Yoga Centers California - CA, USA

Directory of yoga classes in California - listing yoga teachers of all styles and traditions!
For definitions of various types of Yoga, please see our Yoga Style Glossary

Across California State California Yoga Retreats
Northern California Southern California
Butte (Chico)
El Dorado
Nevada
Sacramento
Siskiyou
SanFran Bay Area
Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin,
Napa, San Fran, San Mateo,
Solano & Sonoma counties
San Bernardino
Santa Barbara
Ventura
Los Angeles
Orange
San Diego

See also:  Yoga Centers USA, Yoga Travel Guides, Online Yoga Classes

Across California State

Angelica Rose- The Heart of Motivation
Locations: I am available for talks, conferences and one-day classes in California upon request, including: Ventura county, Los Angeles, San Fernando and Northern CA (Mt Shasta, Marin County, ...)
Website: www.heartofmotivation.webs.com  |  angelicarose.webs.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Angelica Rose, Email: angelica1rose [at] yahoo.com
Yoga Style: I teach inner relaxation through movement which encompasses tools to heighten the consciousness, open the heart and deepen relaxation and awareness in the body.
Description:

Angelica Rose

Angelica Rose, a national gifted training specialist and spiritual teacher since 1984 specializes in deeper relaxation and basic yoga and advancing higher conscious living-pure heart. Angelica's angelic spiritual gifts as a Clairvoyance, Clairaudience, Clairsentience and her high regard for love provides insights to enlighten and inspire.
For those on the path of enlightenment ready to transform their life and Live their Greatness - Such as, higher levels of inner harmonious peace, blissful joy, prosperity (integrity with money), healthier living, and pureness of love. Living 'Greatness' occurs as one lifts and releases the old programs that keep them 'stuck' in their old paradigms that are not functioning in a manner that serves the greatest good of all. Transforming this where there is no separation and the human experience is that of greater joy, peace, love, well-being and prosperity.
'what you believe, you perceive & eventually you receive'
'believe peace'
'think GOD, feel GOD'
Please visit the website for Angelica's inspirational books, products and relaxation CDs!

Butte County, Northern California

Ambika's Ayurveda
Address: 236 W. East Ave., PMB 137, Chico, CA  95926
Website: www.ayurvedarejuvenation.com  |  Yoga Session Info
Instructor: Jennifer Andrews
Yoga Style: Private Yoga Session
Description: 90-minute one-on-one yoga session, tailored to meet your individual dosha and health needs. This one-on-one session will help you create a daily practice.
Daily yoga practice rejuvenates the body, calms the mind, and enhances over-all health. Sessions take place at our private office in Chico, California.

El Dorado County, Northern California

Green Yogini
Locations: Classes upon request in South Lake Tahoe, Ca
Contact: Email: Info [at] greenyogini.com
Website: www.greenyogini.com  |  Private Yoga Instruction
Instructor: Michon O'Connor
Yoga Style: Vinyasa Flow, Prenatal and Postnatal, Yoga Hikes
Description: Certified through the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica and the Yoga Garden in San Francisco, California, Michon teaches vinyasa flow inspired through a love of Ashtanga styled yoga. Prenatal and postnatal classes are available upon request. Private classes can be tailored for your own personal needs, while public classes focus largely on opening the body, toning the muscles and creating balance of mind, body and spirit. During the summer months, Sunday morning yoga hikes are offered to help get us into the great outdoors!


Sadhana Yoga Chi

Sadhana Yoga Chi with Doug Swenson

Address: 2040 Dunlap, South Lake Tahoe, CA  96151 Doug Swenson
Contact: Phone: (530) 573-8400  /  Email: dougswen002 [at] yahoo.com
Website: www.sadhanayogachi.com
Instructor: Doug Swenson
Yoga Style: Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, Power, Restorative, Core, Sadhana Yoga
Specialties: Workshops / Teacher Trainings / Retreats
Description: More than just another yoga program / we offer a holistic approach to a better way of life. For those who desire the highest quality, professional instruction in a fun, warm atmosphere. Free your mind - place no limits on your yoga philosophy, or your life - living your full potential.
Retreats in - Lake Tahoe, CA / St. Lucia, Caribbean / Mexico / and more.

Nevada County, Northern California

Expanding Light Yoga Retreat Center
Address: 14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA  95959 Expanding Light - guest services
Contact: Lalaan Hickey: Lalaan [at] expandinglight.org
Phone: 1-800-346-5350  /  Fax: (530) 478-7519
Website: www.expandinglight.org
Instructors: Gyandev McCord and other instructors
Yoga Style: Hatha - Traditional
Specialties: Ananda Yoga for Higher Awareness, The Expanding Light Cookbook, Yoga for Emotional Healing (video), Yoga for Busy People (video)
Description: Experience yoga as a tool for higher awareness - at Expanding Light, America's premier yoga retreat center, in northern California's scenic Sierra Nevada mountains.
2-5 day workshops in yoga, meditation, opening your heart, vegetarian cooking, balancing your life, and more. 4-week residential yoga teacher training. Call for a free brochure.


