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!

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Stuck in the Middle – The Knee

Sunday, April 14, 1:00-4:00pm, $45.00

The knee lives in the “middle” of the lower leg kinetic chain – between the foot and pelvis. This relationship makes the knee vulnerable to trauma and overuse injuries. Join Laurie as she discusses and demonstrates ankle and hip mobility exercises coupled with stability strategies targeting the knee.

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Kofi’s Spring Equinox Intensive

Friday, March 15 – Tuesday, March 19, 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)

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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 maya@yogacentersantacruz.com. $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.

Visit Mar de Jade, 2019

Yoga Center Santa Cruz

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