Self-Care and Structure at Home

We put together this list of resources for you that offer practices for building rhythm and self-care into your life during this challenging time.

Apr 23, 2020

6 Tips for Making It Through the Day, from a Working-from-Home Mom of Three

Kripalu Programming Manager Natanya Bittman has found a few key wins that are keeping her from losing her hair (although she admits it’s going gray much...

Apr 22, 2020

Nature Distancing Not Suggested

We have been “nature distancing” for decades, resulting in a host of health issues. This time of isolation and increased screen use, difficult as it is,...

Mar 29, 2020

Embracing Insomnia, Plus 8 Ways to Work with It

Here's how to lean into insomnia, plus a guided yoga practice with Kripalu Legacy Faculty Evelyn Gonzalez.

Mar 26, 2020

How to Have Mindful Conversations with the Kids About Coronavirus

It’s not easy to parent mindfully on any given day. But a crisis complicates everything. When we're dealing with our own anxiety and fear, where do we...

Mar 24, 2020

Resilience: Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Disaster

Resilience—the capacity to deal with stress and bounce back from adversity—is as necessary to our well-being as the new virus is disruptive to it. Here'...

Mar 30, 2020

Pranayama for Self-Soothing: 3 Yogic Breathing Practices to Cultivate Peace

Kripalu Schools faculty Larissa Hall Carlson offers instructions and videos for three of her favorite breath-awareness practices to promote ease, steadiness,...

Mar 27, 2020

How to Isolate According to Your Dosha: An Ayurvedic Guide

When we identify our innate constitutional makeup according to this ancient health science, we get an intuitive map of what makes us each tick—and how we can...

Mar 19, 2020

A Mindful Spring Practice of Planting Seeds

There are many ways that we can bring the natural world into our indoor spaces, and it's so important to maintain that connection as we enter this most...

Mar 18, 2020

Creating a Daily Rhythm in the Face of Adversity

Developing a rhythm can support us in being homebound and navigating close quarters with family members. The best way to start is by creating an intention.

Body Scan Practice to Relax Your Nervous System and Help You Sleep

Kripalu presenter Linda Graham offers instructions on how to relax your body step by step, from feet to head.

Mar 13, 2020

Kitchen Staples to Stock Up On, from Our Executive Chef

Think filling, tasty, nutritional powerhouses that have shelf life.

Mar 17, 2020

Home Aromatherapy to Promote Calm and Better Sleep

Do you have essential oils, incense, bath salts, or sugar scrubs at home that have been collecting dust? Time to put those aromas to good use!

Mar 16, 2020

10-Minute Yoga Practice with Micah Mortali

A short practice of postures and breath work to calm the nervous system and balance energy.

Tips for Creating and Maintaining a Home Yoga Practice

Rest assured that you don’t need to be a super yogi to create a home yoga practice. Here's how.

Mar 12, 2020

Stress Busters in Challenging Times

Even when things feel overwhelming, we can take mindful steps to shift stress.

The Compassionate Practice of Loving-Kindness Meditation

Kripalu’s Maria Sirois, a positive psychologist and master teacher, guides us in the compassionate practice of loving-kindness meditation.

Get Inspired to Exercise at Home

Here are some tips to help you get—and keep you—all fired up to work out at home.