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Kripalu School of Ayurveda

Student Life

A hallmark of the Kripalu experience is that students live and learn in an internationally recognized retreat atmosphere. Outside of class hours, students are encouraged to immerse themselves in a yoga-inspired lifestyle, which is supported by

  • An award-winning meal plan, featuring vegetarian, nonvegetarian, Ayurvedic-influenced, and vegan options
  • Sauna
  • A fitness room
  • Lakefront access and facilities
  • Kripalu lawns, garden, nature trails
  • Comfortable relaxation and study areas
  • The Kripalu cafe with 24-hour wi-fi access.

For more about Kripalu, please visit guest information.


Daily Schedule

The schedules of all programs in the Kripalu School of Ayurveda are designed to provide an intensive, experiential exploration of Ayurveda. A typical daily schedule might be

6:30–8:00 amSadhana—Morning yoga practice
9:00–11:30 am Program Session
11:30 am–1:15 pm Lunch
1:15–3:45 pm Program Session
3:45–4:15 pm Break
4:15–5:30 pm Supervised Study and Review Session
7:00–9:00 pm Evening Program Session


Note Programs begin at 7:00 pm on opening night and end by noon on the final day. The above is a sample schedule and is subject to change.