Annual Community Yoga Retreat

Enjoy an inspiring yoga retreat within a vibrant community and re-ignite the spark within!

Annual Community Yoga Retreat

Join us for our 43rd Annual Community Yoga Retreat! Connect with new and old friends in this supportive and expansive community. Reflect and renew through the timeless practices of yoga on this beautiful Gulf Island.


Srivani Jade, Hindustani classical vocalist, composer and world musician, will be joined by Ravi Albright, professional tabla artist, instructor and accompanist, starting at 7:45 pm on Sat, Aug 5th.


This retreat focuses on the teachings of classical ashtanga yoga, as taught by Baba Hari Dass. We offer an ideal opportunity for those new to yoga as well as those who wish to rekindle their personal practice. Register early for the best value! In order to ensure the most enjoyable retreat for all of our guests, this popular and highly anticipated event has a limited number of spaces.

Click below to see the ACYR 2017 schedule

Our experienced and knowledgeable teachers provide systematic instruction in all aspects of yoga from the purifying practices of shat karma (Ayurvedic cleansing techniques) and pranayama (breath work) to the empowering practices of guided meditation and asanas (yoga postures) through to yoga philosophy.

Preview the Salt Spring Annual Community Yoga Retreat Experience

Registration is now only available on-site.


There is plenty of time for all ages to play whether it’s through devotional music, entertainment or outdoor recreational activities.

Including two years running, an abbreviated version of the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana.


2015 – 30 minutes

2014 – 20 minutes


This weekend is filled with so much music and song. We feature many evening and afternoon kirtans. Last year we recorded and released an album from the weekend.


Check it out on itunes


Enjoy the farm fresh and tasty vegetarian cuisine for which the Centre is renowned. Our delicious and nutritious meals are prepared lovingly in a serene environment and are often the highlight of our guests’ stay.

All Ages

Everyone is welcome to attend the Annual Community Yoga Retreat. For families with children, there is a comprehensive Kid’s Program (only for children over 3). Please note that the Kids’ Program is only available for children of parents registered in the adult program.


Getting Here

This Aug 3rd – 7th long weekend, will be a busy time on the ferries. If you are traveling by car or as a foot passenger, we recommend that you make a reservation well in advance by calling BC Ferries at 1( 888) 223-3779. Please click the link below in order to get more travel details.

More detailed travel information here.
Need a ride? Check out the rideshare

For questions, please email the ACYR Committee at

“Work honestly, meditate every day, meet people without fear, and play.”
~Baba Hari Dass

View our Cancellation Policies

August 3rd-Aug 7th, 2017

Registration is now only available on-site.

Need a ride? Check out the rideshare


© Salt Spring Centre of Yoga 2017