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Saturday, September 28
 

6:30am

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is a leading integrative dietitian, yoga therapist, and shamanic plant alchemist. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, Yoga and Meditation: Tools for Weight Management CE program, and coauthor of the American Diabetes Association’s... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

6:30am

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.

Faculty
avatar for Evelyn Gonzalez

Evelyn Gonzalez

Evelyn Gonzalez has been on the yogic path for more than 20 years and continues to gather wisdom and skill from inspired teachers, including Erich Schiffmann, Sarah Powers, Ann Greene, Tara Brach, Danna Faulds, and Pema Chödrön. Having walked the path of the wounded warrior, Evelyn... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

6:30am

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

Faculty
avatar for Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow has taught wellness-related classes, lectures, workshops and retreats around the globe, at the New York Open Center, Canyon Ranch, Miraval, Omega Institute, Findhorn Foundation, the American Holistic Medical Association and many others. He is the creator of Lunarhythms... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

The Science of Mindful Eating
Mindful eating is a simple practice that can profoundly change your relationship with food. Advances in psychology, neuroscience, and genetics each suggest how this practice supports change. Join a discussion of the science and explore the experience of mindful eating.

Faculty
avatar for Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is a leading integrative dietitian, yoga therapist, and shamanic plant alchemist. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, Yoga and Meditation: Tools for Weight Management CE program, and coauthor of the American Diabetes Association’s... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

No More Excuses
In this workshop, learn how to remove the barriers of habitual thinking to unlock your potential and achieve your goals. Through a series of thought-provoking questions and exercises, learn tools to confront your obstacles and excuses, and develop practical strategies to help you find success in life.

Faculty
avatar for Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan is a certified life, career, and wellness coach who has helped thousands of people make changes in all stages of their lives for more than 25 years. Founder of Prescription for Life, she is a recognized inspirational speaker, workshop leader, and program director for... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:15am

Guided Kayaking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Enjoy a fun and relaxing paddle on the calm, beautiful waters of Lake Mahkeenac, better known to locals as the Stockbridge Bowl. Experience the splendor of the forested shoreline, a floating meditation, and eagle sightings from the comfort of your own personal kayak.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty
avatar for Roshni Rama

Roshni Rama

Roshni Rama has been working at Kripalu since 2009. She took her first yoga class at Kripalu in 2000 and has been drawn to Kripalu's teachings since. Roshni is a Kripalu certified yoga teacher and has taught yoga and meditation in the local area schools. She serves on the Guest services... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 9:15am - 11:00am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

11:00am

Qigong
This Taoist healing art uses breath, motion, and meditation to restore balance and vitality. Learn effortless Chinese energy exercises to train the body, focus the mind, and feel an easeful spiritual presence.

Faculty
avatar for Greg DiLisio

Greg DiLisio

Greg DiLisio, MAc, is an experienced acupuncturist, holds high-level qigong, tai chi, and yoga teacher certifications, and is passionate about moving energy through outdoor sports in all seasons. Greg is featured in the DVD Qigong and Tai Chi, Following Movement in Nature.


Saturday September 28, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

Faculty
avatar for Michael Petersen

Michael Petersen

Michael Petersen, RYT 500, discovered yoga not long after he began his recovery from addiction. A dedicated Kripalu Yoga teacher with a background in psychology and a love of anatomy, Michael is known for his clear yet playful teaching style, which makes the practice accessible and... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Kripalu YogaDance®
Experience Kripalu’s most delightful, popular, and loved activity. Whether you are brand new to movement, dance, and yoga, or have danced your whole life, Kripalu YogaDance® will surprise you with joy.

Faculty
avatar for Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Megha Nancy Buttenheim, M.A., E-RYT 1000, is CJO (Chief JOY Officer) and Founding Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC, and author of Expanding Joy: Let Your Yoga Dance, Embodying Positive Psychology. A lifelong singer, dancer, and actor, Megha is a long-time teacher-trainer at Kripalu... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:45pm

Meditation
Meditation is a process, an inner journey of noticing. Learn established techniques for the art of meditation and explore ways to deepen the practice.

