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Thank you for visiting February’s sample schedule! Kripalu’s R&R Program is available year-round, and open for registration as far in advance as you wish. Our sample schedules reflect actual times and duration of activities, with the exception of outdoor, so that you may plan your day prior to arrival. Actual schedules, including workshop topics, descriptions, and presenter, are posted here approximately two to three months in advance. To book your retreat, please call 866-200-5203 or visit kripalu.org/stay/rr-retreats

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Saturday, February 1
 

11:00am EST

Tai Chi for Inner Balance and Outer Creativity
Explore the ancient movements of Tai Chi designed to bring stability and balance to the systems of the body. Unblock stagnations, free up your energy and express your creativity. After this practice you will feel deeply calm yet energized and ready to seize the day.

Faculty

Saturday February 1, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am EST
TBA

2:00pm EST

The Art of Essential Self-Care
Do you feel like you are always running on empty, stressed, and overwhelmed? This workshop will help you tap into the power of self-care, manage your energy, become more present, and put yourself first. Essential self-care focuses on the mind, body, and spirit and is the best thing you can do for optimal health.

Faculty
avatar for Liza Bertini

Liza Bertini

Liza Bertini, MS, E-RYT 500, is a yoga and mindfulness educator, personal development coach and leadership trainer. For the past 15 years, Liza has been teaching, coaching, and creating experiences to help people live healthy, mindful and meaningful lives. As a workshop presenter... Read More →


Saturday February 1, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
TBA
 
Monday, February 3
 

9:00am EST

Empowered Communication
Skillful language is an important tool in managing communication. Through an awareness of the words you choose to express yourself, you can learn self-responsibility, empowerment, and clarity. In this workshop, practice using "I" statements, co-listening, and reflective listening as tools for compassionate self-observation.

Faculty
avatar for Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado, C-IAYT, E-RYT, is a trusted leader in the fields of yoga, Ayurveda, and yoga therapy. A seasoned facilitator with more than 20 years’ experience, Janna is a 1000-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, Kripalu School of Yoga faculty, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and a certified... Read More →


Monday February 3, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

11:00am EST

Meditation
Release the mind’s tyranny through the practice of meditation, focusing on concentration and awareness. Integrate useful suggestions to help deepen your meditation practice.

Faculty
avatar for Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado, C-IAYT, E-RYT, is a trusted leader in the fields of yoga, Ayurveda, and yoga therapy. A seasoned facilitator with more than 20 years’ experience, Janna is a 1000-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, Kripalu School of Yoga faculty, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and a certified... Read More →


Monday February 3, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am EST
TBA

7:30pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: Positional Therapy
Learn how to release chronic tight muscle patterns using this gentle but extremely powerful modality. Target specific muscles with simple 90-second techniques.


Monday February 3, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm EST
TBA
 
Tuesday, February 4
 

9:00am EST

Clearing the Clutter
Clutter can affect every aspect of your life—health, relationships, work, finances, and inner peace. In this workshop, identify the clutter in your life and create simple strategies to achieve a conscious life that feels lighter, brighter, and rejuvenated.

Faculty
avatar for Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan is a certified life, career, and wellness coach who has helped thousands of people make changes in all stages of their lives for more than 25 years. Founder of Prescription for Life, she is a recognized inspirational speaker, workshop leader, and program director for... Read More →


Tuesday February 4, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

7:30pm EST

Whole Foods Cooking Demonstration
Enjoy a lecture on the joys and benefits of whole foods cooking, with recipes and techniques from the Kripalu Kitchen. Take home simple methods and inspiration for a healthier diet that you can maintain throughout the year.

Faculty
avatar for Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love for teaching and natural foods led him to Canyon... Read More →


Tuesday February 4, 2020 7:30pm - 9:00pm EST
TBA
 
Wednesday, February 5
 

9:00am EST

Nutrition for Integrated Wellness
Despite the challenges of the modern toxic food environment, you can find simple ways to nourish both your body and your soul. Come learn about the science behind a whole-foods, plant-based diet, and practice mindful eating to explore your relationship with nourishment.

