A powerful spiritual practice, and not merely an exercise routine.
|What is the most important quality guests have gained from their stay at The Expanding Light?
Spiritualize Your Life. Have the life-changing experience of living at a spiritual retreat center for 2 weeks to 3 months.
International Retreats and Pilgrimages
Spiritual Retreats and Pilgirmages with the Expanding Light. more...
Experience the divine within yourself in a calm and focused environment
Combine personal quiet time with choices of classes and activities. more...
Discover a center of calmness within yourself and learn to apply that creatively to any aspect of your life. more...
This program is especially designed to introduce newcomers to meditation and spiritual community. more...
Bring Your Group
Beautiful things happen for groups who share an Expanding Light spiritual retreat, workshop, or a retreat at lovely Gaia House. more...
Yogananda's direct disciple and the founder of spiritual retreat centers in the US, Italy and India.
“The time for knowing God has come.”
Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, and founded in 1968 by his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda, The Expanding Light is a retreat center in Northern California welcoming seekers from all backgrounds. Here you will find a loving, accepting environment, ideal for personal growth and spiritual renewal.
The Center for Radiant Health
Start your retreat relaxed and recharged!
- Massage, body and energy work
- Ayurvedic healing