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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 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.

Over 25 courses to choose from, including our Signature Courses which combine several of Swami Radha's most powerful workshops, the foundational 10 Days of Yoga and new offerings such as Yamas and Niyamas: Ethics in Yoga. 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. New this year, the Unplug Retreat: A tech-free weekend. Read more »
Our popular Karma Yoga programs range from one week to three months. 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 diverse Yasodhara Outreach initiatives. Look for teacher tours across North America, innovative workshops from the emerging Yasodhara Institute and new ways to connect to the Ashram wherever you are via the Internet. Or find a certified Yasodhara Yoga Teacher near you. Read more »

News at a Glance

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Sep
5
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram
Taste of the Ashram
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram @ Yasodhara Ashram
You are invited to be part of the Ashram for a short day program that gives a taste of this special community. Join us for a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our … Continued
Sep
6
Sun
6:45 pm Celebrating Our Lineage
Celebrating Our Lineage
Sep 6 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm
Celebrating Our Lineage @ Yasodhara Ashram
2015 is the 20th anniversary of Swami Radha’s passing into Light. We invite you to come and celebrate the many ways you have been touched by Swami Radha and her work to establish the Ashram and the teachings of our … Continued
Sep
14
Mon
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Introductio...
One-Month Karma Yoga Introductio...
Sep 14 @ 6:45 pm
One-Month Karma Yoga Introduction Begins @ Yasodhara Ashram
This one month Service & Study Program is for those (30+) who are interested in experiencing life in a spiritual community, developing skills and studying yoga. This is a live and work program, with a focus on the practice of … Continued
6:45 pm Young Adult Program (18-30) Begins
Young Adult Program (18-30) Begins
Sep 14 @ 6:45 pm
Young Adult Program (18-30) Begins @ Yasodhara Ashram
We recognize that young people have a unique set of challenges and opportunities, energy and interests. The Ashram is a supportive environment to figure out your next steps in life. Our one month Young Adult (18-30) Service & Study Programs … Continued
Sep
16
Wed
6:45 pm Community: Work & Practice
Community: Work & Practice
Sep 16 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm
Community: Work & Practice @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 1-8, August 14-21, September 16-23 “Community: Work & Practice” is for those who are interested in experiencing daily life in a spiritual community, and a great way to get to know Yasodhara Ashram. This is a one-week work and … Continued
Sep
18
Fri
6:45 pm Stilling the Mind Retreat
Stilling the Mind Retreat
Sep 18 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm
Stilling the Mind Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 1-3, July 2-6, September 18-20 What is the mind? What are its tendencies? How can it be directed? You will learn various practices – including visualization, breathing techniques, concentration and reflection – to help you understand different levels of … Continued
Sep
20
Sun
6:45 pm Tools for Transformation Retreat
Tools for Transformation Retreat
Sep 20 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm
Tools for Transformation Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 29-June 2, September 20-24 In this spacious retreat you will learn new ways to support yourself in making changes that reflect your ideals. Each day includes instruction, group work and plenty of personal time for reflection and practice. Instruction … Continued
Sep
25
Fri
6:45 pm Conscious Aging
Conscious Aging
Sep 25 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm
Conscious Aging @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 14-16, September 25-27 Give yourself time in the tranquil, natural setting of the Ashram to reflect on your life and your next steps. Allow space to ask yourself questions, such as, What do I want to do with the … Continued
Oct
3
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram
Taste of the Ashram
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram @ Yasodhara Ashram
You are invited to be part of the Ashram for a short day program that gives a taste of this special community. Join us for a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of our … Continued
Oct
4
Sun
6:45 pm Living the Practice with Swami R...
Living the Practice with Swami R...
Oct 4 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm
Living the Practice with Swami Radhananda @ Yasodhara Ashram
October 4 – 9 How do you maintain the ideals of yoga in your daily life, in your family, in your work, in your community? What would it mean to accept the challenge to change, open your heart and mind, … Continued

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