Training Cost


The total cost of the training includes a tuition fee and a separate accommodation fee.

Tuition Cost

Tuition includes all training materials and resources for your practice: $995

Accommodation Cost

Kripalu offers a range of housing options from dormitory to shared and private rooms. Accommodation costs include all meals as well as daily yoga and Kripalu YogaDance® and use of the facility during your stay—sauna, fitness room, lakefront beach, hiking trails, and more. Please visit Kripalu Accommodations to explore the various housing options. You will be able to select your housing preference and see price options when registering for the training.

Kripalu is located approximately one hour from Albany, NY, and offers a twice-daily shuttle from the Albany airport. Shuttles are also available from New York State’s Wassaic, Metro North Station and the Lenox bus stop. More information on these shuttles and other travel options can be found on Kripalu Directions.


Application Process

You can register for the training and select housing accommodations directly through the Kripalu website: Kripalu Registration Site

Once registered for the training, you will receive an information packet from Kripalu, as well as information on the pre-training modules directly from Smith Center approximately one month before the training.

Please note:

Individual travel arrangements and costs are your responsibility. Smith Center and Kripalu do not provide financial assistance for travel.

Cancellation Policy: 

All cancellation requests should be made through Kripalu. Payments made to Kripalu will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee) if you cancel 14 or more days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel between 13 days and 1 day in advance, a nonrefundable credit (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave a program or event early.

Kripalu reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In this event, you will be given a complete refund.

For transportation: A full refund for the Kripalu Shuttle is available through Kripalu if you cancel at least three days in advance. No refund is available if less than three days notice is given.

Please see more information at Kripalu Registration and Arrival

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