Faculty
avatar for Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson, PhD, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions. He teaches gentle yoga, qigong, meditation, and bodywork. Ken is a former Fulbright lecturer and Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence, and has offered workshops worldwide... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:45pm

Guided Kayaking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Enjoy a fun and relaxing paddle on the calm, beautiful waters of Lake Mahkeenac, better known to locals as the Stockbridge Bowl. Experience the splendor of the forested shoreline, a floating meditation, and eagle sightings from the comfort of your own personal kayak.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty
avatar for Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow has taught wellness-related classes, lectures, workshops and retreats around the globe, at the New York Open Center, Canyon Ranch, Miraval, Omega Institute, Findhorn Foundation, the American Holistic Medical Association and many others. He is the creator of Lunarhythms... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:45pm - 2:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

1:15pm

Guided Hiking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Explore the practices of mindful movement and enjoy the meditative qualities of the outdoors, as you reconnect with nature on the beautiful paths and trails surrounding our campus.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty

Saturday September 28, 2019 1:15pm - 3:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

2:00pm

Nature's Sketchbook
Capture spring wildflowers, local and alien plants, seasonal leaves and gems. Dip into your creative well as you explore simple sketches using paper and pencil. Color in later or keep as original graphite drawings.

Faculty
avatar for Mary Hannah Parkman

Mary Hannah Parkman

Mary Hannah Parkman, RYT 200, teaches nature-inspired workshops for Kripalu R&R, incorporating art and mindfulness. Mary Hannah holds a bachelor’s in studio art and media and society from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She also studied art abroad in Pietrasanta, Italy. She believes... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

2:45pm

Guided Stand Up Paddleboarding (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Float your yoga in this popular guided activity with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. You’ll learn basic paddling techniques, enjoy a short tour of the Stockbridge Bowl, and explore gentle movement practices in a whole new way.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
avatar for Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow

Mark Gerow has taught wellness-related classes, lectures, workshops and retreats around the globe, at the New York Open Center, Canyon Ranch, Miraval, Omega Institute, Findhorn Foundation, the American Holistic Medical Association and many others. He is the creator of Lunarhythms... Read More →

Faculty

Saturday September 28, 2019 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist IAYT, and Kripalu Schools faculty, creates sacred space for students to journey into realms of deep peace and healing. An authentic and spirited leader, Jennifer has been teaching for more than 20 years and is the creator of Divine... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.

Faculty
avatar for Mary Hannah Parkman

Mary Hannah Parkman

Mary Hannah Parkman, RYT 200, teaches nature-inspired workshops for Kripalu R&R, incorporating art and mindfulness. Mary Hannah holds a bachelor’s in studio art and media and society from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She also studied art abroad in Pietrasanta, Italy. She believes... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.


Saturday September 28, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

5:00pm

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple, E-RYT 500, is a compassionate teacher who believes that the practice of Yoga is for everyone, at any age and any level of ability. She is a 300 hr Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®, Five Element® Yoga and a Kripalu... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

The Power of Mantra
The simple repetition of a Sanskrit phrase, traditionally practiced in India, makes this concentration practice powerful and relevant during stressful times. Discover the universal energies invoked by mantras and experience the depth and power of mantra meditation through with this ancient form of connection to Spirit.

Faculty
avatar for Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson

Bhavani Lorraine Nelson leads workshops in meditation and mindfulness, stress reduction, and her primary work, the power of the voice. A Kripalu Yoga teacher, Bhavani has practiced and led meditation for more than 40 years, and has taught in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Iceland... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

Rest and Unwind Yoga
End the day in a soothing way with a gentle yoga class. You’ll experience slow movements, supported postures, and relaxing breathing techniques. Our evening yoga includes styles such as Yin, yoga nidra, and restorative.

Faculty
avatar for Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple, E-RYT 500, is a compassionate teacher who believes that the practice of Yoga is for everyone, at any age and any level of ability. She is a 300 hr Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®, Five Element® Yoga and a Kripalu... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

Concert
More information coming soon . . .


