Surrounded by majestic mountains, soothed by the stunning lake and nourished by the forests and gardens, Yasodhara Ashram is the perfect place to retreat.

“The time I spent at the Ashram has deepened my connection to my higher Self and awakened a compassion for others. I have come away with many insights and clearer vision for the direction I am heading in my life. The beach, the mossy green forest, the consistent light and playful wildlife has inspired me greatly. The wisdom and grace of the devotees and teachers was a great thing to immerse in for a weekend.”

JF, Stilling the Mind Retreat


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On retreat you will find space for reflection, relaxation and spiritual renewal. Enjoy a quiet oasis of inspiration, far from the busyness of daily life.

Choose the retreat that is just right for you. Our Guided Retreats offer both space and structure. Personal Retreats let you design your time in a way that suits your needs. And if you are an artist, professional or student our new Renewal Retreats may be what you are looking for. Group or Work Retreats give you access to the Ashram’s facilities while creating your own program.

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All retreats balance personal time with community activities. Daily yoga classes and short workshops are included in your stay. Karma Yoga will also be a part of your day. Meditation rooms are available for practices. Comfortable accommodations and wholesome meals are provided.

A typical day on retreat »

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Please note that while we will make your stay as comfortable as possible, Yasodhara Ashram is not a hotel or spa. Be aware that you are living in a spiritual community. Our retreats are meant for spiritual renewal.


Yasodhara yoga courses have been designed to emphasize the yogic tradition of self-discovery through reflection on the spiritual in everyday life.

Swami Radha believed that yoga is a path of liberation open to everyone. Her teachings, which are the basis of all of our courses, support students in building a foundation of character, courage and awareness – the inner work necessary on the path of yoga.

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Ranging from two days to our popular three-month Yoga Development Course, our courses give students techniques and practices to support emotional, psychological and spiritual development. By combining yoga practices with personal development techniques Yasodhara offers a unique set of teachings tailored to the Western student of yoga.

All courses include a daily early morning Hatha or Hidden Language Yoga class, morning and afternoon workshops, group work and time for personal reflection. Course participants are also invited to participate in Karma Yoga with our community and to attend satsang each evening.

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What Program participants are saying:

“My life is changed. I now have tools that I can apply to my life for a spiritual purpose. The experiential process worked well for me. I’ve been inspired by what the Ashram represents to the world.”JL, 10 Days of Yoga

Featured Programs

  • Stilling the Mind
    Learn various practices – including visualization, breathing techniques, and reflection – to help you understand different levels of mind and to approach the mind’s expansive potential.
  • Relaxation Retreat
    Focus on going inward, stilling the mind and body, connecting to your inner source of peace, harmony and joy and emerge renewed and full of Light.
  • 10 Days of Yoga
    This course is a great introduction to our practices. Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be.


Upcoming Programs
6:45 pm 10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
10 Days of Yoga: Journey of Self...
Jul 12 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 22 @ 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 …
6:45 pm Shining Brightly: Retreat with S...
Shining Brightly: Retreat with S...
Jul 16 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm
Shining Brightly: Retreat with Swami Lalitananda @ Yasodhara Ashram
July 16 – 20 How can you cultivate an understanding heart, a compassionate spirit, a luminous mind? In this four-day retreat, allow your questions to surface. Enter a space of curiosity, reflection and creativity as you explore your inner world. …
6:45 pm Awakening Wonder
Awakening Wonder
Jul 23 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm
Awakening Wonder @ Yasodhara Ashram
April 27 – 29, July 23 – 25 Enrich your experience of the world around you and open your heart to wonder. What would it mean to remove filters that keep you from seeing, tasting, hearing, touching, smelling what is? …
6:45 pm Stilling the Mind Retreat
Stilling the Mind Retreat
Jul 27 @ 6:45 pm – Jul 29 @ 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 …
6:45 pm Seeing the Sacred
Seeing the Sacred
Jul 31 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
Seeing the Sacred @ Yasodhara Ashram
How do you experience the sacredness around you? How do you see yourself reflected in it? In this workshop you will experiment with video as a form of self-inquiry.  The camera becomes a mirror revealing what is usually hidden, creating new perceptions, capturing time as it passes.  Facilitators …
6:45 pm Temple Dedication
Temple Dedication
Aug 3 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm
Temple Dedication @ Yasodhara Ashram
Aug 3 – 5 Join us in a contemplative gathering to dedicate the new Temple of Light. Together let’s celebrate the divine and human forces that unified to manifest this sacred space —including our worldwide community of love and support. …
6:45 pm Transitions: Embracing Change
Transitions: Embracing Change
Aug 10 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 12 @ 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 …

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