Food As Medicine is coming up soon! Join us this September 18-22 at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Healing in Stockbridge, MA.
Faculty members James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, John Bagnulo, Cynthia Geyer, Aviva Romm, Stefanie Sacks, and Marti Wolfson will be sharing their expertise on a wide variety of topics, including:
- Core imbalances: the root of disease and the opportunity to heal
- Nutrition in practice: case studies and clinical pearls
- Macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients
- A holistic approach to digestive healing
- Cutting-edge laboratory assessment
- Detoxification of mind, body, and spirit
- Evolution of the human diet
- Women’s health and prenatal care
- Dietary supplements
- Mindful eating and the art of self-care
- Lively cooking classes
Earn CE credits and learn hands-on ways to bring nutrition and integrative medicine together in your personal life, professional practice, and broader community.
Return home knowledgeable about recent research and prepared to confidently and compassionately guide your patients toward sound, practical nutrition.
Wondering what it will be like at Kripalu?
We’re sharing 7 steps to whole body wellness that you can take advantage of while at Food As Medicine. Reinvigorate your mind with new integrative nutrition knowledge, relax your body in the welcoming natural environment, and refresh your spirit by forming lasting connections with other health professionals.
Take a yoga class
Get your mind and body in sync by attending one of Kripalu’s yoga classes. Taught by some of Kripalu’s best and most seasoned teachers, these classes cater to all different skill levels and needs. Find a class that fits you, and feel the tension melt away.
FAM mindful eating exercise with Dr. Gordon
An integral part of all our programs, Dr. James S. Gordon teaches what “eating mindfully” means and how to do it. He’ll walk you through an exercise, where you learn firsthand how to truly experience food by using all of your senses.
Go for a walk by the lake
Nestled in the Berkshires, you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful location to inspire revitalization. Connect with nature on one of Kripalu’s many hiking trails, or spend some time at the lakefront beach area. Take time to get lost in nature amid wildflowers, ferns, forested pathways, and rolling hills.
FAM food demos & cooking classes
Ever feel overwhelmed by the concept of eating healthy at home? Our top-notch chefs will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, as well as share helpful tips and tricks for cooking easy and delicious meals at home. Evening cooking classes ensure that you see the how-tos from start to finish.
Enjoy the sauna
To help with the detoxification process, pack your swimsuit and visit the sauna. If you’d prefer something different but equally relaxing, Kripalu offers a range of healing arts services, including several types of massage, energy work, and Ayurvedic services.
Eat delicious meals
One of the most popular aspects of our trainings is the incredible meals. Our delicious gourmet lunches are whole-foods based with an emphasis on fresh flavors to stimulate the palate while nourishing the body.
Shaking & Dancing
Experience this stress-relief technique we teach all over the world, including in areas traumatized by war, terrorism, and natural disaster. Release endorphins and get the body moving in this easy and fun activity — a great tool to use in your everyday life.