Mitra Tredway
Mitra Tredway has spent her lifetime practicing, teaching, guiding the yoga journey; born in Tehran, Iran, her inquisitive nature evolved into a firm, loving teaching style earning certification as an accredited yoga instructor, as well as certified fitness specialist.

As a teenager she studied Ovaicy Sufism while interpreting Persian music and dance. She performed throughout the Middle East to enthusiastic reviews. Mitra began teaching yoga at seventeen, and she has been blessed with talented and caring Master instructors whose insights have sharpened her understanding and refined her teaching style.

Today her classes reflect her four decades of continuous practice, shaped by her gratitude for her teachers’ tireless care reinforcing her awareness that she and her students are an important link, an unbroken connection from antiquity into the 21st Century. Laughter now commonly mixes her insights with passionate dedication as she strives to touch the head, heart and hand of students. She focuses on helping students become stronger and more enlightened with every class, every practice.

Weekly Schedule

  • Sun @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Level 1-3, Studio 2. Sep 30, Oct 14, Nov 11 only


Pranayama and Restorative with Juliet Heizman

Sunday, September 30, 5 – 6:30pm
Prana means life force or breath sustaining the body; Ayama translates as “to extend or draw out.” Together two mean breath extension or control. Learn the benefits of controlling your breath. Any level can join. Cost is $30.00. Studio 1.

Yoga Center Santa Cruz

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