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 Teacher Trainings

Programs

Jane and James Baraz - Insight Meditation Vipasana Retreat
Sep 21 - 23, 2018

Jane and James Baraz - Insight Meditation Vipasana Retreat

How present are you for your own life? Most of us spend more time worrying about the future, replaying the past, or lost in fantasy, than experiencing what life is offering to us right now.

Stillness Retreat:  From Sound to Silence
Sep 27 - 30, 2018

Stillness Retreat: From Sound to Silence

There are many doorways to stillness. At our stillness retreat, we slow down and look at ways to quiet our mind and thoughts, as according to yoga philosophy, stilling the mind offers a path towards inner peace.

Yoga Diwali India 2018
Oct 29 - Nov 10, 2018

Yoga Diwali India 2018

Join us where the Ganges River meets the Himalayas of Northern India. Experience the country’s most joyful festival season while deepening your practice of Yoga. *Qualifies for YTT 300 elective credits.

Children's YTT Modular
Nov 9, 2018 - Jan 20, 2019

Children's YTT Modular

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.

Planning Your Visit

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

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