Studios

One Life Yoga in Pasadena

I love everything about this studio. So where do I begin? Ordinarily I’ll start with the setting and the vibe of the spot, however, it’s the people at One Life Yoga that stick out most in my mind. Founders, Samy Rose and Reza Samadi are both hip, humble, warm, excitable, and illustrious yoga practitioners. They [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Fauve Yoga Club Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica’s Fauve Yoga Club offers their guests a cozy and inviting sanctuary to discover and deepen their passion for yoga in community. Fauve Yoga Club Practice Space Yogis may recognize the location, formerly occupied by Yogis Anonymous. Fauve Yoga Club has made the studio their own by creating separate spaces for group classes, [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Ashtanga Yoga Sherman Oaks with Bobbi Boston

Photo of Bobbi Boston Ashtanga Yoga Sherman Oaks by Joy Santos Ashtanga Yoga Sherman Oaks Welcomes Students Ashtanga Yoga Sherman Oaks (AYSO) is the first and only yoga studio (Shala) in the San Fernando Valley dedicated to upholding the tradition of the Ashtanga Yoga practice. The Shala offers ongoing Mysore-style classes. AYSO has [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Open Doors Liberate Hollywood

I was on a volcano in Bali, doing sunrise yoga, when I found out that Michael Jackson died. Fast forward nine years and I’m practicing yoga at Liberate Hollywood. This is the former Hollywood Sounds Recording Studio, where MJ recorded some of his most legendary hits. “Man in the Mirror” has never sounded so good. [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Unplug Meditation in West Hollywood Has Classes for Everyone

Unplug Meditation Photo by David Young-Wolff For former fashion and makeover mogul Suze Yalof Schwartz, opening Unplug Meditation was a feat of feeling. “I run this business based on feeling,” says Suze. And while people warned against intuition-based business practices, Unplug Meditation is booming. Unplug Meditation includes the founding Santa Monica studio, the [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Zooga Yoga for Kids Features Practices and Playtime

  Many teachers have found charm in the animal associations of various asana. Antonia King, owner and founder of Zooga, Yoga for Kids, in Culver City, ran with that vision. In her tangerine-colored space bursting with plush toys, she has created a playful living zoo-like environment where children can learn animal poses. Everything about Zooga [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Samarasa Center in Echo Park

Sister and brother duo Susan and Nick Marrufo recently opened their brick-and-mortar-dream-come-true studio in Echo Park. They combined their desire to create a safe space for self-inquiry with the reach of their imagination. Samarasa Center offers yoga, Pilates, meditation, study groups, and community gatherings - all influenced by Susan’s teacher, Sri Prem Baba. A humanitarian [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Yoga NoHo and the North Hollywood Reinvention

    Photo of Rudy-Mirkovich and Karen Russell from Yoga NoHo by Hello June Films   North Hollywood is currently living a renaissance of revitalization and reinvention. New restaurants, food trucks, vegan pop-ups, and juice bars crop up daily in this walkable section of a driving-centric city. While Yoga NoHo is not new [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|Studios|0 Comments

Remix Yoga in Fountain Valley

Yoga can be intimidating to new students. Many people never set foot inside a yoga studio because of the preconceived notion that everyone there will be freakishly fit and flexible. Those who pass that initial hurdle and venture inside often find the Sanskrit and the Hindu deities a little overwhelming, or even at odds with [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Studios|0 Comments

Soul Hum Meditation in Sherman Oaks

Soul Hum Meditation in Sherman Oaks Soul Hum is the latest Zen enclave to open in the Valley. It offers elegant, inviting, and stress-to-bliss transformation in under 30 minutes. Soul Hum studio owner Natalie Kiwi says that the studio’s name is a derivative of the yogic contemplative mantra “so hum.” Soul Hum’s intention is to [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Studios|0 Comments