Unified Through Yoga

We are a learning community inspired by the example of our teacher, Baba Hari Dass. Located on 355 acres of redwoods and grasslands, our peaceful haven is a place where you can step back, slow down, and reconnect to your center, to nature, and to a more authentic flow of life.

At our core we offer a beautiful, community managed space for yoga retreats, personal practice, spiritual and personal development programs, and a variety of classes and workshops. Our modern meeting spaces evoke a rustic and tranquil atmosphere and provide a variety of settings to gather and practice.

Programs & Retreats

Step into a nourishing container for transformation for a night, a week, or more. We host a rich array of retreats, classes and programs taught by renowned teachers set in a rejuvenating environment.

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Mount Madonna Institute

A private, non-profit educational institution providing high quality, professional and academic instruction and training in the fields of Yoga, Āyurveda, and Community Studies.

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Host Your Group on the Mountain

We accommodate groups from 15 to 500 in a variety of beautiful, peaceful mountaintop settings. Our dedicated staff provides delicious vegetarian meals and full support for your retreat or program.

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Upcoming Events

MMC Events

Programs

Yoga Service and Community

Āyurveda

Feb 22 - 23, 2020

Shivaratri

An MMC tradition, the auspicious night of Shiva will be celebrated with chanting, prayer, meditation, and performing ritual throughout the night!

Mar 10 - May 31, 2020

Yoga, Service & Community

Our YSC 1 & 2 programs are designed for individuals who want to explore their own positive transformation while immersed in community with people whose ultimate aim is peace. Spend three or six months in experiential learning, while deepening self-awareness, interpersonal and practical life skills, and cultivating connections within a small group and our greater community.

Mar 12, 2020 • 6:00 - 9:00pm

Āyurveda Unveiled - Santa Cruz Film Screening

Mount Madonna Institute will co-host this event at The Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz and feature a one-hour Āyurveda Fair from 6pm to 7pm before film screening at 7pm.

Mar 20 - 22, 2020 or Mar 20 - 25, 2020

Letting Go of Anxiety, Fear, and Depression with Amelia Barili

In troubled times we feel besieged with negative emotions that rob us of the clarity and resilience we need to implement the changes we want to see in our world.

Free Daily Yoga Classes

Join us for daily Yoga classes exploring meditation, asana, pranayama, and philosophy.

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