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Mount Madonna Center is a conference and retreat center located on 355 acres of mountain-top redwood forest and grassland overlooking Monterey Bay, between Santa Cruz and Monterey, in Northern California.We are a community designed to nurture the creative arts and the health sciences within a context of personal and spiritual growth, inspired by Baba Hari Dass and sponsored by the Hanuman Fellowship, a group whose talents and interests are unified by the common practice of Yoga.We offer a supportive community atmosphere for relaxation, reflection, and a wide variety of learning experiences. Program participants are invited to join in all ongoing Center activities – celebration, work, and play. Amenities include hiking trails, volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts, a small lake for swimming, a hot tub, a gymnasium for volleyball and basketball, and bodywork at the Kaya Kalpa Wellness Center.WEEKEND AND LONGER PROGRAMS: In addition to the main classes, most programs also include an optional morning yoga class as well as time to relax and unwind. Weekends begin on Friday with registration beginning at 4:00 pm, and dinner at 5:30 pm, and end Sunday at noon unless otherwise noted. To help reduce costs, a Work-Study Program is available to program participants. Contact the Programs Office.
Average Cost: $$ - $$$
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Environment: Lake / Pond, Mountain, Rural
Gay Friendly: Yes!
Special Needs: Allergies, Wheelchair Access
Large solar panel installations provide all electricity in main buildings. Organic garden. Composting. Recycling. Passive as well as solar heating-cooling.
Language: English, Hindi, Spanish
Room Types: Cottage / Cabin, Hotel, Tent
Some or all housing is single sex only.
Food: Vegetarian Options
Meal Availability: Provided - All Meals
Reservation Criteria: Balance is due on arrival (Visa, MasterCard, cash or check only). For cancellations received at least two weeks before your personal retreat, half of the required deposit will be charged as a processing fee, and half will be credited to any other program within one year. There is a $20 fee for housing changes. No credit or refund is available if you fail to give proper notice, if you do not show up, or if you leave an event early.
Phone: (408) 846-4064
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Mount Madonna Center
445 Summit RdWatsonville, CA 95076United States
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