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

Nurture in the New Year with Alice Kennedy
A Restorative Yoga Workshop

January 21, Sunday 2-5pm
More information

New Class on Thursday – Yoga with Lisa Garratt

January 4, Thursday, 8:30 – 10am

Looking to start yoga in the New Year?
Looking to increase strength, flexibility, and peace of mind?
Hoping to improve your stress response, learn to meditate, and decrease aches and pains?

I have been teaching yoga for over 15 years and I am excited to return to teaching in Santa Cruz. For more information on me, go to my website at lisagyoga.com. I would love to help you with all of the above! I am strongly influenced by the Iyengar tradition and teach Hatha, Gentle, Restorative, and Vinyasa Flow classes. My Thursday class is for levels 1-2. More information.

Yoga Center Santa Cruz

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