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

Yoga

Ayurveda

Jun 14, 2024

Mini-Course: Ayurvedic Assessment

In this course students are introduced to modes of diagnosis including pulse reading, tongue diagnosis, face-analysis, assessing the mental state, dhatus, malas and srotamsi.

Jun 15, 2024

Mini-Course: Ayurvedic Therapies

This course explores the Ayurvedic rejuvenation process called Rasayana. Students will learn strategies for Rasayana using herbs, diet, and nutritional support with the goal of slowing or reversing excessive aging, building immune strength and preventing disease.

Jun 16, 2024

Mini-Course: Jyotish (Vedic Astrology)

Students learn the fundamental concepts of Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), how it can complement client care, and when clients may be referred to an experienced Jyotish practitioner.

Jun 19, 2024 • 5:00 - 5:30pm

Online Information Session - Ayurveda

Join MMI for a “Live” virtual Open House to learn about upcoming Ayurveda programs.

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

November 18, 2022

Thanksgiving… a Day of Gratitude

Written by Kamalesh Ginger Hooven, MA, Ayurveda. How do we temper ourselves through the holiday feasts? Will you take the time to make a meal yourself? Will you enjoy a meal that others prepared for you?

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.

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