Our Faculty

  • Erin Casperson
    6 videos

    Erin Casperson

    6 videos

    Erin Casperson, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, is passionate about sharing how the ancient practices of Ayurveda can be applied to modern-day living.

  • Micah Mortali
    7 videos

    Micah Mortali

    7 videos

    Micah Mortali, Director of Outdoor Education and Programming and longtime Kripalu Yoga teacher, is the Dean and Founder of the Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership.

  • Sadia Bruce
    4 videos

    Sadia Bruce

    4 videos

    Sadia Bruce, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is a Kripalu faculty member, yoga teacher, and therapeutic movement specialist who offers compelling classes, workshops, and trainings.

  • Steven Leonard
    6 videos

    Steven Leonard

    6 videos

    Steven Leonard, a Lead Faculty member at Kripalu, is a functional movement specialist, meditation educator, teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, and a Mindful Outdoor Guide.

  • Jeremy Rock Smith

    2 videos

    Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, began his career in classical French cuisine.

  • Aruni Nan Futuronsky

    3 videos

    Aruni Nan Futuronsky is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, life coach, and Legacy Faculty member for Kripalu R&R and Kripalu programs.

  • Pilin Anice
    4 videos

    Pilin Anice

    4 videos

    Pilin Anice, RYT- 500, ERYT- 200, is a yoga, dance, and meditation instructor, wellness expert, and model.

  • Larissa Hall Carlson

    4 videos

    Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, MA, former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations across the country.

  • Monique Schubert

    4 videos

    Monique Schubert, MFA and Kripalu-certified yoga teacher, uses her 20 years of experience as an artist and educator to develop yoga and mindfulness programs for schools, workplaces, and cultural institutions.

  • Jennifer Reis
    7 videos

    Jennifer Reis

    7 videos

    Jennifer Reis is a faculty member for the Kripalu Schools of Yoga and Integrative Yoga Therapy.

  • Coby Kozlowski
    2 videos

    Coby Kozlowski

    2 videos

    Coby Kozlowski is a faculty member for the Kripalu School of Yoga.

  • Michelle Dalbec

    6 videos

    Michelle Dalbec is a Lead Faculty member for Kripalu, lead teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, and a Kripalu R&R Retreat presenter.

  • Kate O’Donnell

    1 video

    Kate O’Donnell is an international lecturer and senior yoga teacher and author.

  • Lauren Gernady
    6 videos

    Lauren Gernady

    6 videos

    Lauren Gernady is the Academic Coordinator of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and a 500-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher.

  • Christopher Holmes

    3 videos

    Christopher Holmes, a Kripalu Yoga teacher and licensed massage therapist, has expertise in anatomy and physiology for yoga and bodywork, and the healing of chronic pain patterns.

  • Janna Delgado
    5 videos

    Janna Delgado

    5 videos

    Janna Delgado Kripalu faculty member and curriculum developer for the Kripalu Yoga in the Schools program, is a facilitator and trainer for RISE™, an evidence-based program in conscious leadership.

  • Sage Brody
    2 videos

    Sage Brody

    2 videos

    Sage Brody, MPC, RSMT, a dynamic and inspirational Shake Your Soul® teacher and SomaSoul® Somatic Therapist, is a faculty member at Kripalu and the Leven Institute for Expressive Movement.

  • Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

    1 video

    Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, Kripalu Legacy Faculty, works with clients privately and leads workshops internationally.

  • Lisa B. Nelson

    1 video

    Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is a family practice physician, Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs, and a Kripalu faculty member who has trained thousands of individuals in mind-body practices for health and vitality.

  • Evelyn Gonzalez

    3 videos

    Evelyn Gonzalez, Kripalu Legacy Faculty, has been on the yogic path for more than 20 years and continues to gather wisdom and skill from inspired teachers, including Erich Schiffmann.

  • Maria Sirois
    3 videos

    Maria Sirois

    3 videos

    Maria Sirois, PsyD, is a positive psychologist and seminar leader who teaches with wisdom, authenticity, and humor at the intersection of resilience and flourishing.

  • Katie Hagel
    6 videos

    Katie Hagel

    6 videos

    Katie Hagel, RYT 1000, is a compassionate and engaging Kripalu Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic Health Counselor.

  • Jurian Hughes
    2 videos

    Jurian Hughes

    2 videos

    Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, YACEP, MFA, Kripalu School of Yoga senior faculty, is a Let Your Yoga Dance® teacher trainer, writer, speaker, performer, voice coach, and mentor.

  • Greg DiLisio
    1 video

    Greg DiLisio

    1 video

    Greg DiLisio, an experienced acupuncturist and Kripalu Legacy Faculty, holds high-level qigong, tai chi, and yoga teacher certifications, and is passionate about moving energy.