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Welcome to Yasodhara Ashram, a yoga retreat and study centre set in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia. We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to visit us and discover the promise of yoga! Learn more »


Discover Yasodhara

With more inspiring ways to study, work, retreat and connect at Yasodhara Ashram, we invite you to discover your own path to the heart of yoga.

With many courses to choose from, including the foundational 10 Days of Yoga and new offerings such as The Chakras: Opening to Dynamic Potential and Yoga & Nature Read more »
Take time for reflection, relaxation, and spiritual renewal with one of our popular guided retreats. Or create a customized Artist, Professional, Personal or Group retreat. Read more »
Join in the daily work of the Ashram, balanced with Yasodhara Yoga practices and self-study. Experience life, yoga and work in a truly transformative way! Read more »
Experience one of the most in-depth teacher training programs available in Canada - beginning with the Yoga Development Course, a three-month residential intensive, and extending into Hatha, Hidden Language Hatha, Kundalini and Dream Yoga certification. Read more »
We want to bring Yasodhara Ashram to you! To do this, we are reaching out beyond the Ashram borders with our teacher tours across North America & Europe. Stay connected to the Ashram wherever you are via our newsletter as well as our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Or find a certified Yasodhara Yoga Teacher near you. Read more »

News at a Glance

  • Special Offering – Bharata Natyam Dance with Anusha

    Join guest teacher Anusha Fernando, the Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Shakti Dance, for a special dance class and workshop this summer!

  • THANK YOU – We did it!

    We “united for the Temple” and together raised $148,217! Your generous donations not only matched the residents’ contributions, but exceeded them!

  • Adventures & Experiments – Newsletter Issue 3, 2016

    Yoga to me is an adventure. I know I’m practicing when I am awake to opening. Like science, sometimes the process of daily experimentation can seem miniscule, repetitive, even tiresome. But from a small discovery, the world can change. At Yasodhara, we explore what we presume to know or what has remained unexplored.

Upcoming

Jun
27
Mon
6:45 pm Discover Yasodhara: Experiencing...
Discover Yasodhara: Experiencing...
Jun 27 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm
Discover Yasodhara: Experiencing Community @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 27 – July 3, July 25 – 31, August 22 – 29, September 19 – 25 Discover what it is like to live and grow in a spiritual community! This one-week work and study program offers a balanced blend … Read more »
Jul
1
Fri
6:45 pm Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
Jul 1 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Symbolism @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 13 – 15, July 1 – 3 In Life Seals you create a symbolic life map that surfaces hidden patterns and clarifies direction. Through drawing and reflection, you gain access to a deeper understanding of yourself. Discover how different … Read more »
6:45 pm Relaxation Retreat
Relaxation Retreat
Jul 1 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm
Relaxation Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 10 – 12, July 1 – 3, August 12 – 14, December 2 – 4 Experience the quiet and tranquility of Yasodhara Ashram. In this retreat, you will focus on going inward, stilling the mind and body, connecting to … Read more »
Jul
2
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Day Program @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this day program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our environmental initiatives and gardens. Schedule 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register at the … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm
Taste of the Ashram - Overnight Stay @ Yasodhara Ashram
Join us for this program which includes a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service), dinner, evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation and Sunday breakfast. Date Feb 6 – 7, March … Read more »
Jul
6
Wed
6:45 pm Family Week
Family Week
Jul 6 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm
Family Week @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 6 – 10 Families of all ages, shapes and sizes are invited to attend our popular Family Week! Join together with others to experience the potential of family life in a community. This program has been especially designed to … Read more »
Jul
13
Wed
6:45 pm Finding Balance Retreat
Finding Balance Retreat
Jul 13 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm
Finding Balance Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 13 – 17 Balancing daily life demands—work, relationships, family, information input—and taking care of yourself can be challenging. How can you stay centered and calm? How can you step back to gain perspective and move forward with clarity? Learn yogic techniques such as … Read more »
6:45 pm Yoga & Nature Retreat
Yoga & Nature Retreat
Jul 13 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 15 @ 5:30 pm
Yoga & Nature Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 13 – 15, August 19 – 21 The lake, mountains, sky and forest of Yasodhara Ashram invite you to take refuge, to awaken to your own nature, to remember your interconnection with all of life. What is it like … Read more »
Jul
15
Fri
6:45 pm Bharata Natyam Dance Workshop wi...
Bharata Natyam Dance Workshop wi...
Jul 15 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm
Bharata Natyam Dance Workshop with Anusha @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 15 – 17 “Dance is part of the synthesis of yoga because it helps to develop one’s body, mind, heart and spirit.” Swami Radha   Join guest teacher Anusha Fernando, the Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Shakti Dance, for a … Read more »
6:45 pm Relax, Renew & Reflect: a 5- Day...
Relax, Renew & Reflect: a 5- Day...
Jul 15 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm
Relax, Renew & Reflect: a 5- Day Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 13 – 18, July 15 – 20 Give yourself the gift of five days to renew, reflect and reconnect to yourself, five days in an environment dedicated to spiritual well being. Absorb the beauty of nature and remember what … Read more »

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