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul: The Somatic Healing Process

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals, those interested in becoming healing professionals, and everyone interested in personal and spiritual growth. Experience your aliveness and power as you become aware of and heal old defenses and the wounds they protect. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Massage & Body Workers, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

TIMBo: Transformational Interventions for Mind and Body (Cancelled)

Sue Jones and Nan Herron

Program cancelled. For women. Trauma Informed Mind Body (TIMBo) is a revolutionary program that cultivates a compassionate connection between mind and body, changing the way you live, think, and relate to those around you. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 9, 2015–January 15, 2016 Monday–Friday 340 nights

Certificate in Positive Psychology

Tal Ben-Shahar, Maria Sirois, and Megan McDonough

Exclusively at Kripalu Course Overview There’s a scientific way to study happiness—it’s called Positive Psychology. In contrast with traditional psychology that focuses on pathology—alleviating neurosis, anxiety, and depression—Positive Psychology focuses on individual and societal flourishing—on cultivating happiness, strengths, self-esteem, and optimism. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Professional Coaches, Nurses, Psychologists, Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Activating Your Chakras: Awaken Your Energy Body

Anodea Judith

You’ve heard about chakras and the energy body. You might even know where your blocks are and the gifts you want to bring forth. But do you know how to activate your chakras to harvest the energy within? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Cross-Country Skiing and Yoga Retreat

Shrila Leslie Luppino and Archa Beth Hodges

No prior ski or yoga experience required. Cross-country skiing is one of the best total-body, nonimpact aerobic exercises, and yoga is a superb way to prepare for, and wind down from, your cross-country workouts. more …

February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Deepening Your Love: A Retreat for Couples

Kate Feldman and Joel Feldman

For couples of any length commitment and any sexual orientation. Learn how to gracefully manage issues that all couples struggle with: intimacy, communication, conflict, and meeting each other’s needs. more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Divine Integration: Uniting the Veils of Consciousness

Dharma Mittra

Spend a long weekend with yoga master Dharma Mittra, who shares wisdom from his half-century of teaching to help you progress in your practice. Delve deep into the process of purification through asana (postures), meditation (uninterrupted concentration), sound breathing (to focus on the chakras), and spiritual discourse. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

LifeForce Yoga® for Depression and Anxiety: I Am Bliss and So Are You

Amy Weintraub

Come home to the joy that is your birthright. Beneath your aches, pains, and shifting moods, you are bliss. Let Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression, guide you through self-inquiry with practices that release whatever blocks you from remembering who you truly are. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Nurture Your Love: Thai Massage and Ayurveda for Couples

Kimberly Larson and Terrel Broussard

For couples of any sexual orientation. Are you looking for a more intimate connection with your partner? Do you long to be nurtured in your relationship? more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Recovery 2.0: Cutting-Edge Perspectives on Yoga, Meditation, and the Twelve Steps

Tommy Rosen

There is a powerful resonance between yoga and the Twelve Steps. This workshop explores the nexus between these two transformative paths. Through discussion, lecture, and the practice of Kundalini Yoga, vinyasa flow, and meditation, Tommy Rosen offers methods for changing consciousness, attuning beyond the “frequency of addiction,” and clearing the pathway for rejuvenation, bliss, and optimal health. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 13–16, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Your Next Step to Radical Happiness: Big Vision, Spiritual Healing, and Total Empowerment

David Harshada Wagner

Are you ready to take your spiritual practice to the next level? Are you looking for a huge breakthrough in your experience of being you? Do you want to experience the method that is helping people be happier, more passionate, and stronger in their lives? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
February 13–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Module 2: Etiology, Pathology, Clinical Assessment, and Pulse Analysis

Larissa Hall Carlson, Jyothi Bhatt, Rosy Mann, and John Douillard

The Kripalu Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification is for those who want to practice Ayurveda professionally. Through in-depth study, this training prepares you to provide Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations and holistic therapies. more …

Monday, February 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 16–17, 2015 Monday–Tuesday 1 nights

The Research Summit: Yoga in the Schools Pre-Conference

Catherine Cook-Cottone, Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Tamar Mendelson, and Shari Miller

The Research Summit, taking place February 16–17, 2015, is the Pre-Conference session of the Yoga in the Schools Symposium and is an opportunity to experience the cutting edge issues in this new and growing research field. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance, and Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

28 Days Lighter (Cancelled)

Ellen Barrett and Kate Hanley

Program cancelled. For women from childbearing to perimenopausal stages of life. The female body changes from week to week, yet traditional diet and workout programs have never acknowledged this phenomenon—until now. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Creating on Purpose: Manifesting Heaven on Earth Through the Chakras

Anodea Judith

These extraordinary times are asking each of us to roll up our sleeves and manifest a better world. Whether that means reaching for our personal dreams or serving the greater good, this workshop offers a step-by-step plan to accomplish any of your dreams. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

The Healing Power of Yoga, Level 1: Ashaya Yoga™ Basic Therapy Training Intensive

