Why Go on a Yoga Retreat?

Why Go on a Yoga Retreat?

I’ve had the great fortune to lead many yoga retreats, to various locations, each having its own flavor and charm; some close to home, others in far away, exotic lands. If you’ve always dreamed of going on a yoga retreat or just wondered what they’re like, here are a...
We Can Do Better

We Can Do Better

By and large, I think we humans know the difference between right and wrong. We know that it’s wrong to abuse, harm, lie to, steal from, disenfranchise, or take advantage of other people. I think most people—whether Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, atheist, male,...
Of Kenya and Other Miracles

Of Kenya and Other Miracles

I count myself a very lucky woman. Being part of Kripalu for nearly 18 years, spending my life immersed in the kind of transformational work that’s done there, given the opportunity to interact with the caliber of people I meet within its doors, I have countless...
More of THIS, Please!

More of THIS, Please!

If you know me, it’s quite likely you know Kripalu. And if you know Kripalu, perhaps you heard that a burst watermain in late January’s freezing temperatures left its doors closed to the public for the last few weeks. You may even have heard the more recent news...
Calm the Chaos

Calm the Chaos

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke these words from an Alabama pulpit in 1957.* “Love your enemies,” he said. It must have felt impossible to...