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.

Support for India

The Mount Madonna extended family is deeply saddened by the devastating impact of the Covid pandemic currently being experienced in India and surrounding nations. Should you wish to help, please see below for a list of some organizations working in India to mitigate the suffering being caused by this virus.

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Weekly Community Classes | Donation-Based

Bring ancient wisdom into your daily life with weekly donation-based Āyurveda & Yoga classes.Your regular practice of āsana, meditation & kīrtan will create balance, resilience, and connection to nurture your spirit.

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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

~Our YSC program is currently paused along with all other on-site programs. We look forward to hosting you in 2022!~ Yoga, Service, and Community is a residential service program with a focus on experiential learning, deepening self-awareness, interpersonal and practical life skills, and cultivating connections within a small group and our greater community.

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August 25th, 2021 - Yoga & Āyurveda Programs: Virtual Open House Q&A

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about upcoming Yoga and Āyurveda Programs offered in 2022.

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MMI Upcoming Courses & Programs

Yoga

Āyurveda

Aug 3 - 6, 2021

High Sierra Herb Gathering Trip

Join MMI and Āyurveda World Herbs on an herb gathering excursion into the high Sierras!

Aug 14 - 15, 2021

Āyurveda Internship Consultations

Limited Time Offer | Supervised Student Internships. Take a personalized approach to your health and wellness by following an Āyurvedic nutritional and lifestyle plan created specifically for you!

Aug 25, 2021 • 6:30 - 7:30pm

2022 Yoga & Āyurveda Programs: Virtual Open House Q&A

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about upcoming Yoga and Āyurveda Programs offered in 2022.

Mar 31 - Apr 3, 2022

Yoga & Ayurveda: The Essentials - Study Online

Drawing from Patanjali’s Ashtanga (eight-limbed) Yoga System and the practices of Hatha Yoga, you will learn foundational practices of pranayama, mudra, shat karma and meditation as well as basic philosophy and theory of both Yoga and Ayurveda as taught by Baba Hari Dass.

MMI News & Knowledge

May 12, 2021

Āyurveda Internship Consultations

Take a personalized approach to your health and wellness by following an Āyurvedic nutritional and lifestyle plan created specifically for you!

January 20, 2021

Why Yoga Therapy Needs Āyurveda

Why Yoga Therapy Needs Āyurveda - written by Kamalesh Ginger Hooven

October 11, 2019

The Mount Madonna Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to live, serve, and learn at Mount Madonna? Join us for the Mount Madonna Experience this Winter.