Canadian Yoga Holidays, Retreat Centers & Resorts
International Yoga Centers Directory
Directory of Yoga & Meditation Retreat Centers and Vacations in Canada
See also: Yoga Studios Canada, Yoga in Mexico, Yoga Holidays (worldwide)

Living In The Self
Locations: Stoney Lake Wellness, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada
Anutara Ashram, Terrace, BC, Canada
Haramara Retreat, Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico
Contact: Email: livingintheself [at]
Instructors: Tiffany Nicholson-Smith, Kristof Wittstock
Yoga Style: Hatha, Kundalini, Laya
Specialties: Teacher Trainings, Meditation Retreats, Sacred Relationship Retreats, Prenatal Yoga, Ayurveda
Description: Kristof Wittstock (E-RYT 500) is a down-to-earth spirit who is known for his clear dedication to truth and his humble heart. He has had the opportunity to study for the last 20+ years with various teachers and schools, most situated in India, and steeped in the traditional, classical wisdom of Hatha, Laya, Kriya and Kundalini yoga. Kristof also has a deep respect and love for Buddhism and has retreated extensively in the Theraveda tradition. His offerings are always infused with this revolutionary edge of Tantric Yoga, Meditation and Buddhism. His students often comment on his artful blend of focus, precision, laughter and joy, and enjoy his mindful invitations to live a life of true alignment and awareness.
Tiffany Nicholson-Smith (E-RYT 500, RPYT) is a radiant yogini, an ayurvedic coach and a lover of life who is known for bringing her clarity, abundant energy and aspiration for truth into everything she shares and offers. A world citizen and sacred activist, she approaches life with an open heart and an inspired mind. Tiffany has studied and retreated extensively with various teachers in India and around the world, immersing herself deeply into Tantric Hatha & Kundalini Yoga, Advaita Vedanta, Spiritual Nutrition, Ayurveda, Compassionate Communication & Sacred Sexuality. Her students appreciate her art of drawing upon the wisdom of these approaches to offer their truths in ways that are both accessible and highly applicable.
Tiffany and Kristof have co-created "Living in the Self" and together they bring a semblance of their vast knowledge to create trainings, courses and retreats that are not only comprehensive and inspiring but also deeply joy-filled and celebratory of the blessing of life.

Living Yoga with Tiina Kivinen
Locations: Yoga retreats at different locations in Ontario and beyond.
Contact: Peterborough Living Yoga. Phone: 705-772-YOGA  /  Email: tiina [at]
Instructors: Tiina Kivinen, Sasha Lambrinos, Natalie Rosso, and others.
Yoga Style: Prana Flow, Hatha, Yin, Restorative, PreNatal
Specialties: YA Certified 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training, Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers, workshops and retreats.
Description: We seek to create a space that is inclusive, compassionate, and inspiring for people with all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to seasoned practitioners. We chose the name Living Yoga to celebrate nature (which we are filling the space with), and because we believe in taking the teachings of Yoga off the mat and into our lives, for the benefit of all beings. With emphasis on the deeper practices of yoga, classes, workshops and trainings inspire a connection to the wisdom of prana (life force) with a lightness and praising of life itself.
About Tiina Kivinen:
Tiina is the founder of Amrita Living Yoga 200 hr training, and Peterborough Living Yoga, and has acted as assistant director of Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training in Nosara Costa Rica, and has been faculty for teacher trainings at Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health and Nosara Yoga Institute. Tiina has offered Rhythms of Joy Costa Rica Yoga Retreat annually for 3 years (including the upcoming one in March, 2015) with True Nature Education.
Training Background:
· 500hr Professional Level Certified Yoga Teacher through Nosara Yoga Institute
· Prenatal Yoga through Blooma Prenatal Yoga
· 200hr Classical Ashtanga Hatha Certified Yoga Teacher through Salt Spring Centre of Yoga
· Certified Pranassage Practitioner
· Certified Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher
· Yoga Trance Dance Instructor trained by Shiva Rae
"In being the evolution of yoga, I recognize that the teachings of yoga stem from many amazing lineages. I am in deep appreciation and divine awe of the people and traditions that have shaped and continue to evolve Yoga." ~ Tiina

Milagro Retreats
Address: Tofino (on Vancouver Island), British Columbia
Contact: Email: info [at]
Website:  |  Yoga Retreat and Surf Links
Milagro Retreats International Yoga and Surf Retreats: Tofino (Canada), Baja Mexico and Costa Rica.
Offering All-inclusive Retreat packages, local seasonal cooking classes, organic vegetarian and living food catering.
 • We offer organic seasonal catering and interactive cooking classes to inspire healthy eating habits.
 • We are committed to providing a holistic space that inspires self-exploration.
 • We can assist you in creating a unique retreat package for your students.
 • We are honored to market and advertise other retreats and workshops that are in alignment with our philosophies.

