Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 500-Hour Certification: Module Four
Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 500, is a senior teacher at Kripalu Center, where she leads a variety of workshops, including 200- and 500-hour-level teacher trainings, and in the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. Her Kripalu…
Full Bio & Programs
Learn the deeper facets of teaching yoga, from asana and pranayama to the internal practice of stilling the mind and attuning to the multidimensional body, mind, and spirit. In Kripalu Yoga teacher training, you deepen your personal development, tune in to the flow of life force, and become a successful, transformational Kripalu Yoga teacher.
Therapeutic Approaches to Yoga
How we take yoga out into the world and into our classes, and the variety of what we have to offer, plays a part in determining how successful we are as yoga teachers. This module focuses on developing skills for working one-on-one and for meeting individual students needs in a group environment.
This module teaches you how to offer posture modifications to create a safe and therapeutic environment in both group and individual classes. You will learn the key principles of Ayurveda, India’s nature-based health science, and how they support yoga instruction customized for the individual. You will also apply principles and techniques of restorative yoga to your class planning, learning how to customize restorative teaching for the populations with which you work.
This module includes
- Advanced skills for working with private clients Bringing principles of Ayurveda to your teaching methodology
- Anatomy of the circulatory and lymphatic system
- Cultivating a personal Dinacharya (self-care) practice with Ayurvedic lifestyle tools
- Tools and principles for teaching special populations (Note this will be an introduction to the basic principles of teaching to these populations, not a complete training in any of these areas.)
- Restorative yoga
- Pre-natal yoga
- Elder yoga
- Yoga for chronic conditions such as cancer and fibromyalgia
- Yoga for round bodies
- Yoga for bone and back conditions.
Find out more about the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training 500-Hour Certification.
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- room & meals pricing
Online registration is not available for this program. Please call 866-200-5203 to register.
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $965 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $1,474 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More