"My first Vinyasa class closes when Evelyn, a petite instructor with a sharp pixie cut, softly guides us to a self-hug — knees-to-chest style — and asks what our body needs most at this moment. My mind immediately goes to a cheeseburger. Is that even allowed at the holy grail of yoga retreats? Doubtful."
My first Vinyasa class closes when Evelyn a petite instructor with a

Yoga Retreats in New York – Pursuits with Enterprise

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Inhale. Exhale. Repeat. #kripalulove
Inhale Exhale Repeat kripalulove
Join Stephen Cope for a spring weekend of delightful contemplative practice and rediscover the core of loving-kindness that exists within.
Join Stephen Cope for a spring weekend of delightful contemplative practice and

Cultivating Loving-Kindness: A Yoga and Meditation Retreat

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“Yoga doesn’t just make you feel good. These practices have real, concrete results for the mind and body.”
Yoga doesnt just make you feel good These practices have real concrete

The Evidence Is In: Yoga Can Protect You Against Disease

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“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” —Louise Hay #kripalulove
You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasnt worked Try
“Hello. My name is Tim and I am an adventurer. I have been living with this condition my entire life.”
Hello My name is Tim and I am an adventurer I have

Called to the Wild: The Gifts of Nature, Adventure, and Recovery

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"In his new book The Science Of Enlightenment, the meditation teacher Shinzen Young claims that if you meditate for a few minutes a day, you’ll double your lifespan."
In his new book The Science Of Enlightenment the meditation teacher Shinzen

Want to live twice as long? Meditation might help | Oliver Burkeman

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This Kripalu recipe tastes like springtime in a glass.
This Kripalu recipe tastes like springtime in a glass

Kripalu Recipe: Carrot, Celery, and Apple Juice

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Paulette Lincoln-Baker
“There is much in our lives that we have little or no control over. Thankfully, building healthy relationships is not one of them.”
There is much in our lives that we have little or no

Love and the Web of Connection

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“To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit.”— Jack Kornfield #kripalulove
To let go is to release the images and emotions the grudges
Love can be so uplifting—especially when it's this: a made-in-yoga-heaven marriage proposal!
Love can be so uplifting—especially when it's this: a madeinyogaheaven marriage proposal

This Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend In The Middle Of A Yoga Pose

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The keeper of the Kripalu grounds just so happened to be born on Earth Day. That makes perfect sense to us, considering all he and his crew have done over the years to ensure that Kripalu’s campus remains a sustainable, harmonious, and beautiful natural environment for guests and staff to enjoy. Happy birthday, Moose! #kripalulove
The keeper of the Kripalu grounds just so happened to be born
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Happy Earth Day! Get outside and celebrate—it's good for your health!

"An unparalleled amount of research shows that a walk in the woods can provide a shot in the arm for your mood, health, and happiness—even if you can spare only 15 minutes."
Happy Earth Day Get outside and celebrate—it's good for your health

What Nature Can Teach Us About Happiness

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If you're in NYC this weekend, visit our booth at Yoga Journal LIVE New York 2017! We can't wait to tell you all about the Kripalu Schools' new 1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Training!
If youre in NYC this weekend visit our booth at Yoga Journal
Diversity initiatives are important, and discussions about sensitive topics like race, gender, and ethnicity need to occur: What if mindfulness could be a tool for helping employees tolerate the sort of discomfort around these topics?" Full story from the Harvard Business Review: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Diversity initiatives are important and discussions about sensitive topics like

How Mindfulness Helped a Workplace Diversity Exercise

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And the journey begins! Kripalu has officially landed at Yoga Journal LIVE New York 2017 and our classroom is ready to go. We’re excited to bring a taste of the Berkshires to the Big Apple.
And the journey begins Kripalu has officially landed at Yoga Journal LIVE
"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." ― Socrates [ Bit.ly Link ] #kripalulove ✨
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not
"Some yogis begin each day by rolling out their mats, and chanting the sound of om. I begin my days by rolling up my sleeves and listening to a chorus of moos." Full story here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Some yogis begin each day by rolling out their mats and chanting

Daily Practice, on the Mat and in the Barn

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Best Of Healthy Eating
Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health's Executive Chef, shares some easy springtime recipes with Health.
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"Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change." ― Shonda Rhimes [ Bit.ly Link ] #kripalulove
Dreams are lovely But they are just dreams Fleeting ephemeral pretty But