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7-14Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training
200-Hour Monthly
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Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training

200-Hour Monthly

September 7-14

Register for this program

Enjoy learning the classical teachings of yoga over a six month period, with ample time between each session to integrate what you have learned and form questions about what you want to better understand.  The curriculum follows that of the summer program. It begins with a week-long intensive, followed by monthly weekend programs. (Most weekends begin on Thursday evening and continue through Sunday. Ending time for each session is at 1:30 pm on the last day.) The dates are:

  • Sept 7-14, 2014 (7 days)
  • October 9-12, 2014
  • November 20-23, 2014
  • December 11-14, 2014
  • January 8-11, 2015
  • January 29-February 1, 2015

For more information visit our YTT 200 page.

Tuition $2070, plus fees. Contact the Program Office for discounts available for stays of a week or longer, and for special deposit arrangements. Scholarships available. Download scholarship information and scholarship application.


You will experience a wide range of teaching styles from over twenty teachers, highly specialized in their area of expertise. Our senior teachers, trained by Sri Baba Hari Dass, have been practicing and studying yoga for over thirty years.

You can contact Karuna Sims at

KAMALESH GINGER HOOVEN is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Therapist.  She teaches in the Mount Madonna Institute College of Ayurveda and is a Senior Teacher in the ongoing Yoga Teacher Trainings at Mount Madonna Center.  She has been living at Mount Madonna Center and studying with Baba Hari Dass since 2002.  She completed a 700 hour YTT with Georg Feurstein and has studied with many different teachers.  Her continued study of Anatomy and Physiology – both gross and subtle – enriches and informs her teaching.



  • Continuing Education Credit for nurses.
  • Fulfills the spiritual practice prerequisite for John F. Kennedy University's Graduate School for Holistic Studies.


    TUITION $2070

    Note that because housing availability may vary for the duration
    of this program per-day fees are shown below.

    Housing TypeCost
    Commuting (Day use, meals & facilities)$37
    Own Van$51
    Own Tent$51
    Mount Madonna Center Tent$58
    Dormitory (4-7 to a room)$78
    Triple (3 to a room)$89
    Double (2 to a room or cabin)$99
    Double with Bath (2 to a room)$111
    Single (1 to a room or cabin)$130
    Single with Bath (1 to a room)$155

Register for this program

  • A deposit of $500 is required with registration. Balance is due upon arrival.
    Deposits are non-refundable and are not transferable to another person. For cancellations received at least 2 weeks before the program starts, the deposit less a $50 fee will be credited to any other program within one year. No credit is available for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the program start date, for no-shows, or for leaving an event early. Housing changes incur a $20 change fee.
  • Registration check-in for this program is from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Dinner is served from 5:30-6:30 pm on Friday and 5:00-6:00 pm on other days.
  • If you will be arriving late, please ask us to save a dinner for you.
  • Orientation begins at 7:00 pm.
  • The program will end at 1:00 pm on the final scheduled day.