Faculty
avatar for Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is a leading integrative dietitian, yoga therapist, and shamanic plant alchemist. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, Yoga and Meditation: Tools for Weight Management CE program, and coauthor of the American Diabetes Association’s... Read More →


Wednesday February 5, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

12:45pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: Introduction to Kripalu Massage
In this workshop, learn to trust your innate ability to help others through safe touch. See how Kripalu’s unique approach to massage as a meditation in motion can open the doorway to transformation for both the giver and receiver.

Faculty
avatar for Johanna Wise

Johanna Wise

Johanna's work grows out of the profound impact yoga and bodywork have had on her own life. She is dedicated to helping people experience greater courage, joy, peace and strength than they believed to be possible through the practices of yoga, acroyoga and bodywork.Johanna is a 500-hr... Read More →


Wednesday February 5, 2020 12:45pm - 1:30pm EST
TBA
 
Monday, February 10
 

9:00am EST

Mindful Connection--The Yoga of Communication
Skillful language is an important tool in managing communication. Through an awareness of the words you choose to express yourself, you can learn self-responsibility, empowerment, and clarity. In this workshop, practice using "I" statements, co-listening, and reflective listening as tools for compassionate self-observation.


Monday February 10, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

7:30pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: Positional Therapy
Learn how to release chronic tight muscle patterns using this gentle but extremely powerful modality. Target specific muscles with simple 90-second techniques.


Monday February 10, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm EST
TBA
 
Wednesday, February 12
 

9:00am EST

A Natural Way to a Healthy Weight
A naturally healthy weight doesn’t mean sacrificing foods you love. Nourish your body and your whole being by enjoying whole foods that support lifelong natural wellness.

Faculty
avatar for Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay

Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is a leading integrative dietitian, yoga therapist, and shamanic plant alchemist. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, Yoga and Meditation: Tools for Weight Management CE program, and coauthor of the American Diabetes Association’s... Read More →


Wednesday February 12, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

12:45pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: Introduction to Kripalu Massage
In this workshop, learn to trust your innate ability to help others through safe touch. See how Kripalu’s unique approach to massage as a meditation in motion can open the doorway to transformation for both the giver and receiver.

Faculty
avatar for Johanna Wise

Johanna Wise

Johanna's work grows out of the profound impact yoga and bodywork have had on her own life. She is dedicated to helping people experience greater courage, joy, peace and strength than they believed to be possible through the practices of yoga, acroyoga and bodywork.Johanna is a 500-hr... Read More →


Wednesday February 12, 2020 12:45pm - 1:30pm EST
TBA
 
Saturday, February 15
 

2:00pm EST

Qigong
Learn a series of breathing techniques and simple movements that will help you to "be still like a mountain and flow like a river," bringing more balance and health into your life.

Faculty
avatar for Sage Brody

Sage Brody

Sage Brody, MPC, RSMT, is a dynamic and inspirational dance teacher and movement therapist. Sage holds a master’s in pastoral counseling and is a registered Somatic Movement therapist. She shares her passion for movement in leading dance, qi gong, and other mindful activities at... Read More →


Saturday February 15, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
TBA
 
Monday, February 17
 

7:30pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: The Art of Receiving
For many people, it can be harder to receive than to give. In this workshop, explore how to receive gracefully and wholeheartedly, and learn tools to help you receive in everyday life as you are guided to focus on breath, relaxation, and massage.


Monday February 17, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm EST
 
Tuesday, February 18
 

2:00pm EST

Empowered Communication
Skillful language is an important tool in managing communication. Through an awareness of the words you choose to express yourself, you can learn self-responsibility, empowerment, and clarity. In this workshop, practice using "I" statements, co-listening, and reflective listening as tools for compassionate self-observation.

Faculty
avatar for Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado

Janna Delgado, C-IAYT, E-RYT, is a trusted leader in the fields of yoga, Ayurveda, and yoga therapy. A seasoned facilitator with more than 20 years’ experience, Janna is a 1000-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, Kripalu School of Yoga faculty, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and a certified... Read More →


Tuesday February 18, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
TBA

7:30pm EST

Whole Foods Cooking Demonstration
Enjoy a lecture on the joys and benefits of whole foods cooking, with recipes and techniques from the Kripalu Kitchen. Take home simple methods and inspiration for a healthier diet that you can maintain throughout the year.

