Kripalu Campus FAQ

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Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

What are Kripalu’s Covid-19 protocols? 
All guests are required to show proof of vaccination OR a Covid-19 test that produced negative results within 72 hours of arrival. Guests will be asked a series of health questions and to sign a waiver at check-in. Face masks are not required but are strongly recommended.  View all protocols.

Arrival and Check-In

Is there a car service or a shuttle to Kripalu from the airport? 
At this time, Kripalu does not provide any kind of shuttle service to or from our retreat center. For directions and private transportation services see here.

What time can I check into my room? 
Check-in begins at 2:00 pm, the day your program starts. Rooms are guaranteed ready by 4:00 pm and we have space for you to securely store your luggage should your room not be ready upon arrival. For overnight accommodations, the first meal offered is dinner. 

What time is check-out? 
Room check-out is 10:00 am the day of your departure. You may remain on campus and take part in activities until 2:00 pm.

Accommodations

What are your accommodations?
We offer a wide variety of accommodations; including single occupancy rooms and dormitories. View all accommodations.

Do I have to stay at the Kripalu campus, or can I commute in? 
We do offer the option for guests to commute to the Kripalu campus for your program at a daily cost for access to daily classes and meals. Please call the Registrations line for more information and to book. 413.448.3152

Day Guests & Drop-Ins

Can I come just for a massage? 
Yes. All our Healing Arts services are available to the community whether you are staying on campus or not. Please note that we do require advanced scheduling.

Can I come as a day guest? 
Yes. Day guest passes are available for our Retreat & Renew experience. See what’s included and book now.

About My Stay

What’s included in my stay? 
Registering for any Kripalu on campus experience—including a program, R&R stay, or school training—includes three daily meals, daily yoga, and movement classes, and access to the Kripalu grounds and other amenities; including Healing Arts, the Shop, the Cafe, and our grounds. 

Are the sauna and whirlpool open? 
At this time the sauna and whirlpool are closed. 

Are Kripalu rooms air-conditioned? 
While individual accommodation rooms do not have air conditioning, most program rooms and the dining hall have air conditioning.

Booking Your Stay

Can I book for me and another person? 
At this time, online registration is only available for singles. If you would like to attend a program with a friend or family member, you must call our Registrations line to register. 

Do you offer a Berkshire local discount?
Yes. If you are a Berkshire County resident—or you live within 45 miles of Kripalu—we invite you to visit and experience everything we have to offer at 40% off our regular day pass pricing every Wednesday and Thursday. Spaces are limited so register early for access. Learn more.

Are kids and teens allowed at Kripalu?
In general, Kripalu programs are open to participants 18 years of age and older. Teens aged 16–17 may attend Kripalu R&R accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times in the same workshop. Program and facility use restrictions may apply. Teens pay adult tuition and accommodation rates and are housed in the same guest room as their parent/guardian in non-dormitory accommodations. Learn more. Additionally, Kripalu periodically offers programs specifically designed for kids and families. Explore any upcoming programs.

Cancellations

What is your cancellation policy?
Retreat & Renewal and Program Cancellations: 
Payments made will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee) if canceled 8 or more days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel between 7 days and one day in advance, a nonrefundable credit to your Kripalu account (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, do not show up, or leave a program, event, or accommodation early. 
View all terms and conditions.
Kripalu reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In this event, we reassure you that you will be given a complete refund.

Healing Arts Payment and Cancellations:
Payment is taken at the time of booking and is fully refundable for rescheduling and cancellations up to 24 hours before your service. Rescheduling or canceling treatments within 24 hours will result in a 50% forfeiture fee. The remaining balance of the treatment price will be issued as a nonrefundable credit to your Kripalu account which will be held for one year from the date of issue. If you fail to show up for your treatment, the full charge will apply. If you need to reschedule or cancel your Healing Arts treatment within 24 hours due to illness resulting in rescheduling, canceling, or leaving your scheduled visit to Kripalu early, Healing Arts will waive the cancellation fee. View all terms and conditions.

For more information, answers, and guidelines contact our Registrations Team at registration@kripalu.org

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