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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Retreats

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.

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Learn more about the yoga classes and workshops offered during your retreat at Yasodhara.

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.

Courses

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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Learn more about the yoga classes and workshops offered during your retreat at Yasodhara »

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
Aug
15
Thu
6:45 pm 10 Day Yoga Journey
10 Day Yoga Journey
Aug 15 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm
10 Day Yoga Journey @ Yasodhara Ashram
Previously known as 10 Days of Yoga  – May 16 – 26, July 11 – 21, Aug 15 – 25, Oct 10 – 20 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. … Read more »
Aug
20
Tue
6:45 pm Searching for Silence in a Noisy...
Searching for Silence in a Noisy...
Aug 20 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm
Searching for Silence in a Noisy World @ Yasodhara Ashram
Aug 20 – 22 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. The massive bombardment of our senses from modern technology can drive us away from the true source of power and … Read more »
Aug
23
Fri
6:45 pm Transitions: Embracing Change
Transitions: Embracing Change
Aug 23 @ 6:45 pm – Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm
Transitions: Embracing Change @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 7 – 9, Aug 23 – 25 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. Experience how yoga can support you in times of ending and beginning, change and transition. Explore … Read more »
Aug
30
Fri
6:45 pm Relaxation Retreat
Relaxation Retreat
Aug 30 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm
Relaxation Retreat @ Yasodhara Ashram
June 28 – 30, Aug 30 – Sept 1, Nov 15 – 17 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. Experience the quiet and tranquility of Yasodhara Ashram. In this retreat, … Read more »
Sep
8
Sun
all-day Gurudev Sivananda’s Birthday
Gurudev Sivananda’s Birthday
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, Swami Radha and Swami Radhananda. Cost: $110/day; $50 deposit (See our Cancellation Policy) Includes shared … Read more »
Sep
13
Fri
6:45 pm Awakening Wonder
Awakening Wonder
Sep 13 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm
Awakening Wonder @ Yasodhara Ashram
Apr 12-14, Sept 13 – 15 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. Enrich your experience of the world around you and open your heart to wonder. What would it mean … Read more »
Sep
20
Fri
6:45 pm Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance
Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance
Sep 20 @ 6:45 pm – Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm
Equinox Retreat: Finding Balance @ Yasodhara Ashram
Mar 22 – 24, Sept 20 – 22 Stay overnight after the program ends and have breakfast the next day at no extra cost. Celebrate this special time of equal day and night, by reflecting on balance. Balancing daily life … Read more »