The Kripalu Approach to Diet An Integrative Weight-Loss Program

Scholarship eligible.

Kripalu’s groundbreaking weight-loss program.

Live what you’re learning in a holistic environment that’s ideal for self-exploration. Connect with people just like you, committed to change. Along with your in-depth program sessions, enjoy daily yoga, meditation, and movement classes; whole-foods meals; and the natural beauty of the Berkshires.

Discover how to shift into a balanced relationship with your body in this proven 5-day immersion program. In our caring and supportive environment, nourish yourself and invite changes that will continue to unfold long after you return home. Guided by our exceptional faculty of doctors, nutritionists, life coaches, and yoga teachers who have years of experience helping people find personal empowerment and transformation, you

  • Learn how to naturally lose weight and keep it off
  • Develop empowering life skills and a more positive body image
  • Enhance your nutrition and metabolism for weight management
  • Plan strategies for your goals and lifestyle.

Leave feeling rejuvenated, motivated, and full of hope.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
Weight Loss

The Kripalu Approach to Diet


Guest Lin W.

Kripalu has been a cornerstone for me, a sanctuary. In finding Kripalu, I found a place of peace.

Guest Marsha L.

I plan to return to Kripalu to stay connected—for boosters and to support more new habits that I can sustain.

Guest Janine D.

It feels so natural to change to a Kripalu way of eating and living.


Aruni Nan Futuronsky is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, life coach, and faculty member for Kripalu R&R Retreat and faculty programs.

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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, is a leading integrative dietitian, yoga therapist, and shamanic plant alchemist.

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December 3–8, 2017
January 28–February 2, 2018

Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs. She also serves as medical director of the nonprofit Nutrition Center.

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