Master Teachers on the Mountain

Educating Contemporary Learners Through Ancient Āyurveda Teachings

Choose From 4 Levels of Education

Āyurvedic Health Counselor

Āyurvedic Health Counselor

Level 1 Professional Training that prepares students for a career in diet and lifestyle medicine, focusing on preventive, mind-body healthcare. Students receive 735 hours of academic and experiential learning during 16 months and a diploma as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC).

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Certificate -  Āyurvedic Practitioner

Certificate - Āyurvedic Practitioner

Level 2 Professional training as a Certificate-Ayurvedic Practitioner in lifestyle medicine and clinical disease management with a scope of practice well beyond that of the Ayurvedic Health Counselor. This program follows the AHC and includes one year of course work followed by six months of hands-on supervised practice delivered in 1700 total hours.

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Master of Arts - Āyurveda

Master of Arts - Āyurveda

Level 3 Master of Arts-Āyurveda combines advanced clinical and academic training with an integrative approach to modern healthcare. This program follow the C-AP and qualifies students for College level teaching, research and clinical specialization. *This MA program is not suitable for BAMS graduates.

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Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Program

Mount Madonna Institute unites the principles of Yoga and Ayurveda into a new certificate program. Since the inception of Mount Madonna Center/Institute, Baba Hari Dass included the teachings and practices of these ancient sister sciences to promote healing and achieve a harmonious state of mind, body, senses and consciousness.

Upon completion of our 1000+ hour Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy (AYT) certificate program you will be able to design, implement, demonstrate, instruct and teach theory and practices which will enable a person to optimize her/his own healing process using the prakriti/vikruti framework of Ayurveda and the foundation of Yoga.

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Explore Courses

Our three progressive programs provide students with ancient knowledge and wisdom relevant for today’s world. Learn more about the transformational nature of our courses.

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Upcoming Workshops

Foundations of Ayurveda
Feb 8 - May 12, 2019

Foundations of Ayurveda

The introductory program begins on February 8th and meets one weekend a month through May. The fundamentals of Ayurvedic theory, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, lifestyle management, yoga, basic clinical assessment and Sanskrit will be discussed. Completion of this course may be applied towards the Ayurvedic Health Counselor certificate.

Herbal Defense ~ Overcoming Illness and Aging
May 24 - 26, 2019

Herbal Defense ~ Overcoming Illness and Aging

Learn how you can keep your vitality strong all year round, no matter your age or health history. Start building a toolbox to prevent premature aging and avoid the decline that often comes with advancing on life’s path.

Āyurveda in Depth

Ayurveda & Yoga: Sister Sciences
December 29, 2018

Ayurveda & Yoga: Sister Sciences

Since the very beginning, the sister sciences of yoga and Ayurveda have been practiced in tandem. While each discipline can be practiced without the other, the richness of combining them has been shared throughout millennium.

Ayurvedic Wisdom from Baba Hari Dass
November 18, 2018

Ayurvedic Wisdom from Baba Hari Dass

Baba Hari Dass, "Babaji," lead an Ayurveda class at Mount Madonna Center for some time wherein he would share teachings about the ancient science. We are glad to present a collection of his words of wisdom that he offered during those classes...

Fall Open House Dates
October 11, 2018

Fall Open House Dates

MMI is thrilled to present three Open House dates this Fall: October 20th, November 10th, and December 8th.