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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 Insight Through Asanas and Dream Yoga: Opening to Intuition. 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

  • Video of Corazón’s Choir’s “Ripple Effect” Performance

    Watch this performance, directed by Allison Girvan in June, 2018, took place as part of Ripple Effect, a choral installation by 72 singers and their audience on the grounds and in the Temple of Light at Yasodhara Ashram in Kootenay Bay, B.C.

  • The Learning Edge – Newsletter Issue 4, 2018

    After weeks of August smoke, I am one of many who is joyfully celebrating the golden sunshine, blue sky, lovely clouds and longed-for rains of this subtle September. It’s the clear air! How precious to see the lake and mountains again and to recognize what we cannot take for granted.

  • Temple of Light Film Released

    We are excited to publicly release the short film “Temple of Light”, filmed and edited by Gem Salsberg. This film commemorates the completion of the new Temple of Light in 2017, three years after the original Temple burned. Interviews with residents, guests, construction workers and architects highlight the significance of the Temple in today’s world. 

Upcoming

Dec
1
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Dec 1 @ 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 ...
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – Dec 2 @ 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 …
Dec
30
Sun
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 the …
Jan
8
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Int...
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Int...
Jan 8 @ 6:45 pm
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake - Apply by Dec 16 @ 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 program focuses …
Jan
9
Wed
6:45 pm Yoga Development Course 2019: Ce...
Yoga Development Course 2019: Ce...
Jan 9 @ 6:45 pm – Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm
Yoga Development Course 2019: Celebrating 50 Years of Learning @ Yasodhara Ashram
The Yoga Development Course (YDC) offers three months of yoga in the deepest sense of the word, as a path to Liberation. Come and expand your understanding. Heal. Give yourself the spiritual nourishment you need. Challenge yourself to evolve. This …
Feb
5
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Feb 5 @ 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 program focuses …
Feb
9
Sat
10:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Feb 9 @ 10:00 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 …
10:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Taste of the Ashram – Overnight ...
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – Feb 10 @ 9:00 am
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 …
Mar
5
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Mar 5 @ 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 program focuses …
Mar
9
Sat
10:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Mar 9 @ 10:00 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 …

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