Short Term Retreat Stay

Ashram Daily Schedule
& Residential Program

be part of our ashram community

When you stay with us at our beautiful Sivananda Ashram Beacon Yoga Centre, you are invited to participate in our daily residential program. The ashram program provides education in the pathways of Integral Yoga, through practice, study and meditation. 

Working as individuals in a community, a mindful, aware and generous atmosphere is cultivated to support the ongoing process of spiritual opening.

daily schedule

Buddha Statue

6.30-7.30am / morning meditation
monday - friday /  ashram
A one hour guided meditation.
Arrive by 6.25am to begin at 6.30am.
All Welcome (by donation)

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7.30-8.30am / breakfast
daily / downstairs dining room
Residents join together at the long table in the downstairs kitchen. Recite the food prayer before beginning the meal.
Enjoy time together over breakfast.

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8.00am / karma yoga meeting

monday & thursday 

Meet with our House Manager Chinmaya for allocation of 1 hour mindful duties, practicing detachment awareness and love in action. 

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throughout the day / haha yoga classes
view yoga timetable / yoga hall alongside ashram
Daily Hatha Yoga classes (up to 4 per weekday) are available to all residents included in the price of accommodation. Saturday there is a class at 7.00am, there are no yoga classes on Sundays. Booking your classes is essential.

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12.30pm - 1.30pm / Lunch 
daily / downstairs dining room
Join ashram residents at the long table for a vegetarian lunch. Recite the food prayer before beginning the meal.

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5.30pm - 6.30pm / Dinner
daily / downstairs dining room

Join ashram residents at the long table for a vegetarian meal. Recite the food prayer before beginning the meal.

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7.30pm - 9.00pm evening study
weekday evenings satsang room / library

Our evening study programs encourage ashram participants on their journey of discovery. 

All welcome.

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9.00pm - 7.30am / mouna (silence)
daily in the ashram

​From 9.00pm to 7.30am eachday, ashram residents refrain from talking or noise making. This practice encourages awareness in silence.