School of Yoga California

Signature Trainings for Over 40 Years

Our signature 200 and 300 hour teacher trainings are approved by the National Yoga Registry, The Yoga Alliance, and are led by an extensive faculty; many of whom have been practicing, studying, and teaching yoga at Mount Madonna for over 40 years.

October 20th, 2021 - Yoga & Āyurveda Programs: Virtual Open House Q&A

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

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Faculty

Senior Teachers, Faculty, and Instructors

Senior Teachers have been studying and practicing yoga for decades. All of our teaching faculty incorporate the words of our teacher, Baba Hari Dass, “Teach to Learn”. You will receive classes from 30 highly experienced teachers during the course of your studies.

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School of Yoga Courses

Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hour | Begins ONLINE January 13, 2022

Immerse yourself in a yogic lifestyle: learn to teach meditation, breathwork and postures. Develop and enhance your understanding of yoga through the theory and practices of Classical Ashtanga yoga.

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Advanced Yoga Studies YTT 300 | Begins September 2, 2022

Delve deeper: integrate Patañjali's Yoga Sutras, Sāmkhya, Subtle Body theory, Ayurveda, Sanskṛit & Mantra, Tantra, Ritual, Bhakti, Psychology and Neuroscience.

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Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Program | Begins January 2022

Unite the sister sciences in this IAYT accredited and NAMA recognized program. Explore pathology through the lens of Ayurveda and offer therapeutics from the limbs of yoga with clients on the path of self-healing.

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Yoga & Ayurveda: The Essentials | March 2022

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

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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

This comprehensive training includes in-depth instruction on prenatal āsana, prāṇāyāma, meditation, Āyurveda, mindfulness techniques for labor, the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, common discomforts in pregnancy, and how to support mothers through every stage of pregnancy and postpartum.

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YTT for Educators: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Children

Yoga & Mindfulness can be fun & engaging to for any age! Children's YTT brings the spirit of play to ancient teachings, promoting presence as a path to peace.

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ॐ Join an ancient lineage and wisdom tradition ॐ


We cover a broad range of yoga theory, philosophy, and practice, with particular emphasis on the traditional eight limbed (Aṣhțāṅga) yoga system as described in Patañjali's Yoga Sūtras.

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Tuition & Fees

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Apprentice and Assistant Program

Our Apprentice Program provides further structure and development for your personal teaching. Apprenticeship within our Yoga Teacher Training programs create a progressive sequence of learning opportunities to further develop your skills as a yoga student and teacher while providing space for personal growth.

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Donation Based Online Yoga Classes

We welcome you to join us for free yoga classes offered online. These classes include classical hatha yoga practices including asana, breathing and meditation, as well as theory classes of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita.

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Code of Ethics

Mount Madonna is inspired by the example and teachings of Baba Hari Dass (Babaji) and are dedicated to the principles and practices of yoga. By means of sādhana (spiritual practice), karma yoga (selfless service), and satsang (supportive community), we aspire to create an environment for the attainment of peace. To further this aspiration we have developed a code of ethics for yoga teachers trained by and associated with our extended community.

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