Pleasant Valley Sanctuary - Yoga and Meditation Retreat
Address: 14011 Rice's Crossing Road - North San Juan, CA  95960 Pleasant Valley Sanctuary
Contact: Phone: (530) 209-5059
Website: pleasantvalleysanctuary.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: various
Yoga Style: Raja, Kriya, Hatha
Description: Our retreat center lies at the heart of 35 secluded acres atop the Yuba river canyon. With a huge garden, orchard, seasonal creeks, waterfalls, trails through the rolling foothills and several sacred spaces on-site, stepping onto this property is like arriving at a true sanctuary. With a small core of permanent residents, and a revolving cast of interns and retreat attendees, we co-create a vibrant and diverse center for spiritual living. We host a variety of meditation retreats, workshops and silent retreats, all designed to develop a deeper experience of our true nature in Spirit, the true Self.
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Posture Alignment Therapy
Address: Nevada City, CA
Contact: Email: info [at] posture-alignment.com
Website: www.posture-alignment.com
Instructor: Uddhava (David) Ramsden E-RYT 500
Yoga Style: Yoga Therapy
Description: You can change your present limitations into a fully active lifestyle. Just 20-60 minutes a day using proven Egoscue E-Cises®, (simple exercises), will alleviate pain. Feel immediate relief in your very first appointment.


Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Address: 14651 Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, CA  95949
Website: www.sivanandayogafarm.org
Yoga Style: Sivananda
Specialties: Pranayama, Kriyas, Meditation, Asanas, Satsang, Kirtan, Yoga Retreats, Ayurveda & Vedic Astrology workshops
Description: The Sivananda Ashram is a non-profit organization located on 80 secluded acres of rolling hills & meadows in the gold country of the Sierra Nevada foothills. The resident Director of the Ashram is Swami Sitaramananda, a senior disciple of Swami Vishnu-devananda, and a gifted speaker and teacher. Guests are introduced to the Yoga Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting, Ayurveda, Satsang, Sanskrit, Advaita Vedanta and lots more.
We offer a Yoga Teachers Training Course, Advanced TTC and Kids Yoga Camp.
Enjoy our 3 temples, walking meditations, swimming in our pond, hiking year round on the grounds, and visiting nearby historical Grass Valley, Nevada City and the beautiful Yuba River.
Ayurvedic Massage is available by appointment. A cedar sauna is open year round.


Yoga For Joy
Address: Grass Valley and Nevada City
Contact: Email: info [at] yogaforjoy.com
Website: www.yogaforjoy.com/index.html  |  Alternative Health Links
Description: Yoga classes available for individual, family or friends.

Sacramento County, Northern California

Absolutely Ashtanga
Address: Sacramento, CA Bill Counter in Vasisthasana
Contact: Phone: (916) 441-4914  /  Email: yogis [at] absolutelyashtanga.com
Website: www.absolutelyashtanga.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Bill Counter
Yoga Style: Classical hatha, ashtanga and power yoga                       
Description: Drop-in classes for all levels at several Sacramento locations. We offer classical hatha for those wanting an introduction to the poses, breathwork and meditation techniques of yoga at a moderate pace. Our power yoga and ashtanga classes offer a flowing practice for the more adventurous.


Fusion Yoga Studio Sacramento
Address: 2310 Fair Oaks Blvd., #C2, Sacramento, CA 95825
- near Howe Avenue, across from The Pavilions shopping center.
Contact: Phone: (916) 922-9642   /  Email: FrontDesk [at] FusionYogaSac.com
Website: FusionYogaSac.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Lori Moore McCormick, E.R.Y.T., Director of Fusion
Yoga Style: Traditional Hatha Yoga
Specialties: Fusing Ancient & Contemporary Practices
Classes & Retreats: Fusion Yoga Studio Sacramento has three beautiful studios under one big roof.
From Power Yoga to Yoga Therapeutics. Featuring both heated and non-heated classes. Prenatal and Mom & Baby classes also. Yoga Teacher Training Program with Lori Moore. Yoga Retreats. Private Instruction. Experienced & Inspiring Teachers.
Introductory Offer: 2 Weeks of Unlimited Classes for $25. See website for schedule.


