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

Programs

Ayurveda

Dec 8 - 11, 2022

Ayurveda Practitioner Intern Clinic

In-Person Consultations at Mount Madonna. Work with an Ayurvedic Practitioner to take a deep look into your emotional and physical health.

Dec 29, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023

New Years Retreat

Join us at Mount Madonna for morning yoga practice, afternoon activities and discussions on the theme of Unity, and evening music and singing. A special New Year’s Eve program will include music and meditation as we transition into the new year, and New Year's Day will feature a Mantra Yajna for peace.

Jan 5 - Dec 13, 2023

2023 Ayurvedic Health Counselor

Professional Training in lifestyle medicine that prepares students for careers focused on preventive mind-body healthcare, this 12-month educational program prepares students for a professional career as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. This is a path to certification as an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist or a Masters of Arts - Ayurveda.

Jan 6 - 8, 2023

Ayurveda Mini Course | AY 101 - Introduction to Ayurveda

AHC Mini Course AY 101. This course introduces students to the 5,000-year-old tradition of Ayurveda, its aims and objectives, basic principles, concepts of health and disease, methods of examining patients, and treatment methods.

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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