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EXPERIENCE YOGA AT THE SOURCE

at Mount Madonna, California

Weekly Yoga Classes

Within a supportive community

Overnight and Mountain Experience day guests at Mount Madonna are invited to join us for practice. We also continue to offer classes and trainings online, including asana (postures), meditation, pranayama (breathing techniques), and philosophy.

Calendar

July 2024

Yoga Practice Class | Meditation

Weekly online meditation class. Students of Baba Hari Dass have been gathering on Saturday mornings since the early 1970's to experience the joy of the teachings that Babaji shared with us.
27 Jul
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Online

Yoga Asana Class

Overnight and Mountain Experience day guests are invited to join residents and staff for practice.
27 Jul
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On-Campus
445 Summit Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Asana for Strength

Overnight and Mountain Experience day guests are invited to join residents and staff for practice.
28 Jul
7:00 am - 8:15 am
On-Campus
445 Summit Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076
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Hatha Yoga Class

Overnight and Mountain Experience day guests are invited to join residents and staff for practice.
29 Jul
7:00 am - 8:30 am
On-Campus
445 Summit Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076
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In-Person Class Etiquette

Guidelines for Harmonious Practice

  • Avoid large meals up to three hours prior to class.
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of class.
  • All students are required to sign a liability waiver, a one-time requirement before participating in our yoga classes.
  • If class is already in session, please wait for teacher’s okay and then enter quietly.
  • Do not bring beverages of any kind onto the practice floor.
  • Turn your phone off; put it in silent mode or leave it outside the room.
  • All props and mats are provided.

Weekly Yoga

Open to residents and Mountain Experience day and overnight guests. Plan your visit!

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Online Offerings

classes, live streams, & other resources

Yoga Practice, theory & Philosophy

Build connections through practice and study of Yoga. These weekly group classes and practices offer a powerful anchor of support and strength.

Mini-Courses in Yoga & Ayurveda

Fulfill an interest in understanding more about a particular area of Yoga or Ayurveda. Mini-courses offer an introduction or a deep dive into a specific topic. Length varies from an hour, a weekend, or multiple days.

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Yoga Theory & Philosophy

Life-Long Learners Community

Babaji began teaching his students the Yoga Sutras 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 Gita at weekly satsangs (or community gatherings), which were held at local schools prior to MMC. Babaji wrote commentaries on all 4 Books of Patanjali’s Sutras and all 18 chapters of the Gita 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 information.

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