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The Revolution Within:
Women’s Week at Kripalu

Event Date: November 10–15, 2019 | Registration is open

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It starts with you. It starts within.

Creating a world of equality, justice, and peace requires both outer and inner work, learning, and commitment. This program is for all womxn and embraces an intergenerational, multicultural, multiracial, non-partisan community. Join us for a week of solidarity as we recognize and remember that the most needed revolution is within.

This uplifting week features a remarkable lineup of pioneering yoga teachers, best-selling authors, prominent civil rights activists, and celebrated artists and speakers. Together, we will cultivate the inner resources needed to bring about lasting collective change.

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This is a weeklong experience for all women. Participants interested in The Revolution Within: Women's Week at Kripalu can register here. Tuition for this program is $595.00 per person, scholarships are available.

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Read "Women's Week at Kripalu is not your usual yoga retreat" in Thrive Global.

What to Expect

Your Week at a Glance

Come experience the best that Kripalu has to offer: Choose one of seven immersive morning programs, plus enjoy additional workshops, keynotes, healthy & delicious food, yoga, dance, and more.

Mornings offer a deepening group experience for self-inquiry and personal empowerment.
Choose a morning program track, and you'll be with the same presenter every morning of the week.

  1. Inner Body Activism: Reclaiming Joy, Angela Farmer
  2. Piercing the Veil: Modern-Day Myth, Spirituality, and SensualityAlexandra Roxo
  3. Embodied Revolution: Feeling Our Passion, Presence, and PowerCoby Kozlowski and Toni Bergins
  4. The Yoga of Inclusivity: Be the ChangeMaya Breuer and Jana Long
  5. The Alchemy of Writing: Balancing the Shadow and the LightNancy Slonim Aronie
  6. Sacred Solidarity: Meditation Practices for Revolutionary TimesKate Johnson
  7. Being Medicine: Radical Ayurveda for Stressful TimesClaudia Welch

Afternoon sessions are centered around exploration and opportunities to try something new.
Choose from a daily selection of optional indoor and outdoor experiences—sharing circles, panel discussions, hiking trails, yoga, movement, and more. You'll also have time to book Healing Arts spa services, explore our peaceful grounds, or unwind in the sauna or whirlpool.

Evenings sessions offer opportunity for inspiration and motivation.
Inspiring keynotes with powerful, passionate speakers will uplift and ignite the revolution within us all. These new and esteemed voices share an unforgettable message of hope and integration for the journey home.

