Sep 30, 2023 • 7:00 - 10:00am

Aradhana Ceremony to Honor Baba Hari Dass

Join us for the 5th annual Aradhana ceremony to honor Baba Hari Dass, beloved teacher, guru, and inspiration for Mount Madonna Center.

Oct 9, 2023

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Come to Mount Madonna to celebrate and honor Indigenous ancestors who lived on this land and to recognize our Ohlone community members who continue to live in this area.

Oct 12 - 13, 2023

Ayurveda Mini-Course | Aging & Rejuvenating Therapies

Students will examine health issues that are of particular concern for the aging including diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, high blood pressure. The course explores in detail the concept of rasayana or rejuvenation in Ayurvedic Medicine. Students learn dietary measures, herbal formulas, external therapies, and daily routines used as rejuvenatives to promote nourishment and tonification, strengthen the immune system and build strength.

Oct 14 - 15, 2023

Ayurveda Mini Course | Pancha Karma- Ayurvedic Bodywork & Sense Therapies

This course is a hands-on experiential demonstration of various Ayurvedic bodywork techniques including abhyanga, Ayurvedic massage, shirodhara, basti, Marma Therapy, and herbal swedana. Students learn the techniques and put them into practice in the classroom.

Oct 14, 2023 • 3:00 - 4:00pm

Healing with Sound

This experiential class for day visitors and overnight guests unites vocal toning with Himalayan singing bowls to restore body, mind, and spirit to a natural state of integrated wholeness.

Oct 19 - 22, 2023

Re-Union Retreat: Calling In Rest: Embody, Imagine, Emerge

Mount Madonna’s fifth annual Re-Union Retreat brings together family and friends, students and alumni, and past retreat and program guests to celebrate the rich teachings and beautiful example of the yogic life that Babaji lived, and the robust, supportive spiritual community that lives on. This year, we are calling in rest as a practice and seeing what emerges from the spaciousness that connecting your body and mind provides.

Oct 21, 2023 • 11:00am - 12:00pm

Free Webinar | Ayurveda: The Basics

Explore the 5,000 year old Science of Life with two Mount Madonna Institute students who are currently in the Masters of Arts in Ayurveda program.

Oct 27, 2023

Yoga, Service, and Community Forum and Weekend Retreat

October's topic: Establishing a Daily Spiritual Practice. Inspired by one of Mount Madonna’s longest running residential programs, the monthly Yoga, Service, and Community (YSC) Forum and Weekend Retreat offers an opportunity to invite new and old friends into the community and welcome new voices to the important and ongoing conversations at Mount Madonna.

Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2023

The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork®

Perry and Johanna Holloman share valuable Deep Tissue skills for practicing health care professionals related to chronic neck pain and releasing restrictions in the chest and shoulders which restrict the freedom to breathe. Participants will return home with techniques readily applicable to their current bodywork practices.