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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

  • Coming Back

    Rachel Johnston participated in the early days of the Youth Program (now the Young Adult Program), and recently returned to the Ashram with her two children.

  • Bridging to the Future

    Kimberly Groome first came to the Ashram in 2016 for a weekend course and knew that she wanted to return. She’s been back in the Young Adult Program since January 2017 and has plans to take the 2018 Yoga Development Course. An integral member of the kitchen team, she also takes photos for the karma yoga Instagram account @yasodharakarmayoga.

  • Supporting the Work in New Ways

    Graphs and charts line the walls of the Karma Yoga office giving a tangible picture of who will be at the Ashram and what the work will be in the coming months. Kim Olson and Andrej Galic are the new Karma Yoga coordinators, revitalizing the organization of work at Yasodhara.

Upcoming

Dec
1
Fri
6:45 pm Relaxation Retreat
Relaxation Retreat
Dec 1 @ 6:45 pm – Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm
Relaxation Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
2017: Dec 1 – 3 2018: June 29 – July 1, Aug 31 – Sept 2 Experience the quiet and tranquility of Yasodhara Ashram. In this retreat, you will focus on going inward, stilling the mind and body, connecting to …
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 10:30-10:50 – Register 11-12:15 – Hatha Yoga class. Please come early to register …
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: Click here for a list …
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. …
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 …
Jan
16
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 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 …
Feb
6
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Feb 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
Feb 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 …

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