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Enjoy a Taste of the Ashram

By Contributor
July 4th, 2013

NEW this year and in honour of the Ashram’s 50th Anniversary year, the Ashram has introduced “A Taste of the Ashram” – a program designed for day visitors. 

While day visitors are welcome year round at the Ashram, this new and specially designed program provides scheduled activities for the first Saturday of the month through September.

All are welcome to participate in this short day program – join other “A Taste of the Ashram” visitors for a yoga class, lunch and guided tour of the grounds, including an overview of the Ashram’s environmental initiatives and gardens.

This special program runs from 11am – 2:30 pm, 1st Saturday of each month through September (July 6, August 3, and September 7).

Cost: $25/adult; $10/children under 12; free for children under 5.

About Yasodhara Ashram

Yasodhara Ashram ( is a Yoga Retreat and Study Centre founded in 1963 by Swami Sivananda Radha. Today, 50 years after it began, the Ashram remains a vibrant community welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the transformative power of yoga.

The Ashram is like a small village with 115 acres on the east-shore of Kootenay Lake in the mountains of southeastern BC. The year-round population averages 50 to 55 people, with seasonal peaks of 100 to 110.

Yasodhara Ashram is a Canadian charity and a registered educational institution. It is operated by volunteers in the tradition of charity and service embodied in its constitution.

The Ashram is located at 527 Walker’s Landing Road, 5 minutes from Kootenay Bay Ferry.  From the ferry, go up the hill and turn left towards Riondel. The Ashram is three kilometres away on Walker’s Landing Road.

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