YCSC IS OPEN

As of June 15th, California is lifting most of their coronavirus restrictions. What does this mean for YCSC? There will be no capacity restrictions or physical distancing requirements. However,please check with your instructor regarding which classes are online and in-person.

YCSC In-Person Protocols

YCSC encourages everyone to be vaccinated but it is not required. Masks must be worn when entering the studio. When the class in session, the masks will be optional. It is important for students to bring their own props. This includes blankets, blocks, belts, and a mat.

Pranayama I Monthly Series

With Lori Ritland


Pranayama is the art and science of breath.  With experience in Asana the natural progression is to explore the subtleties and rhythms of the breath through techniques to both in elongate inhalations, exhalations, and eventually retain the breath.

Pranayama I will continue with monthly classes: the first Sunday of the month. Participants must have completed Series I - III or have Iyengar Pranayama experiences. Please contact Lori directly with questions yoginlori@gmail.com or visit workshops for information, Workshops.
 

Schedule

Sundays, July 4th, August 1st, September 5th
8:45 – 9:45 am PT / 11:45 am – 12.45 pm ET

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At YCSC, our approach emphasizes precise alignment and develops strength, flexibility, stamina and balance. Through regular practice, students gain physical health, mental peace and emotional stability. Currently, all of our classes are online.

Hopefully, in time we will be able to offer in-person classes again. 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 well equipped with the essential props i.e. mats, sandbags, blankets, etc.

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.

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