Namaste

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

  • Position Available: Gift Shop & Registrations

    This is a full time position combining Gift shop and Registrations work in Yasodhara Ashram’s guest services. The position will be predominantly managing the Gift Shop (4 days per week), and providing support to Registrations for one day per week.

  • Position Available: Computer & Technical (IT) Support

    We are seeking a technically oriented, creative computer and support person to help the Ashram’s IT manager maintain and develop our computer systems and infrastructure.

  • Asking the Juicy Questions of Life

    Professional Retreat guest, Brenna Atnikov, describes her journey from professional burnout to discovering a more life-sustaining approach to her life and work.

Upcoming

Jan
8
Mon
6:45 pm The Yoga Development Course
The Yoga Development Course
Jan 8 @ 6:45 pm – Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm
The Yoga Development Course @ Yasodhara Ashram
The Yoga Development Course (YDC) is an intensive three-month program designed to expand awareness through personal and spiritual development. Built on a series of integrated workshops that weave experiential learning with various practices of yoga, the YDC offers powerful tools …
Mar
6
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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 …
Mar
10
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Mar 10 @ 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 a guided tour of the gardens & new Temple of Light. Schedule 10:00 – 11:00 am – Registration.  Please come early to register at the Gift Store. 11:15 …
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – Mar 11 @ 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Mar
16
Fri
6:45 pm Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance
Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance
Mar 16 @ 6:45 pm – Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm
Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance @ Yasodhara Ashram
Mar 16 – 18, Sept 21 – 23 Celebrate this special time of equal day and night, by reflecting on balance. Balancing daily life demands – work, relationships, family, information input – and taking care of yourself can be challenging. How can …
Mar
30
Fri
6:45 pm Easter Weekend
Easter Weekend
Mar 30 @ 6:45 pm – Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm
Easter Weekend @ Yasodhara Ashram
Mar 30 – Apr 2 Celebrate the coming of spring with a weekend of Karma Yoga, workshops and time to reflect on your own. Join us for the Garden Blessing—the opening of the garden for the coming season. As always, …
Apr
3
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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 …
Apr
9
Mon
6:45 pm Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification
Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification
Apr 9 @ 6:45 pm – Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm
Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification @ Yasodhara Ashram | Kootenay Bay | British Columbia | Canada
After completing the Yoga Development Course, the next step in teacher training is the Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification. In this course you will learn how to teach classical asanas and integrate spiritual practices into the classroom. The approach is experiential …

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