Connect to Peace

Join Rudy Peirce and other Gentle Teachers for breath-focused compassionate yoga – explore gentle practices that calm the nervous system and restore serenity

Live Online Gentle Yoga Classes

The Power of Regular Yoga Practice

Enjoy increased resilience, calm, flexibility and strength.
Open to All. Beginners always welcome.

Daily 8:00-8:30am EST

Breath Practice / Chair Yoga
Change Your Life


Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm EST

Chair Yoga
Get Grounded and Relaxed


Thursdays 4:30-6:00pm EST

Mat Yoga
Soothe Your Soul

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For All – Beginners Welcome

August 7 – It’s Not About Touching Your Toes! 

These longer themed classes on selected Saturdays offer a spacious experience of progressive slow movements into accessible yoga postures, gentle breathing practices, an extended time for relaxation, and meditation. The intention of each two-and-a-half hour class is to savor the subtleties of Dynamic Gentle Yoga.

Next program begins September 2021 

4 Online Weekend Modules over Three Months

Learn to lead an accessible, inclusive and empowering gentle yoga practice.

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An Unexpected Revelation – Chair Yoga

Does the idea of doing yoga with a chair sound unappealing? Do you imagine chair yoga is not “real yoga,” that it’s for others who are less mobile, or maybe more limited than you? I hear over and over again variations on this sentiment, “I never expected how good I would feel after a chair practice.” Consider chair yoga is not just an alternative to mat/floor yoga; in many ways chair yoga can be an enhancement. The chair is a surprisingly versatile yoga prop and can help you go deeper in your practice.

Tammy Kaleel speaks about Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training

Making yoga more accessible

This is the first in a series of videos from graduates of the Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training with Rudy Peirce.  Are you interested in making yoga more accessible to people who may not think they can do yoga? Learn why Tammy chose this training and how it changed her life and will help her meet the needs of her students.  Listen to

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Exploring Satya…Truth

Is there anything to be learned from the thousands-of-years-old Yamas and Niyamas? Last month we began with Ahimsa,  do no harm in thought word or deed. I was amazed at how many aspects of myself I had to look into. Subtle ways I harm myself through my shyness to ask for help. Subtle ways I may harm others offering solutions as if I


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“It has been incredibly grounding for me to do the [breath] practice with you. It’s like being with a friend and feeling connected to myself at the same time. In a time when things feel uncertain, practices through the lens of Kripalu are deeply meaningful… I’m very grateful for the steadiness of the everyday practice.”

Holly J. Niles, Clinical Nutritionist, Jupiter, Florida

Thank you so much for giving so generously of your time and expertise during this most difficult and stressful time in all our lives. I have taken several of Rudy's classes during numerous visits to Kripalu. What a blessing you have been to my life and well being. I so enjoy your zoom practices. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. What a blessing you are to our entire online community.

Patricia O’Connor, Ocean City, New Jersey