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Yasodhara Ashram

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April 2020

Awakening Wonder Yoga Retreat

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - April 20 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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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? Explore how your sense perceptions interact with your mind’s interpretation. By building awareness of mind and senses, you can start to choose your way of being moment-by-moment, awakening to your own potential. Package includes dinner on day of arrival, shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, workshops and…

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May 2020

Yoga and Healing Retreat

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - May 4 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Yoga offers many spiritual gifts to access health and wholeness. Yogic practices provide a means of clearing the body and mind, giving you the strength to be who you really are. In the healing process you have the space to reflect on your life. The retreat is for those seeking physical, mental, emotional or spiritual healing. Spacious and nurturing, this is a time to go inward, accessing your compassion and inner Light. Package includes dinner on day of arrival, shared…

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Reclaiming the Feminine: Returning to the Heart

May 8 @ 4:30 pm - May 11 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Explore the inner feminine power to create the life you want to live. Open up space in your heart to re-connect with the vision for your life. What is your heart’s desire and how can this knowing carry you through the ups and downs? The heart holds the capacity for compassion and kindness, as well as directness with others and ourselves. We will use various reflective practices of symbolism, mantra, visualization and relaxation to move inward to the heart, the…

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10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

May 14 @ 4:30 pm - May 25 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

REFLECT RECONNECT RENEW Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress in a safe and nurturing place of reflection. Heal your mind and body Develop an authentic yoga practice Access your inner wisdom Navigate life transitions Discover tools to create more meaning, joy & relaxation For students of all levels, this course offers practices that support your personal and spiritual development. Instruction is given…

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Coming Home: A retreat for the LGBTQ2S+ community

May 22 @ 4:30 pm - May 25 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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In this retreat, you are encouraged to return to essence, the feeling of home within, a welcoming place of warmth and potential. Quieting the body and mind like the tortoise, you can draw inward to be restored. Using a variety of the Ashram’s core spiritual practices including the Divine Light Invocation, visualization, and effective self-inquiry techniques, you can deepen your connection – physically, mentally and spiritually. The Temple of Light, the prayer rooms and the abundance of beauty in nature…

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June 2020

Centered at the Edge: Changemaker Retreat

June 6 @ 4:30 pm - June 13 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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$1250.00

This special collaboration between the Yasodhara Ashram and System Change Educators, Centered at the Edge, is designed for changemakers who long for a supportive space to reconnect to their unique sense of spirit, to access their inner wisdom, to review their purpose and their work in the world with a renewed mind, heart, body and soul. We invite you to enter into a beautiful, restful, deeply held space to explore practices and processes for expanding your understanding of who you…

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July 2020

10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

Jul 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - Jan 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Reflect Reconnect Renew Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress in a safe and nurturing place of reflection. Heal your mind and body Develop an authentic yoga practice Access your inner wisdom Navigate life transitions Discover tools to create more meaning, joy & relaxation For students of all levels, this course offers practices that support your personal and spiritual development. Instruction is given…

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Searching for Silence Meditation Retreat

July 10 @ 4:30 pm - July 13 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Searching for Silence in a Noisy World: Retreat at Yasodhara

This retreat can help uncover your sense of inner knowing. Through times of silence and practices such as watching your mind, calming the breath, chanting mantras—and unplugging from electronic devices—you can become receptive to your interior landscape. Listen to your inner voices – what do they say? Which to follow and which to let go? Can you find a place of rest? This retreat will include times of speaking as well as periods of intentional silence (mauna). Please be prepared…

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August 2020

Straight Walk: Gathering Facts, Finding Freedom

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - August 10 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Where are you now and where do you want to be? This workshop encourages you to gather facts by observing both your emotional responses and rational thinking. Unpacking this spectrum of responses can help you make better decisions. Based on an ancient Buddhist practice of self-awareness, the Straight Walk involves several walking meditations done with observation and concentration. You take steps, literally and symbolically, to understand your perception and to gain a new perspective. This course shifted my perspective 180…

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Yoga and Writing Retreat: Gain Insight Through Asanas

August 10 @ 4:30 pm - August 14 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Many people experience the physical benefits of yoga. But beyond the physical, there are psychological and mystical aspects to be discovered. This Hidden Language approach integrates reflection with the poses to promotes harmony between body, mind and spirit. As you question, listen and use imagery to move into the asanas, you open to insights that can be instrumental in your daily life. Through dialogue between body and mind, you gently reveal yourself to yourself in transformative ways. Take this next…

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10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

August 13 @ 4:30 pm - August 24 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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REFLECT RECONNECT RENEW Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress in a safe and nurturing place of reflection. Heal your mind and body Develop an authentic yoga practice Access your inner wisdom Navigate life transitions Discover tools to create more meaning, joy & relaxation For students of all levels, this course offers practices that support your personal and spiritual development. Instruction is given…

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September 2020

ECOLOGICAL GRIEF: A PATHWAY TO RESILIENCE, SELF AND EARTH CARE

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - September 28 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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How can we face the climate emergencies and resulting suffering on Earth with clear eyes and an open heart? How can we strengthen resilience as we deepen our capacity to act for a just and sustainable world? This workshop provides a roadmap to metabolize pain into courage, compassion and creativity—qualities that allow us to respond with wisdom and integrity. Combining Yasodhara’s timeless yogic practices with Joanne Macy’s Work that Reconnects (deep ecology and engaged Buddhism), we will reflect and cultivate…

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October 2020

10 DAY YOGA JOURNEY at Yasodhara Ashram

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - October 26 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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REFLECT RECONNECT RENEW Give yourself ten days to expand your understanding of who you are and who you want to be — ten days reprieve from stress in a safe and nurturing place of reflection. Heal your mind and body Develop an authentic yoga practice Access your inner wisdom Navigate life transitions Discover tools to create more meaning, joy & relaxation For students of all levels, this course offers practices that support your personal and spiritual development. Instruction is given…

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Explore Dream Messages: Yoga Retreat

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - October 19 @ 10:30 am PDT
Yasodhara Ashram 527 Walker's Landing Road
Kootenay Bay, BC Canada
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Dreams are a gateway to intuition—sometimes inspiring, always mysterious and often confusing. They carry messages waiting to be opened and understood. What is my next step? What can I learn from a difficult situation? What gives my life meaning? Learn a time-tested method to invite your dream symbols to speak, offering guidance and clear steps to action. Package includes dinner on day of arrival, shared accommodation, three meals daily, morning hatha, workshops and evening satsangs. Optional hatha class and breakfast…

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