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


6:45 pm 10 Days of Yoga
10 Days of Yoga
Aug 21 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm
10 Days of Yoga @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 15-25, June 19-29, July 26-August 5, August 21-31, October 16-26 One of our most popular programs for students of all levels, this course is [...]
6:45 pm Who Am I?: Self-Image & Identification
Who Am I?: Self-Image & Identifi…
Aug 26 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm
Who Am I?: Self-Image & Identification @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 6-11, August 26-31 By exploring your self-image and questioning who you really are, you can peel away external layers and come closer to your [...]
6:45 pm Transitions
Aug 29 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm
Transitions @ Yasodhara Ashram
August 29-31 Change happens – sometimes its something you’ve worked hard for, sometimes it comes unexpectedly. After the change there is the transition, from ending [...]
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram
Taste of the Ashram
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Taste of the Ashram @ Yasodhara Ashram
We invite neighbours and visitors to register for a short day program that gives a taste of this special community. Join us for a yoga [...]
all-day Gurudev Sivananda’s Birthday
Gurudev Sivananda’s Birthday
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day
Gurudev Sivananda’s Birthday @ Yasodhara Ashram
This is a special day to honour the lineage of spiritual teachers who inspire and support us at Yasodhara Ashram – Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, [...]
6:45 pm Discover Yasodhara: Introduction to Spiritual Community
Discover Yasodhara: Introduction…
Sep 9 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm
Discover Yasodhara: Introduction to Spiritual Community @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 5-12, June 2-9, September 9-16, October 14-21 “Discover Yasodhara” is for those who are interested in experiencing daily life in a spiritual community, and [...]
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Introduction Begins
One-Month Karma Yoga Introductio…
Sep 9 @ 6:45 pm
This one month Service & Study Program is for those (30+) who are interested in experiencing life in a spiritual community, developing skills and studying [...]
6:45 pm Young Adult Program (18-30) Begins
Young Adult Program (18-30) Begins
Sep 9 @ 6:45 pm
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 [...]
6:45 pm Buddhist Meditation Retreat with Venerable Lama Losang Samten
Buddhist Meditation Retreat with…
Sep 12 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm
Buddhist Meditation Retreat with Venerable Lama Losang Samten @ Yasodhara Ashram
BUDDHIST MEDITATION RETREAT With Venerable Losang Samten Purification of ourselves, our karma, and the environment The retreat will include various rituals and practices that offer [...]
6:45 pm Relaxation Retreat (Fall Equinox)
Relaxation Retreat (Fall Equinox)
Sep 19 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm
Relaxation Retreat (Fall Equinox) @ Yasodhara Ashram
December 6-10 (2013), March 21-23, July 6-8, September 19-21 Pause, rest and find balance as daylight shortens and we shift into fall. Experience the quiet [...]

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