Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness
Sam Chase, MFA, E-RYT, holds Kripalu Yoga’s highest teaching certification and a master’s degree from Harvard. He leads yoga programs for the United Nations, the National Guard, Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines, as well…
Full Bio & Programs
For everyone with min. 6 months of yoga experience.
Both Aristotle and the Dalai Lama have called happiness our most fundamental human desire. For millennia, people from all cultures have been fascinated by the pursuit of happiness. Every day, millions of people step onto yoga mats or sit on meditation cushions, hoping that their practice will make them happier.
What is happiness? How do we find it? Can yoga help us discover a personal path that guides us there? Delve into these essential questions in a retreat that utilizes the traditions of yoga, contemporary scientific research, and everything in between to cultivate and clarify your unique pursuit of happiness.
This program includes
- Daily yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises
- Insights from a multitude of wisdom traditions, with transformative implications for everyday life
- Using these discoveries to create a personalized practice dedicated to your own pursuit of happiness.
Come to the Berkshires and rejuvenate your sense of well-being in this dynamic springtime retreat.
- 18.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 18.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
Read, Watch, Listen
- 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
- $452 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
- $688 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