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Yoga and Ayurveda

Love yoga? Fascinated by Ayurveda? Kripalu offers a range of both yoga and Ayurveda retreats and trainings for people at all levels of experience.

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Nature Connection

Spending time in nature can be a powerful antidote to the stress of modern living. Kripalu's outdoor programs, trainings, and retreats allow different ways to explore your nature connection.

Nature and the Outdoors Programs Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership R&R Retreat

Creative Expression

Move your body, free your voice, grab your paintbrush, uncap your pen. Kripalu’s creativity programs invite you to tap inner resources of color, words, sound, and music.

Creative Expression Programs R&R Retreat

Health, Fitness, and Wellness

Reconnect to the power of your body through programs focused on physical fitness and well-being.

Health, Fitness, and Wellness programs Kripalu Healing Arts R&R RETREAT 


Create personal change and empower yourself to transform possibility into reality.

Self-discovery ProgramsTrauma and Grief Programs R&R Retreat

Spiritual Practice and Meditation

Inquiry, practice, and study. Explore the wonder and mystery of life with a focus on the sacred in everyday experience.

Spiritual Practice programs Meditation Programs R&R Retreat

About Us

Consistently rated “Best Yoga and Wellness Retreat Center,” Kripalu is located in beautiful Stockbridge, Massachusetts. For 48 years, Kripalu has been a leader in yoga- and mindfulness-based education. More than just poses on a mat, we believe yoga is an accessible practice that inspires connection, compassion, and joy.

About You

Over the years, here’s what we've learned about you. Whether you’re an aspiring yogi—or not a yogi at all—you prioritize health and wellness. You seek the calm of nature, the wisdom of experts, and the support of community. You are ready to challenge yourself and grow. Find your center at a place as dynamic, inspiring, and loving as you.

What’s New at Kripalu

Discover programs and services developed and led by our own faculty with the Kripalu methodology in mind.

Ready for your own transformation?

Join us for life-changing experiences.

Krishna Das & Sharon Salzberg

Real Love | March 6–8

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Kripalu R&R Retreat

Retreat. Relax. Renew.

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Kripalu Schools

Lead with skill. Lead from the heart.

Explore Our Schools

Upcoming Trainings, Presenters, and Programs

With more than 700 programs a year, there’s always something new to explore.

Yang Yang

The Ancient Wisdom of Tai Chi and Qigong for Mood, Stress, and Sleep

February 21–23, 2020

Dani Shapiro

The Stories We Carry

February 28–March 1, 2020

Caroline Myss

Know Thyself

March 20–22, 2020

Make an appointment with the wisest teacher here—your body.

Meet Our Community

At home and in the world, our community is what inspires us.

Guest Socorro C.

What I learned at Kripalu helped me listen to my body. It is very empowering to give myself what I need.

Guest Vicki R.

There is an energy, intention, and welcoming spirit that emanates from everyone at Kripalu.

Faculty Erin Casperson

Dean, Kripalu School of Ayurveda

As a non-profit, our mission is to empower people and communities to realize their full potential through the transformative wisdom and practice of yoga.