Creating Ease: An Introduction to Yoga, Meditation, and Stress Management
Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500, is a senior teacher and faculty member at Kripalu Center and the recording artist on two best-selling CDs, Transform, Relax, and Rejuvenate and Yoga with Vandita. Director of Kripalu Professional…
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For all levels, including beginners.
What will your life look like in 5, 10, or 20 years? Are you setting the stage today for a fulfilled and vibrant life? It’s never too late to discover the profound healing benefits of yoga, meditation, and stress-management techniques. Those benefits include
- Increased flexibility, stamina, strength, muscle tone, and range of motion in the joints
- Healthier breathing and sleeping patterns and cardiopulmonary functioning
- Detoxification and more efficient metabolism
- Overall well-being and ease in daily life.
Vandita Kate Marchesiello invites you to a weekend of gentle yoga and meditation suitable for beginners, creative visualization, journaling, deep progressive relaxation (yoga nidra), conscious eating, and mindful walks in nature.
Come relax, refresh, and rejuvenate. Consider bringing a friend or family member—supporting each other when you return home can make a world of difference.
Note Bring a journal, appropriate outerwear, and sneakers. Saturday evening will be free for personal nurturing. You may want to make an appointment for a massage in our Healing Arts department.
- 8.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $20 additional charge
- 8.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
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