Online Program

RISE: The Kripalu Approach to Resilience Tools for Work-Life Balance


When is the last time you asked yourself, "What tools can I use to move mindfully toward a more meaningful and connected life?"  

Join Kripalu lead faculty Sam Chase as he introduces the core concepts of RISE™, Kripalu’s signature resilience-building program. This online program will help you meet the moments that matter most with calm, clarity, and connectionAnchored in the science and practice of mindfulness, yoga, and positive psychology, the RISE curriculum balances practice, research, and real-world application. Published research on RISE has shown that participants sustained boost in mindfulness, empowerment, and resilience, as well as a 32% reduction in day-to-day stress levels. 

Through accessible practices of meditation, breath, and gentle movement, learn how to 

  • Change the brain, making it easier to pay attention and stay calm  
  • Build positivity, productivity, and mental clarity  
  • Improve stress resilience in the moment and over time.  

Finish the program more mindful and with experiences you can easily apply to your life.  

Note This program is a prerequisite for the RISE Facilitator Training.

Note You will have access to the video recording(s) for 30 days after the program ends. All recordings will be available within 72 hours of the end of each session. 

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

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
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All Health, Fitness, and Wellness


Sam Chase, MFA, E-RYT, author of Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness, holds certificates in yoga and positive psychology from Kripalu and a master’s degree from Harvard.

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