Deepening Your Love: A Retreat for Couples
Kate Feldman, MSW, LCSW, one of Kripalu’s founders, is a psychotherapist with a background in Gestalt, Imago, and Family Systems therapies as well as EMDR, yoga, and meditation. She is codirector of The Conscious Relationships…
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Joel Feldman, CPCC, certified coach, mediator, and consultant, has been counseling and training couples, individuals, and work teams for nearly 30 years. A founding member of Kripalu, he is codirector of The Conscious Relationships Institute…
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For couples of any length commitment and any sexual orientation.
This transformative, practical couples retreat, developed by Kate and Joel Feldman over 20 years, has made a difference in the lives of thousands of participants. It is about opening your heart, renewing connection, and building trust, respect, and intimacy. In Kripalu’s delightful and safe environment, learn how to gracefully manage many issues with which all couples struggle: intimacy, communication, conflict, meeting each other’s needs, and making time for pleasure.
In this retreat, you learn
- Tools to develop compassion for and curiosity about each other
- Skills for listening without reacting and interrupting
- How to share feelings and thoughts so your partner can hear them
- Ways to turn frustrations into requests that help meet both partners’ needs
- How changing lifelong beliefs about relationships will help you grow as a couple
- Mindful ways to love each other through silence, meditation, and massage
- Practical ways to increase your fun and pleasure.
Return home with a deeper appreciation for each other, a win-win approach to conflict, and a renewed commitment to the path of a loving relationship.
Note A list of recommended reading and resources can be found here.
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $384 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $588 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More