Faculty
avatar for Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love for teaching and natural foods led him to Canyon... Read More →


Tuesday February 18, 2020 7:30pm - 9:00pm EST
TBA
 
Thursday, February 20
 

9:00am EST

Gift in the Storm
The adversities in life can be challenges that help make us stronger. Join this inspirational, interactive discussion on the strategies, attitudes, and qualities that can help you thrive during the storms in your life.

Faculty
avatar for Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan is a certified life, career, and wellness coach who has helped thousands of people make changes in all stages of their lives for more than 25 years. Founder of Prescription for Life, she is a recognized inspirational speaker, workshop leader, and program director for... Read More →


Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA
 
Monday, February 24
 

9:00am EST

Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
How you eat reflects how you feel about yourself at the deepest level. Mindful eating is a practice of exploring your relationship with food and yourself. Come learn how it can deepen your understanding of food and all that nourishes you.


Monday February 24, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

11:00am EST

Joyful Joints
Are you looking to increase mobility, circulation, and move more freely? Approach your joint health in a holistic way. Come explore a series of joint movements to loosen up the joints and increase fluidity.

Faculty
avatar for Jess Frey

Jess Frey

Jess Frey, E-RYT 1,000, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher and a former Intern for the Kripalu School of Yoga and the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. A Kripalu faculty member, she teaches classes and workshops for Kripalu R&R programs and the Kripalu School of Yoga. As a passionate... Read More →


Monday February 24, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am EST
TBA

7:30pm EST

Healing Arts Sampler: Postitional Therapy
For many people, it can be harder to receive than to give. In this workshop, explore how to receive gracefully and wholeheartedly, and learn tools to help you receive in everyday life as you are guided to focus on breath, relaxation, and massage.


Monday February 24, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm EST
TBA
 
Tuesday, February 25
 

7:30pm EST

Whole Foods Cooking Demonstration
Enjoy a lecture on the joys and benefits of whole foods cooking, with recipes and techniques from the Kripalu Kitchen. Take home simple methods and inspiration for a healthier diet that you can maintain throughout the year.

Faculty
avatar for Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love for teaching and natural foods led him to Canyon... Read More →


Tuesday February 25, 2020 7:30pm - 9:00pm EST
TBA
 
Wednesday, February 26
 

12:45pm EST

Meditation
Release the mind’s tyranny through the practice of meditation, focusing on concentration and awareness. Integrate useful suggestions to help deepen your meditation practice.

Faculty
avatar for Tracy Foster

Tracy Foster

Tracy Foster, RYT500, is a 1000-hour certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher and Mindful Outdoor Guide. Tracy’s intention is to lead yoga and meditation experiences that nurture and support connection to presence, well-being, gratitude and joy. The invitation is to breathe, release and feel... Read More →


Wednesday February 26, 2020 12:45pm - 1:30pm EST
TBA
 
Saturday, February 29
 

9:00am EST

Energy of Thoughts
Everything we do begins with a thought. Every thought leads to a feeling and every feeling creates energy. This energy can either be defeating or it can support a powerful, thriving life, filled with amazing possibilities. Come discover how you can create thoughts that lead to a more fulfilling life.

Faculty
avatar for Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan

Izzy Lenihan is a certified life, career, and wellness coach who has helped thousands of people make changes in all stages of their lives for more than 25 years. Founder of Prescription for Life, she is a recognized inspirational speaker, workshop leader, and program director for... Read More →


Saturday February 29, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EST
TBA

2:00pm EST

Radiant Health
Good health and radiance are two things we all strive for. Through discussion, yoga, and breathing exercises, explore key tools that support us to live with more vitality and joy, reconnect with your life force, and cultivate awareness and motivation to instill these tools in your daily life.

Faculty
avatar for Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

Sudha Carolyn Lundeen, RN, E-RYT 500, is a senior faculty member at Kripalu, where she leads a variety of workshops, including 500 and 1000-hour level professional yoga teacher trainings. She works with clients privately and leads workshops internationally in group and corporate settings... Read More →


Saturday February 29, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
TBA