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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

Oct
11
Thu
6:45 pm 10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
Oct 11 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self-Discovery @ Yasodhara Ashram
May 17 – 27, July 12 – 22, August 16 – 26, October 11 – 21 Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress …
Oct
16
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Oct 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 – Free
Young Adult Program Intake – Free
Oct 16 @ 6:45 pm
Young Adult Program Intake - 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 …
Oct
19
Fri
6:45 pm Transitions: Embracing Change
Transitions: Embracing Change
Oct 19 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm
Transitions: Embracing Change @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 8 – 10, Aug 10 – 12, Oct 19 – 21 Experience how yoga can support you in times of ending and beginning, change and transition. Explore your past experiences of transition and identify what choices you want to …
Oct
26
Fri
6:45 pm Stilling the Mind Retreat
Stilling the Mind Retreat
Oct 26 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm
Stilling the Mind Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 27 – 29, Aug 17 – 19, Oct 26 – 28 What is the mind? What are its tendencies? How can it be directed? Each day you will learn various practices – including visualization, breathing techniques, concentration and reflection …
Oct
27
Sat
11:00 am Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Taste of the Ashram – Day Program
Oct 27 @ 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 ...
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – Oct 28 @ 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 …
Nov
6
Tue
6:45 pm One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
One-Month Karma Yoga Program Intake
Nov 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 – Free
Young Adult Program Intake – Free
Nov 6 @ 6:45 pm
Young Adult Program Intake - 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 …
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 …

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