Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the inquiry into what creates a fulfilled human life. We teach the art and science of yoga to tens of thousands of people each year, the effects of which ripple through their lives, touching families, workplaces, and communities.
Why do 30,000 people come to Kripalu each year? Kripalu guests are committed to creating deeply fulfilling lives that celebrate and integrate all of who they are and what they love to do. They come to pursue personal growth, renew and revitalize, cultivate health, delve into spiritual practice, explore creative pursuits, and develop professional skills.
• transformational programs in yoga, health and wellness, personal growth, creativity, and spirituality
• expert faculty, including leading teachers, thinkers, authors, practitioners, and guides
• training and certification of yoga teachers and Ayurvedic professionals
• scholarships and Teaching for Diversity grants
• support for yoga teachers through the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association
• cutting-edge research through the Institute of Extraordinary Living.
We are mission-driven and donor-supported; we encourage you to find out more about what we’re up to and to offer your support.
Programs at Kripalu are led by world-renowned teachers in yoga, self-discovery, and holistic health and are designed to provide you with tools to apply in daily life. Program topics include wellness, Ayurveda, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, relationships, meditation, spiritual practice, professional training, and much more. Yoga programs are offered for people at all levels, feature all yoga traditions and styles, and include therapeutic yoga, yogic anatomy, and trainings for teachers. Many Kripalu programs offer continuing education credits for professionals in fields such as social work, counseling, nursing, and massage and bodywork.
Each program experience is enhanced by the components of Kripalu’s lifestyle curriculum, intentionally created so that every moment of your stay supports deep inner health. You leave with a renewed connection to your life force and with practical approaches for sustaining change, moving forward in a healthy way, and thriving in everything you do. We call it the yoga of life.