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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.

Yoga Programs Kripalu School of Yoga Ayurveda Programs Kripalu School of Ayurveda R&R Retreat


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

Self-discovery ProgramsTrauma and Grief 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 

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

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

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

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.

RISE for Healthcare Professionals

June 7–10, 2020

The current pandemic has had a huge impact on our healthcare workers. This stress-resilience program provides essential tools that can help manage burnout, improve personal health, and enhance patient care.

Ready for your own transformation?

Join us for life-changing experiences.

Cheryl Strayed

The Story You Have to Tell | November 13–15

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Kripalu R&R Retreat

Retreat. Relax. Renew.

Explore R&R

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.

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

Hear from Our Guests

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

Guest Cynthia B.

Kripalu has encouraged me to open up to new experiences, to move into the unknown with more ease.

Guest Yvonne B.

I felt like this was where I could find my true self, and it was so peaceful.

Student Raei B.

I felt such a strong sense of community in the training—we knew we were all there working together to do this.

Guest Linda W.

What I’m learning at Kripalu is not only working for me, it’s making me a better doctor.

Guest Randy S.

Kripalu is the thread of happiness that runs through my life.

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.