Welcome to the Yoga Journal Kripalu Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Kripalu Yoga into their practice and philosophy.
Swami Kripalu (1913-1981) was a Kundalini Yoga master who developed Kripalu Yoga. His teachings and yoga postures came to him after a spiritual awakening from his own intensive practice of mediation, pranayama, and yoga. The primary aim of Kripalu Yoga practice is to awaken the prana (life force energy) that will enable you to thrive in all aspects of your life. Kripalu is geared toward students who are interested in their own experience to guide their yoga practice. A teacher is merely a guide to help a student through asana, breath work, and meditation. Class styles can vary from gentle yoga for seniors to strenuous yoga. Teachers will always encourage students to listen to the messages their bodies are giving and let that be the guide to the practice. Kripalu encourages people to develop their own inner wisdom in all areas of their lives.
Residential intensive programs offered in January, February, April, June, July and August. Upcoming advanced program weekend format in Orange County, CA
Our 200 Hour Program includes Alignment Based Vinyasa Flow, Therapeutic Elements, & the Path of Yoga as a Framework for Holistic Health. If you have a love and passion for Yoga, then you are welcome to participate, whether it is with the desire to deepen your own personal yoga practice or with the intention to teach yoga to others.
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Fall in Love with Yoga and Hawaii during one of our 25 Day Immersion Training on Hawaii's Big Island. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings take place in a fun and creative environment where you will have the time and space to dive deeper into your practice and learn to spread your Love of Yoga. Peak Beings Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and all graduating teachers will be qualified to register with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher. We also offer this same training in Mexico and Brazil.
Program begins at 7 PM January 15. Plan to depart from PYC on February 11th.
As human consciousness evolves, our understanding of our deep connection with the natural world also grows. Through yoga we discover keys within ourselves that naturally begin to heal our hearts, minds, bodies, and by effortless extension, the world around us. Through Pavones Yoga Center's unique 26-day intensive yoga teacher training in Costa Rica, we merge the physical and contemplative practice of yoga with principles of conscious living that are crucial to long-term survival of life on our planet.
Prana del Mar is a stunning beachfront yoga and wellness center specializing in yoga retreats and yoga holidays, and featuring many acclaimed international teachers.
It offers luxurious accommodations in wonderfully-appointed rooms and suites, two elegant yoga studios, a community building with reading library and rooftop deck, delicious and healthful cuisine, a swimming pool and hot tub, a desert garden and stone labyrinth, environmental awareness (including being fully-powered 24/7 by an extensive solar electric system), magnificent views, and warm Mexican hospitality.
Vineyard Arts Project is an arts and wellness retreat space located on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard. The center features two incredible 2,000 square foot yoga studios with high lofted barn ceilings and sprung floors. The center has a total of 23 luxurious bedrooms with private en-suite baths, communal dining and living rooms, a spacious kitchen, and expansive sun deck and yard. Available to rent for week-long yoga, fitness, and wellness retreats from May - October each year.
Devotion Yoga's Teacher Training is nationally recognized and Yoga Alliance-registered. We are a non-dogmatic training offering an expansive overview while encouraging students to discover their own points of view.
Elizabeth fell in love with yoga in 2008 after realizing that yoga is as much about strength of mind as it is strength of body. She is focused on making yoga approachable and accessible to everyone, and incorporating aspects of health on and off the mat into her students' practice. She has dealt with a moderate case of whiplash and is therefore very mindful of spine and neck and back health to keep symptoms at bay with yoga. Specialties include beginner yoga with proper alignment and power yoga.
"One of the 10 best yoga retreats in the world." (Yoga Journal)
Described as the place "where Robinson Crusoe meets Architectural Digest," Haramara Retreat is an exclusive, intimate, magical and idyllic place created and designed to provide a natural and supportive environment. Haramara offers serenity, seclusion and security to ensure relaxing and renewing retreats and vacations for groups, couples and individuals.
Boost your confidence and ability to teach yoga safely and effectively to the fastest growing sector of the population--adults age 65 and older. Created in collaboration with top medical experts, and offered since 2007 at Duke Integrative Medicine, the Integrative Yoga for Seniors teacher training is designed to help yoga teachers make the practice appropriate and enjoyable for older bodies, minds and spirits.
Linda Oelschlaeger, E-RYT 500, has been teaching yoga 16 years. She is certified both in Kripalu Yoga and Anusara Yoga and teaches the Bowspring postural alignment system (www.globalbowspring.com). She holds an M.S. degree in Family and Child Development.
Customized Anytime Solo/Group Retreats; 2017 Sedona-Grand Canyon Retreats: Jan. 21-25, March 18-22, May 6-10, Oct. 14-18, Nov. 11-15, plus July 9-13 in CA
Spectacular Retreats: A renewing 5-day spiritual journey going deeper into your Yoga and Meditation practice indoors and out in nature amid the magnificent vortex energy of Sedona. Experience the splendor of Sedona, the Grand Canyon, and YOU! Enjoy deluxe lodging and pool at the elegant Arabella Hotel in the heart of Sedona. Learn techniques to reduce stress, quiet your mind in meditation, and deepen your yoga practice.