Programs & Retreats

Come Home to Yourself

Slow down, recharge and reconnect with your more spacious, authentic self. Pursue your growth in a beautiful, rustic environment designed to distill and deepen personal and spiritual development.

Connect with others committed to personal and collective change in the context of daily practice and reflection. During your program or personal retreat, enjoy daily yoga classes, fresh and delicious vegetarian meals, a soak in the hot tub, or a walk along our peaceful forest trails.

Personal Retreats

Rejuvenate your spirit amongst the quiet of the redwoods. Our simple yet beautiful accommodations, natural settings, yoga classes, and nutritious vegetarian meals support your getting away from it all and returning to your daily life deeply nourished from the inside out.

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Program Calendar

For nearly 40 years, the Center has been an educational, transformative setting for a wealth of universal teachings of peace, growth, and values-based living. Renowned teachers and leaders continue to offer programs and retreats focusing on meditation, yoga, mindfulness, spirituality, education, and inquiry into the mysteries of life and living.

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Healthy Environment

Healthy Environment

Our environment fosters deep connection and a return to heart and meaning. This unique context is organically created by the sacred land itself, in the sharing of healthful meals and meaningful conversation, by the service of environmentally committed volunteers, and in the reverence for the many paths to peace.

Upcoming Programs and Retreats

Yoga

Programs

Jun 20 - Jul 19, 2019

YTT 200 Summer Intensive

The Yoga Teacher Training 200 program is designed to delve deeply into Yoga as explained in the traditional Yoga Scriptures. Classically, Aṣhțāṅga Yoga means eight-limbed Yoga, we will address each limb and will teach āsanas from the Hatha Yoga system (referenced in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gherand Samita, and other Hatha yoga scriptures) as shared with us by our teacher, Baba Hari Dass.

Jun 21 - 30, 2019

Children's YTT Summer Intensive

Mount Madonna Institute and Mount Madonna School jointly offer an extraordinary Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program. Learn to apply Classical Ashtanga Yoga to child development and create and teach engaging yoga classes for children. This comprehensive training will inspire you to bring the benefits of asana, breathing, and self-reflection to your young students and their families. This course is designed to deepen your personal practice.

Jul 3 - 7, 2019

Liberation Yoga Retreat

Join as we take this time to consciously reflect on the aim of our spiritual path. How are the choices we make — moment to moment in our daily lives — supporting our goal? What will help us to hit the target?

Jul 19 - 21, 2019

Yoga & Ayurveda: A Foundational Workshop

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.

Planning Your Visit

We welcome visitors from all over the world to enjoy the land, sink in, and reconnect.

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