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Sharada’s August Update

In the blink of an eye, it’s August. Since the last edition of this newsletter, the first session of Yoga Teacher Training and the 38th Annual Community Yoga Retreat have come and gone. Later this week, the YTT students will return for the second session of their program, culminating with their graduation as certified yoga […]


What the Centre means to me

Just before the beginning of the Annual Community Yoga Retreat (our 38th consecutive summer yoga retreat) I asked some of the early arrivals what the annual retreat on Salt Spring means to them. Here are some of their answers: Piet Shakar Suess – born on Salt Spring, living in Los Angeles Is there a word […]


Annual Family Retreat 2010 – A message from Lakshmi

This year we celebrated our 36th Annual Family Yoga Retreat. As well as the usual program of wonderful offerings, there were two very special events that are worth special mention. First was the Saturday night concert with Bansuri flute master, G.S. Sachdev. This was a transporting experience whether you were seated inside the concert space […]


Hanuman Is Back!

The Hanuman Olympics was a revered tradition since the earliest days of the Annual Family Yoga Retreat at the Centre. Aptly named after the monkey hero of the Ramayana who is an embodiment of selfless service and strength, the Hanuman Olympics are a sports day with a yogic twist and is all about grown ups […]