During this retreat, you will:

  • Learn to create, sustain, and guide a team of lightworkers
  • Use inner energy to vitalize outer projects, creative works, and relationships
  • Develop techniques to protect others from negativity, fear, and isolation
  • Co-create with spiritual forces to ensure success on the material plane
  • Embody spiritual responsibility: unleash four yogic superpowers all sustainable leaders need
    • The power to banish disharmony, conflict, and stalemates
    • The power to see through dishonesty, delusion, and negative loops
    • The power to feel totally alive and enjoy life’s full spectrum of beauty
    • The power to have personal breakthroughs at will, to grow without limits
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Participants will learn cutting-edge spiritual skills to support others in the ways that matter most. At work, at home, with friends, in community—learn to use your spiritual power for the benefit of others. Use dynamic consciousness to transmute the suffering and difficulty around you into new solutions and unlimited possibility.

“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first when you learn to live for others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.”  —Paramhansa Yogananda


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Education for Life Teacher, Raja Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Director of Inner Adventure Camps, Teacher at Ananda College of Living Wisdom

Kamran Matlock has spent the last ten years designing spiritual curriculum and leading classes, workshops, and spiritual retreats on personal transformation, integral growth, and self-discovery through yoga principles. He is a founder and director of Inner Adventure Camps, transformational programs for teens based on rite of passage and vision quests in nature. He also helps develop Education for Life, a spiritual education movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Kamran also teaches and serves as a board member for Ananda College, which offers gap-year and spiritual travel programs for adults.

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Costs (YLCB)
Costs are on a per person basis.

  • Mar 15 – 17, 2019
  • May 31 – Jun 2, 2019
  • Oct 11 – 13, 2019
$272 $350 $478 $440 $612

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Yogic Leadership and Community Building starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Yogic Leadership and Community Building starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. It is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and was founded by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
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