Saturday September 28, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA
 
Sunday, September 29
 

6:30am

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Rudy Peirce

Rudy Peirce

Rudy Peirce, MA, E-RYT 500, LVCYT, has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for more than 30 years. A Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983, Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher since 2009, he guides accessible and gentle yoga and gentle chair yoga, using a self-empowering, mindful approach... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

6:30am

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.

Faculty
avatar for Evelyn Gonzalez

Evelyn Gonzalez

Evelyn Gonzalez has been on the yogic path for more than 20 years and continues to gather wisdom and skill from inspired teachers, including Erich Schiffmann, Sarah Powers, Ann Greene, Tara Brach, Danna Faulds, and Pema Chödrön. Having walked the path of the wounded warrior, Evelyn... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

6:30am

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

Faculty
avatar for Michael Petersen

Michael Petersen

Michael Petersen, RYT 500, discovered yoga not long after he began his recovery from addiction. A dedicated Kripalu Yoga teacher with a background in psychology and a love of anatomy, Michael is known for his clear yet playful teaching style, which makes the practice accessible and... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

Conscious Leadership: Everyone’s a Leader
Are you ready to call forth your innate leader? Join us to explore what it means to be a conscious leader, using reflection, journaling, and interactive exercises. You gain empowering tools to call forth your best self, so you can take charge of your life and help serve those around you.

Faculty
avatar for Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson, PhD, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions. He teaches gentle yoga, qigong, meditation, and bodywork. Ken is a former Fulbright lecturer and Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence, and has offered workshops worldwide... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

Yin and Yang: The Dance of Effort and Ease
Come explore the edge between effort and ease by flowing through both passive (yin) and active (yang) yoga postures and breathing techniques. Cultivate a new level of mind-body awareness and harmony as you pause and sustain postures and then move through a more active sequence to energize, strengthen, and align.

Faculty
avatar for Jess Frey

Jess Frey

Jess Frey, E-RYT 1,000, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and a former Intern for the Kripalu School of Yoga and the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. A Kripalu faculty member, she teaches classes and workshops for Kripalu R&R programs and the Kripalu School of Yoga. As a passionate... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:15am

Guided Kayaking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Enjoy a fun and relaxing paddle on the calm, beautiful waters of Lake Mahkeenac, better known to locals as the Stockbridge Bowl. Experience the splendor of the forested shoreline, a floating meditation, and eagle sightings from the comfort of your own personal kayak.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 9:15am - 11:00am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

11:00am

Short and Sweet
Less is more, as they say. It’s helpful to be clear and to the point, to trim the excess and ‘zero in’ on what we mean to say. Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words and called it his best work. In this light-hearted writing class, you read six-word tales, discuss what makes them appealing, and compose your own.

Faculty
avatar for Lara Tupper

Lara Tupper

Lara Tupper, MFA, is the author of A Thousand and One Nights, an autobiographical novel about singers at sea. Her prose has appeared in Writing Fire, Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak, The Believer, and other literary publications. Lara taught writing at Rutgers University for... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Beginner Yoga
This class is perfect for anyone starting their yoga journey, as well as for those looking to revisit the fundamentals. Accessible and enlivening, you will be guided through foundational postures and basic breathing techniques aligned with movement.

Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Kripalu YogaDance®
Experience Kripalu’s most delightful, popular, and loved activity. Whether you are brand new to movement, dance, and yoga, or have danced your whole life, Kripalu YogaDance® will surprise you with joy.

Faculty
avatar for Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Megha Nancy Buttenheim, M.A., E-RYT 1000, is CJO (Chief JOY Officer) and Founding Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC, and author of Expanding Joy: Let Your Yoga Dance, Embodying Positive Psychology. A lifelong singer, dancer, and actor, Megha is a long-time teacher-trainer at Kripalu... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

1:15pm

Guided Hiking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Explore the practices of mindful movement and enjoy the meditative qualities of the outdoors, as you reconnect with nature on the beautiful paths and trails surrounding our campus.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

2:00pm

Mindful Woodland Experience: Connecting with the Five Great Elements
This outdoor workshop combines the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with practical tools from the Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership. We’ll play with mindfulness practices and meditation techniques designed to help us connect more deeply with nature, each other and ourselves.

Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Jurian Hughes

Jurian Hughes

Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, MFA, is the founder of the Yoga of Voice, cofounder of A Wild Life Sanctuary™, and cocreator of the Yoga of Yes. A Let Your Yoga Dance® teacher trainer, she is also a voice coach, personal mentor, writer, speaker, and theater performer. As a faculty member... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.

Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

5:00pm

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty

Sunday September 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

Himalayan Bowl Sound Meditation
Relax and end the day with the harmonic sounds of antique Himalayan bowls. Experience a deep meditative state with the warm and gentle tones of these ancient instruments.

Faculty
avatar for Rudra Bach

Rudra Bach

Rudra Bach performs and teaches sound meditation using a large collection of antique Himalayan Bowls. His background as a vocal coach, Voice Dialogue counselor, and sound designer informs his approach to creating contemplative and therapeutic soundscapes. He studies Sonic Theology... Read More →


Sunday September 29, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA
 
Monday, September 30
 

6:30am

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
avatar for Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple, E-RYT 500, is a compassionate teacher who believes that the practice of Yoga is for everyone, at any age and any level of ability. She is a 300 hr Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®, Five Element® Yoga and a Kripalu... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

6:30am

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.


Monday September 30, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

Magic of Manifestation
Open yourself to the universe and manifest what you desire in life. In this workshop, you learn about and create a sand painting—a South American indigenous tool that is used for manifestation—all while fostering a deeper relationship with Mother Earth and the world around you. This workshop includes a short walk on the Kripalu grounds to create our sand painting in the woods.


Monday September 30, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:00am

Relief from Chronic Pain and Stress
Focus on energy medicine as physical medicine. Learn about adaptive exercise, mind-body interaction and meditation to develop your core and find your center. For all, but especially good for those interested in attaining both an intellectual understanding of “energy” and an experience of how energy medicine compliments physical medicine.

Faculty
avatar for Greg DiLisio

Greg DiLisio

Greg DiLisio, MAc, is an experienced acupuncturist, holds high-level qigong, tai chi, and yoga teacher certifications, and is passionate about moving energy through outdoor sports in all seasons. Greg is featured in the DVD Qigong and Tai Chi, Following Movement in Nature.


Monday September 30, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

9:15am

Guided Kayaking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Enjoy a fun and relaxing paddle on the calm, beautiful waters of Lake Mahkeenac, better known to locals as the Stockbridge Bowl. Experience the splendor of the forested shoreline, a floating meditation, and eagle sightings from the comfort of your own personal kayak.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty
avatar for Roshni Rama

Roshni Rama

Roshni Rama has been working at Kripalu since 2009. She took her first yoga class at Kripalu in 2000 and has been drawn to Kripalu's teachings since. Roshni is a Kripalu certified yoga teacher and has taught yoga and meditation in the local area schools. She serves on the Guest services... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 9:15am - 11:00am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

11:00am

Yin Yoga
Kripalu R&R offers various daily workshops highlighting multiple topics, ranging from yoga and other movement-based practices to lectures on nutrition, health and wellness, Ayurveda, and creative expression. All Kripalu R&R programs are taught by our exceptional faculty. Workshop title, description, and teacher info coming soon . . .

Faculty
avatar for Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple

Cindy Yaple, E-RYT 500, is a compassionate teacher who believes that the practice of Yoga is for everyone, at any age and any level of ability. She is a 300 hr Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra®, Five Element® Yoga and a Kripalu... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

11:00am

Guided Hiking (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Explore the practices of mindful movement and enjoy the meditative qualities of the outdoors, as you reconnect with nature on the beautiful paths and trails surrounding our campus.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

Moderators
Faculty
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Steven Leonard

Steven Leonard is a lead faculty member at Kripalu, a functional movement specialist, and meditation teacher trainer and educator. His goal is to support individuals to experience a deeper connection both physically and mentally. Whether you are looking to relieve chronic pain, reclaim... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:45pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

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Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist IAYT, and Kripalu Schools faculty, creates sacred space for students to journey into realms of deep peace and healing. An authentic and spirited leader, Jennifer has been teaching for more than 20 years and is the creator of Divine... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

12:00pm

Kripalu YogaDance®
Experience Kripalu’s most delightful, popular, and loved activity. Whether you are brand new to movement, dance, and yoga, or have danced your whole life, Kripalu YogaDance® will surprise you with joy.

