Stephen Cope

Scholar Emeritus and Kripalu Ambassador

Stephen Cope, MSW, Kripalu's Scholar Emeritus, is the founder and former Director of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. Stephen is a best-selling author, well known for making the sometimes esoteric scriptures of yoga accessible to the mainstream reader. He has more than a quarter million books in print, translated into 14 languages, and has received international acclaim for his work. His books include Yoga and the Quest for the True Self; The Wisdom of Yoga; The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling; and his latest, Soul Friends: The Transforming Power of Deep Human Connection.

Upcoming online programs with Stephen:

October 16–18, 2020
3-Day Live Online Program with Sharon Salzberg and Stephen Cope
The Practice of Loving-Kindness: A Meditation and Yoga Weekend

Learn more about Stephen's work:


Stephen Cope: The Path of Action


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