Pop Up | Special Class: Yoga to Live Drums
Upcoming: May 29

The soft beat of a Djembe drum can easily transform a yoga practice into a powerful experience that combines music, rhythm, the body and the mind. Drumming and yoga connect body, mind and spirit. Both are healing to the inner most parts of our beings. Drumming and yoga form a natural partnership. The vibrating resonance of the drum seems to …

Yin Yoga: A Master Class
Sunday May 28 @ 400pm

Yin yoga is a practice that focuses on the the connective tissues that form our joints. Yin postures gently stretch and rehabilitate allowing us to maintain and restore joint, fascia and muscle flexibility. These mindful postures have a profoundly different feeling in the tissues as well as the nervous and energetic systems of the body. Come and enjoy the other …

Yoga for Shoulder Relief
Saturday May 27 @ 900am

Deep tissue release session for shoulders and neck, followed by an exploration of techniques to help sooth daily tension and STOP build before it starts. The two hour session integrates yin, restore, and peace yoga, mindfulness, relaxation, meditation, and roller ball techniques. Alleviate stress and discomfort, improve posture, and feel lighter and more alive by releasing yourself from shoulder tension! …

Recharge with Restorative Yoga & Mindfulness
Monday May 22 @ 400pm

Need a break? Have a Kit Kat and then come to this saigon om style medley of yummy restorative yoga poses along with mindfulness guidance. Mindfulness combined with restorative yoga help us arrive home to our body, in the present moment, where healing, happiness and life are available. Some hands on Shamballa Reiki & massage will be also given in class. All …

Yoga Anatomy & Alignment for a Safe Practice
Monday May 22 @ 900am

This beginner’s mind workshop is for both beginners and seasoned practitioners as well as yoga teachers.  Come and get to know your body for a safe practice as we’ll share some of our latest yoga bio-mechanic findings.  We’ll also look at the sun salutation and other foundation postures under a microscope for joint alignment and muscular function. Topics covered:  We’ll …

We have a late cancellation policy
please read for all online bookings

LATE CANCELLATION POLICY – Be sure to arrive 15-20 minutes prior to class scheduled time. All classes run the chance of filling beforehand. To ensure your spot, you can reserve online. Online reservations are available to 50% of the class space, the remaining 50% will be filled on a first come basis. If you reserve online, you must cancel online …

New Rewards Program in Effect – No More Perkville Points
2 weeks only to claim Perkville points – by April 30/17

Effective today, we will no longer be using Perkville as our studio rewards program. For the past month & a half, all those that have been practicing at Samatva Studios have been accumulating both Perkville Points + Samatva $REWARDS. Want to know what you have? Login to your MBO account here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=33222 to see your accumulated $$ Rewards Visit http://www.perkville.com and create your …

Holiday Hours: Easter Weekend Schedule

We hope you enjoy this holiday weekend. Thank you for observing that the studios (both west end + downtown) will be closed as follows: HOPPY HOLIDAYS!

[BOTM] The Moon Juice Cookbook

“The founder of L.A.’s hottest wellness boutique, Amanda Chantal Bacon offers the ultimate resource for foodies looking to restore their health the natural way, using functional foods to create seriously healing drinks, snacks, and sweet treats. Since Amanda Chantal Bacon founded Moon Juice in 2011, it has evolved into one of the nation’s fastest growing wellness brands, and in The …

Foundations of Meditation
2017 Schedule
UPCOMING: May 10

Now is the time to start meditating. Over 6 weeks, we will explore the fundamentals of setting up a daily sitting practice, discuss the many benefits you will see unfold in your life (both physically and mentally), and unravel the ancient wisdom that accompanies this life changing practice. You will learn to meditate with ease and power and dive into …

Enter Educator: Piper (Andrea) Pritchard

A little voice inside my head told me that I just had to try yoga. And once I listened, there was no going back. Yoga has brought a sense of connection and balance to every part of my life: physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. Everything’s better with yoga! I teach because it is my way of giving back and sharing …

Restorative Yoga & Hands-On Vibrational Healing
Sunday May 7 @ 600pm

Join us for these 2.5 hour exceptional healing event to RESTORE yourself to wholeness, balance and well-being. The workshop will include several ancient modalities, merging restorative yoga with powerful Reiki, Reflexology, Thai Yoga Massage and Aromatherapy hands-on healing, as well as themed guided meditation. Prepare to feel completely transformed. Space is limited to ensure that everyone receives lots of individual …

Today: Live Yoga + Change Your Attitude

LIVE YOGA: We give too much power to the poses to change us and too little power to ourselves to change the poses. Today before you practice asana, do something you really love: bake cookies, or sing a song, or play with your child. Notice how it affects your joy. Then take this joy to the mat, and watch what …

Journal Club | April Prompts

We’ve created a Private Facebook Group. Ghost in the background or introduce yourself. Join this group to make sure you don’t miss your questions! https://www.facebook.com/groups/645773802269443/ @samatvayoga #samatvaspirit #samatvajournalclub share to a friend or share to social media

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[POTM] Classic Locust Pose: Salabhasana

As you stretch in this pose, your body traces the smooth arc of a crescent moon (chandra).  You will have to practice conscientiously, but when you finally balance without fear it is a feat to celebrate. Lifting too high or too quickly as you come into the pose can trigger a cramp in the soles of your feet, hamstrings, or lower …