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April 15–17, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Cultivating Loving-Kindness: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Stephen Cope
Stephen Cope

Stephen Cope, MSW, Scholar-in-Residence and Kripalu Ambassador, is the founder and former Director of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. He is the author of several best-selling books, including Yoga and the Quest for the…
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For everyone with min. 1 year of yoga practice in any tradition; no meditation experience required.

Slow down. Breathe. Dive deep and rediscover the core of loving-kindness that exists within.

The emphasis of this weekend is on the development of self-compassion and the simple power of the practice of being present. Author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self; The Wisdom of Yoga; and The Great Work of Your Life, Stephen Cope offers a retreat that weaves together

  • Classic Kripalu Yoga
  • Sitting and walking meditation
  • Loving-kindness meditation
  • Chanting
  • Short dharma talks based on the wisdom of the Buddhist and yoga traditions.

Join Stephen for a spring weekend of delightful contemplative practice—a time of coming home to yourself.

Recommended reading Sharon Salzberg, Loving-Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness (Shambhala) and Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation (Workman); Stephen Cope, The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling (Bantam).

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 10 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge