On Campus Program

Mindfulness for The New Year A Kaleidoscopic Retreat


How can you cultivate lasting feelings of joyful renewal, focused intention, and inner peace? Join meditation teacher and former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda Larissa Hall Carlson for a lighthearted mindfulness retreat that supports you in delving inward and refreshing your perspective.

Through a variety of inspiring mindfulness techniques to enhance clarity and tranquility, Larissa will guide you to explore 

  • Relaxing body scan meditations for deep rejuvenation and self-care 
  • Mindful coloring to generate an inner quiet and radiant self-expression 
  • Loving-kindness meditations as gateways to compassion 
  • Walking meditations to enhance presence and clarity 
  • Mindful jigsaw puzzles as gateways for reflection and contemplation 
  • A colorful group sand mandala as a reminder of the interconnectedness of all beings 
  • Techniques to unlock a world filled with limitless compassion, contentment, and insight. 

Access happiness, ease, and resolve from one New Year to the next. Return home feeling joyful, and inspired to weave mindfulness into your daily life. 

Note This program is suitable for everyone from new to seasoned practitioners.

Included in Your Stay


Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds

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Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, MA, former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, guides retreats, directs trainings, and provides Ayurvedic consultations across the country.

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