Sam Chase is the author of Yoga & the Pursuit of Happiness, a down-to-earth guide for everyday people that brings together Eastern contemplative tradition and Western scientific research. He has designed and delivered both corporate and private yoga and meditation programs for the United Nations, the National Guard, New York University, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, CEOs, athletes, families, and just about everyone in between. Sam leads teacher trainings in New York and around the country, including his home studio, Yoga to the People, a donation-based studio where he has trained more than 1,000 teachers since 2007. He holds a master’s degree from Harvard University, and certificates in yoga and in Positive Psychology from Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, where serves as a facilitator for the RISE program.
The Consequences of Compassion
Metta meditation has been extensively studied, and its transformative potential ranks it one of the most promising single practices of all.
From Yoga Student to Yoga Teacher: Getting Hooked on Inquiry
Through immersion in the practice and study of yoga at Kripalu, Sam Chase discovered a calling to teach.
A Meditation Practice I Might Actually Enjoy
After my freshman year of college, I went on a 10-day meditation retreat with my boyfriend. He hoped the experience would offer me inner tranquility. It didn’t.
Five Myths (Some) Men Believe About Yoga
The first time Sam Chase went to a yoga class, he hated it. Growing up as a bookworm who suffered from asthma, he thought of his body as...
Kripalu Perspectives: Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness with Sam Chase
Yoga teacher Sam Chase tackles the topic of happiness in this edition of Kripalu Perspectives.
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