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Upcoming Workshops for 2018

This year, to help you stay on the path of health and mental sanity, we have some wonderful workshops. Check this page regularly as we are adding more workshops.

Workshop Lori Ritland

Backbends – understanding the balanced flexibility of the spine.

with Lori RitlandAugust 24th, Saturday 12:30-2:30pm, $45.00

Experience joy, truth, clarity, and exhilaration. Working from the back body is a meditative practice in motion. Connect to the Earth, move through the unknown with the balanced flexibility of the spine. All levels welcom but students must be working towards inversions including Sirsasana and Sarvangasana.

To register, please pay via check or Paypal. Note online cost includes 3% Paypal charge. Walkins are welcomed.

Checks may be sent to:

Yoga Center Santa Cruz
Att: Lori Ritland Workshop
428-C Front Street,
Santa Cruz, CA

Lori is an Intermediate Junior III, Iyengar Yoga Teacher and Certified Yoga Therapist C-IAYT. She is dedicated to spreading the teaching and love of Yoga as spread by world renown B.K.S. Iyengar (1918-2014) . Lori has studied with Guruji, his children and granddaughter in both India and the U.S. She has over 20 years of intense study, practice, and teaching experience. Lori and her family recently moved to Santa Cruz from the Washington D.C. area.

You may contact Lori directly at and to find out more about her – visit

Kofi’s Autumn Equinox Intensive

Friday, September 6 – Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Intensive for Students Levels 2-3, Beginners Welcome!
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)

Kofi Busia offers two intensive sessions daily during the five day session. Applicants need not come every day, and may book for 1 or 2 classes on each day. NOTE: the Level 4-5 classes are only for strong and well-established Iyengar-style students. Please email info@yogacentersantacruz if you have questions.
Cost: $25 per class for 4 classes or fewer. $22 per class if doing 5 classes or more. Note, a 3% Paypal online charge has been included.

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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