Yoga for Healthy Aging Intensive with Melina Meza and Baxter Bell, MD

September 22-29, 2019
Kripalu Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts


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Join Melina Meza and medical doctor Baxter Bell for an enlightening and informative program that focuses on practical strategies for a lifetime of vitality and well-being. This intensive includes expert medical information and adapted yoga postures for maintaining physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Practitioners learn to set themselves up for a lifetime of healthy living; 200-hour yoga teachers have the opportunity to receive Yoga for Healthy Aging certification.

Come learn:

  • Daily practices to support the circulatory system and heart health
  • Yoga for managing stress, optimizing brain health, and experiencing equanimity
  • How and why yoga supports healthy aging
  • Essential yoga poses, sequences, and other health-promoting practices
  • Movement sequences for strength, flexibility, balance, and agility
  • How to cultivate long-term balance
  • Ayurveda for healthy aging

Yoga teachers can enhance their teaching toolkit, and yoga students of all levels can benefit from tools to create a personalized yoga program that meets their particular needs and concerns. READ MORE or REGISTER

For yoga practitioners at all levels and yoga teachers; please see important note below for information about certification.


Sunday 7:30–9:00pm Opening Circle

Monday 8:30–11:30am and 1:45–3:45 pm

Tuesday 8:30–11:30am and 1:45–3:45 pm

Wednesday 8:30–11:30am, 1:45–3:45 pm, and 7:30–8:30pm

Thursday 8:30–11:30am and 1:45–3:45 pm

Friday 8:30–11:30am, 1:45–3:45 pm, and 7:30–8:30pm

Saturday 8:30–11:30am, 1:45–3:45 pm, and 7:30–8:30pm

Sunday 8:30–11:30am

Certification is offered for an additional fee of $150 and you must call to register. To be certified in Yoga for Healthy Aging, you must hold a 200-hour yoga teacher certification, provide proof of teacher-training completion, do a short teaching demonstration during the intensive week to the faculty’s satisfaction, and pass an open-book exam within three months of the last day of the intensive. Those interested in Yoga for Healthy Aging certification must call to register and mention the certification.