Education that Liberates

Since 1978, Mount Madonna has provided theoretical and practical professional education and training in classical systems of Yoga, Āyurveda, and Community.

Each School emphasizes self-learning, service, and continuing life-long learning, as well as teaching the ethical and professional standards necessary for developing high-level, meaningful careers.

Applications for pre-req AHC due before January 19th, 2021

Master of Arts: Āyurveda

Join Mount Madonna Institute this January 2021 to begin your Journey toward a Masters degree in Āyurveda. MMI is one of the few schools in the country to offer this esteemed program led by Master Teachers. The Āyurvedic Masters Degree student has specialized training in Āyurveda with an overview in conventional and integrative health that enables them to interface smoothly with any healthcare practitioner and provide more comprehensive integrative support to their clients.

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College of Āyurveda

Originating within the ancient cultures of the Indus Valley and the Vedic tradition, Āyurveda is the longest surviving, complete system of healthcare in continuous use for 5,000 years! Today, this timeless "science of life" has become a holistic complement to modern medicine and is recognized as such by the National Institute of Health. Choose from three levels of professional training.

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School of Yoga

Our in-depth trainings have developed and grown since they began in 1978. Today our teacher training programs are among the most comprehensive of their type. Students are guided and supported by a faculty of 30 senior teachers, mentors, and an entire intentional community. Our programs expand your personal study and practice of yoga, and offer foundational skills needed for teaching a well-rounded class.

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School of Community Studies

Join our Yoga, Service, and Community (YSC 1 & 2) residential service learning program and be part of a vital community of practice thriving for nearly 40 years. Spend three or six months in experiential learning, while deepening self-awareness, interpersonal and practical life skills, and cultivating connections within a small group and our greater community.

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MMI Upcoming Courses & Programs

Yoga

Āyurveda

Jan 17 - Dec 31, 2021

Ongoing Online Offerings

Join Our Online Community. Bring ancient wisdom into your daily life with ongoing Ayurveda & Yoga Webinars along with donation-based weekly classes. Your regular practice of asana, meditation & kirtan will create balance, resilience, and connection to nurture your spirit.

Jan 21 - Oct 31, 2021

Āyurvedic Health Counselor - Study Online

Professional Training in lifestyle medicine that prepares students for careers focused on preventive mind-body healthcare, this 10-month educational program prepares students for a professional career as an Āyurvedic Health Counselor. This is a path to certification as an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist.

Jan 21, 2021 - Sep 30, 2022

Master of Arts - Āyurveda - Live Online HyFlex Format

The Mount Madonna Institute Master of Arts degree in Ayurveda is a graduate level professional training that confers mastery and excellence in the field of holistic wellness and integrative health care. The MA program includes graduate level courses in inter-professional education, research literacy, advanced Āyurvedic medicine and classical texts, supervised clinical internships, externships and apprenticeships and culminates with a capstone project and presentation.

Jan 21, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Certification - Study Online

Unite the sister sciences in this IAYT accredited course. Explore the practices of yoga & of Ayurveda to work with clients on the path of self-healing.

Join Our Online Community

Bring ancient wisdom into your daily life with ongoing Ayurveda & Yoga Webinars along with donation-based weekly classes.

Your regular practice of asana, meditation & kirtan will create balance, resilience, and connection to nurture your spirit.

Join Us