Denise Barack

Denise Barack joined the Kripalu community in 1987 and has been on staff since 1998. She served as Kripalu’s Director of Programming for 12 years and is now the Director of Program Innovation. In this role, Denise expresses her passion for illuminating conversations with visionary thought leaders through the creation of groundbreaking conferences and events. She has conceived, curated, and moderated transformative retreats such as Narrative Medicine, Chronic-Pain Management for Healthcare Providers, and Kripalu’s historic women-only retreat, The Revolution Within, scheduled for November 2019. Denise is a graduate of the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training, the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, and the KRI Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training. She is a Master-level Reiki practitioner and the grateful mother of two adult children who were raised with yoga. She is passionate about honoring indigenous voices and ancient wisdom for modern times.

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