Do you want to be the best version of yourself? Join us at this 9 day immersion course to connect deeply with others, cultivate healthy habits, explore the root cause of addiction, make peace with your past, gain understanding and choice in your behaviour, thrive in the present, acknowledge your strengths, and create an inspired, fulfilling future.

Suitable for people in recovery, health practitioners, yoga teachers and anyone seeking positive change and guidance in developing a spiritual practice. The course includes a 4 month home practice program with online yoga videos and over 90 teaching clips from Dr. Gabor Maté, a 500 page manual and weekly group support. You will learn to:

  • Use Kundalini Yoga and meditation to rejuvenate body, mind and spirit
  • Utilize yogic techniques to decrease cravings
  • Restore the nervous system, brain, frontal lobe and adrenal glands with yoga and naturopathic therapies
  • Access your spiritual centre and learn to rely on your Higher Self
  • Develop neutrality and clear subconscious patterns
  • Manage your reactions to people and events
  • Enhance communication and relationship skills
  • Make a healthy shift in perspective and attitude

See the detailed course outline here.

You may also be interested in registering for Compassionate Inquiry with Dr. Gabor Maté, Nov 13-14 in Toronto as an accompaniment to this program. Highly recommended.



Location & Dates


The Fitness Loft, 99 Sudbury St.

Toronto, ON, Canada

See map: Google Maps



Oct 24-Nov 1, 2016.

8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily


Founder, Lead Trainer, Naturopathic Doctor

Sat Dharam is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and instructor, author, and naturopathic doctor practicing in Owen Sound, Ontario. She has studied Kundalini Yoga since 1976 and has facilitated teacher training programs in Toronto (ON), Canmore (AB), and Owen Sound. She developed the Beyond Addiction program, inspired by the teachings of Dr. Gabor Maté an other addiction and trauma experts. She has also developed … Continued

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Fees & Registration

Register Online:

In order to register online for this course, you must:

  1. Click the register button below to fill out the registration form
  2. Go back to this page and click the Pay Online button to pay through Paypal
Register Online

First-time Participants ($1500):

Returning Participants ($750):

Certified Beyond Addiction Instructors or Trainers ($500):

Other Registration Methods:

If you would like to use another method to register for this course, there is a Fillable registration form that you can fill out on your computer and send to us..

Download: Beyond Addiction Registration Form – Fillable

Email: Please fill out the completed registration form and use the paypal button or send an etransfer to [email protected].

Phone: Please fill out the completed registration form and then call us at (519) 372-9212 with your credit card information.

Fax: Please complete the registration form and Fax your credit card information to (519) 372-2755.

Mail: Please complete and print the registration form and send it along with your credit card information, cheque, or money order (made out to Sat Dharam Kaur) to: Sat Dharam Kaur, 235 9th St E, Owen Sound, ON, Canada N4K 1N8.

Payment may be made by cheque, money order, VISA, MasterCard, or eTransfer.

Please call or email Sat Dharam Kaur [email protected] if you have further questions or concerns.

Cancellation Policy: There are a certain number of spots available for each program. Once the program has begun, there are no refunds. If you withdraw one week or more before the course begins, a $200 cancellation fee will be charged and the rest of your payment will be refunded.



There will be limited options to be billetted with people in the community. If this interests you please email  Dharm Kaur (Ela Bielski) at [email protected] for more information and to explore possibilities.


This option offers a number of reasonable options as there are many high-rise condos literally across the street from The Fitness Loft. Here are a couple of search examples:–toronto–ON?checkin=24-10-2016&checkout=05-11-2016&guests=2&ss_id=lwbi1h4s&s_tag=wT5NCdVf–toronto–ON?checkin=24-10-2016&checkout=05-11-2016&guests=2&ss_id=0rvvrfs6&s_tag=MMQFQMEH

You could also expand the search to Queen, Dundas or College Streets as far west as Roncesvalles and as far east as Spadina.

Note: Compassionate Inquiry (Nov. 3-4) will be held at the YMCA,  20 Grosvenor Street, in the Yonge and College area.

The Garden House B&B

Edwardian manor in Parkdale, about a 20-minute walk from The Fitness Loft. Rates $80-$125 a night.

Dunn House B&B

In Parkdale, about a 20-minute walk from The Fitness Loft. From $109 for two.

IndexG B&B

On Gladstone Ave., about 5 minutes walk from The Fitness Loft. Special rate for 7 nights-plus.

Elliott House B&B

In Parkdale, about a 20-minute walk from The Fitness Loft.

The Gladstone Hotel

Boutique hotel five minutes walk from The Fitness Loft. Expensive, but there is a discount for groups of 6 or more:   

Les Amis, A Vegetarian Bed & Breakfast

Near Carlton station. A 2-minute walk from the Grosvenor Street YMCA, site of Compassionate Inquiry (Nov. 3-4).


Many options, but watch for hefty cleaning fees.,,

You can book standard hotels at these sites, and search for short-term rentals.

Planet Traveler

Eco-friendly hostel with dorms and private rooms on College St. near Kensington Market. Affordable. About a 40 minute walk. Close to Spadina streetcar.