Note: All on-site programming is cancelled due to COVID Precautions. See Two Month Karma Yoga Program as an on-site option, and Online Offerings for virtual connection with the teachings. Yoga Development Course 2021 will be our first on-site program offered.

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Vision Collage with Durga
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Vision Collage with Durga

A two-hour online class using spiritual practices with Durga

About this Event

Combine creativity and yogic practices to allow your intuition to express itself and guide you during this time of change. Gather insights and inspiration, while bringing clarity to possible obstacles through the process of creating a collage. No previous experience or artistic skill necessary.

Bring a journal, 3-5 magazines with pictures, scissors, glue stick, blank 8 ½ x 14 paper or cardboard and masking tape.

(Cancelled) Solstice Retreat: Light is Returning
Dec 18 @ 6:45 pm – Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm
(Cancelled) Solstice Retreat: Light is Returning @ Yasodhara Ashram

December 18 – 21

As we approach the turning point of Winter Solstice, honour the seasonal cycles of light by nourishing your own inner Light. Practice the Divine Light Invocation, relaxation techniques, visualizations and meditations on Light. By being receptive, invoking and channeling Light, we help to counter the forces that result in destructive actions in ourselves and in the world. Recognizing that we are all born of Light encourages us to care for each other and our planet.

Cost: $550, deposit $100 (See our Cancellation Policy)
Includes shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, retreat/workshop, and evening satsang.

Recommended book:
The Divine Light Invocation

Recommended CD:
The Divine Light Invocation CD

(Cancelled) New Year at the Ashram
Dec 30 2020 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 2 2021 @ 10:30 am
(Cancelled) 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 new year.

Cost: $550/3 nights, $160/extra night; deposit $50 (See our Cancellation Policy)
Package includes dinner on day of arrival, shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, workshops and evening satsangs. Optional hatha class and breakfast are included on day of departure.

Yoga Development Course
Jan 3 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 18 @ 10:30 am
Yoga Development Course @ Yasodhara Ashram

The Yoga Development Course (YDC) offers yoga in the deepest sense of the word, a path leading to liberation.

2021 will be a special year for the Yoga Development Course. To ensure your safety, we are limiting the intake for the course to comply with BC coronavirus requirements. Each person will prepare for the course by participating in a two-week guided private retreat with reading materials. This will also act as a quarantine period, prior to the launch of the classes and workshops from January 18. The YDC includes morning Hatha Yoga classes, daily workshops and evening satsangs in the Temple of Light.

Come and expand your understanding. Heal. The program, set in the Ashram’s pristine forest and lake during the quiet winter, offers a balance of self-inquiry and group work in community, a process that leads to new discoveries and purposeful change.
2021: January 3 – April 19 in two parts:
– Jan. 3 – 17- private guided retreat (quarantine) followed by
– Jan. 18 – April 19 YDC

The fee for the course, which includes accommodation and meals, retreat and course time:

– Private room sharing a bathroom with 1 person – $9550
– Private room with ensuite – $11,500
– Partners sharing an ensuite – $8050 per person

Following the YDC, we offer an extended-stay program for up to five months at no charge to support you in putting your YDC learnings into action. The program is focused on Karma Yoga and active engagement in the Ashram community – another wonderful opportunity to live and grow in spiritual community. This includes participation in daily hatha, reflection time, evening satsangs and weekly classes with your peers.

The YDC is the prerequisite for our Teacher Certification programs.

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