The Great Work of Your Life: The Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita
Stephen Cope, MSW, Scholar-in-Residence and Kripalu Ambassador, is the founder and former Director of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. He is the author of several best-selling books, including Yoga and the Quest for the…
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For all levels, including beginners.
Most of us will never be monks or nuns. While longing for a rich spiritual life, we will live out our lives in the context of work, family, financial concerns, and the challenges of aging. Is there a way to use the conflicts and struggles of daily life to cultivate an inner life of spirit? The Bhagavad Gita, the Hindu devotional work that translates as “Song of God,” answers a resounding “yes” to that question.
In this workshop, we explore karma yoga, the yoga of action. Each day includes asana practice, lecture, discussion, and exercises aimed at allowing us to experience life as a profound spiritual practice.
Join the founder of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living to explore the living tradition of yoga.
- 8 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 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
- $256 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
- $392 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