On Campus Program

Creating Transformational Workshops An Introduction to Experiential Mind-Body Teaching


Do you aspire to lead life-changing workshops, trainings, or retreats? Are you interested in exploring how becoming a transformational teacher can enhance your life's work? 

Join Kripalu legacy faculty member, Ken Nelson, along with his fellow coauthors and workshop facilitators, Lesli Lang and David Ronka, and discover how to bring what you’re passionate about into a group setting—in a way that makes your heart sing and lights up your participants. 

Through discussion, group work, and practice, you will:

  • Foster your confidence and skills in using interactive techniques to energize, connect, and empower people.
  • Set the stage for creative leaps, deep learning, and fun, by drawing on the wisdom traditions and the latest mind-body science.
  • Experience how original thinking and breakthrough solutions emerge from group synergy.
  • Reveal your strengths, unfold your ideas, and develop an action plan. 

When you’re clear about your calling and you've got the right tools, you’re in a powerful position to serve others. Return home with a clear vision of your path as a leader. 

Recommended reading Ken Nelson, David Ronka, Lesli Lang, Liz Korabek-Emerson, and Jim White, Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops: Creating the Conditions for Transformation in Your Groups, Trainings, and Retreats.  

NOTE This program—suitable for anyone interested in the science and art of mind-body learning—is part of a comprehensive, three-part training series. Each training in the series can stand alone or be taken in any order. Visit life-changingworkshops.com for more information. Tuition includes a training workbook.   

Included in Your Stay

Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
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Program Theme
Professional Training

Program Testimonials


Ken Nelson, PhD, Kripalu Legacy Faculty member, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow, and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions.

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Lesli Lang, BA, is committed to supporting people in their quest for authenticity, creative freedom, and full self-expression. She is a truth seeker who brings to her work a lifelong exploration of deep wisdom, meditation, yoga, and the expressive and healing arts.

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David Ronka, EdM, is a workshop coach and facilitator committed to honoring both the analytic and creative sides of the brain in the design and delivery of transformational learning experiences.

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