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What is Gentle Yoga?

An effective Gentle Yoga class provides a safe, effective, compassionate, non-competitive environment that is welcoming to all. Gentle Yoga can refer to a variety of types of yoga classes taught by teachers from various styles of yoga. If you are shopping around for a satisfying yoga class you'll want to (...)

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This week summer officially arrives. I love summer. Some of my favorite outdoor activities often make it easier for me to stay relaxed about life. Whatever the season, living in-the-day, living in-the-present is still the antidote to many of my internal struggles. I have tools for present-focused living that I (...)

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Somewhere I recently heard, "Gentle is the new Advanced." Yes! The time has come for an advanced training in Gentle Yoga! And it's called Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Certification (DGYTC). This training will provide you with the tools you need in order to lead refined, effective Gentle Yoga. Over the (...)

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The Great Work of Your Life I have been reading a compelling book called The Great Work of Your Life, written by a dear friend, Senior Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence, Stephen Cope. Stephen’s insights in this, his third amazing book on the philosophy of yoga, are illuminating some of the challenges in my (...)

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I just got a great idea from Jennifra Norton while visiting her for a summer beach weekend in Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Jennifra was part of the talented YTT Kickasana tribe of November '06. While reminiscing, she mentioned that she had used my Gentle I CD to launch an attendance (...)

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Featured Events

December 22, 2017
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge
January 5, 2018
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge
February 23, 2018
Dream Yoga Studio & Wellness Center
1485 Chain Bridge Road Suite 104, McLean
March 23, 2018
Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street , Plymouth
  • I appreciate all your candidness…

    Rudy, I will hear your voice in my head for many times to come… gentle slow, deliberate, provoking, accepting. I appreciated all of your candidness and insight.

    ~ Jessie Chalmers
  • Thank you for giving…

    Rudy, You are a teddy bear. Thank you for emboldening me with your gentle and steady encouragement. And your humor helped me on days I was so tired. Thank you for giving, sharing yourself, and being real.

    ~ Imie
  • Will always stay with me…

    Rudy, You are very special person. Your humbleness blew me away! Vieliu, vieleu daak for sharing your knowledge, experience, and passion for yoga with me. Your quotes and person will always stay with me.

    ~ Daniela
  • I’m grateful…

    You said, “Just love them.” I have many things to thank you for, but most of all I’m grateful for your loving us. “The love alone will teach!” It did! You are an honest, funny, and amazing teacher. Thank you.

    ~ Kate
  • It made all the difference…

    Rudy, Thank you for your kindness, your abiding presence, your humor, your generosity, and your superior teaching. And for reaching out — it made all the difference for me.

    ~ Heather G