Classical Yoga School and Ayurveda College

Education that Liberates

Since 1978, Mount Madonna has offered a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200), providing theoretical and practical professional education. Advanced Yoga Studies (YTT 500) followed, along with Prenatal Yoga, Children's Yoga for Educators and Continuing Education courses.

Since its launching in 2006, the College of Ayurveda has offered three levels of training: Health Counselor, Practitioner and a Master of Arts in Ayurveda. Each school, rooted in authentic Vedic knowledge, teaches the ethical and professional standards necessary for developing meaningful careers.

MMI Upcoming Courses & Programs




Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2022

Yoga Sutra Online Weekend Course

Whether you are new to their study or have been focused on them for a long time, this class will bring the sutras to life in a new way.

Oct 6 - 9, 2022

2022 Re-Union Retreat

Exploring Play: Release, Relax, Renew. Held around the solar anniversary of Baba Hari Dass’ shraddha, we will engage in practices, work, and play that honor his life and teachings.

Oct 13 - 14, 2022

Ayurveda Mini Course | Vikrti Vijnana 1 - Pathophysiology 1

Single Mini Course AY 305. Students learn the causes of disease, six stages of disease manifestation, disease pathways, classification of diseases, and signs and symptoms of disease. Students learn how to distinguish the disease from its symptoms and prioritize treatment protocols.

Oct 15 - 16, 2022

Ayurveda Mini Course | Manovaha Srotas - Ayurvedic Psychology

Single Mini Course AY 306. This course investigates the knowledge of the Mind, its functions, causative factors for pathological change, stages of pathology and various diseases presenting with psychological and physical symptoms. Students learn Ayurvedic therapies and recommendations including spiritual and subtle therapies of the sister sciences.

Daily Online Community Yoga Classes

Bring ancient wisdom into your daily life with regular Ayurveda & Yoga classes from our beautiful mountaintop campus in California. A regular practice of asana, breathwork & meditation can create balance, resilience, and connection to nurture your spirit.

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MMI Blog

September 26, 2022

Transitioning to Fall: Ayurvedic Seasonal Routines

Written by Rebecca Adams, Ayurvedic Health Counselor​. When it comes to easing into the fall season using the principles of Ayurveda, the most important thing is to listen to your body and move with slow steadiness.

August 25, 2022

A Family’s Back to School Ayurvedic Toolkit

​By Rebecca Adams, Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Early Childhood Educator. Check out The Ayurvedic Family’s Back to School Toolkit for daily routines for the family for morning, dinnertime, and bedtime.

June 19, 2022

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy and the Eight Limbs of Yoga

A new Elements of Ayurveda podcast is live! Join Colette and Kamalesh as they discuss how to integrate the three elements of Ayurveda and the eight limbs of Yoga into an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program.

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