Program Schedule

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Friday, August 23rd     7:00pm – 9:00 pm   Free event 

Sadguru Mangeshda will speak about Kriya Yoga
Where: 77 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON M5J 2S2
Multipurpose room on the 10th Floor.

Sadguru Sri Sri Mangeshda will be discoursing on the following topics:

  • What is Kriya Yoga and its benefits .
  • Five-fold path of Kriya Yoga .
  • Simplicity – How anyone can practice .
  • About Kundalini energy & Kundalini breathing.
  • The session will conclude with a Guided Meditation – Sadguru will guide the participants.

Sunday, August 25th 8:30am – 6:00 pm Paid Event. $300
Kriya Yoga initiation
Where: Yurt-Retreat, 874 Concession 9, Sunderland ON L0C 1H0
Initiation is one on one basis & not on a mass scale.

After initiation, the five-fold Techniques will be taught by Sadguru

  • Kriya Hatha Yoga (postures)
  • Kriya Kundalini Pranayam (scientific breathing techniques)
  • Kriya Dhyana yoga (meditation and beyond)
  • Kriya Bhakti yoga (devotion)
  • Kriya Mantra Yoga

Questions and More Info:  Sheena  416-203-3595, Nikki 416-312-5344  Deepa  416-417-8534 or email

What to wear

Wear loose fitting pants or yoga pants and shirt or t-shirt since you will be learning yoga poses.

Map to 77 Harbour Square, Toronto
Map to Sunderland
Directions by Road. Sunderland is 1 hr 30 mins. from downtown Toronto.

Directions by car:

From downtown Toronto

  • It takes approximately 1 hr 20 mins from the Harbourfront to reach Sunderland.
  • Take 404 North towards Newmarket.
  • Exit Davis Drive and go right (East).
  • Drive for about 20 mins.  Till you come to the end of Davis Drive.  It is a T-Junction.
  • Turn Left (North) on Lakeridge 32.   Go for another 20 mins.
  • You will come to a 4-way stop sign at a place called Vallentyne.
  • Go straight up on Brock Road.  It is an unpaved road.  Drive for about 5 mins.
  • Turn Right on Concession 9.  (It is a small sign).  Drive for about 5 mins.
  • You will see 874 Concessin 9 on your right side.  It is a big Green house with a white trim. There is also a purple mailbox on the road.

From Whitby:

  • Take Hwy 12 going North.
  • You will pass an exit to Hwy 7, then you know you are getting close.
  • Take a  Right turn at Concession 9.  (it is a small sign).  Drive about 3 mins.
  • You will see a big Green house with a white trim on the left side of the road.

From Mississauga:

  • Take 401 going East
  • Take 404 towards Newmarket going North
  • Then follow directions given for driving from downtown Toronto

Caution: Make sure that people don’t try to find the retreat farm by google mapping because it will take you to the wrong place and just confuse you.  Please do not use your GPS, because you will surely get lost.


Subscribe to 2013 Kriya Retreat Ride Share to discuss with other attendees about sharing rides to the venue

Option 1:  Fill out carpooling info on the Registration Form and let Sheena sort it out!

Option 2:  Organize your own carpooling through Just follow the “connect in 5 steps” directions at the top of the home page

  1. Join – Workshop participants are encouraged to register with in order to request or offer a ride.
  2. Place your listing – make sure to place a ‘Travel’ listing (not a carpool listing). Make sure that you enter “Sunderland” as the destination city. Also, enter “Kriya Yoga” in the “add’l info” section, along with any other important information (such as other possible meet-up locations or number of available seats)
  3. Find potential matches – under the heading “find matches” on the right side of the home page, click “Travel”, select “Canada – ON”, and enter “Sunderland” or “Kriya Yoga”, then click the search button.
  4. Click on member’s ID name to connect – browse the postings and send a message to potential ride matches.

To Register, Click Here

Information about Yurt-Retreat.  Visit our website

Our guests will be the first honoured residents of our yurts as the Kriya Yoga Retreat will be the official opening of Yurt-Retreat.

There are 5 yurts on 54 acre of beautiful forest.  Each yurt can sleep 2 to 3 people.  Sharing will be required for this event depending on how many people wish to arrive on Saturday and spend the night in the cosy yurts before the Kriya yoga retreat on Sunday.

Price per bed is $50.  Breakfast on August 25th is included.  It is being suggested to bring potluck dinner on August 24th and share it with the other members.