Membership is open to all people who have a permanent address (full time or summer residence) within 50 miles of Kripalu (those with PO Boxes must provide a street address). Membership is for a one year period. BKC does not provide partial year memberships. Family memberships are limited to couples with children under the age of 22. BKC provides a low income option for Single and Family memberships. This is self defining and left up to the discretion of applicants. There are a limited number of free memberships for those who qualify (see scholarship page).
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Berkshire Kripalu Community you can join online through PayPal ($1.00 service charge) or you can fill out and mail an application with a check to the address on the application form. Membership fees are $75 for a single ($60 low income option) and $105 for a family ($80 low income option). BKC ID tags are sent for each member and must be worn at all times when at Kripalu. The replacement fee for a lost card is $3.00. YOU CAN ORDER YOGA COUPONS ALONG WITH A NEW MEMBERSHIP OR RENEWAL (SEE BELOW) AND THEY WILL BE MAILED TOGETHER.
(The account with PayPal reads Shadowbrook Local Family Community. This is the legal entity for BKC.)
IF YOU ARE A NEW MEMBER OR A RENEWING MEMBER FILL OUT THE BKC-Membership-ApplicationAND EMAIL TO email@example.com. Otherwise just use PayPal (includes $1.00 service charge). You do not have to join PayPal, you can use the one time use option at the bottom of the page.
Fill out the application online BKC-Membership-Application, print out and mail to the address on the form with your check (applications are available at Kriplau front desk and filled out forms and checks can be left at Kriplau in the BKC mail box). You can order Yoga Coupons (YOGA form) at the same time.
There is a $5 cash payment for each yoga class taken by a BKC member. As a member, you can purchase ten coupons for $36 or 20 for $72. The coupons are available through PayPal for a $1.00 service charge (below) or fill out the form and mail it to the address on the bottom (or pick up a form in the BKC mailbox at Kripalu where you can leave it with a check).