Registration and Arrival

Arriving at Kripalu

Surrounded by more than 100 beautiful acres, Kripalu sits on a hilltop, with exquisite views of surrounding woodlands, hills, valleys, and the serene Lake Mahkeenac.


Check-in begins at 2:00 pm. Have your photo ID, credit card, and license plate details.Your accommodations are guaranteed to be available by 4:00 pm. You are welcome to attend the 4:45 pm Kripalu Yoga classes.

Arrival Dinner

Your meals begin with dinner on your arrival day. Dinner is served from 5:45 to 7:00 pm. If you will be arriving within 15 minutes of meal end times, you may want to make other arrangements for dinner.

Late Check-In

If you arrive after 10:00 pm, please enter through the main entrance on the north side of the building.


Programs generally end by 1:00 pm on the last day, and lunch is included in your stay. Room check-out is at 10:00 am, however you are welcome to stay until 2:00 pm.

What to Bring

Make your stay more comfortable.

  • Comfortable clothing for yoga and movement
  • Yoga blanket
  • Notebook and pen
  • Slip-on shoes for indoors and shared bathrooms
  • Walking/hiking shoes for outdoors and hiking trails
  • Water bottle, sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen
  • Winter: snowshoes or cross-country ski equipment
  • Summer: bathing suit, water shoes, and large towel or sheet for lakefront beach.

Provided Bedding, towels, and an alarm clock are provided in each room.

Please note Kripalu is a smoke-free campus. Smoking of any kind (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping, etc) is prohibited anywhere on campus. Anyone caught in violation of this policy will be subject to a fine.

Payment and Cancellations

Payment Policy

Full payment is due at time of registration and can be made with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.

Cancellation Policies

Kripalu Retreat & Renewal and On-Site Program Cancellations

In the event that you cancel, payments made will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee) if canceled 8 or more days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel between 7 days and one day in advance, a nonrefundable credit to your Kripalu account (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, do not show up, or leave a program, event, or accommodation early.

Kripalu reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In this event, we reassure you that you will be given a complete refund.

Healing Arts Payment and Cancellations 

Payment is taken at the time of booking and is fully refundable for rescheduling and cancellations up to 24 hours before your service. Rescheduling or canceling treatments within 24 hours will result in a 50% forfeiture fee. The remaining balance of the treatment price will be issued as a nonrefundable credit to your Kripalu account which will be held for one year from the date of issue. If you fail to show up for your treatment, the full charge will apply. If you need to reschedule or cancel your Healing Arts treatment within 24 hours due to illness resulting in rescheduling, canceling, or leaving your scheduled visit to Kripalu early, Healing Arts will waive the cancellation fee.

View all Kripalu Terms and Conditions of Sale.

Unplugged at Kripalu

Give your nervous system a break from the endless scrolling and the distraction of notifications by putting your phone and other electronic devices aside while at Kripalu. Our digital device-free campus lets you participate at Kripalu free of distraction and encourages digital mindfulness. 

We ask everyone to use any electronic device only in designated locations to practice being mindful of the moment and respectful of fellow guests, students, and staff. Learn more.

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