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Friday, November 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
November 28–30, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Reboot: Mindful Autumn Hiking and Deep Yoga Relaxation

Randal Williams

Reboot your outlook and rejuvenate body, mind, and breath in this masterfully guided, magical getaway in the beautiful Berkshires. Celebrate your vital force with mindful hikes under the open sky in the cool air and natural colors of autumn. more …

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

Sunday, November 30, 2014

November 30–December 2, 2014 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

Healing Through Medicine Buddha

Lama Migmar Tseten

Medicine Buddha, the guru of physicians, was first introduced to Tibet by the Indian Nalanda master Shantarakshita in the eighth century. Since then, Medicine Buddha has become a powerful spiritual healing practice in Tibetan Buddhism. more …

Continuing Education Credits
November 30–December 5, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

Annie B. Kay and Healthy Living Faculty

Your jump start for healthier living. Detoxification is a natural body process that is compromised when our system becomes overloaded from poor diet, allergies, stress, infections, and toxins such as heavy metals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians, and Athletic Trainers.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Beyond Lyme and Other Chronic Illnesses: Reclaiming our Health and Well-Being

Richard Horowitz

Lyme disease is the number-one vector-borne epidemic, mimicking common diseases such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and autoimmune diseases. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Nurses, and Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
December 5–7, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Prana for Perfect Health: Transformation Through Yoga

Claire Este-McDonald

For yoga teachers and students of all levels. Take your understanding of yoga beyond exercise to the life-changing possibilities that prana (life force) can bring. more …

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

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 7–10, 2014 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Shoden Gendai (Level I) and Okuden Gendai (Level II)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

In creating the Usui Reiki system, Mikao Usui’s intention was to offer a path to enlightenment: a state of perfect harmony and spiritual fulfillment. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 7–12, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qigong and Your Body of Light

Lee Holden

For beginning and intermediate qigong students. Tap into the unlimited energy of the universe. Get to know your light body—the timeless, energetic essence that connects you to everything. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 10–12, 2014 Wednesday–Friday 2 nights

Traditional Japanese Reiki: Gendai Shinpiden (Master Level III)

James Pearson Shihan and Audrey Pearson Shihan

For those who have completed Okuden Reiki, Level II. Continue the path of traditional Japanese Reiki with Master Level training that transmits an empowering transcendence to your process of self-realization. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 12–14, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Aging Gracefully: Yogic Wisdom Through the Ages

Tao Porchon-Lynch

Tao Porchon-Lynch, an inspiring 96-years-young yoga grand master, invites you to explore the eternal energy of yoga in a delicious weekend of breathing, stretching, vinyasa sequences, twists, and meditation. more …

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

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Ayurvedic Seasonal Retreat

Hilary Garivaltis and Jennifer Reis

Prepare for the shift into winter by building your strength and immunity and nourishing yourself for the season ahead. Ayurveda teaches that this time of year is about personal reflection and slowing down. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 14–19, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Build Your Yoga Practice

Cristie Newhart and Healthy Living Faculty

An integrative approach to yoga on and off the mat. Whether you’re new to yoga or looking to revitalize your practice, this immersion provides you with tools and inspiration to make yoga a regular part of your life. more …

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

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 18–21, 2014 Thursday–Sunday 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 …

Friday, December 26, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Hiking, Yoga, and Qigong: Awaken to the Natural World

Greg DiLisio

Join outdoor guide Greg DiLisio for a retreat filled with adventure, rejuvenation, and relaxation. Each day begins with the practice of qigong to cultivate energy, so you can move with poise, confidence, power, and grace. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
December 26–28, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Introduction to Meditation

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

The narrow bridge between the old year and the new offers a profound opportunity for quiet contemplation. It’s a time to honor everything you’ve accomplished in the past year, and ground yourself in the present to support the year to come. more …

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

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 28, 2014–January 1, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Refilling Your Well: Join the Self-Care Revolution!

Priti Robyn Ross

Give not from an empty well, but from a well that is overflowing.—Sufi prayer. Has this year been stressful for you? Heal your soul and renew your whole being in preparation for 2015. more …

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

Monday, December 29, 2014

Continuing Education Credits
December 29, 2014–February 13, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

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

Aruni Nan Futuronsky and Annie B. Kay

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven 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 …

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

Friday, January 2, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Rebuilding Your Nutritional Foundation: A Step-by-Step Plan for Better Health From Head to Toe

John Bagnulo

Feeling run down or depleted? Looking for more energy, better memory, and improved cognitive function? Learn how to eat in a way that’s optimally suited to your physiology. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk, Dana Moore, and Licia Sky

For health professionals, therapists, yoga instructors, and others interested in the nature of trauma. Overcoming trauma means learning to fully engage in the present without being hijacked by survival-related emotions and sensations. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
January 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga and Deep Relaxation Retreat: The Gift of Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®

