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Activities

kripalu provides a sanctuary for your body and soul.

A stay at Kripalu immerses you in an experiential curriculum designed to bring vitality to your life from the inside out. While you are here, we invite you to enjoy daily yoga classes, our world-class natural-foods cuisine, massage and healing arts, hiking and walking trails, a lakefront beach area, sauna, a labyrinth, extraordinary views—all in the natural beauty of the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.

sample schedule

Actual times and schedules may vary.

arrival day
2:15 pmCheck-in begins; rooms are ready by 4:00 pm (Luggage Room available to store bags until 4:00)
4:15-5:45 pmKripalu Yoga classes (optional): gentle, moderate, and vigorous
5:30-7:00 pmDinner
6:45-7:15 pmGuest Welcome Session
7:30-9:00 pmOpening program session


daily
6:30-7:45 amKripalu Yoga classes: gentle and moderate
7:00-8:30 amBreakfast
morningProgram session (start times vary; sessions run about 3 hours)
11:30-1:30 pmLunch
12:00-1:00 pmNoon Dance
afternoonProgram session (start times vary; sessions run about 2 hours)
4:15-5:45 pmKripalu Yoga classes: gentle, moderate, and vigorous—also a great time to schedule a Healing Arts session
5:15-6:45Kripalu Yoga classes (extra session on weekends)
5:30-7:00 pmDinner
7:30-9:00 pmEvening events and activities or solo time—another great time to schedule a Healing Arts session


departure day
6:30-7:45 amKripalu Yoga classes: gentle and moderate
7:00-8:30 amBreakfast
8:30-11:30 amProgram session (session runs about 1½ to 2 hrs within this time slot)
12:00 noonCheckout time (Luggage Room available to store bags until your departure)
11:30-1:30 pmLunch (departure day lunch is included in your stay)
12:00-1:00 pmNoon Dance

You are welcome to stay and enjoy the amenities for the afternoon. This is another great opportunity for Healing Arts.

Please note Book your Healing Arts appointments before your arrival to ensure availability 888-738-1822.

Practicalities

Cell phones and computers

Many guests choose to leave their cell phones off or in their cars in order to support their retreat experience. If you need to use your cell phone, please do so in one of the following locations: your guest room (except dorms), phone booths, Luggage Room, outside beyond the terrace and sidewalks, or in your car.

Laptops can be used in the Kripalu Cafe where wireless Internet access is available (your computer must be equipped for wireless service). For those without laptops, the library in nearby Lenox offers computer and Internet access to guest patrons. Call Lenox Library at 413-637-0197 for hours and information.

Security

Our rooms have key cards; please remember to keep your key with you at all times. We also provide one code-activated safe per bed at no charge—each safe is large enough to fit a laptop in addition to other valuables.

Laundry

Coin-operated washers and dryers are available; laundry soap is provided.

Receiving phone messages and mail

The phone number for incoming phone messages is 413-448-3400 and the fax number is 413-448-3384. You can check with the Front Desk for messages. Mail for you can be addressed as follows:

View mail information.

For US Postal Service

Your Name, Guest
Program Name and Dates of Stay
Kripalu Center, Box 309
Stockbridge, MA 01262

For UPS and Independent Carriers (FedEx, etc.)

Your Name, Guest
Program Name and Dates of Stay
Kripalu Center, 57 Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

Local Attractions

Kripalu lies in the center of an unparalleled collection of year-round, world-class cultural attractions.

Please call Registration at 866-200-5203 prior to your arrival if you have any further questions, special needs, or requests. We hope that you enjoy your stay and we look forward to your upcoming visit.