YCSC offers classes in Iyengar-style hatha yoga from beginner to advanced levels both in-person and over zoom. Our studio, currently at the Veterans Hall (846 Front Street), features a spacious room and is well equipped with the essential props i.e. mats, sandbags, blankets, etc. On Wednesday, Maya teaches her 8:30 class at Center Street Studio, 1001 Center Str. next to the Eleventh Hour.

Our approach emphasizes precise alignment and develops strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. Through regular practice, students gain physical health, mental peace, and emotional stability.

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TRE® (Trauma & Tension Release Exercises)

TRE® (Trauma & Tension Release Exercises)

YCSC is proud to offer another TRE® 
workshop with Maria Alfaro
Sunday, June 25th 2023
Veteren’s Hall, Santa Cruz

The class will be taught in person in the Post Room at the Vets Hall in Santa Cruz and it will also be accessible on Zoom.
TRE® is a simple, gentle, and profound technique that facilities the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle and the release of physical and emotional tension and stress.
Maria is a senior certification trainer who have taught and trained thousands of people worldwide.

Reported benefits include:

  • Decrease anxiety
  • Release chronic tension
  • Discharge emotional and physical trauma
  • Increase energy and flexibility
  • Improve sleep and mood
  • Decrease of aches, pains, and symptoms of fibromyalgia and sciatica

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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