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!

Maya Summer Intensive

Summer Intensive Intensive Workshop with Maya Lev

Wednesday, August 8th – Sunday, August 12, 2018

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. The later session is 3:00-5:00pm for levels 3-4. Applicants need not come every day, and may book for 1 or 2 classes on each day.

Cost:$25 per class for 5 sessions or fewer. $120 for 5 sessions, $210 for 10 sessions. $22 per class if doing 6 classes or more.

These workshop will be beneficial to both the new and experienced students. Each day, there will be an different emphasis for the poses and additionally time will be spent discussing the Yamas and Niyamas.

Maya will not be teaching her regular classes during the workshop.

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Mandala Gold

Kofi’s Equinox Intensive Intensive Workshop

Friday, September 7th – Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Kofi Busia, our senior Iyengar instructor offers two intensive sessions a day during the five day session – one intermediate session and one advanced. Applicants need not come every day, and may book for 1 or 2 classes on each day.

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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.

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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