Faculty
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Sage Brody

Sage Brody, MPC, RSMT, is a dynamic and inspirational dance teacher and movement therapist. Sage holds a master’s in pastoral counseling and is a registered Somatic Movement therapist. She shares her passion for movement in leading dance, qi gong, and other mindful activities at... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

2:00pm

Ayurveda for Autumn
Come explore seasonal diet and lifestyle practices to soothe any residual heat of the summer and prepare the body and mind for the cool dry season of the fall.

Faculty
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Cat Pacini

Cat Pacini, LMT, a graduate of the Kripalu Schools of Ayurveda and Massage, teaches Kripalu R&R workshops, provides Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations, and offers bodywork at Kripalu. Using the ancient science of Ayurveda as her main tool, Cat helps others tap into their own inherent... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

2:45pm

Guided Stand Up Paddleboarding (Spaces are Limited. Pre-Registration is Encouraged)
Float your yoga in this popular guided activity with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. You’ll learn basic paddling techniques, enjoy a short tour of the Stockbridge Bowl, and explore gentle movement practices in a whole new way.

Spaces for outdoor activities are limited and require advance sign-up. Please contact Registrations at 866.200.5203 prior to your arrival.

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Monday September 30, 2019 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Gentle Yoga
A meditative, fluid, soothing class suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Experience slow movements to warm the body and release muscular tension, breathing techniques to calm the nervous system, and simple postures to build stability.

Faculty
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Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis, E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist IAYT, and Kripalu Schools faculty, creates sacred space for students to journey into realms of deep peace and healing. An authentic and spirited leader, Jennifer has been teaching for more than 20 years and is the creator of Divine... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Intermediate Yoga
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through meditation and breathing practices. This class is ideal for those with an existing yoga practice, though newcomers who want to explore a wider range of postures and practices are also welcome.

Faculty
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Evelyn Gonzalez

Evelyn Gonzalez has been on the yogic path for more than 20 years and continues to gather wisdom and skill from inspired teachers, including Erich Schiffmann, Sarah Powers, Ann Greene, Tara Brach, Danna Faulds, and Pema Chödrön. Having walked the path of the wounded warrior, Evelyn... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

4:15pm

Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga offers graceful sequences that encourage you to cultivate strength, balance, and flexibility through continuous movement linked with breath. This class requires a strong sense of body awareness and ability to adjust postures as needed. Vinyasa is ideal for those who have yoga experience.

Faculty

Monday September 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

Healing Arts Sampler: Positional Therapy
Learn how to release chronic tight muscle patterns using this gentle but extremely powerful modality. Target specific muscles with simple 90-second techniques.

Faculty
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Lee Albert

Lee Albert, NMT, is a national presenter and popular neuromuscular therapist and yoga instructor at Kripalu. Dedicated to helping people help themselves, Lee created, practices, and teaches Integrated Positional Therapy, protocols that reduce and often eliminate chronic pain. He is... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA

7:30pm

Sound Sleep
Restful sleep is the foundation for overall health and well being. Often, simple adjustments to routine and lifestyle habits can have a profound impact on sleep quality. Learn and discuss Ayurvedic and Yogic self-care tools to support a more restful sleep. This workshop will end with rhythmic breathing and a guided relaxation.

Faculty
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Jess Frey

Jess Frey, E-RYT 1,000, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and a former Intern for the Kripalu School of Yoga and the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. A Kripalu faculty member, she teaches classes and workshops for Kripalu R&R programs and the Kripalu School of Yoga. As a passionate... Read More →


Monday September 30, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health 57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262, USA