Michael Pulitzer, Jr.

My first experience at Kripalu offered me a deeply relaxing experience, opening me up to possibility. This exploration continues to deepen my sense of community as a Kripalu yoga teacher and board member!

Michael Pulitzer, Jr., graduated from Harvard, received an MFA from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and founded their alumni association. He continued his professional education with an executive MBA from Wake Forest. In 1987, he joined the family business, Pulitzer Publishing Company, based in St. Louis, and embarked on a broadcasting career. Starting in sales, Michael became station manager of the NBC affiliate, WXII, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His service leadership highlights include being president of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters, president of the UNC School of Journalism, founding chair of the Center for Design and Innovation, and chairman of the board for the University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts. He retired from the broadcasting business in 2009 and moved to Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Michael is a 500-hour certified Kripalu Yoga teacher who actively teaches yoga to the Berkshire Kripalu Community. He is a member of the Stockbridge Library board, president-elect of the Tri-town Rotary, and on the national advisory councils for Austen Riggs and the Norman Rockwell Museum. In Pittsfield, he has brought Kripalu Yoga to men in prison and the Berkshire County community corrections center Recovery program and teaches a Gentle Yoga Class at Lenox Yoga. Michael and his wife, Ramelle, own New View Tours, leading custom tours for small groups to South America and France.