Rudy Peirce

Rudy Peirce, MA, E-RYT 500, LVCYT, has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for more than 30 years. A Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983, Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher since 2009, he guides accessible and gentle yoga and gentle chair yoga, using a self-empowering, mindful approach that facilitates deep release for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Rudy has been on the Kripalu faculty for more than two decades and currently serves as a trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga. His popular four-CD set, The Gentle Series, supports students in maintaining a regular home practice.

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  • Five Myths (Some) Men Believe About Yoga

    The first time Sam Chase went to a yoga class, he hated it. Growing up as a bookworm who suffered from asthma, he thought of his body as...

  • The Benefits of Gentle Yoga

    In this edition of Ask the Expert, Rudy Peirce, a Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983 and creator of The Gentle Series CD set, discusses the benefits of gentle...