Sacred Seed Yoga & Ayurveda College
Locations: Our head office is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
We facilitate Yoga & Ayurveda courses and retreats throughout North America & India.
Sacred Seed Yoga Teachers Training
Contact: Please email us: SacredSeedYoga [at] or
Phone 780-266-7283 for more information
Website:  |  About Us
Instructors: Jai Kai and Aman Rai
Yoga Style: Yoga, Ayurveda Yoga Nidra, Energy Work, Raja Yoga, Pranayama (breathing), Meditation & Yoga Therapy
Description: Yoga & Ayurveda Teachers Training, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Course, Ayurvedic Nutrition Course, Yoga & Ayurveda Wellness Course, Retreats & Trainings

Salt Spring Centre of Yoga
Address: 355 Blackburn Road, Salt Spring Island
Contact: Phone: (250) 537-2326  /  Email: yoga [at]
Yoga Style: Classical Eight-Limbed Ashtanga Yoga & Hatha Yoga
All aspects of classical yoga are taught integrating asana, pranayama and meditation.
The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga

We invite you to take a break from your everyday life to enrich yourself in one of our many life-enhancing programs.
 · Practice yoga in nature surrounded by the serene natural beauty of Canada's west coast, on a 70-acre farm.
 · Indulge in incredible organic, vegetarian meals using produce from our gardens, then relax in our wood-burning sauna.
 · Longest running yoga retreat on Canada's West Coast
 · The Centre was built and continues to be run by volunteers in the spirit of karma yoga (selfless service).
 · The Centre provides both financial and volunteer support to the Sri Ram Orphanage in India.
 · We are a non-profit, registered charity.
"Thank you for making my first retreat ever a beautiful, relaxing, fun time. I will be back for sure!" - Hollie H., Vancouver BC, Yoga Getaway Guest
1. Yoga Getaways
3. Personal Retreats
5. Yoga Teacher Training  (residential program)
7. Facility Rentals
9. Chikitsa Shala Wellness Centre
2. Deepen Your Practice: Yoga Study & Retreat
4. Yoga & Ayurveda Weekends
6. Annual Family Retreat
8. Karma Yoga Service & Study Program
10. Bring a friend discounts available for some programs.  (Just ask us.)
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Sanga Retreats
Locations: Canada (B.C & Ontario) and Costa Rica (Playa Esterillos Este) Sanga Retreats
Contact: Phone: (604) 779-5204  /  Email: sangaretreats [at]  /  Facebook: Sanga Retreats  /  Pinterest: Sanga Retreats  /  Youtube: sangaretreats  /  Linkedin: Sanga Retreats
Website:  |  Press & Praise
Instructors: Jamie Wood with top co-hosts as guest instructors from Canada and Costa Rica
Yoga Style: Hatha, Restorative, Arkaya, Power, Yin
Specialties: Stress Management Classes & Techniques
Description: Sanga, a Sanskrit term meaning: a gathering of people or community.
Sanga Retreats was created by owner Jamie Wood to fill a void in the health and retreat market. Affordable all-inclusive retreats at premier locations in Costa Rica and Canada, that focus on offering true value and stress-management techniques to attendees and clients.
As many people know, stress is playing a key role in most of today's health issues. It is becoming more apparent that individuals must take an active role in their personal health and wellbeing especially when it comes to their stress-levels. Just over four years ago, Jamie experienced first hand what effects occupational stress had on the body. From that she created a business that would service individuals looking for an unforgettable getaway that would provide an environment that would exceed all of their health, relaxation and personal needs.
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Sanga Retreats was created as an affordable way for people to Push Pause on their hectic lives and reconnect.
Come hit the Reset button with us, your relaxation is our worry!