Jennifer Reis

Experience deeper levels of inner freedom than you ever imagined possible, giving yourself permission to rest, balance, restore, and tap into new sources of energy. more …

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

Friday, January 9, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 9–11, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Creating Ease: Yoga and Digestion for Women's Health

Vandita Kate Marchesiello and Kathie Madonna Swift

For all women; no yoga experience necessary. Your digestion influences your mood, energy level, and overall vitality. It impacts your ability to move with ease and the delicate balance of your immune system. more …

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

Sunday, January 11, 2015

January 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Nutrition and Cooking Immersion

Annie B. Kay and Jeremy Rock Smith

Create health right in your kitchen. Do you want to eat healthier and cook more of your own meals? Would you like to feel more comfortable in the kitchen? more …

Continuing Education Credits
January 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Revitalizing Cleanse: Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Alison Shore Gaines

Feel sluggish, bloated, and out of sync? Revitalize with a nurturing cleanse that offers a balance of nutrition information, lifestyle practices, exploration, and attunement to mindfulness as a foundation for everything you do in life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Stress-Busting Secrets: A Yoga and Wellness Retreat

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Are you overbooked, stressed out, and wanting a life of greater ease and health? Research shows that yoga and Ayurveda can prevent and even reverse the harmful effects of chronic stress and overextended, exhausting lifestyles. more …

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

Friday, January 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 16–18, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Spice It Up!: Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices

Leslie Cerier

A pinch of this, a sprinkle of that—the right herbs and spices enhance the flavor of any dish. In this fun and informative hands-on vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier shows you how to use herbs and spices to make delicious, globally inspired dishes, from appetizers to desserts. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Registered Dietitians.
Continuing Education Credits
January 16–19, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Qigong to Increase Your Healing Power

Robert Peng

Discover the fundamentals of qigong to awaken, empower, and integrate three key energy centers, or dantians. These energy centers regulate wisdom, love, and vitality. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Lightworkers Healing Method® Intensive: Angelically Guided Energy Healing

Lynn McGonagill

Be the person your soul wants you to be, and help others do the same, by learning to channel divine healing. The Lightworkers Healing Method is an accessible skill that applies to every arena of life. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
January 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Yoga for the Absolute Beginner

Cristie Newhart, Michelle Dalbec, and Healthy Living Faculty

For those new to yoga. Want to try yoga but don’t know where to start? Kripalu School of Yoga faculty Cristie Newhart and Michelle Dalbec have extensive experience teaching beginners, demystifying the jargon, and breaking down the basics so that you can feel confident and comfortable about doing yoga. more …

Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Yoga of Sleep Retreat

Rubin Naiman

Better nights make for much better days because healthy sleep and dreams support positive mood, creativity, stamina, memory, healthy weight, heart health, and spiritual practice. more …

Continuing Education Credits
January 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Allen Wilkins and Terry Roth Schaff

For medical professionals, athletic trainers, yoga therapists, yoga teachers, yoga practitioners, and people living with osteoporosis or osteoarthritis. more …

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

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
January 25–28, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Mastering Your Own Yoga Practice for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Terry Roth Schaff

Spend three days with medical yoga therapist Terry Schaff learning a safe yoga practice to strengthen your bones and increase the range of motion in your joints. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
January 25–30, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Detox for Health and Healing

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

Your jump start for healthier living. Detoxification is a natural body process that is compromised when our system becomes overloaded from poor diet, allergies, stress, infections, and toxins such as heavy metals. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Registered Dietitians.

Friday, January 30, 2015

January 30–February 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Yoga of Vision

Marc Grossman

Our eyes are intimately connected to our brains and bodies. From this connection, it naturally follows that our attitudes, beliefs, and how we see and react to life situations can affect our vision. more …

Sunday, February 1, 2015

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.

Friday, February 6, 2015

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.
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 …

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.

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.
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.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 16–20, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

28 Days Lighter

Ellen Barrett and Kate Hanley

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.
February 16–April 3, 2015 Monday–Friday 46 nights

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

Aruni Nan Futuronsky and Annie B. Kay

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program—only better. Our proven 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 …

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

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.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

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.

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.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 27–March 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 1

Libby Barnett

Expand your healing abilities as you explore how Reiki can reduce stress, relieve pain, balance emotions, and facilitate personal healing and spiritual growth. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 1–3, 2015 Sunday–Tuesday 2 nights

The Art of Reiki: Reiki 2

Libby Barnett

Expand your healing abilities as you explore how Reiki can reduce stress, relieve pain, balance emotions, and facilitate personal healing and spiritual growth. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, Massage & Body Workers, Nurses, Social Workers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
March 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Coming Home to the Body: A Continuum Movement Workshop

Robin Becker

Are you longing for renewal and increased vitality? Continuum offers an innovative learning process that supports and restores you from within. In the practice of Continuum, the nature of the body becomes a guide for learning how to rest, renew, and trust again. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.