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Letters From the Yoga Masters: Going Deeper into the Practices of Yoga

This retreat is based on practices in Mug’s forthcoming book “Letters from the Yoga Masters: Teachings Revealed through Correspondence from Paramhansa Yogananda, Ramana Maharshi, Swami Sivananda and Others”.

Mugs will share a variety of techniques that her teacher, Dr. Hari Dickman, was taught by these Yoga masters, which he passed on to her.


Sorrento Centre4951107
1159 Passchendaele Rd, Sorrento BC, CA V0E 2W0

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles



Sep 30 to
Oct 2
17:30 pmto13:00 pm

Register any time after 3pm Friday. Retreat begins with dinner Friday followed by an evening session. Saturday runs from 7am to 7:30pm with free some time after lunch. Sunday 7am to 12noon ending with lunch.



Register by Sept 1st and pay $425 + gst. After Sept 1st $475 + gst.
Fees include all meals, shared* room and 14 hours of yoga asana, pranayama, meditation and philosophy discussion.
A 25% deposit of your tuition is required with registration.

*Retreat with private room is $525 + gst up to Sept 1st and $575 + gst after Sept 1.

Full Description

What is a Sadhana Retreat?

“Sadhana” is the sanskrit term for your spiritual practice, be it asana, mantra, meditation… The intention of a sadhana retreat is to deepen your practice and take it to the next level.

In the fall of 2015 Mugs shared techniques that her teacher, Dr. Hari Dikman was taught by these Yoga masters and many more. This fall Mugs will continue to share more techniques from her book.

Hari was a Latvian man who began his yoga journey before World War II. These yoga masters wrote him letters full of rich yoga techniques so he could master yoga from a distance. During and after the war Hari taught yoga in DP Camps (camps for displaced persons) until Paramhansa Yogananda was eventually able to bring him to the United States, where Hari resided until his death in 1979. The letters from these yoga masters were the “textbooks” Hari used to teach Mugs.

The retreat begins with dinner on Friday and ends Sunday with lunch. Each day is rich with meditation, pranayama, asana classes and stories of yoga.

Vegetarian meals and shared accommodations are all included at Sorrento Centre. When all rooms are filled at Sorrento Centre we will reserve rooms at the Shuswap Lake Motel for you.

Retreat Schedule:

Friday 5:30pm Dinner followed by an evening session until 9pm
Saturday 7am Meditation and pranayama followed with breakfast
Saturday 9-12 noon Asana and stories with deeper practices followed with lunch at 12pm
Saturday 3-5:30pm Asana and stories with deeper practices followed with dinner at 6pm
Saturday 7:30pm open questions & meditaton followed by relaxed social together
Sunday 7am Meditation and pranayama followed with breakfast
Sunday 9-12 Asana and stories with deeper practices closing the retreat with lunch at 12pm