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Best Yoga Studios
in Santa Barbara
2019

Why These Yoga Studios?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored yoga studios on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best yoga studios in Santa Barbara, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that offers numerous yoga classes with a specialization in Ashtanga. The studio offers a 10-class introductory series for beginners as well as private classes. Ashtanga Yoga also provides various types of workshops and retreats.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Bloom Yoga

Bloom Yoga is a Solvang yoga studio that provides yoga classes, series and workshops, wellness lectures, and learning events. Studio owner Julie Samuels-Metheany and her staff of teachers have decades of yoga experience and are also experienced in various fields such as health and nutrition. The studio offers services such as private yoga classes, special event yoga, and health and nutrition coaching. Julie is a licensed marriage and family therapist and offers counseling services for individuals, couples, and families.

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Evolation Yoga

Evolation Yoga Santa Barbara, recently named as one of the most beautiful studios in the US, is evolation’s flagship studio and teacher training hub. This means that classes are taught by highly experienced teachers and teacher trainers, along with newly certified, and almost certified teachers. From each and every one you will learn something new and different. We view the yoga room as a sanctuary where everybody can develop in their own way. We offer classes​ in different degrees of heat and intensity, Bikram style, flow, yin and kids. All of ​​our classes are open to and appropriate for all levels, including beginners.

Carpinteria, CA 93013

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Healthy Zen

Healthy Zen is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that was founded in 2014 by Melanee Cooper. Melanee has been practicing yoga for nearly 20 years. Her studio offers a wide range of yoga classes as well as a cleanse program and health and nutrition coaching services.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Iyengar Yoga Studio of Santa Barbara

Iyengar Yoga Studio of Santa Barbara is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that was founded in 2007. The studio offers daily yoga classes instructed by Iyengar trained and certified teachers. Studio owner Richard McLaughlin has been teaching Iyengar Yoga for nearly 15 years and offers multiple levels of classes for beginners, advanced practitioners, and classes for all levels.

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Jai Rhythm Yoga

Jai Rhythm Yoga is a Ventura yoga studio opened in 2013 by Colin Brightfield and Rebecca Schol. The studio offers a wide range of new student passes, drop-in class specials, and other yoga class packages. Jai Rhythm Yoga provides numerous yoga classes including various types of beginner classes, advanced classes, and classes for all levels.

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Let It Go Yoga

Let It Go Yoga is a Goleta yoga studio that was founded by Sue Anne and Jim Parsons in 1986. The studio offers small and intimate classes that are limited to eight students as well as private sessions. Let It Go Yoga also provides yoga teacher training for certification as a Let It Go Yoga instructor. The certification has been reviewed and approved by the Yoga Alliance.

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Montecito Yoga

Montecito Yoga is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that is operated by Ruth Alpert and her experienced staff of instructors. Ruth has been a certified practitioner of The Trager Approach since 1987 and was trained in Pilates in 1992. The studio offers a wide range of yoga classes for beginners, advanced practitioners, children, and therapeutic yoga, among others.

Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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Power of Your Om

Power of Your Om is a Santa Barbara yoga studio with a highly experienced and certified team of instructors. The studio provides beginner classes as well as specialized classes such as accelerated classes and heated classes for all levels. Power of Your Om also offers teacher 200-hr, 300-hr, and 500-hr teacher training courses as well as events, workshops, and retreats.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Santa Barbara Yoga Center

Santa Barbara Yoga Center is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that has a large and highly experienced staff of yoga instructors that all provide private yoga instruction upon request. The studio offers a wide range of yoga classes as well as workshops and retreats. Santa Barbara Yoga Center also offers 200-hr and 500-hr teacher training courses as well as a 300-hour bridge program. The studio is also open for rental to teachers or groups who wish to host private or group classes independent of the studio’s schedule.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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The Loft Emilee’s Pilates & Yoga

Emilee's Yoga Class mixes strength and flexibility while focusing on form and injury prevention. Her warm personality, attention to detail, easy to follow cueing, and playful spirit make clients feel challenged yet successful while in her class. Emilee uses her years of training in the Iyengar Method with a combination of the Pilates Method to create a perfect fusion of yoga, Pilates and core class. Emilee is a two-time cancer survivor. She wasn’t able to find exercises that worked for ovarian cancer recovery, so she created her own program, Cancer Core Recovery(TM) that she also teaches to other yoga and Pilates instructors.

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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Transformative Healing Arts

Transformative Healing Arts is a Santa Barbara yoga studio that was founded by Romi Cumes in 2004. Romi has been practicing yoga since 1995 and has over 12 years of experience as a licensed massage therapist as well. She offers instructional yoga and movement classes including private sessions in-studio or in-home. Romi also provides bodywork and massage therapy services.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Ventura Yoga Studio

Ventura Yoga Studio is a Ventura yoga studio that was founded in 1990. The studio staff have decades of combined yoga experience and the studio specializes in Tai Chi Chih. Ventura Yoga Studio also offers 200-hour and 500-hour teacher training as well as continuing education and workshops for all levels of students. The studio offers a wide range of packages for multiple classes as well as monthly and annual passes.

Ventura, CA 93001

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Yoga Soup

Yoga Soup is a Santa Barbara yoga studio. The studio offers unlimited classes to new students for the first month as well as memberships, single drop-in classes, and multi-class packages. Yoga Soup offers a wide variety of classes such as flow classes, tai chi classes, meditation classes, beginner yoga, and all-level yoga.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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