Retreat Centers

The Expanding Light
Nevada City, California

Premier spiritual retreat in Northern California offers yoga and meditation teacher training, personal retreats, and gourmet vegetarian meals in a peaceful and healing environment. Learn practical tools to make lasting changes in your life.

Ananda Meditation Retreat
Nevada City, California

An intimate spiritual center located on 80 pristine acres of forested land provides an optimal setting for individuals or groups coming for retreat, seclusion, educational, or special programs.

Gaia House
Nevada City, California

Our serene environment lends itself to positive group interactions for your program’s success. It offers a unique experience for group retreats, programs, and corporate or non-profit retreats. The house sleeps 12 — two in a room.

Crystal Hermitage Guest House
Nevada City, California

Secluded and with stunning views, the two-bedroom, one bath Crystal Hermitage Guest House is located on a mountain bluff overlooking the scenic Yuba River Canyon near the Tahoe National Forest. It is also conveniently located at Ananda Village, America’s premier yoga and meditation community.

laurelwood-smAnanda Laurelwood
Laurelwood, Oregon

Ananda Laurelwood is a 55 acre retreat that is filled with wildlife and the beauty of nature. It hosts a wide variety of conferences, retreats, and programs, and also allows guests to host their own conference, have a group retreat, or take a personal retreat.

Extended Stay Programs

Karma Yoga Program
Expanding Light Retreat

Our low-priced program includes a balance of selfless service (karma yoga), daily class/ discussions, opportunities to learn and practice yoga and meditation more deeply, and spiritual fellowship with like-minded friends.

Seva Yoga Program
Ananda Meditation Retreat

The Seva Yoga Ashram Program is a low-cost program which allows you to stay at the Ananda Meditation Retreat while serving 20-30 hours per week and join in daily meditations, yoga classes, and meals in joyful fellowship with other truth-seekers.

Spiritual Internship
Ananda Laurelwood

Great for folks who are in transition, or who have the time and resources to immerse themselves, our internships are an opportunity to explore community, experience spiritual living, see what life is like at Ananda Center at Laurelwood, and learn practical skills all at the same time. One to three months.