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Located in downtown Santa Cruz, 428-C Front Street, Santa Cruz, California

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!

Blue White Mandala

Golden Hour Sound Journey

Friday, January 25th

5:00-6:00pm at the Yoga Center
$20.00 at the door, $21.00 online

Come to the Yoga Center for amazing treat for the mind,body and soul. Kacey Rodenbush returns to YCSC – bringing a sonic journey that will gently guide you into a state of deep relaxation, restoration and inner peace. Bathe in the sacred vibrations of crystal singing bowls tuned to the diferent frequencies of the chakras, koshi chimes, rattles, drums and other sound healing instruments.
This offering invites you to take a moment to pause and allow your nervous system to drop into place of calm and stillness. Receive resonant, soul nourishing sounds that can help relieve stress and muscle tension, while encouraging release of energetic blockages in the physical, emotional and spiritual bodies.



Pranayama II with Lori Ritland

11 week series starting Saturday, November 2nd, 8:30 - 9:30am

Join Lori Ritland for the next level of Pranayama, the art and science of breath. This breathing practise keeps the body and mind healthy, producing energy and distributing that vital energy throughout the body. It increases lung capacity and fresh blood through your body, enhancing your respiratory system, strengthening the circulatory system, aiding in digestion and elimination. COST $150.00. Class will be held in Studio 2.

Class schedule is - Nov 2, 9, 23 - Decemeber 7, 14, 21 - Jan 11, 18, 25 and Feb 1, 8

For more information, email Lori at or visit our class description page.

Yoga Center Santa Cruz Yoga Retreat at the Mar de Jade

Start Your 2020 with a Yoga Workshop in Mexico

Dec. 28, 2019 - Jan. 4, 2020

Spend a spectacular week on the beach in Mexico at the Mar de Jade. Enjoy two yoga classes daily in their spacious yoga studio with time between to relax on the beach, swim in the warm ocean water, go on special excursions including hikes, whale watching, etc. Massages also available.

To register, contact $575/person for yoga classes. A $250 deposit payable to Maya Lev holds your place in this retreat. Accommodations and air travel are separate. Workshop is open to students with minimum one year Iyengar experience. Space is limited, early registration recommended.

Visit Mar de Jade, 2019

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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