Creating Ease: An Introduction to Yoga, Meditation, and Stress Management
Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500, is a teacher and faculty member at Kripalu and the recording artist on the best-selling CDs, Transform, Relax, and Rejuvenate, Yoga with Vandita, and Vandita Chants. Vandita has balanced family,…
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For people new to yoga.
What will your life look like in five, 10, or 20 years? Are you setting the stage today for a fulfilled and vibrant life? It’s never too late to discover the profound healing benefits of yoga, meditation, and stress-management techniques. Kripalu Yoga teacher Vandita Kate Marchesiello invites you to a weekend of gentle yoga and meditation, creative visualization, journaling, deep progressive relaxation (yoga nidra), conscious eating, and mindful nature walks. You learn
- How to increase flexibility, stamina, strength, muscle tone, and range of motion
- Ways to cultivate healthier breathing and sleeping patterns
- Detoxification and tools to promote more efficient metabolism
- Methods to invite overall well-being and ease.
Come relax, refresh, and rejuvenate. Consider bringing a friend or family member’supporting each other when you return home can make a world of difference.
Note Bring a journal, appropriate outerwear, and sneakers. Saturday evening will be free for personal nurturing. You may want to make an appointment for a massage in our Healing Arts department.
- 9 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- 9 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 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
- $256 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
- $392 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