The Expanding Light - Retreat center in Northern California

One of the world’s most respected retreat centers for meditation and yoga, The Expanding Light is an ideal setting for personal healing and rejuvenation. Experience how to transform your life.

Upcoming Programs

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Thursday, August 28 – Sunday, August 31   ceu credits

Yoga Getaway for Labor Day
Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1

Learn How to Meditate
Friday, August 29 – Sunday, August 31

Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2
Sunday, August 31 – Sunday, September 7   ceu credits

Life Transitions: What's My Next Step? 20% off
Friday, September 5 – Sunday, September 7

Spiritual Counseling Training
Tuesday, September 9 – Sunday, September 14   ceu credits

Ananda Holistic Health Retreat 20% off
Sunday, September 14 – Friday, September 19   ceu credits

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What guest are saying
Mark

I’ve gained many important qualities during my stay at The Expanding Light.
If I had to choose one, it would be
Devotion.

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Breaking News:  The Ananda Yoga Therapy Training program has been Accredited by the IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists)!  We are among the first ever programs to receive accreditation.  This was a very rigorous process that required our meeting a high level of professional standards for educating Yoga Therapists. Read more...

 

Our Roots

Yogananda and Kriyananda

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.

 
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The Expanding Light Retreat • 14618 Tyler Foote Rd, Nevada City, California 95959 • 800-346-5350 or 530-478-7518  © 2014