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Bija: Planting Seeds For the New Year

(originally posted December 5, 2022) Do you find yourself losing touch with your yoga or meditation practice over the busy holiday season? Do you start the new year feeling off-kilter, drained, or needing another break?  The frenzy of the winter…

Thumbprint cookies

Holiday Recipe: Thumbprint Cookies

We love these thumbprint cookies this season at The Centre! Cookie dough balls coated in walnuts from our own trees, then topped with raspberry jam. An old-fashioned cookie and a classic that is timelessly delicious! (Makes 22 cookies) Ingredients  Amount…

SSC School

Fall 2023 Salt Spring Centre School Update

September 2023 update On this 40th anniversary of the Salt Spring Centre School, we’re happy to report that the school is open! There were some unsettling days before the first day of school, but everything has come together. Dharma Sara…

Gluten-free flour recipe

Recipe: Gluten-Free Flour

We have retreat guests and community members who require a gluten-free (GF) diet. To take care of them we love this GF flour mix for muffins, desserts and all GF needs. Use it as you would use any all-purpose or…

Blueberry muffin recipe

Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Zest Muffins

These moist, delicious muffins were Leah’s surprise creation for the August Yoga Wellness Retreat. So deliciously over-filled with blueberries, people were raving about them long after brunch was finished! To get the same result, go with the higher number of…

Anastasia Shyla, 1991-2023

In loving memory of Anastasia (Ana) Shyla

Anastasia Shyla, 1991-2023 We are so very sad to share that Anastasia Shyla passed away suddenly on May 28, 2023. Ana’s story of coming to study and live at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga was in the Spring 2023…