Master Teachers on the Mountain

Educating Contemporary Learners Through Ancient Āyurveda Teachings

December 16th: College of Āyurveda & Yoga Programs Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about upcoming Ayurveda and Yoga Programs including Āyurveda Health Counselor (AHC), Ayurveda Yoga Therapist (AYT) and our esteemed Masters of Arts -Āyurveda Degree, all offered online in 2021.

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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 Āyurveda to transform individual health and community well-being.

Vision

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

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


Choose From 3 Levels of Education

Āyurvedic Health Counselor - Begins Online January 21, 2021

Level 1 Professional Training focusing on preventive, mind-body healthcare. The diploma program prepares students for a career as an Āyurvedic Health Counselor (AHC), offering diet and lifestyle support to individuals. Students receive 351 contact hours of theory and experiential learning during seven months of coursework (plus Clinical Practicum). Students attend one 3-day weekend a month (Thursday evening 5-7, plus Fri, Sat, Sun 6:30 am - 6 pm), plus Tuesday evenings (all month long) as well as one 3-hr. Sanskirt class a month - all live streaming online. At the end of the coursework, there is an additional 3 months of supervised clinical practicum. You can expect to spend 10 additional hours a week in additional assignments and homework.

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Certificate: Āyurvedic Practitioner - Begins 2022

Level 2 Professional certificate training as an Āyurvedic Practitioner (C-AP) in lifestyle medicine and clinical disease management, with a scope of practice well beyond that of the Āyurvedic 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 with AHC January 21, 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-Āyurveda 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 - Begins January 2021

Mount Madonna Institute unites the principles of Yoga and Āyurveda 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 Āyurvedic 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 Āyurveda 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 Courses and Programs

Dec 5, 2020 • 12:00 - 2:00pm

Webinar - Beat the Winter Blues with Āyurveda & Yoga

Dr. Suhas reveals simple Ayurveda techniques to beat the winter blues! You will learn to address sleep problems, mood swings, odd cravings, and persistent lethargy, to enhance your enjoyment of the holidays.

Dec 16, 2020 • 6:30 - 7:30pm

College of Āyurveda & Yoga Programs Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn about upcoming Ayurveda and Yoga Programs including Āyurveda Health Counselor (AHC), Ayurveda Yoga Therapist (AYT) and our esteemed Masters of Arts -Āyurveda Degree, all offered online in 2021.

Jan 21 - Oct 31, 2021

Āyurvedic Health Counselor - Study Online

Professional Training in lifestyle medicine that prepares students for careers focused on preventive mind-body healthcare, this 10-month educational program prepares students for a professional career as an Āyurvedic Health Counselor. This is a path to certification as an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist.

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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.