The Joy of Gentle Yoga
Rudy Peirce, MA, E-RYT 500, has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for more than 30 years. A certified Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983, he guides accessible gentle yoga, a self-empowering, mindful approach that facilitates…
Full Bio & Programs
For all levels, especially beginners. CE credits
Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Rudy Peirce takes a gentle approach, infusing his sessions with humor, humility, and warmth as he invites you into a deeply relaxing practice. Rudy is known for his clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments that provide an accessible yoga experience.
A deep yoga practice doesn’t have to be intimidating, discouraging, or painful. Move further into postures with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits, even with minimal flexibility. Using Rudy’s inspiring and encouraging approach, you learn how to
- Breathe deeply again
- Integrate meditation with yoga
- Strengthen concentration and focus
- Avoid pushing too hard and too far
- Deepen your practice
- Discover new strength and increased flexibility
- Generate a plan for sustaining your own personal practice
- Gain optimism for positive change.
Rudy offers practical suggestions from his own experience and understanding of specific conditions, including back problems, arthritis, and recovery from injury, surgery, and illness. Join him to reconnect with vitality, balance, and vibrant joy.
- 23.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $20 additional charge
- 23.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 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
- $595 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
- $908 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