Healthy Living Voices

Kripalu Guest Stories: Kate S.

From Corporate to Culinary One woman’s journey to her true calling. Why am I here? That question surfaced insistently over the 18 years I worked in corporate America. The job—in a fast-paced, straitlaced environment—was fundamentally at odds with my personal values. I couldn’t avoid asking myself the big questions: What was I doing to benefit [...]

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Kripalu Guest Stories: Reza G.

The Path of Heart A med student finds his way back to center I went to school for engineering and I’d just started my first job when I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. I had chemotherapy, but I also tried a lot of integrative medical modalities, and felt their powerful effects. I realized I wanted [...]

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Kripalu Guest Stories: Daren S.

Life, Part Two A new fortysomething embarks on a second chapter. I came to Kripalu at the age of 42 to attend the Rejuvenate and Reclaim Life After 40 program with Maria Sirois. It was one of the best experiences of my life. After the dissolution of my 15-year marriage, I was living a pretty [...]

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Amanda S.

Kripalu Guest Stories: Amanda S.

Rx for the future A young doctor experiences a new approach to health care. Halfway through the first year of my residency, working 16-hour days for eight months, I was completely exhausted. I knew I had to do something different, so I cleaned up my diet and started doing gentle yoga. I lost 10 pounds [...]

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