Being Intimate: A Retreat for Couples
Kate Feldman, MSW, LCSW, one of Kripalu’s founders, is a psychotherapist with a background in Gestalt, Imago, and Family Systems therapies as well as EMDR, yoga, and meditation. She is codirector of The Conscious Relationships…
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Joel Feldman, CPCC, certified coach, mediator, and consultant, has been coaching and training couples, individuals, and work teams for nearly 30 years. A founding member of Kripalu, he is codirector of the Conscious Relationships Institute…
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For couples of any length of commitment and any sexual orientation.
Your intimate partnership has the potential to nourish you and make you stronger, happier, and healthier. Imagine being able to talk about what you really feel and need. Imagine feeling free to be yourself—to dance easily together, touch one another affectionately, and experience the satisfaction of knowing that your partner is really there with you. This retreat is all about relational intimacy: what it is, how it works, and how you can have more of it.
Learn and experience
- A dialogue process to transform your communication
- The interpersonal neurobiology of human loving
- New ways to incorporate pleasurable touch
- How talking about sex can be safe and fun
- Massage and gentle partner yoga
- Dance, music, and laughter
- The art of attunement: How daily loving can transform your relationship.
Kate and Joel Feldman’s specialty is creating a safe learning environment in which couples can open their hearts and connect.
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $393 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $597 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More