Unified Through Yoga

We are a learning community inspired by the example of our teacher, Baba Hari Dass. Located on 355 acres of redwoods and grasslands, our peaceful haven is a place where you can step back, slow down, and reconnect to your center, to nature, and to a more authentic flow of life.

At our core we offer a beautiful, community managed space for yoga retreats, personal practice, spiritual and personal development programs, and a variety of classes and workshops. Our modern meeting spaces evoke a rustic and tranquil atmosphere and provide a variety of settings to gather and practice.

Free Online Offerings

As we seek to find balance and positive, creative ways to engage at this remarkable and very challenging time, we have been looking for how to keep connected through our practice and study of Yoga.

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A Ritual of Healing for Racial Justice

In light of the violence, pain, and suffering we are witnessing at this time, we share our sadness and offer our hope for solidarity and unity with Black, Indigenous, and all people of color.

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Programs & Retreats

Step into a nourishing container for transformation for a night, a week, or more. We host a rich array of retreats, classes and programs taught by renowned teachers set in a rejuvenating environment.

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Mount Madonna Institute

A private, non-profit educational institution providing high quality, professional and academic instruction and training in the fields of Yoga, Āyurveda, and Community Studies.

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Host Your Group on the Mountain

We accommodate groups from 15 to 500 in a variety of beautiful, peaceful mountaintop settings. Our dedicated staff provides delicious vegetarian meals and full support for your retreat or program.

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Upcoming Events

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Programs

Āyurveda

Aug 7 - 9, 2020

Amelia Barili: ONLINE: Power of Yoga and Qigong for Creativity and Self Healing

Drawing from the wisdom traditions of Yoga and Qigong, and the latest discoveries of Cognitive Science, Dr. Barili will teach effective practices to access the mind through the body, and the body through the mind for creativity, resilience and self-healing. Students will learn specific techniques for practicing self-healing from the inside out, overcoming negative emotions, and gaining access to the full potential of your being.

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 10, 2020 - Apr 25, 2021

YTT 200 Modular Series - LIVE Online Hybrid Format

This comprehensive training supports students as they delve deeply into understanding the practice and study of Yoga as explained in the traditional Yoga Scriptures. Guided by approximately 30 senior teachers, a personal mentor, and an entire community, students develop the fundamental skills needed to teach a well-rounded and safe yoga class.

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.

Free Daily Yoga Classes

Join us for daily Yoga classes exploring meditation, asana, pranayama, and philosophy.

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