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Evenings at Kripalu

There’s something happening every evening—365 days of the year.

Kripalu presents a variety of informative, engaging, and inspirational evening programs every night of the year, including experiential workshops, concerts, program samplers, and dance events. Kripalu’s evening programs are free to all registered guests, except in the case of special ticketed events. Limited general public tickets may be available for evening programs and events; please call Registrations at 866.200.5203 for more information.

Dinner tickets for the general public are also available in limited quantities most nights. Tickets may be purchased through Registration, the Front Desk, or the Kripalu Shop for $18.

Special Evenings

Sacred Music with Snatam Kaur

Saturday, September 5, 2015
8:00 pm
Concert, chantfest, musical group meditation, a yoga class in melody—how best to describe a live performance by Snatam Kaur and her band? It’s all of these things and more. Crystalline and radiant, Snatam’s voice is redolent of the simple yet powerful truth of the heart. Her divinely melodic songs based on traditional Sikh mantras are augmented by simple, heartfelt English verses that express the meanings these sacred syllables hold and help the audience forge their own emotional connection. By the end of the night you will be let in on a great cosmic secret: devotional music is fun.

Admission Free for participants in her program; $25 for in-house guests and $35 for general public tickets; seating is limited, call early to purchase.

Brainstorm: Cultivating Your Inner Adolescence, An Evening Event with Daniel J. Siegel

Saturday, October 10, 2015
7:30 pm
Join Daniel J. Siegel, MD, professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, and the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, to explore the nature of the changes in the teenage brain and how those changes set the stage for changes in adolescent mental, physical, and interpersonal well-being. Using an “inside-out approach” to the second dozen years of life gives us an exciting new perspective on the essence of adolescence. Emotional intensity, social engagement, novelty-seeking, and creative explorations are not aspects of an “immature” stage of development but actually a set of characteristics essential for both the individual’s development and for the health and adaptation of our species. Come learn how approaching adolescence as a period and adolescents as individuals can make all the difference in how these important years are navigated well. One exciting implication of this view, too, is that four of the most robust ways in which adults can keep their brains young and vital is to have the passion of an emotional spark, the connection and collaboration of social engagement, the courage of novelty-seeking, and the imagination of creative exploration.

Admission Open to registered guests only; no general public tickets available. Seating is limited.

Ancient and Sacred Song with Nóirín ní Riain and
Owen and Moley O Súilleabháin

Saturday, October 17, 2015
7:30 pm
Experience the legendary voice and spirit of Nóirín ní Riain, Ireland’s greatest store of ancient and sacred song. For this unique performance, Nóirín is joined by her sons Owen and Moley, forming a blend of family voices that is sublime. Other special guests also join them during the evening, including Nóirín’s friend and creative collaborator David Whyte.

Admission Open to registered guests only; no general public tickets available. Seating is limited.