The Expanding Light Retreat physical campus will be temporarily closed through May 26th.

Most of our teachers are now involved in accelerating the development of additional online program offerings. Check this website and Online with Ananda.

Our Guest Services Office is staffed. If you have questions, please contact us

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What Is Ananda Yoga?

Ananda Yoga is a holistic approach that brings yoga back to its spiritual essence.

For more than 35 years, we have been sharing a spiritualized approach to yoga asana. Ananda Yoga® is a holistic approach that brings yoga, and you, back to its spiritual essence. We base all our retreats and trainings on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda who brought spiritual yoga and the yogic lifestyle to the West.

We offer Ananda Yoga retreat programs, a comprehensive Ananda Yoga Teacher Training certification series, and we have an Ananda Yoga Therapy Clinic to help individuals heal and transform their lives.

Above all, Ananda Yoga helps you:

  • Achieve inner peace by using the power of mind to harmonize body and spirit
  • Experience uplifted consciousness, release, and relaxation in each yoga pose
  • Discover bodily balance and stillness, which helps deepen your meditations
  • Discover a direct experience of who and what you really are




Ananda Yoga is the style of yoga we share at the Expanding Light Retreat. We offer retreats including restorative yoga, therapeutic yoga, and dynamic Ananda asana programs. Our Ananda School of Yoga & Meditation offers certificate trainings to become an Ananda Yoga Teacher, Meditation Teacher, or Ananda Yoga Therapist.

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Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation ~ 30 Min Routine

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Nevada City, California 95959
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