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Wednesday, January 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 Katie Hagel

Katie Hagel

Katie Hagel, RYT-500, is a life coach, yoga instructor, and world traveler dedicated to living a life of passion, adventure, and purpose. Her extensive exploration of other cultures and spiritual traditions has given her a unique perspective on the human experience and a strong faith... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
TBA

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 Michelle Dalbec

Michelle Dalbec

Michelle Dalbec, E-RYT 500, is a passionate Kripalu Yoga and Yoga Tune Up® teacher who hosts yoga programs, delivers dynamic and motivational workshops, and directs Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training. She teaches with the intention to inspire authentic alignment, expression, and movement... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
TBA

9:00am

Life in Balance: Cleansing at Home
Learn Ayurvedic principles to balance your diet and give your digestion a kick-start. These simple but profound tips can help reduce seasonal allergies and sluggishness. Leave with a short, easy cleansing plan you can do at home.

Faculty
avatar for Erin Casperson

Erin Casperson

Erin Casperson is the Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, a 500-Hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, and an ACA-certified Level 1 SUP Instructor. A passionate, heartfelt, and enthusiastic teacher, Erin loves sharing how the ancient practices of Ayurveda can... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA

9:00am

The Five Tibetan Rights of Rejuvenation
In this workshop we will explore five simple movements that come together to create a powerful practice of mind body integration that has been cherished by Tibetan monks for centuries. Said to reverse the aging process, the “Five Tibetans” are an energizing and fun daily practice that can truly change your life!

Faculty
avatar for Katie Hagel

Katie Hagel

Katie Hagel, RYT-500, is a life coach, yoga instructor, and world traveler dedicated to living a life of passion, adventure, and purpose. Her extensive exploration of other cultures and spiritual traditions has given her a unique perspective on the human experience and a strong faith... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am

11:00am

Delve Into Hanumanasana (Split)
More info will come soon!

Faculty
avatar for Kari Harendorf

Kari Harendorf

Kari Harendorf, E-RYT 500, is a yoga teacher, educator, holistic health facilitator, and Reiki master merging spiritual practice with asana and health science to help people feel and be their best. A teacher of teachers, Kari serves on the faculty of Kripalu’s 200-hour teacher training... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
TBA

12:00pm

Beginner Yoga Class
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
avatar for Kari Harendorf

Kari Harendorf

Kari Harendorf, E-RYT 500, is a yoga teacher, educator, holistic health facilitator, and Reiki master merging spiritual practice with asana and health science to help people feel and be their best. A teacher of teachers, Kari serves on the faculty of Kripalu’s 200-hour teacher training... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

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 Sage Brody

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 →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

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 Lisa Lutton

Lisa Lutton

Lisa Lutton, MPC, RSMT, has a unique approach to movement through her training and experience as a teacher of the Alexander Technique. She weaves the principles of the Technique into all her yoga classes, YogaDance classes, and R&R workshops. Lisa is also a Registered Somatic Movement... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm
TBA

2:00pm

Radiant Health
Good health and radiance are two things we all strive for. Through discussion, yoga, and breathing exercises, explore key tools that support us to live with more vitality and joy, reconnect with your life force, and cultivate awareness and motivation to instill these tools in your daily life.

Faculty
avatar for Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 500, is a senior faculty member at Kripalu, where she leads a variety of workshops, including 500 and 1000-hour level professional yoga teacher trainings. She works with clients privately and leads workshops internationally in group and corporate settings... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA

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 Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 500, is a senior faculty member at Kripalu, where she leads a variety of workshops, including 500 and 1000-hour level professional yoga teacher trainings. She works with clients privately and leads workshops internationally in group and corporate settings... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

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 Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie, RYT, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and R&R Retreat workshop presenter who leads mindful outdoor experiences. With her teaching, she strives to empower and inspire, often integrating positional therapy and foundation training with energy and Shamanic healing. Susannah... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

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
avatar for Samantha Cullen

Samantha Cullen

Samantha Cullen, RYT, is a certified yoga teacher and outdoor guide for Kripalu R&R Retreats and other Kripalu programs.


Wednesday January 30, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Winter Words
In this journaling class, pause to consider the effects of the winter season on your body and mind and give voice to your warmest thoughts and intentions. Share your words with others in a safe, supportive space, and take home ideas for future journaling practices.

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 →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Kirtan
13 Hands, aka Dalien McBride, plays more than 20 instruments, including native flutes, hang drum, live loop creation, world percussion, guitars, and you, the audience (the most important instrument). Dalien, a two-time Grammy-nominated artist, transforms each concert into a sincere, hilarious, interactive, and joyful event.

