College of Ayurveda in California

Integrating Classical Training with Supervised Clinical Experience

Welcome to the College of Ayurveda!


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


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

  • Integrate traditional Ayurvedic 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 Ayurvedic clinic and wellness center for community health

December 8-11, 2022

Ayurveda Practitioner Intern Clinic

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Choose From 3 Levels of Education

Ayurvedic Health Counselor

Level 1 Professional Training focusing on preventive, mind-body healthcare. Study foundational principles & theory, diagnosis, & clinical application of this ancient science. This transformational program teaches Ayurvedic practices while allowing the student to incorporate them into their own daily life.

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Ayurvedic Practitioner

Level 2 Professional certificate training as an Ayurvedic Practitioner in lifestyle medicine & clinical disease management, with a scope of practice well beyond that of the Ayurvedic Health Counselor. If you have a BA or a BS degree, you are eligible to apply for the MA program and earn an AP along the way.

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Master of Arts: Ayurveda

Master of Arts-Ayurveda is a graduate level degree program combining advanced clinical & academic training with an integrative approach to modern healthcare. *Students must have BA or BS degree from another institution.

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Yoga & Ayurveda: The Essentials

View yoga through the lens of Ayurveda: asana, pranayama, meditation, mudra, & shat karma! Integrate these foundational concepts through study & practice.

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Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy | Next Entry Point January 2023

Next entry point is the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program. Unite the sister sciences in this IAYT accredited and NAMA recognized program. Explore pathology through the lens of Ayurveda & offer therapeutics from the limbs of yoga with clients on the path of self-healing.

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Mini Courses in Yoga and Ayurveda

Are you interested in learning more about a particular subject in Yoga or Ayurveda? Check out our mini course offerings. Mini courses are available to anyone with interest.

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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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Tuition & Fees

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Ayurveda Faculty

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Upcoming Courses and Programs

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.

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.

Jan 12 - 13, 2023

Ayurveda Mini Course | AY 403 Herbology 2 - Ayurvedic Practitioner & Master’s of Ayurveda

Ayurveda Mini Course AY 403. This course continues the exploration of the Ayurvedic principles of Herbology and Pharmaceuticals.