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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

  • 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 Reconciliation Workshops with Indigenous Elders

    Pahan Pte San Win and Wanbdi Wakita are a husband and wife team who have dedicated their lives to sharing their knowledge about reconciliation and healing. On April 20-22, 2018 they will be returning to the East Shore to offer a series of workshops and satsangs at Yasodhara Ashram. 

Upcoming

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 …
Apr
20
Fri
7:30 pm Walking Together into a Hopeful ...
Walking Together into a Hopeful ...
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 22 @ 8:30 pm
Walking Together into a Hopeful Future – Reconciliation with Indigenous People @ Yasodhara Ashram
April 20 – 22 Pahan Pte San Win and Wanbdi Wakita, indigenous teachers and healers from Manitoba and Ashram friends, will be our guides for two days focused on Indigenous wisdom, reconciliation and the lost sisters. Wanbdi is a Dakota …
Apr
27
Fri
6:45 pm Awakening Wonder (Spring Discoun...
Awakening Wonder (Spring Discoun...
Apr 27 @ 6:45 pm – Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm
Awakening Wonder (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
April 27 – 29, July 23 – 25 Enrich your experience of the world around you and open your heart to wonder. What would it mean to remove filters that keep you from seeing, tasting, hearing, touching, smelling what is? …
May
1
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program – Free
One-Month Karma Yoga Program – Free
May 1 @ 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 1 @ 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 …
May
4
Fri
10:00 am Societies Annual General Meeting
Societies Annual General Meeting
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Societies Annual General Meeting @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 4 We invite all members of Yasodhara Ashram Society, the Friends of Radha Foundation and the Association for the Development of Human Potential to our AGM. Join us to reconnect with our community and engage in reviewing the past …
6:45 pm Breath: The Invisible Work (Spri...
Breath: The Invisible Work (Spri...
May 4 @ 6:45 pm – May 6 @ 5:30 pm
Breath: The Invisible Work (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 4 – 6, Sept 28 – 30 Breath is the key to quiet the mind, create space and allow clarity to emerge. Between the ingoing and outgoing breath, there is a centre of stillness, a place of deep mystery …
May
11
Fri
6:45 pm Yoga & Healing Retreat (Spring D...
Yoga & Healing Retreat (Spring D...
May 11 @ 6:45 pm – May 13 @ 5:30 pm
Yoga & Healing Retreat (Spring Discount – 15%) @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 11 – 13, Sept 14 – 16 Yoga offers many spiritual gifts to access health and wholeness. Yogic practices provide a means of clearing the body and mind, giving you the strength to be who you really are. In …
May
12
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
May 12 @ 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 ...
May 12 @ 11:00 am – May 13 @ 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 …

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