Hot Yoga At Sunrise
Address: 4009 Bridge Street, Sacramento, Fair Oaks, CA  95628
Contact: Phone: (916) 631-7749  /  Email: yogabobby [at] hotyogaatsunrise.com
Website: www.hotyogaatsunrise.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Bobby & Robin Carpenter
Yoga Style: Hot Yoga (Bikram Style), Vinyasa Flow & Hot Pilates
Description: Specializing in Hot Yoga (Bikram Style), Vinyasa Flow and Hot Pilates! Students welcome at any level of fitness. Great Introductory Special: 2 weeks unlimited yoga $20! Family practice with great instuctors in a frendly, loving environment.
Come join us, you'll be glad you did!


Sacramento Yoga Center
Address: 2791 24th Street, Room 6, Sacramento, CA  95818
Contact: Phone: (916) 572-9139
Website: www.sacramentoyogacenter.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Staff of 9.
Yoga Style: Ananda, Baby and Mom (Postpartum), Gentle Vinyasa, Gentle Viniyoga, Kundalini, Kundalini Gong Meditation, Morning Sitting Meditation, Svaroopa®, Systemic Constellation Work, Vedanta Reading Group.
Description: An established yoga studio in the heart of Sacramento, conveniently located in the Curtis Park neighborhood, close to downtown Sacramento.

Siskiyou County, Northern California

Vajra Pani Yoga Teacher Training & Advanced Studies
Address: Shasta Yoga Center, 201 N. Mt Shasta Blvd, Mt Shasta, CA  996067
Contact: Phone: (530) 926-0221
Website: www.vajrapaniyoga.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Amy Cooper, Kristin Laak, Kofi Busia, Kathleen Heller
Yoga Style: Inspired by Iyengar; influences from Pattabhi Jois, Desikachar, and Buddha!
Specialties: High quality Yoga Teacher Training with precision, care, compassion, and wisdom.
Description: Informed originally by the Hatha Yoga of B.K.S. Iyengar, Vajra Pani Yoga Training emphasizes balancing precision in alignment, fluidity in movement, and freedom in stillness. The Vajra Pani Yoga Teacher Training and Advanced Studies is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance registered program focused on developing practice, technique, and methodology in Yoga Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation for personal practice and for inspiring others. The curriculum also includes the study and application of Anatomy, Ayurveda, and Non-Violent Communication. Moreover, students cultivate insight into the heart of Yoga studying Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and Buddha's teachings on generating mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion. Through meditation, students work directly with their own mind and strengthen the inner capacities needed to live more meaningful lives. Towards the end of the Training, participants naturally evolve into the Craft of Teaching.

Curriculum Overview:
· Anatomy & Applications to Yoga Practice
· Principles of Alignment, Use of Props, & Injury Prevention
· Main Actions, Benefits, and Contraindications of Postures
· Home Practice & the Wisdom of Sequencing
· Restorative Yoga, PreNatal Yoga, & Yoga for special needs
· Pranayama, Chanting, & the Chakras
· The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Yoga Philosophy as a Basis for Living & Teaching
· Non-Violent Communication
· Meditation & the Foundations of Buddha's Teachings
· Ayurveda & Applications to Yoga Practice and Life Style
· Seeing and Understanding Bodies
· The Craft of Teaching: Observation, Conscious Touch & Adjustments, and Practice Teaching
· Business & the Ethics of Teaching
· Independent Assignments & Required Reading

San Francisco Bay Area:  www.yoga-centers-directory.net/usa/california_san_francisco.htm
(includes: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Fracisco, San Mateo, Solano and Sonoma counties)

San Bernardino County, Southern California

Addicted To Yoga
Locations: 13751 Roswell Ave, Suite E, Chino, CA and
11940 Foothill Blvd, Suite 218, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Contact: Phone: (909) 590-1189  /  Email: info [at] addictedtoyoga.com
Website: www.AddictedToYoga.com
Instructors: Polina, Dave, Rhema, Janus, Bryan, Candice, Michelle, Laura, Becki, Juliette, Tyona, Tina, Chadd, Geneis, Jazzmine, Mishelle, Sarah
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyassa Flow, Anusara, Restorative, Yin, Prenatal, Beginners, Mysore
Description: First Class Free for new students!! Monthly and yearly Specials! Class Schedule includes almost 200 classes every week. We also offer healthy eating, healthy living, breathing and meditation classes and workshops, Mat Pilates and Pilate reformers Classes.
Open Mornings:                           
  M-W-F 5:30am - 11:00am
  Tues & Thur 9:00am - 11:00am
  Sat 8:00am - 12:30pm
  Sun 8:00am - 12:30pm
Open Evenings:               
  Mon 4:30pm - 9:30pm
  Tues 5:00pm - 9:30pm
  Wen 3:30pm - 9:30pm
  Thur 5:00pm - 9:30pm
                                     
