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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 Kundalini and Karma 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

  • The Temple at Sundown

    Beauty invokes magic and the mind becomes spellbound for a brief moment all clatter stops, to be receptive. Wafts of the indescribable fragrance of Divine … Read more »

  • Fall Equinox Temple Update

    Take a look inside the Temple of Light. Watch Swami Lalitananda describe its current state of construction.

  • The Temple in Autumn

    View the Temple in autumn light. Photos by Gem Salsberg.  Related posts: No related posts.

Upcoming

Oct
27
Fri
6:45 pm Stilling the Mind Retreat
Stilling the Mind Retreat
Oct 27 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm
Stilling the Mind Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 14 – 16, Aug 18 – 20, Oct 27 – 29 What is the mind? What are its tendencies? How can it be directed? Each day you will learn various practices – including visualization, breathing techniques, concentration and reflection …
Oct
28
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Oct 28 @ 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 gift …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – Oct 29 @ 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. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr …
Nov
14
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Nov 14 @ 6:45 pm
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake @ Yasodhara Ashram
Take this opportunity to experience yoga and work in a truly transformative way! The One-Month (OM) Karma Yoga program is for anyone interested in living in a spiritual community to explore work, develop self-knowledge and gain skills. This live-and-work program …
6:45 pm Young Adult Program Intake
Young Adult Program Intake
Nov 14 @ 6:45 pm
Young Adult Program Intake @ Yasodhara Ashram
Take this opportunity to experience yoga and work in a truly transformative way! The Young Adult Program is for people 18-30 interested in living in a spiritual community to explore work, develop self-knowledge and gain skills. This live-and-work program focuses on …
Dec
1
Fri
6:45 pm Relaxation Retreat
Relaxation Retreat
Dec 1 @ 6:45 pm – Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm
Relaxation Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 27 -29, Sept 1 – 3, Dec 1 – 3 Experience the quiet and tranquility of Yasodhara Ashram. In this retreat, you will focus on going inward, stilling the mind and body, connecting to your inner source of peace, …
Dec
2
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Dec 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 gift …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – Dec 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. Dates: Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, Apr …
Dec
15
Fri
6:45 pm Solstice Retreat: Light is Retur...
Solstice Retreat: Light is Retur...
Dec 15 @ 6:45 pm – Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm
Solstice Retreat: Light is Returning @ Yasodhara Ashram
December 15 – 17 As we approach the turning point of Winter Solstice, honour the seasonal cycles of light by nourishing your own inner Light. Practice the Divine Light Invocation, relaxation techniques, visualizations and meditations on Light. By being receptive, …
Dec
30
Sat
6:45 pm New Year at the Ashram
New Year at the Ashram
Dec 30 @ 6:45 pm – Jan 1 @ 5:30 pm
New Year at the Ashram @ Yasodhara Ashram
Step out from holiday pressures in the silence and beauty of Yasodhara Ashram. Open body and mind in classes, and enjoy peaceful time to yourself for reflection. Join us in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and in joyfully welcoming in 2018. …

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