18th Annual Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 22, 2013, 1 – 4 pm

 Kick off summer with fresh strawberries and cream at Yasodhara Ashram’s annual Strawberry Social on Saturday, June 22nd, from 1 to 4 pm. This community gathering is now in its 18th year!

Join with friends and neighbours, hear the upbeat rhythms of The Many Bays Band, and pick up great bargains at the used book sale. Proceeds from the book sale will go to the East Shore Ambulance Auxiliary.  Wander the grounds, visit the Temple and take a look at the Ashram’s new mobile hoop house and lavender garden. Check out the big top tent in the kidzone for fun and face painting.

The Ashram celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year and the Strawberry Social is an opportunity to celebrate together. Everyone is welcome!

All are welcome. No need to RSVP.

Many thanks to Columbia Basin Trust for their support.

 About Yasodhara Ashram

Yasodhara Ashram ( is a Yoga Retreat and Study Centre founded in 1963 by Swami Sivananda Radha. Today, 50 years after it began, the Ashram remains a vibrant community welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the transformative power of yoga.

The Ashram is like a small village with 115 acres on the east-shore of Kootenay Lake in the mountains of southeastern BC. The year-round population averages 50 to 55 people, with seasonal peaks of 100 to 110.

Yasodhara Ashram is a Canadian charity and a registered educational institution. It is operated by volunteers in the tradition of charity and service embodied in its constitution.

The Ashram is located at 527 Walker’s Landing Road, 5 minutes from Kootenay Bay Ferry.  From the ferry, go up the hill and turn left towards Riondel. The Ashram is 3 kms away on Walker’s Landing Road.

For further information

Please contact Yasodhara Ashram at 250-227-9224 or


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