Todd Norian

For yoga teachers and practitioners with at least 6 months of experience in any yoga style. Align body, mind, and heart in this Ashaya Yoga therapy training intensive. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 16–April 3, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

The Kripalu Approach to Diet: An Integrative Weight-Loss Program

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Annie B. Kay, and Lisa B. Nelson

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven 5-day retreat is now enhanced with six weeks of online learning—continued support and motivation to keep you on the path to achieving your health and weight-loss goals. more …

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 17–19, 2015 Tuesday–Thursday 2 nights

Yoga in the Schools Symposium

Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Janna Delgado, Edi Pasalis, and Iona M. Smith

Open to those influencing the yoga-in-the-schools movement, including researchers, teachers, school administrators, and program developers. Join other leaders in the yoga-in-the-schools movement to explore the opportunities and challenges of this work. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Ayurveda and Weight Loss: A Permanent Solution to Weight Gain, Cravings, and Emotional Eating

John Douillard

Ayurveda has been used to treat stress as a cause of disease for at least 5,000 years. To permanently control your mood and weight, you must convince your cells that you aren’t in the midst of an emergency, because the body stores fat when under stress. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Registered Dietitians, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Be Your Own Best Friend: Nonviolent Communication to Transform Your Inner Critic

Martha Lasley and Dian Killian

Do you treat others with kindness and compassion, yet find it challenging to do the same for yourself? Negative self-talk can drain your life energy, block you from living fully, keep you from acting on your dreams, and create disharmony in your relationships. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Cold Winter, Warming Foods: Kripalu Kitchen One-Pot Meals

Jeremy Rock Smith

The Kripalu Kitchen relies on a few simple stocks and spices, paired with accessible cooking techniques, to prepare its flavorful and nourishing meals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Discovering Your True Self: A Silent Retreat

Mukti

Who is living your life? What is your true nature, regardless of thought, emotion, or passing experience? How does this discovery affect your life and the way you live it? more …

Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done

Peter Bregman

How would it feel to focus on the right things, use the best of who you are, and avoid the distractions that subvert your efforts? Award-winning author, speaker, and leadership coach Peter Bregman can help you discover your sweet spot and follow through on your most important priorities. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Manifestation Workshop: On Being Human

Jennifer Pastiloff

This weekend is an excavation of the self, a deep and fun journey into questions such as: If I wasn’t afraid, what would I do? Who would I be if no one told me who I was? more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 20–22, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga and the Luminous Body

Ray Crist

This program is for people seeking greater knowledge of the energy realms and their impact on the physical world. Gain a clear understanding of how to access subtle energies in your yoga practice and in everyday life to cultivate spiritual growth and optimal health. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 20–March 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 9 nights

500-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training: Teaching Pranayama and Advanced Asana

Larissa Hall Carlson and Yoganand Michael Carroll

Breath and Body Awakening The practice of breathwork awakens the life force and opens the door to profound meditation. Deepen your knowledge of pranayama, gain mastery in teaching asana, and explore the philosophy that gave birth to these techniques in a training designed to revitalize your physical and energetic bodies. more …

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 22–25, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Live Deliberately! Creating the Life You Desire, on Purpose

Tracy Rawnicki and Jason Wendroff

Are you ready to manifest your desires and live the life of your dreams? This workshop combines yoga philosophy and practice with the teachings of the law of attraction and the art of manifestation. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance™: You Are the Prayer Immersion

Toni Bergins and Adam Sutton

You. Are. Enough. It’s that simple. You are worthy and essential, exactly as you are. No matter what you’ve come through or what heartaches you’ve experienced, the bottom line is that you are already perfect and lovable right now. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.
Continuing Education Credits
February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Speak to the Heart: Teaching Yoga with Themes

Todd Norian

For yoga teachers and aspiring teachers of all levels and styles. The skillful use of a heart-oriented theme can transform a yoga class into an exquisite experience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Thai Yoga Massage 1: Lotus Palm School Certification

Eléonore Piquet

Read more about the full Lotus Palm certification program. For yoga and massage practitioners, everyone with or without massage experience looking to start a rewarding career or learn a wonderful life skill, and couples. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
February 22–March 20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 26 nights

200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training

Michelle Dalbec and Rudy Peirce

Immerse yourself in Kripalu Yoga and learn to share the gift of yoga with others. Awaken the teacher within and discover how the tools of yoga can be used to cultivate health, facilitate psychological growth, and open the doors to spiritual transformation—for yourself and for your students. more …

Monday, February 23, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 23–June 3, 2015 Monday–Wednesday 100 nights

Crafting the Resilient Life

Maria Sirois

Every day, we can choose to grow, and to focus on the practices and attitudes that enable us to cultivate and sustain healthy transformation. Through the science of resilience and the study of happiness, we build a foundation for optimal living in times of stress, loss, and sudden change. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, Nurses, and Social Workers.