Kripalu Family Retreat Movement, Mindfulness, and Outdoor Adventures

This program—developed and led by our own faculty with the Kripalu methodology in mind—is offered exclusively at Kripalu.

For families with children ages 6–12.

This summer, let the whole family experience the magic of Kripalu. This unique retreat offers adventures for the kids, themed workshops for parents, and activities for you to share together.

There is no better place to explore nature, movement, and mindfulness than at Kripalu. Your days are filled with outdoor explorations, swimming, cooking, movement, and crafts; an entire week infused with fun! Develop imagination, confidence, teamwork, mindfulness, and gratitude as you

  • Explore our beautiful grounds on nature walks and forest expeditions, at the labyrinth and lakefront, and during outdoor games
  • Practice yoga, tai chi, kung fu, and dance
  • Learn techniques for relaxation and presence
  • Expand imagination through crafts and outdoor creations
  • Develop how to be a mindful and healthy parent in workshops designed just for you
  • Strengthen your bond through family sessions including a campfire night, family dance and yoga, and a closing celebration.

Detailed Information
What to bring.
More information about children and teens at Kripalu.
Read more about the benefits of a family retreat.

Note Children in this program must be accompanied by an adult, parent, or guardian who is also registered for the program. Regular housing rates apply to adults; children’s housing pricing is available for ages 12 and under. Please call to register. The presenters are first aid/CPR and lifeguard certified.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Family and Kids
Program Theme
Nature and the Outdoors

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Nina Crist, codirector of the Jaguar Path School of Yoga and Shamanism, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and black-belt martial arts instructor with 20 years of experience.

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Susannah Beattie, RYT, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and Kripalu R&R faculty member who leads mindful outdoor experiences and strives to uplift and empower students of all ages.

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