Abbey Asher
Abbey Asher is a formally trained ballet and jazz dancer who performed professionally in Santa Barbara. She began studying Iyengar yoga in 1995 and completed teacher training in 2004. Abbey has been a student of Maya Lev and Kofi Busia for many years and is currently teaching yoga at UCSC. In January of 2008, Abbey studied for one month at the Iyengar Institute in Pune, India.

Weekly Schedule

Visit schedule for the latest. Her 10:00 class on the last Thursday of the month is a restorative class.


If you are new to Abbey’s classes, contact Abbey at to register. Drop-in for $20 or purchase either a series of 4 ($60.00) or 8 ($120.00) classes to get started. Her Venmo account is Abbey-Asher.

Tuesday and Thursday classes emphasis towards “Seasoned Adults”(55+) but appropriate for anyone wanting to focus on balance.


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