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Conscious Riding

For everyone.

Join renowned horseman Paul Striberry and yoga teacher Sandra Burgess to learn a holistic approach to horsemanship that encourages congruence in body, mind, and spirit. This approach to Conscious Riding supports you in seeing your horse as an SUV—Spiritual Utility Vehicle—and understanding riding as a practice of meditation in motion on the path to awakening.

The core teachings of this program are grounded in yogic philosophy: feeling your natural balance and learning to watch your fears instead of getting caught in them. In this way, you learn to

  • Ride beyond your edge
  • Expand your abilities
  • Meet new challenges.

In this program, riding takes place at Undermountain Farm, three miles from Kripalu. The facilities include indoor and outdoor arenas.

Note Tuition includes riding fees. Bring gloves, boots with heels, and a helmet, if you have one.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
All
Program Theme
Sports
Schedule
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Presenter(s)

Paul Striberry is a lifelong professional horseman who trains horses and riders at Mileaway Farm in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Life member of the...

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Sandra Burgess, E-RYT 500, is an iRest® Yoga Nidra teacher who draws from more than 20 years of training in yoga therapy and mindfulness to empower students....

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