A place of exploration and growth; a campus, a retreat center; a place where divine joy, friendship, respect and understanding thrive.
You’re invited to a tantalizing Italian fund-raising dinner at Ananda Laurelwood on February 27, 2016 at 6PM in the Green Hill Cafe on SW Academy Way in Gaston, OR.
We’ve created a scrumptious Italian dinner to be followed by a variety of amazing Italian desserts. See our Menu
Come share this incredible dinner with the founders of Yogananda Gardens, Byasa and Janakidevi Steinmetz, as well as the sculptor, Gary Roller and architect designer, Caitlin Pope Daum. Reserve your space!
Meditation & Yoga Lifestyle for Modern Yogis: A Residential Study Program
A Living Laboratory for Simple Living, High Thinking
Our Karma Yoga or spiritual internship program offers the opportunity to live in an intentional community, learn yoga and meditation, explore the path of Kriya Yoga based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, while gaining hands-on experience in vegetarian cooking, permaculture, guests services, web management, and conscious construction. Read more
Our Culinary Internship program is now offering a certification program. Come join our team of chefs headed by our special Irish guest chef, Sananda (Tony) O’Connell, who trained for the past 10 years in Ananda Assisi, Italy. Learn the fine art of vegetarian cooking while living in a spiritual community with ample opportunity to do yoga and learn meditation. Read more
Conferences, Meetings, Events, Training, Programs and More!
If you are looking for an uplifting and serene place to host your next meeting, event, retreat, or conference, you’ve found it. Our beautiful 55 acre campus is just 45 minutes west of Portland, Oregon. Time here passes gracefully in rhythm with the natural setting. Discover a renewed sense of inner well-being.
Guest Rooms, Meeting Spaces & Dining, Small & Large Groups
Our facilities include guest rooms for overnight stays as well as the Green Hill Cafe that serves three delicious vegetarian meals each day. We have meeting spaces and classrooms of various sizes to accommodate both large and small groups.
Retire in Peace
Happy New You! Start the year off right.
Laurelwood is excited to announce the Retire in Peace Series. This Series is a wellness program that will help Boomers retire with peace of mind. Come join our team of wellness coaches as they provide you with the tools, skills, and resources you need to ease your mind, body, and soul.