Yoga Retreats in BC

A Sanctuary for Body & Soul

babaji-thumbThe Salt Spring Centre of Yoga was founded in 1981 by Dharma Sara Satsang Society, and is a working yoga community inspired by our teacher and master yogi, Baba Hari Dass. The Centre’s cozy turn-of-the-century farmhouse and studio buildings sit amid 70 acres of meadows, forest and organic gardens on beautiful Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. The Centre is devoted to the attainment of peace through practice and offers training programs including yoga retreats, yoga teacher training and many other special programs.

SSCY Programs

Yoga Service & Study Immersion Program

summer-community-2016In this twelve-week program, participants enter the stream of our daily life and are invited to involve themselves in the ongoing activities of a community with the spiritual aims of Yoga, meditation & service.

200 hr Yoga Teacher Training in 2017

ZD.090803.01.005-1_webThis residential program immerses you in the teachings and practice in the serene natural beauty of Canada’s west coast. And the outstanding 20-member faculty of knowledgeable certified instructors provides a truly rich experience.

Yoga Getaway Weekends

Asanas-2010_by-Ella-smallOur rejuvenating getaway retreat includes two nights accommodation, delicious vegetarian meals and a variety of yoga classes.
Weekends available in 2016.

Personal Retreats

Asanas-2010_by-Ella-smallThe Centre offers the possibility of short stay personal retreats to enable guests to pursue their individual practice of yoga in a peaceful and beautiful environment shared with a small spiritual community. Learn more here.

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Navaratri! Nine Days Dedicated to Divine Mother with daily Vedic Fire Ceremony

Navaratri (nine nights dedicated to Divine Mother) is one of the greatest festivals in India. It symbolizes the triumph of light over dark, and celebrates and honours Maha Shakti – the originating seed of the Sacred Divine Feminine.Three forms of the goddess –Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati – are invoked for courage, protection, abundance and wisdom. Learn more here.

News & Updates

  • Baba Hari Dass Updates
  • Now Available

    The 41st ACYR Shiva Kirtan album
    CD and digital download

    Shiva Kirtan Album


    The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga Kirtan Experience Second Edition

    Kirtan ExperienceThe much anticipated Salt Spring Centre of Yoga Kirtan Experience Second Edition is now available. Purchase your copy in person at Sunday Satsang & Wednesday Kirtan or order over the phone at 1 250 537 2236. The cost is $25 before tax. We accept cash, credit or cheque with gratitude.

    Yoga Teacher Training

    This residential yoga teacher training intensive is based on the teachings of classical, eight-limbed Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga. Learn more >

    Yoga Service & Study

    Our YSSI program offers a complete immersion into an authentic yogic lifestyle – on or off the mat!
    Learn more >

    Personal Retreats

    Enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes and delicious vegetarian meals using seasonal produce from our farm. Learn more >

    Facilities Rental
    Our facilities are available for rental. Find out about hosting your own retreats.

    © Salt Spring Centre of Yoga 2016