Studios

Olive Yoga in Long Beach

When deciding on a name for her studio, Elizabeth Olive Bolla chose Olive not merely because it's her middle name but also because when spoken out loud, Olive Yoga sounds like "all of yoga." The name suggests that when you come to take a class, you'll be doing more than practicing postures; you'll be learning [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Hot 8 Yoga in Pasadena and Manhattan Beach

Of all of the yoga studios I have experienced in the City of Angels, Hot 8 Yoga has always felt like coming home. Since I've been teaching at Hot 8 Beverly Hills since its inception, I thought my bias contributed to my rose-colored perspective. Hot 8 Yoga began from a desire by owners Vincent and Linda [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

New Beginnings at Goda Yoga in Culver City

Nathania Stambouli at Goda Yoga Goda Yoga in Culver City first opened its doors 15 years ago in 2001 and has recently transitioned to new ownership. Nathania Stambouli is now the new owner and her personal story of desk job to yoga teacher studio owner in one year has been an inspiration to [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

YAS Venice

Spin room at YAS on Main Street in Venice Since 2001, Kimberly Fowler’s YAS Venice (Yoga and Spinning) has inhabited a distinctive corner at the north end of Abbot Kinney. Now as of August, the Venice institution has moved to nearby Main Street at the border of Santa Monica to inhabit the space [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Create Yoga Studio

Tranquility. This is the feeling evoked when you first walk into Create Yoga in Santa Monica. Maybe it’s because parking was a breeze (there are spaces in the shopping center and on Santa Monica Boulevard), maybe it’s because the floor is painted the shade of turquoise you would see in the ocean around the islands of Tahiti, or [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

The Studio (MDR) in Playa Vista

  The Studio (MDR) in Playa Vista   When I walked into The Studio (MDR), I noticed that was that the class was filled with people of all ages, ethnicities, and sizes. This upended my perceived notion that a Pilates studio would be filled with perfect bodies. I did stand out with my [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

In-Trinity Dojo in Santa Barbara

The studio space at In-Trinity Dojo in Santa Barbara is bright, airy, and invokes the centered feeling cultivated by the practice. According to the team at In-Trinity, a dojo is a “sanctuary that nurtures mind-body transformation.” The Santa Barbara In-trinity Dojo definitely fulfills this description. In-Trinity is the latest paradigm-shifting mind-body-spirit transformational exercise [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Light on Lotus in Mar Vista

Kate Duyn Cariati Light on Lotus photo by Luke Fontana   There’s a bright little light arising from the diverse Mar Vista Neighborhood on Grandview Boulevard, just off Venice. Light On Lotus is a colorful urban chic new yoga space founded by Kate Duyn Cariati. The dedicated and popular teacher with nearly two [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Samadi Yoga in Koreatown

Samadi Yoga in Koreatown. Photo by Jodye Alcon Photography. Nestled in the heart of Koreatown, Samadi Yoga is an urban oasis of serenity. One may be surprised to find such a sanctuary sandwiched between the hustle and bustle of the Metro Vermont stop and the continuous whir of Wilshire traffic, but herein lies [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Studios|0 Comments

Happy Baby Family Studio in El Segundo

Happy Baby family studio co-founders Erin Fagerlind and Brandi Sharkey wanted to provide for the needs of young families and parents-to-be in El Segundo and its neighboring communities. The studio gives the community a space for mindful parenting and a range of offerings, including yoga, to support the entire family. Following the birth of her [...]

By | July 24th, 2016|Studios|0 Comments