We would like to send a heart felt thank you to the professional photographers who have helped make this site special! We highly recommend them and encourage you support to them.


Devi Pride Photography

Devi Pride Photography

Devi Pride took the beautifully lit photos at Natural Bridges beach on a winter afternoon.
See more of Devi’s photography at www.devipridephotography.com

Poppy De Garmo

Poppy De Garmo

Poppy took these gorgeous black and white photos of Maya. Informed by her own yoga practise, Poppy understands the angles and lighting to best feature the client’s pose.

See more of Poppy’s at poppydegarmo.com



What more can be said. Shmuel is a Santa Cruz institution and he also is a student of YCSC. He is responsible for the in-studio photos.
See more at http://www.shmuelthaler.com

Kofi's Winter 2023 Workshop

Summer Intensive with Kofi Busia
June 19-23, Wednesday – Sunday

Veteran’s Hall, 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz
Cost: 5 or more classes: $25/class, for 4 classes or less $30/class.

Level  3-5, 10:30 – 12:30pm
Level 1-3, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Kofi Busia is offering two intensive sessions daily during the five-day session. Applicants need not come every day and may book for 1 or 2 classes each day. NOTE: the advanced Level 3-5 classes are only for strong and well-established Iyengar-style students. Please email maya@yogacentersantacruz.com if you have any questions.

Register for Kofi's Summer Intensive 2024

  • Please use the registration form to indicate which days you will be attending. This is an in-person workshop, there will be no Zoom. We anticipate this workshop will fill up quickly. You will receive a confirmation of your registration within 48 hours. Please pay after receiving confirmation. Here are the options:

    Venmo: using @maya-lev-2
    Check: YCSC send to 166 Hagemann Ave. Santa Cruz, 95062
    Cash:  pay at the time of the workshop

  • We need your email to inform you of whether you can attend
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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