The best teachers are able to motivate you from the inside. This guide will show you how this magic is achieved.
Jonathan Foust, Senior instructor and the former President of Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health Author of Energy Awareness Meditations as well as Body-Centered inquiry.
As I've personally experienced the value of workshops is in their methods of healing and growth however, prior to this groundbreaking guide, there wasn't not a complete guide for organizing and running workshops. This is an amazing, thorough helpful, positive, and inspiring book! With specific suggestions, sincere encouragement, consideration for the diverse backgrounds of participants and teachers and practical solutions to any problems that arise, this book will be valuable for novice and experienced workshop instructors. This is a treasure!
Rick Hanson, PhD. Author of Buddha's Brain, Hardwiring Happiness and many more books. He has been conducting workshops for the past 45 years.
Designing and facilitating life-changing workshops is a well-written and powerful guidebook that describes how to implement the qualities we wish to pass on, which is a challenge to even the most experienced leader. Inspiring and practical This classic work shows the steps that leaders need to follow to design and create stimulating exciting, challenging, and life-changing learning environments. It is a must-read for any leader.
Richard Miller, PhD. Founder of the iRest Institute and author of IRest Meditation: Restorative Practices to Improve Health Wellbeing, Resiliency and Resiliency in addition to Yoga Nidra, a Meditation Method for Deep Relaxation as well as Healing
A practical and inspirational guide to designing transformative group experiences that help us to grow, connect and heal. An essential supplement in the world of healing.
Lisa Nelson, MD Director of Family Medicine and Medical Education for the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
This timeless manual provides effective strategies to help improve your skills to create transformative spaces and deliver memorable learning experiences that can change lives. No matter if you're a beginner or experienced leader, you'll learn useful tools and strategies to share your experience of experience, wisdom, and stories to aid in the growth of other people. I've led workshops for more than 25 years and will certainly come back to this book for inspiration in the many years to come.
--Jillian Pransky, Author of Deep Listening: A Healing Practice to Calm Your Body, Clear Your Mind, and Open Your Heart
A wonderful mix of real-life stories, hard-earned wisdom, and awe-inspiring research, LifeChanging Workshops is an amazing gift for the world. If you are interested in transformation, whether for yourself as well as for others or even for the entire world, then read this book. Let its gentle message take over your life to enliven your spirit, stimulate your mind, and improve your life.
David Fessell, MD Coach, author, speaker and professor of radiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ken Nelson, David Ronka, Lesli Lang, Liz Korabek-Emerson as well as Jim White are long-time trainers at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health which has been a pioneer in holistic workshops for over 50 years. Through their popular train-the-trainer courses hundreds of leaders from all over the world in holistic health and business, government education, the arts and many more fields--have transformed their teaching and guide. Created and evaluated through Kripalu, Designing & leading Life-Changing Workshops reveals the secrets of their programs for those who want to assist others in learning to change, heal, and improve.