The Daily Schedule

  • Sun
    11/10
  • Mon
    11/11
  • Tue
    11/12
  • Wed
    11/13
  • Thu
    11/14
  • Fri
    11/15
  • 3:00 PM
    Arrival
  • 5:30
    — 7:30 PM
    Group Dinner (optional)
  • 7:30
    — 8:00 PM
    Welcome (recommended)
  • 8:00
    — 9:30 PM
    KEYNOTE | Breathe and Push: The Labor of Revolutionary Love, Valarie Kaur
  • 6:30
    — 7:30 AM
    Kripalu Yoga classes or Personal Meditation time (optional)
  • 7:00
    — 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30
    — 11:30 AM
    MORNING IMMERSION PROGRAM (you’ll get to preselect)
  • 11:30 AM
    — 1:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:00
    — 1:00 PM
    OPTIONAL CLASSES
    • Kripalu YogaDance®
    • Rising from the Waves, Angela Farmer
  • 1:45
    — 3:45 PM
    AFTERNOON SESSION Claiming Our Voices, Carol Gilligan with Tina Packer
  • 4:15
    — 5:45 PM
    Kripalu Yoga Classes or Yoga Nidra (optional)
  • 5:30
    — 7:00 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30 PM
    — 9:30 PM
    KEYNOTES
    • Unpacking Unconscious White Privilege, Peggy McIntosh
    • Everyone’s Liberation is YOUR Liberation, Rev. angel Kyodo williams
  • 6:30
    — 7:30 AM
    Kripalu Yoga classes or Personal Meditation time (optional)
  • 7:00
    — 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30
    — 11:30 AM
    Attend Your MORNING PROGRAM
  • 11:30 AM
    — 1:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:00
    — 1:00 PM
    OPTIONAL CLASSES
    • Kripalu YogaDance®
    • Sacred Dream Circles, Zelda Hotaling
  • 1:45 PM
    - 3:45 PM
    AFTERNOON SESSIONS (you’ll choose one)
    • Our Matriarchal Lineage, Vicki Noble
    • Women at Work: A Kripalu RISE Experience, Janna Delgado
    • The Balance of Power: Uniting the Feminine and Masculine in Yoga, Scarlet Johnson
  • 4:15
    — 5:45 PM
    Kripalu Yoga Classes or Yoga Nidra (optional)
  • 5:30
    — 7:00 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30
    — 8:45 PM
    KEYNOTE | Freedom Is an Inside Job: Owning Our Darkness and Our Light to Heal Ourselves and the World, Zainab Salbi
  • 8:45 PM
    Full Moon Fire Ceremony: Healing Our Maternal Ancestry (outdoors), Mary Hammerstein
  • 6:30
    — 7:30 AM
    Kripalu Yoga classes or Personal Meditation time (optional)
  • 7:00
    — 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30
    — 11:30 AM
    Attend Your MORNING PROGRAM
  • 11:30 AM
    — 1:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:00
    — 1:00 PM
    OPTIONAL CLASSES
    • Kripalu YogaDance®
    • Visually Communicating Your Inner Power and Authenticity, Jennifer Butler
  • 2:00 PM
    Lunch Closes
  • 1:45
    — 3:45 PM
    AFTERNOON SESSIONS (you’ll choose one)
    • Embodied Revolution: Renewal Through Movement and Breath, Robin Becker
    • Inner Revolution: Cyclical Awareness, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
    • Walking Our Talk Sharing Circle, Mary Campbell and others
  • 4:15
    — 5:45 PM
    Kripalu Yoga Classes or Yoga Nidra (optional)
  • 5:30
    — 7:00 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30
    — 9:30 PM
    KEYNOTE | Revolution of the Soul, Seane Corn
  • 6:30
    — 7:30 AM
    Kripalu Yoga classes or Personal Meditation time (optional)
  • 7:00
    — 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30
    — 11:30 AM
    Attend Your MORNING PROGRAM
  • 11:30 AM
    — 1:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:00
    — 1:00 PM
    OPTIONAL CLASSES
    • Kripalu YogaDance®
    • The Magic of the Motherpeace Tarot, Vicki Noble
  • 1:45
    — 3:45 PM
    PROGRAM SAMPLERS | Attend a program sampler with one of our seven morning program presenters to get a taste of what they’ve been teaching every morning this week.
  • 4:15
    — 6:00 PM
    PROGRAM SAMPLER | Inner Body Activism: Reclaiming Joy, Angela Farmer
  • 4:15
    — 5:45 PM
    Kripalu Yoga Classes or Yoga Nidra (optional)
  • 5:30
    — 7:00 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30 PM
    EVENING EVENTS (you’ll choose one; end times vary)
    • Creating Deep Community, Mary Campbell
    • Into Sunlight a film screening with Robin Becker
    • Empowering Women in the Workplace and Beyond, Lisette Cooper
    • JourneyDance with Toni Bergins and live drummers
  • 6:30
    — 7:30 AM
    Kripalu Yoga classes or Personal Meditation time (optional)
  • 7:00
    — 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 9:00
    — 11:30 AM
    PANEL DISCUSSION | Taking It Home
    Angela Farmer, Kate Johnson, Coby Kozlowski, Toni Bergins, Nancy Slonim Aronie, Maya Breuer, Jana Long, Claudia Welch, Alexandra Roxo; moderated by Denise Barack
  • 11:30 AM
    — 1:00 PM
    Lunch

Scholarships Available

Kripalu will be offering a limited amount of scholarships for this unique program experience. If you’re in need of financial assistance, please apply via our general scholarship form before registering for the program. We will notify all accepted recipients within two weeks of their application.

Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

OJAS

For businesses and organizations interested in sponsoring Kripalu's Women's Week event, please contact us at pr@kripalu.org or 413-448-3296 to learn more about how you can get involved.