The Expanding Light

This is Ananda’s U.S. retreat center, located at Ananda Village in Northern California. This is where we do most of our teaching, along with many other experienced teachers. It is open year-round and offers a wide variety of programs in:

Spiritual Growth

Holistic Health

Meditation (including Meditation Teacher Training, which Diksha co-directs)

Ananda Yoga (including Yoga Teacher Training, which Gyandev directs)

Personal Retreats

International Retreats

Work Exchange Programs

Tags: meditation spiritual journey wellness yoga

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True compassion means to meet others beyond their story,
and to see that there are no others at all. Jeff Foster

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

After having just completed my RYT 200 I have been inspired to further my yoga journey and my own personal journey inward. I have fallen in love with yoga and how it has changed my life and I just want to continue to explore so I can share this beautiful gift with as many as possible. Jessica

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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