Show Dates

Friday | January 18
4:00P – 5:30P (trade only)
5:30P – 8:00P (open to all)

Saturday | January 19
10:00A – 6:00P

Sunday | January 20
10:00A – 4:00P

Kripalu Wellness Pavilion

Make sure you pay a visit the Kripalu Wellness Pavilion; to include free massages, beverage bar featuring teas and flavored water, healthy cooking demos and stretching techniques.

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Kripalu Demo Stage Schedule

Presenters & schedule subject to change.

Friday, February 9

  • 7:00PM

    Shrimp and Roasted Butternut Squash, Cilantro Pesto

    Join Chef Jeremy Rock Smith as he adds some flair to your cuisine with a recipe for shrimp and squash paired with a spicy pesto that packs a flavorful kick.

Saturday, February 10

  • 10:00AM

    Ayurvedic Routine for Travel: Bags in the Air, Feet on the Ground

    There are few things more important for a balanced and healthy body and mind than a good daily routine. Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medicinal practice, offers a beautiful blueprint for healthy daily practices aligned with the rhythms of nature. Whether you are on or off the beaten path, traveling away from home, the beat of the rhythm of nature remains the same, making these daily habits fit easily in your carry-on bag. Join Ayurvedic practitioner Sarajean Rudman and learn how to keep your mind and body balanced and healthy no matter where in the world you travel.

  • 11:00AM

    Thai French Toast, Gingered Lan Chi Maple Syrup

    Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith demonstrates how to prepare this exotic twist on an indulgent breakfast classic, featuring coconut, lime, and ginger.

  • 12:00PM

    Pre-Flight/Post-Flight Yoga

    Want to make takeoff and landing feel smooth as silk? Kripalu Yoga teacher Sara Clark shares ways to make waiting at your gate and standing at baggage claim feel like a mini-retreat. Weaving together accessible yoga postures, mindfulness techniques, and breathing exercises, Sara has designed a grounding pre-flight sequence and a refreshing post-flight routine that stretch the muscles, soothe the senses, and, best of all, are completely portable and easy to carry, no matter where you go.

  • 1:00PM

    Thrive, Don’t Just Survive: Nutrition Tips for Travel

    Most of the time, traveling means leaving the sanctity of our nutrition routine and entering the great unknown of a new place, forging for food at restaurants, airport shops, and unfamiliar grocery stores. Instead of being forced to enter survival mode when you travel, learn how to be prepared and eat healthy along the way. Integrative clinical nutritionist Sarajean Rudman offers tips to help you thrive, not just survive, on your next journey out into the world and make your next trip a delicious one.

  • 2:00PM

    Mushroom and Cheesesteak Crostini

    Discover a recipe for a delectable vegetarian appetizer inspired by Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, using Portobello mushrooms, peppers, onion, and cheese in mouthwatering bite-sized snacks.

  • 3:00PM

    Easy Stretches for Travelers

    Getting to your dream destination doesn’t require enduring tight hips, tense shoulders, and cranky low backs. Kripalu Yoga teacher Sara Clark—a seasoned traveler herself—offers simple seated yoga stretches and mindful meditation tools that can help you create space even in the most confined spaces. Whether you find yourself on a plane, train, or automobile, these techniques can help you sit taller, breathe easier, and enjoy your trip with newfound comfort and ease. Now that’s traveling with style!

  • 4:00PM

    Cookies and Chai

    Join Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith for a discussion on healthy, nutritious cooking practices and sample some of Kripalu’s most popular treats.

  • 5:00PM

    Prospect and Refuge: Why We Need to Find Places to Retreat and Recover from the Stress of Modern Life

    Humans have always been drawn to high ground with shelter and a view of water or open savannah. In fact, many retreat centers are located in just such locations. Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health sits above the stunning Lake Mahkeenac, the ancestral fishing and hunting area of the Mahican Indians. Our front terrace looks out over one of the best views in the Berkshires. Scenes like this soothe the nervous system and help us recover from a life on the move. Our facility, a former Jesuit Seminary, provides a feeling of safety and sanctuary, infused with delicious food, world class Healing Arts services, and a variety of experiential and educational workshops and trainings. We are known for providing a learning environment founded on compassion and a practice of yoga that is accessible and fun. Whether you like to hike, meditate, or take naps, Kripalu has you covered. Come learn what makes Kripalu a truly world class destination for yoga and healing.

Sunday, February 11

  • 10:00AM

    Pre-Flight/Post-Flight Yoga

    Want to make takeoff and landing feel smooth as silk? Kripalu Yoga teacher Sara Clark shares ways to make waiting at your gate and standing at baggage claim feel like a mini-retreat. Weaving together accessible yoga postures, mindfulness techniques, and breathing exercises, Sara has designed a grounding pre-flight sequence and a refreshing post-flight routine that stretch the muscles, soothe the senses, and, best of all, are completely portable and easy to carry, no matter where you go.

  • 11:00AM

    Thai French Toast, Gingered Lan Chi Maple Syrup

    Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith demonstrates how to prepare this exotic twist on an indulgent breakfast classic, featuring coconut, lime, and ginger.

  • 12:00PM

    Ayurvedic Routine for Travel: Bags in the Air, Feet on the Ground

    There are few things more important for a balanced and healthy body and mind than a good daily routine. Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medicinal practice, offers a beautiful blueprint for healthy daily practices aligned with the rhythms of nature. Whether you are on or off the beaten path, traveling away from home, the beat of the rhythm of nature remains the same, making these daily habits fit easily in your carry-on bag. Join Ayurvedic practitioner Sarajean Rudman and learn how to keep your mind and body balanced and healthy no matter where in the world you travel.

  • 1:00PM

    Easy Stretches for Travelers

    Getting to your dream destination doesn’t require enduring tight hips, tense shoulders, and cranky low backs. Kripalu Yoga teacher Sara Clark—a seasoned traveler herself—offers simple seated yoga stretches and mindful meditation tools that can help you create space even in the most confined spaces. Whether you find yourself on a plane, train, or automobile, these techniques can help you sit taller, breathe easier, and enjoy your trip with newfound comfort and ease. Now that’s traveling with style!

  • 2:00PM

    Mushroom and Cheesesteak Crostini

    Discover a recipe for a delectable vegetarian appetizer inspired by Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, using Portobello mushrooms, peppers, onion, and cheese in mouthwatering bite-sized snacks.

  • 3:00PM

    Cookies and Chai

    Join Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith for a discussion on healthy, nutritious cooking practices and sample some of Kripalu’s most popular treats.