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Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

Tuition $520. See accommodation options and pricing on registration page.

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Faculty

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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT, is Lead Nutritionist at Kripalu. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, she is also an integrative dietitian and a Kripalu Yoga teacher. Annie is the former director of the Osteoporosis Awareness Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. For nearly 20 years, she has been an advocate for science-based mind-body health in the national media, at conferences and workshops, and through her writing. She knits, cooks, gardens, and writes. www.everybiteisdivine.com


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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, is an inspiring educator, innovator, and practitioner in the field of integrative and holistic nutrition. A pioneer in the “Food As Medicine” culinary nutrition movement, she is author of The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, Lose the Weight and Get Rid of the Bloat and The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Great Digestive Health. www.kathieswift.com


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Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is Director of Medical Education for Kripalu Healthy Living programs. She holds a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester and completed her residency in family medicine at Boston Medical Center. A longtime advocate for community wellness, Lisa is a practicing physician in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and serves as medical director of the Nutrition Center, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a healthy relationship with food through counseling, nutrition, and culinary education.


Healthy Living Faculty Each of Kripalu’s Healthy Living Programs is taught by an outstanding team of skilled health and wellness professionals who draw on many years of experience working with people to turn their health around through integrated approaches to healthy living.


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Integrative Nutrition: Kathie Madonna Swift

Experience Kripalu’s approach to nutritional wellness.

For physicians, nurses, nutritionists, registered dietitians, and other health-care professionals seeking personal and professional development.

Expand your skills by exploring the Kripalu Approach to whole-foods healing and clinical nutrition, with Kripalu’s world-class team of leaders in integrative nutrition and whole-person health. Deepen your understanding of nutritional healing as you learn

  • Past and present food theories, nutritional discoveries, and controversies
  • Core nutritional systems and how they relate to common chronic syndromes and diseases
  • The psycho-physiological mechanisms through which yoga and other mind-body practices support lifestyle change
  • Kripalu’s approach to mindful eating
  • The foundations of Ayurveda
  • The dynamic relationship between digestion and health, and the critical role nutrition plays for the brain and heart
  • How to use whole foods, dietary supplements, and mind-body nutrition therapeutically
  • Culinary approaches for common health conditions.

Recommendations (additional cost):

  • Add on a Nutritional Consultation
  • Schedule a Kripalu Meditative Massage

Please reserve early as appointments are limited. Find out more about these sessions on Kripalu’s Healing Arts pages or call 888.738.1822 to make an appointment.

Additional Information:

CE Credits

The Berkshire Health Systems designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 credits(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Education through the joint sponsorship of Berkshire Health Systems and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. The Berkshire Healthy Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Please note There is a $75 charge for CMEs.

This program is eligible for
  • 27 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 14.3 credits for Physicians (MD/DO), $30 additional charge
  • 27 credits for Registered Dietitians (RD), $30 additional charge
  • 25.5 credits for Nurses (NURS), $30 additional charge
  • 23.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge