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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 Elements: Bridging Our Inner and Outer Worlds 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

  • We’re hiring!

    We’re hiring for two positions –  a part-time dishwasher and a summer student for our Lands & Resource Associate position.

  • Karma Yoga Programs Free of Charge from May – October

    We are pleased to offer our Young Adult Program (18-30) and One Month Program (30+) free-of-charge from May to October in 2018.

  • Come and Discover! Newsletter Issue 2, 2018

    In this newsletter it is inspiring to hear how the YDC translates into graduate studies at Columbia, how a family has experienced meaning in their two months of Ashram living, and how a baker tested her incredible Italian bread recipe on residents as part of an Artist & Professional Renewal Retreat.

Upcoming

May
17
Thu
6:45 pm 10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
May 17 @ 6:45 pm – May 27 @ 5:30 pm
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self-Discovery @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 17 – 27, July 12 – 22, August 16 – 26, October 11 – 21 Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress …
May
25
Fri
6:45 pm Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
May 25 @ 6:45 pm – May 27 @ 5:30 pm
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Symbolism (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 25 – 27 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 aspects such as mind …
May
29
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program – Free
One-Month Karma Yoga Program – Free
May 29 @ 6:45 pm
One-Month Karma Yoga Program - Free @ 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 – Free
Young Adult Program – Free
May 29 @ 6:45 pm
Young Adult Program - Free @ 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 …
Jun
1
Fri
6:45 pm Yoga & Nature Retreat (Spring Di...
Yoga & Nature Retreat (Spring Di...
Jun 1 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm
Yoga & Nature Retreat (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 1 – 3, July 27 – 29, Aug 24 – 26 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. …
Jun
2
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jun 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 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 ...
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – Jun 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 and new Temple of Light. Plus participate in Karma Yoga (selfless service) and enjoy dinner and evening satsang (devotional service). Includes overnight accommodation …
Jun
8
Fri
6:45 pm Transitions: Embracing Change (S...
Transitions: Embracing Change (S...
Jun 8 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm
Transitions: Embracing Change (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 8 – 10, Aug 10 – 12, Oct 19 – 21 Experience how yoga can support you in times of ending and beginning, change and transition. Explore your past experiences of transition and identify what choices you want to …
Jun
19
Tue
6:45 pm Decelerator
Decelerator
Jun 19 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm
Decelerator @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 19 – 24 Decelerator is a 5-day workshop that offers you the pause needed to gain a new viewpoint on your life – personally and at work. Participants will explore their personal and spiritual landscape using a blend of …
Jun
22
Fri
6:45 pm Solstice Retreat: Renewing in th...
Solstice Retreat: Renewing in th...
Jun 22 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm
Solstice Retreat: Renewing in the Light (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 22 – 24 What better time to saturate yourself with Light than during the magic of summer solstice? In this retreat we explore the practice of the Divine Light Invocation, along with relaxation techniques, visualizations and meditations on Light. …

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