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!

Studio Announcements

YCSC Studio Closed for Maintenance

December 25th through December 31st

The studio is closed for its annual maintenance. There will be no regular classes from 12/24 to New Year’s Eve with the exception of Maya’s 9:00am class on 12/24, the special workshops given by Kofi and Laurie and the Yoga 12 Step class on 12/31.

Subsitutes for Maya’s Classes

January 1st through January 7th

While Maya is in Mexico leading her workshop, her regular classes will be continue with subsitutes. Please visit Maya’s instructor page for more details. She will resume teaching Wednesday 9/19.


Rest in Peace Restorative Workshop with Laurie

Friday, December 9th – Sunday, 4-6pm

Pre-registration strongly advised, class will fill up early. Email Laurie directly to register, yogaburr@gmail.com

Laurie’s Holiday Yoga Intensive

Friday, December 28 – Sunday, December 30

Join Laurie in studio 1, 9:30-11:30am.Register directly with Laurie: yogaburr@gmail.com

Kofi End of the Year Restorative Workshop

Thursday, December 27 – Sunday, December 30, 2018.

This is Kofi’s first Restorative Workshop. Note the days have different times – 12/27-12/28 5-7:30pm, and 12/29-12/30 3-5:30pm.

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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!

Yoga Center Santa Cruz

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