Shanti Retreat
Address: 89 Waldo's Way Lane. Wolfe Island, Near Kingston, Ontario
Contact: Darin and Wendy Madore, Phone: (613) 385-9912
Yoga Style: Hatha and Vinyasa flow, Chakra Yoga
Description: Disconnect from the busyness of life and give yourself the gift of a weekend yoga retreat on Wolfe Island, 2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Toronto. Our spacious century inn is situated directly on the water. We invite you to take a dip off one of several docks or choose your favourite spot to retreat along 1000 feet of private shoreline and take in the spectacular sunsets.
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Delicious vegetarian meals will excite and delight your taste buds. Pause from the ebb and flow of daily life with yoga, and savor the peace and tranquility of this 11 acre property.

Still Point Yoga Retreat Centre
Address: Village of Northport, R.R. 2, Picton, Ontario  K0K 2T0
- 2 1/2 hours east of Toronto, in Prince Edward County.
Still Point Yoga Retreat Centre
Contact: Phone: (613) 476-8061  /  Email: stillpoint [at]
Website:  |  Yoga and Wellness Links
Instructor: Glenn Mifsud
Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga
Specialties: Yoga Teacher Training
Description: Relax and unwind... come back to centre. Still Point Yoga Retreat Centre is a peaceful retreat in the country with a beautiful Yoga Studio situated on the tranquil shore of the Bay of Quinte.
We offer regularly scheduled Weekend Yoga Retreats, Yoga Teacher Training, Personal and Group Retreats (create your own) and Bed and Breakfast accommodations. Delicious and healthy meals are served. We cater to groups and individuals. You can join an ongoing program or design your own using our facilities.

Vedic Institute Of Canada
Address: 37 William Street, Ingersoll, Ontario  N5C1M2 Vedic Institute Of Canada
Contact: Phone: (519) 303-8462  /  Email: vedicashram [at]
Instructor: Dr Yogi Raj, KanvaAshram India
Yoga Style: Power Yoga
Description Mission Statement:
• To disseminate, preserve and spread the timeless Vedic knowledge as expounded by Adi Shankaracharya.
• To provide an opportunity in Canada to learn spiritual science of India from the qualified teachers of this knowledge.
• To offer guidance in practical Vedic techniques in Yoga and Meditation on a non-commercial basis, to sustain a life of wellness free from stress, depression, and other ills of modern fast paced highly materialist life.
• To help people appreciate the spiritual dimension of human existence that leads to a serene, joyful everyday living.
• To establish a spiritual retreat where people can relax, rejuvenate and immerse in spiritual atmosphere in a picturesque setting for days or weeks.
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Yoga Travel Canada
Locations: Canmore, Alberta; Tofino, British Columbia; Vilcabamba, Ecuador
Contact: Email: info [at]
Website:  |  Yoga Links
Yoga Style: Hatha or Shivananda
Description: Yoga Travel Canada operates outdoor-style yoga holidays in some of the most gorgeous corners of Canada and around the world. Our holidays combine a scheduled week of yoga, bed and breakfast with optional adventurous activities.

Yasodhara Ashram, Retreat, and Study Center
Address: Walkers Landing Rd., Kootenay Bay, BC
Contact: Phone: (250) 227-9224  /  Email: yashram [at]

Yasodhara Ashram, Retreat, and Study Center

Yasodhara Ashram is a vibrant spiritual community where people of all ages live and work together to expand their awareness and bring the teachings of yoga to life. Established by Swami Sivananda Radha in 1963, Yasodhara Ashram continues to thrive under the caring leadership of Swami Radhananda.
A visit to Yasodhara provides an opportunity for in-depth self-enquiry and harmonious living. We offer a wide range of yoga retreats as well as options for extended stays.
Yasodhara Ashram rests on 120 acres of woodland where the mountains touch the waters of Kootenay Lake. People come here from all over the world to learn about yogic practices year round. Any time of the year, the Ashram is a place to go within, grow, and be inspired by the beauty of our natural surroundings. A retreat at the ashram provides the perfect setting to experience yoga as more than just the physical practice.
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Winner of the 2009 Tourism BC Environmentally Responsible Tourism Award
"A yoga paradise." - Canada's Best Yoga Retreat: Reader's Digest June 2008
"Follow me to 120 hectares of blissed-out peace... the air is fresh, and the residents are wise and patient." - Lisa Gregoire, Canadian Geographic Travel magazine

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