  Fri 6:15pm - 8:30pm
  Sat Closed
  Sun 6:15pm - 7:30pm

Santa Barbara County, Southern California

California Silent Meditation Retreat
Address: La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, California
Contact: Email: retreats[at]lolajones.com
Website: www.divineopenings.com
Instructor: Lola Jones
Description: Lola Jones is a spiritual author and teacher of Divine Openings. She leads Silent Mediation Retreats in California, UK and Germany every year where gentle yoga is practiced through the 5 days as per the divine flow.
Please visit www.divineopenings.com for latest schedule of upcoming retreats.
Divine OpeningsLola Jones


RussaYog Yoga Studio
Address: 1905 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
Contact: Phone: (805) 448-1320  /  Email: talk [at] russayog.com
Website: russayog.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Teresa Singh, Jasprit Singh
Yoga Style: Yoga with ropes
Description: RussaYog incorporates the strength and power of weight training, and the balance and flexibility of traditional yoga. Using a rope, you will experience a complete body workout, taking your mind and body to a heightened state of awareness and fitness...
RussaYog asans are specifically developed to address the challenges of the modern lifestyle: On a physical level; On a mental level; On a contemplative level.
The solution is not more busy-ness or faster, harder work, but more thoughtful actions. As the RussaYogi will immediately sense, the asans will demand strength and balance that will challenge the mind and body. It can offer challenges to a person who has just enough strength to stand up from a lying position by holding onto ropes. Yet it can offer challenges to the strongest Olympic athlete as well. In fact, the asans are designed to allow one to exercise muscles at a level that even exercise machines costing thousands of dollars cannot!
Like traditional yoga, RussaYog takes the yogi and gently places him/her in an asan where gravity is manipulated (through the rope) to create forces in multiple directions. With various forces pulling/pushing in dozens of directions the yogi achieves a choherent balance.
The yogi will see that RussaYog is especially useful for the upper body posture. It builds strength in the core muscles as well as shoulders, chest, and gripping muscles. At the end of a session the yogi should not only feel a sense of heightened balance and symmetry, but also a "pump" that is usually associated with weight training.


SB Personal Training, Yoga & Active Lifestyle Coaching with Alia Knowles
Address: Santa Barbara, CA
Contact: Phone: (805) 639-8589
Website: www.santabarbaratraining.com
Instructor: Alia Knowles, RYT200 certified.
Yoga Style: Vinyasa Flow
Specialties: Yoga for athletes, triathletes, endurance athletes, and injury recovery.
Description: Spending the past 30 years running, cycling, triathlon racing, practicing yoga, Pilates, and paddle boarding, I have led a life of outdoor activity as a foundation for physical, mental, and emotional health, training people in Santa Barbara, Montecito, and surrounding areas using the land and sea as our personal gym.

Ventura County, Southern California

Ojai Yoga - Vinyasa in the Valley
Address: Ojai, CA
Contact: Phone: (805) 633-1077
Website: www.yogaojai.com
Instructor: Rosemary Garrison
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow
Specialties: Studio, private yoga instruction, yoga retreats.
Description: Answering the call for solid Vinyasa yoga classes in the Ojai Valley, Rosemary's teachings include strong Vinyasa Flow with Ashtanga foundations.

Los Angeles:  www.yoga-centers-directory.net/usa/california_los_angeles.htm
(includes: Santa Monica)

Orange County, Southern California

Self Awareness Institute
Address: Laguna Beach, CA - most classes are virtual or in retreats Self Awareness Institute
Contact: Phone: (949) 355-3249  /  Email: info [at] selfawareness.com
Website: www.selfawareness.com
Instructor: Steven S. Sadleir
Yoga Style: Siddha, Kundalini and Kriya
Specialties: Shaktipat
Description: We focus on advanced yoga practices and philosophy and providing teacher training and certification. SAI offers live teleconferenced meditations each month, periodic retreats, and teacher training. We primarily draw upon the lineages of Vethathiri Maharishi and Shivabalayogi Maharaj who both trained Steven. We now have teachers all over the world and students in over 120 countries.
You can Google "Enlightenment Radio" to listen to Steven's meditations and lectures 24/7. He also has a television series on the Hallmark channel called Spiritclips, and appears in two movies 3 Magic Words, Spiritual Revolution, and other steaming series at StreamingForTheSoul.tv


Yoga Tree Studio | Iyengar Yoga Center of Fullerton
Address: 140 E. Commonwealth, Suite 205, Fullerton, CA
Contact: Phone: (714) 388-4328  /  Email: email [at] yogatreestudio.com
Website: yogatreestudio.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Carolyn Matsuda
Yoga Style: Iyengar
Description: Yoga Tree Studio - the Iyengar Yoga Center of Fullerton CA.
Beginners, experienced yoga students, new to Iyengar yoga, Seniors classes.

San Diego:  www.yoga-centers-directory.net/usa/california_san_diego.htm

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