Faculty
avatar for 13 Hands

13 Hands

Two time Grammy nominee and World musician 13 HANDS will be offering an evening of inspirational, meditative and highly interactive songs and world music. He plays 30 instruments... so be prepared to sing, be engaged and have fun as he invites you into a very authentic and joyful... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
TBA
 
Thursday, January 31
 

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 Kelly Ruth

Kelly Ruth

Yoga teacher, dedicated practitioner, self-care advocate, pranayama nerd and musician, Kelly has been teaching yoga since 2015. Most recently, Kelly served as the year-long 2018 Kripalu School of Yoga Intern at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health studying beneath and teaching alongside... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
TBA

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 Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes, a professional anatomist, yoga instructor, and bodyworker, and has been teaching anatomy and physiology in yoga and massage trainings since 2004. He holds professional teacher certifications in Kripalu and Kundalini Yoga, is a Massachusetts-licensed integrative... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 6:30am - 7:45am
TBA

9:00am

Power Animals
The shamanic traditions use the archetypes of power animals as allies, advisors, and protectors. In this workshop, explore the shamanic totem of the three most important power animals—serpent, jaguar, and condor—and their relationship to the yogic perceptual states of body, mind, and spirit.

Faculty
avatar for Cristie Newhart

Cristie Newhart

Cristie Newhart is a dynamic yoga teacher and teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga who exudes equal parts warmth and wisdom as she makes some of yoga’s deeper philosophical aspects engaging and accessible to modern-day practitioners. A teacher’s teacher with almost 20... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA

9:00am

Yoga For Back Care
Tension and stress can often lead to back tightness and discomfort. This practice provides movement and breathing techniques to help support a healthy spine and release back muscles to create more comfort and ease. Experience back care techniques that you can bring into your yoga practice.

Faculty
avatar for Sherrie Howard

Sherrie Howard

Sherrie Howard, BME, E-RYT 500, has been working at Kripalu since 2011, where she fell in love with Kripalu Yoga and witnessed transformational shifts that yoga brought to her own life. Sherrie brings her unique energy into her classes with the intention of fostering a witness consciousness... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA

11:00am

Compassionate Companion
Everyone longs for a best friend to hold space for whatever life brings up, without judgment. In this workshop, learn how to become your own compassionate companion. With a focus on labeling and a specific meditation tool, you can identify what is happening in the moment with kindness. Everyone can learn to do this; the key is awareness without judgment.

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 →


Thursday January 31, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
TBA

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 Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie, RYT, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and R&R Retreat workshop presenter who leads mindful outdoor experiences. With her teaching, she strives to empower and inspire, often integrating positional therapy and foundation training with energy and Shamanic healing. Susannah... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

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 Dan Leven

Dan Leven

Dan Leven, RSMT, MPC, a Kripalu faculty member for more than 35 years, teaches students to become Registered Somatic Movement Therapists through his combined trainings, Shake Your Soul® and SomaSoul®. He is also a faculty member of the Hartford Family Institute, where he trains... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Slow Flow and Restore
Enjoy a warming flow sequence that leads right into a series of restorative postures allowing the body to fully melt into relaxation.

Faculty
avatar for Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie, RYT, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and R&R Retreat workshop presenter who leads mindful outdoor experiences. With her teaching, she strives to empower and inspire, often integrating positional therapy and foundation training with energy and Shamanic healing. Susannah... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA

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 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 →


Thursday January 31, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

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 Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie

Susannah Beattie, RYT, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and R&R Retreat workshop presenter who leads mindful outdoor experiences. With her teaching, she strives to empower and inspire, often integrating positional therapy and foundation training with energy and Shamanic healing. Susannah... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

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
avatar for Samantha Cullen

Samantha Cullen

Samantha Cullen, RYT, is a certified yoga teacher and outdoor guide for Kripalu R&R Retreats and other Kripalu programs.


Thursday January 31, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Yin Yoga
Yin Yoga is a mindful approach to yoga practice, and a perfect complement to the dynamic, more active (yang) styles of yoga. Learn to hold passive, seated, and floor postures, targeting the connective tissue that supports the joints, creating a feeling of spaciousness and ease.

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 →


Thursday January 31, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Walking Meditation
This practice is a quick and effective pathway into a meditative state. Slowing down the walking process while paying attention to subtle sensations refines your concentration. Experience this technique that is delicious by itself, or a perfect prelude to seated meditation.

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 →


Thursday January 31, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
TBA