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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

Upcoming

May
18
Thu
6:45 pm 10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
May 18 @ 6:45 pm – May 28 @ 5:30 pm
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self-Discovery @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 18 – 28, July 12 – 22, August 17 – 27, October 12 – 22 Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress … Read more »
May
19
Fri
6:45 pm Women Holding the Earth
Women Holding the Earth
May 19 @ 6:45 pm – May 23 @ 5:30 pm
Women Holding the Earth @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 19 – 23, July 23 – 27 Through dance, yoga and time in nature connect with your body on the sacred ground of the Ashram. Become grounded in yourself through self-exploration and dialogue with other women. Where are we … Read more »
May
26
Fri
6:45 pm Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Sym...
May 26 @ 6:45 pm – May 28 @ 5:30 pm
Life Seals: Mapping Personal Symbolism @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 26 – 28 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 … Read more »
May
27
Sat
2:00 pm Blue House Choir Concert
Blue House Choir Concert
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blue House Choir Concert @ Yasodhara Ashram
  Concert at the Ashram, with special local guests.   Bessie Wapp – theatre artist, musician, educator and Cultural Ambassador of Nelson (2015) – they spread joy, raise awareness and inspire peace. And we have the bonus of seeing our local … Read more »
May
30
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
May 30 @ 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 … Read more »
6:45 pm Young Adult Program Intake
Young Adult Program Intake
May 30 @ 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 … Read more »
Jun
3
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Jun 3 @ 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 … Read more »
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – Jun 4 @ 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 … Read more »
Jun
5
Mon
6:45 pm Decelerator
Decelerator
Jun 5 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 10 @ 3:45 pm
Decelerator @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 5 – 10 Decelerator is a 5-day retreat 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 … Read more »
Jun
9
Fri
6:45 pm Hidden Language Hatha Yoga Teach...
Hidden Language Hatha Yoga Teach...
Jun 9 @ 6:45 pm – Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm
Hidden Language Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification @ Yasodhara Ashram
This two-week teacher certification program will deepen your understanding of the system of Hatha Yoga that Swami Radha called “the Hidden Language,” which integrates the asanas with the power of mind and symbolism. You will learn —through your own personal … Read more »

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