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Located in downtown Santa Cruz, 428-C Front Street, Santa Cruz, California

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!


Stitching It All Together

Sunday, June 23rd, 12:30-3:30pm, $45.00/$60 same day

This workshop is part of Laurie’s Movement Essentials series. In this workshop Laurie will address how the foot/ankle, the knee complex, and the hip work together in lower kinetic chain movement. You can attend whether you participated in any of the individual workshops or not. We’ll be doing a lot of movement in this workshop so it should be really fun! Come geek out on how your foot, ankle, knee, and hip integrate for optimal movement.

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Kofi’s Summer Solstice Intensive

Wednesday, June 12 – Sunday, June 16, 2019

Intensive for Students, Beginners Welcome, Levels 2-3, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Intensive for Advanced Students, Levels 4-5, 10:30am to 12:30pm (except Saturday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm).Applicants need not come every day, and may book for 1 or for 2 classes on each day.

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Summer Intensive with Maya Lev

Friday, August 2th – Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Maya Lev, director of Yoga Center Santa Cruz will be offering her 5-day summer intensive workshop. There will 2 sessions a day; each session is 2 hours. The morning session is from 8:30-10:30am for levels 1-3, except Saturday class is 11am-1pm The later session is 3:00-5:00pm for levels 2-4. Applicants need not come every day, and may book for 1 or 2 classes on each day.These workshop will be beneficial to both the new and experienced students. Each day, there will be an different emphasis for the poses.

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Yoga Center Santa Cruz Yoga Retreat at the Mar de Jade

Start you 2020 with a Yoga Workshop in Mexico

Dec. 28, 2019 - Jan. 4, 2020

Spend a spectacular week on the beach in Mexico at the Mar de Jade. Enjoy two yoga classes daily in their spacious yoga studio with time between to relax on the beach, swim in the warm ocean water, go on special excursions including hikes, whale watching, etc. Massages also available.

To register, contact $575/person for yoga classes. A $250 deposit payable to Maya Lev holds your place in this retreat. Accommodations and air travel are separate. Workshop is open to students with minimum one year Iyengar experience. Space is limited, early registration recommended.

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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