These retreats are offered by experienced yoga practitioners who have been living these teachings for over 50 years.

Whether you have been meditating for many years or are just beginning your inner journey, we invite you to experience the joy, knowledge, depth, kindness and warmth through guided meditations, walks through stunning forests and gardens, and a variety of food served with love and care. We welcome all faiths, all levels of practice, all walks of life. We hope that you will feel the blessings of these grounds and years of spiritual practice.

The upcoming months are some of the richest in Spiritual Power that you will ever have the opportunity to experience. Yoga teachers can earn Continuing Education credit for Yoga Alliance while attending a weekend program. Email us at meditationretreat@ananda.org for more information.

The entire Meditation Retreat staff sends you blessings today and always!

Summer Yoga

Cost: $195 Plus Lodging

Dates: July 27 – 30


Our very first Summer Yoga Program is approaching! Learn how to meditate with the peace and energy of the outdoors. This program encompasses a wide range of activities, which include but aren’t limited to: daily yoga & meditation classes, serving in the community, nature activities, a garden talk, kirtan, movie, sharing circles, and a daily river trip.

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Yoga and Meditation for Daily Life

Cost: $150 Plus Lodging

March 24 - 26, 2017
April 7 - 9, 2017
May 26 - 28, 2017
June 16 - 18, 2017
July 7 - 9, 2017
September 1 - 3, 2017

Here in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, you will find the perfect environment to learn how to meditate or to refresh your practice if it’s become stagnant. This weekend program offers ancient techniques of meditation, and a deep opportunity to explore the science of Raja Yoga. Come and create an inner environment of peace that you can carry wherever you go.

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Guided Silent Retreat

Cost: $195 Plus Lodging

March 30 - April 2, 2017
May 4 - 7, 2017
June 1 - 4, 2017
July 13 - 16, 2017
September 7 - 10, 2017

Still your mind and rejuvenate your spirit in this guided silent retreat. Our meditation gardens and wild forest setting provide the perfect backdrop for you to go deep into silence and re-connect with your true reality…..the soul’s ever-existing Peace.

*If you would like a longer stay, there’s a place on the registration form to add extra nights for a personal retreat or seclusion.

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Women’s Retreat

Cost: $150 Plus Lodging

April 21 - 23, 2017
June 30 - July 2, 2017
August 18 - 20, 2017

Relax and renew your body, mind and spirit amid the peaceful sanctuary of the Meditation Retreat. The meditation gardens are a perfect place for walking and contemplation. Nurturing meals plus ample time for rest and reflection, along with thoughtful instruction in yoga and meditation will give you a renewed feeling of energy, clarity and deep inspiration.

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Easter Retreat

Cost: $150 Plus Lodging

April 13 – 16

Experience a truly spiritual way to celebrate the inner beauty of this holy time. Highlights of the weekend include a visit to the glorious, 5-acre tulip gardens at Crystal Hermitage; and the Oratorio, a magnificent concert about the life of Jesus, written by Swami Kriyananda.

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