Master Teachers on the Mountain

Educating Contemporary Learners Through Ancient Āyurveda Teachings

College of Āyurveda Virtual Open House

Join us August 22nd for a virtual Open House to learn about changes to the Ayurvedic Practitioner (C-AP), Ayurveda Health Counselor (AHC) and Masters in Arts -Ayurveda upcoming programs.

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Welcome to the College of Āyurveda!

Mission

The mission of Mount Madonna College of Āyurveda is to educate and train future health professionals and empower them to use Ayurveda to transform individual health and community well-being.

Vision

We envision Mount Madonna College of Ayurveda as a premier Ayurveda academic institution offering clinical and research education.

Goals
  • Integrate traditional Āyurvedic knowledge with modern health sciences
  • Preserve, protect, promote and practice classical Ayurveda
  • Develop authentic resources for education and research in the field of Ayurveda
  • Establish Āyurvedic clinic and wellness center for community health


Choose From 3 Levels of Education

Āyurvedic Health Counselor - Begins ONLINE January 2021

Level 1 Professional Training focusing on preventive, mind-body healthcare. The diploma program prepares students for a career as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor (AHC), offering diet and lifestyle support to individuals. Students receive 652 hours of theory and experiential learning during six 4-day weekend intensives, 3 "live streaming" online sessions each month, and an additional 3 months of supervised clinical observation and practicums. 652 total hours. Time to completion - 9 months.

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Certificate: Āyurvedic Practitioner - Begins ONLINE October 2020

Level 2 Professional certificate training as an Ayurvedic Practitioner (C-AP) in lifestyle medicine and clinical disease management, with a scope of practice well beyond that of the Ayurvedic Health Counselor. This clinically oriented program follows the AHC and includes 12 months of course work (twelve 4-day weekend intensives), with monthly "live streaming" online sessions, followed by six months of hands-on supervised clinical practice. 1800 total hours. Time to completion - 18 months.

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Master of Arts: Āyurveda - Begins ONLINE April 2021

Level 3 Master of Arts-Āyurveda is a graduate level degree program combining advanced clinical and academic training with an integrative approach to modern healthcare. MA program includes 10 months of coursework plus clinical practicums, research journal club, a Capstone project and final exam. The MA-Ayurveda program qualifies students for College level teaching, research and clinical specialization. 36 Credits. Time to completion - 18 months* *Students must have BA or BS and have completed either the first 6 months of C-AP at MMI or hold a C-AP certificate from MMI or another institution. If already C-AP certified, MA program is 4 months of coursework, research journal club, signature assignment completion, clinical practicums, research journal club, a Capstone project and final exam.

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Āyurvedic 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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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

Aug 22, 2020 • 11:00am - 12:00pm

College of Āyurveda Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about changes to the Ayurvedic Practitioner (C-AP), Ayurveda Health Counselor (AHC) and Masters in Arts -Ayurveda upcoming programs.

Sep 18 - 20, 2020

Yoga & Ayurveda: The Essentials - LIVE Online Hybrid Format

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.

Oct 8, 2020 - Feb 28, 2022

Certificate: Āyurvedic Practitioner Training - LIVE Online Hybrid Format

The Certificate - Āyurvedic Practitioner (C-AP) Program significantly builds on the foundational AHC Program. It is an exploration into classical texts, traditional clinical treatments, practices, and formulations…guiding the student to a deeper understanding of the 5,000 year old art and science of Āyurvedic medicine and philosophy.

Āyurveda in Depth

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.

September 13, 2019

Fall Happenings at MMI

MMI is thrilled to present three Open House dates this Fall along with two additional workshops: Herbal Creation and Healing with Ayurveda!

July 10, 2019

Now Accepting Research Poster Submissions for Annual Research Symposium

Join MMI for the 2nd Annual Research Symposium on August 10 & 11, 2019.