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Stephen Cope



Stephen Cope is an American psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and author of several books on yoga and meditation. He is the founder of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living. Central to his teachings is the power of deep human connection and integration of mind, body, and spirit.

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Stephen Cope: Soul Friends

Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence Stephen Cope explains how our deepest friendships help create who we are.

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Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

Stephen Cope, a Western-trained psychotherapist who has lived and taught for more than ten years at the largest yoga center in America, offers this lively and irreverent "pilgrim's progress" for today's world.

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Seeing Eye to Eye: Comparing Yoga + Buddhist Traditions

When it comes to practicing mindfulness, the yoga and Buddhist traditions have much in common.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageEvery man has a vocation to be someone: but he must understand clearly that in order to fulfill this vocation he can only be one person: himself.

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The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker's Guide to Extraordinary Living

Stephen Cope unlocks the teachings of the Yogasutra by showing them at work in the lives of a group of friends and fellow yoga students who are confronting the full modern catastrophe of careers, relationships, and dysfunctional family dynamics.

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The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

Stephen Cope says that in order to have a fulfilling life you must discover the deep purpose hidden at the very core of your self.

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Finding Your True Calling and Why It Matter More Now Then Ever with Stephen Cope

The most influential thinkers, writers, and teachers on the current American yoga scene shares with us his decades of wisdom.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageI understood that the attachment to myself and my image was actually taking me away from my self, away from this wonderful opportunity to just sit, just breathe, just feel the warm animal of my body . . .

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Will Yoga and Meditation Really Change My Life: Personal Stories from 25 of North America’s Leading Teachers

Stephen Cope asked 25 yoga and meditation teachers to share their “tales from the path”—their thoughts on how the long-term practice of yoga and meditation has changed their lives.

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6 Friends You Need in Your Life

Our relationships create who we are and who we’re becoming. So in this way, I was interested in thinking about how friendships transform us.

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