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.

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

Programs

Yoga Service and Community

Āyurveda

Living Happily with Your Lower Back: asana and therapeutics for teachers and students
Jan 20 - 25, 2019

Living Happily with Your Lower Back: asana and therapeutics for teachers and students

In large part because of our modern lifestyles, the lower back – the sacroiliac and lumbar spine specifically -- can be a place of challenge and discomfort for many people.

Going Deeper: A Focused Meditation Retreat
Jan 25 - 29, 2019

Going Deeper: A Focused Meditation Retreat

This small group experience is devoted to a deeper level of meditation and purification for people who already have some knowledge of meditation and yoga. We utilize a simple diet, the observance of silence, and a cave-like atmosphere of seclusion.

Foundations of Ayurveda
Feb 8 - May 12, 2019

Foundations of Ayurveda

The introductory program begins on February 8th and meets one weekend a month through May. The fundamentals of Ayurvedic theory, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, lifestyle management, yoga, basic clinical assessment and Sanskrit will be discussed. Completion of this course may be applied towards the Ayurvedic Health Counselor certificate.

Yoga, Service & Community
Mar 6 - Jun 9, 2019

Yoga, Service & Community

Our YSC 1 & 2 programs are designed for individuals who want to explore their own positive transformation while immersed in community with people whose ultimate aim is peace. Spend three or six months in experiential learning, while deepening self-awareness, interpersonal and practical life skills, and cultivating connections within a small group and our greater community.

Free Daily Yoga Classes

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

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