Weekly Yoga Classes

Explore Yoga

Within a supportive community of practice.

The Redwood Room has re-opened for in-person yoga classes! Overnight and Mountain Experience day guests are invited to join us for practice. We also continue to offer classes and trainings online, including asana, meditation, pranayama, and philosophy.


Class Etiquette

  • Please arrive on time.
  • If class is already in session, please wait for teacher's okay and then enter quietly.
  • All props and mats are provided.
  • Please do not bring beverages of any kind onto the practice floor.
  • Please sign a Liability Waiver prior to class.


Information

  • Classes are open to residents and Mountain Experience day and overnight guests.
  • All yoga philosophy classes- Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutra classes - are offered online.

Yoga Theory and Philosophy Classes

Babaji began teaching his students the Yoga Sūtras of Patanjali in the early 1970's, before the center was founded. The class has continued in an unbroken tradition, open and free to all since that time. Babaji also started teaching the Bhagavad Gītā at weekly satsangs (or community gatherings), which were held at local schools prior to MMC. Babaji wrote commentaries on all 4 Books of Patañjali Yoga Sūtra and all 18 chapters of the Gītā to support his students' understanding of these ancient scriptures.

Class includes chanting of the scripture in Sanskrit, reading English translations, studying Babaji's and others' commentaries, contemplation on their meaning, and discussion and sharing on how these ancient scriptures relate to our actions, thoughts and understandings of life. Classes that for many years were held in person (recordings of past classes can be found online) are now offered online Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15 - 10:45am. Check out all of our Online Offerings for more info.

Online Offerings

Online classes, live streams, and other resources for sustaining your practice from home.

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Deepen your Practice

Our Yoga Teacher Trainings offer a comprehensive program to deepen personal practice and develop a strong foundation for teaching. Rooted in classical Ashtanga (eight-limbed) Yoga and steeped in the living community of practice at Mount Madonna Center, we offer 200 hour, 300 hour, and Prenatal, and Children's yoga teacher trainings.

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