Our approach at YCSC emphasizes precise alignment and develops strength, flexibility, stamina and balance. By regular practice, students gain physical health, mental peace and emotional stability.

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Yoga Center Santa Cruz offers 35 classes a week in Iyengar-style hatha yoga from beginner to advanced levels. Our studio features 2 spacious rooms and is equipped with the essential props i.e. mats, sandbags, blankets, etc.

Located in downtown Sant Cruz, near the intersection of Front and Cathcart. Studio entrance is either at rear of building behind University Copy or on Front St.

Santa Cruz Yoga Center offers classes from beginning to advanced levels. YCSC instructors have been trained, both in the United States and India, in the traditional Iyengar program.

Join us and experience the difference!


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Yoga for 12-Step Recovery

Mondays, 6 - 7:30pm
Starting October 1st, this is a class for anyone who is in active recovery from addiction, who wants to enjoy the support of the yoga asanas to heal from the damaging effects on the body, mind, and soul. Monday evenings 6-7:30, studio 2, No pre-registration required- Just show up!
Intro Series

Intro Series: Yoga for Mindfulness with Diana Hull

Saturdays, 10:30-11:45am
Starting October 27th, join a six week Introduction to Yoga on Saturday mornings, cost is just $65. This Intro Series is great for all beginners and anyone wishing to refresh themselves on the basics of Iyengar Yoga, so tell your friends, colleagues, and family, it's time to come check out what you've known and benefited from!
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Maya’s Inversions Workshop 2.0

Saturday, October 20th – Sunday, October 21, 2018, 1-4:00pm

This is a part 2 workshop for students of her first workshop and others already familiar with inversions. It is recommended for Maya’s level 2 and higher. Cost: $80/day or $145/both

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Yoga Retreat in Mexico with Maya Lev

December 29, 2018 – January 5, 2019

Two yoga classes with Maya daily, morning and afternoon, with time between for relaxation on the beach, self care, and exploration of the surrounding area. Workshop is open to students with minimum 1 year Iyengar yoga experience. Accomodations and air travel are separate. ALMOST FULL!! If you are interested in attending please contact Maya now!.

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Yoga Center Santa Cruz

Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.
B.K.S. Iyengar