Jan 25 - 29, 2024

Going Deeper: A Focused Meditation Retreat

Dive deeply into practice, fully supported by longtime Mount Madonna teachers. Be a part of a special small group experience devoted to a deeper level of meditation and purification for people who already have some knowledge of meditation and yoga.

Jan 28, 2024 • 10:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday Mountain Experience

Special Sunday Mountain Experience! Join us for a day on the mountain, including a scheduled guided walk and yoga class, leisure time, and general access to the Center and Temple grounds, as well as two meals in our community dining hall. A reservation a minimum of 24 hours in advance is required. Wellness treatments may also be booked in advance.

Feb 2 - 4, 2024

Yoga Mini-Course | Yoga Sutra Books III & IV

Join us in an exploration of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, a foundational text for all yoga practice. We will chant in Sanskrit, explore the principles of transformation, and apply the teachings in concentrated practice followed by sharing insights.

Feb 8, 2024 • 5:00 - 7:00pm

Yoga Mini-Course | Sanskrit, Session I

This course introduces the student to the ancient Vedic language of Sanskrit. Students learn to read, write and chant Sanskrit. One Thursday per month. Course dates: 2/8, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, 5/30 and 6/27

Feb 15 - 18, 2024

Embodying Tara: A Meditation, Mantra, and Yoga Retreat + Book Signing

The 21 aspects of the Buddhist goddess, Tara, appear in the 11th century tantric text called the "21 Praises to Tara" upon which Chandra’s book, "Embodying Tara," is based. Come learn meditations and mantras for the 21 Taras, gentle yoga, and explore stories of real life women who embody their qualities.

Feb 16 - 18, 2024

Sun and Moon: A Couples Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Join psychotherapists and life partners Sean Neesley and Darcy Cavanaugh for a nourishing couples weekend amidst the redwoods. Access new ways of cultivating connection, establishing safety, and harnessing the power of vulnerability.

Feb 16 - 17, 2024

Ayurveda Mini-Course | Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology

This course examines the disease process in Ayurvedic medicine, including Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology, the cause of disease, the stages of disease, formation of tissues, and classification of disease.

Feb 17 - 18, 2024

Ayurveda Mini-Course | Ayurvedic Lifestyle Management

This course introduces the student to Ayurvedic recommendations for creating healthy lifestyles, daily and seasonal routines, yogic cleansing practices, and self-care. Students also learn therapies focusing on the five senses.

Feb 23 - 25, 2024

Self-Like Parts with Pam Krause

This workshop will focus on how to distinguish between Self-energy and Self-Like Parts (SLP’s), in both practitioner and clients. As participants refine their discernment about Self-energy, we will explore ways to form relationships between the Self and SLP’s to create a more Self-led system.

Feb 29 - Mar 3, 2024

Yoga & Ayurveda The Essentials

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.