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Az I Am

1235 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Teach Training

Az I Am is a wellness and training center in Santa Monica that offers a wide range of classes. The center offers yoga classes where clients can learn proper alignment and technique, pranic breath work, and become an energy architect. Additionally, members have the option of learning about the history of yoga. Alanna Zabel, Az I Am's founder, has over 25 years of fitness experience. She was conferred with "Best Yoga Instructor in Los Angeles" by LA Family Magazine in 2011.

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Beach Yoga SoCal

2600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Beach Yoga SoCal is LA’s iconic beach yoga studio, offering daily classes, year round, directly on the sand, next to the sea. The ocean is your soundtrack, with breathtaking views of SaMo Pier, sunsets, dolphins, and so much more. This is a Bucket List item for tourists, and a unique experience for locals to add to their workout regime. It was established to promote mindful living and a unique yoga experience by the beach led by Vee Gomez. The yoga studio offers yoga classes not only to residents of the metro but to corporate clients as well. Apart from beach yoga classes, it also offers packages for parties such as bachelorettes, corporate outings, and family reunions. In addition, the yoga studio is a proud member of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce.

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Body Wellness

Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Body Wellness is a Santa Monica fitness studio providing yoga, Pilates, and spin classes to those living in the greater metro area. The studio offers group classes as well as private sessions, and prices vary based on type of class or package rate. The staff includes seasoned yoga, Pilates, and spin instructors with diverse experience and backgrounds.

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Burn Fitness

1233 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Power Yoga

Burn Fitness is a studio that serves clients in the Santa Monica area. It provides restorative yoga, cardio sculpt, Pilates Bootcamp, and core stability training classes. It also offers high-intensity interval training, meltdown bands, boxing techniques, waist training, and functional aesthetics Bootcamp sessions. The establishment features a 20-square feet facility equipped with theater monitors, a group practice studio, an indoor cycling studio, and a free weight area. Burn Fitness has been in the industry for over 15 years.

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Hot 8 Yoga

Santa Monica, CA 90401
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With four locations throughout Southern California, Hot 8 Yoga offers a variety of yoga classes for individuals living in Beverly Hills, Manhattan Beach, Pasadena, Santa Monica, and the surrounding areas. The studio’s group classes focus on strength, flexibility, and balance while also fulfilling spiritual needs. Hot 8 Yoga features over 200 weekly classes including Hot Yoga, Hot Power Fusion, Hot Power Yoga, Hot Yoga Sculpt (with weights), and Hot Yoga Barre. The facility offers class packages and monthly membership rates.

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Kundalini Yoga By The Sea

605 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Kundalini Yoga By The Sea provides Santa Monica residents a place for yoga, meditation, and relaxation. It specializes in teaching the meditation techniques, spiritual philosophy, and physical exercises of kundalini yoga. It also offers a number of specialty classes, including pre-natal and post-natal yoga, Sat Nam Rasayan, and yoga for addiction. The studio also teaches reiki to help individuals relax and gain relief from modern-day challenges, such as stress, health-related distress, and lifestyle changes. Its co-founder Nicholas Petricca started practicing yoga in 2016.

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Laughing Frog Yoga

12217 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Laughing Frog Yoga is a fitness studio serving clients in Santa Monica and the surrounding areas. It offers a variety of yoga classes for beginners that include yin yoga, vinyasa flow, outdoor yoga, restorative, and goat yoga. The studio conducts public goat yoga courses and private goat yoga events. Beyond the yoga mat, Laughing Frog Yoga is committed to creating a community that values interpersonal relationships. The studio has been in operation for almost 10 years.

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Love Yoga

835 Lincoln Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291
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Love Yoga is a wellness studio that serves clients in Santa Monica. It offers yoga classes that are based on the Taoist theory and the sacred geometry of Katonah yoga. Its programs are designed to accommodate beginners and intermediate clients. Its yoga classes include restorative, Nidra, and slow flow. Love Yoga also facilitates yoga retreats, workshops, and mentorship programs. One of its yoga instructors, Hannah Dawe, is a children's yoga teacher. She is also has a master's degree in yoga studies.

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Modo Yoga LA

2570 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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Modo Yoga LA is a hot yoga studio with three locations in Los Angeles serving the residents of nearby areas, including Santa Monica. It offers a wide range of class types, including GROOV3 x Modo, HIIT Pilates, freestyle flow, and yang yin. Members can choose to come to the studio or attend live classes online hosted by Modo Yoga LA's certified trainers. On-demand videos are also available for those who wish to focus on specific aspects such as strength, power, and stillness.

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Santa Monica Yoga

1640 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Santa Monica Yoga is a studio serving individuals in the local metro. It offers a variety of classes for beginners and intermediate students, including all levels flow, slow deep stretch, Feldenkrais Method, Iyengar yoga, Hatha, and beach yoga. In addition, the studio has live stream classes for on-demand practice. One of Santa Monica Yoga's instructors, Hala Khouri, has been in the industry for over 20 years. Hala has co-created Off the Mat, Into the World non-profit organization utilizing yoga and somatic practices.

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Shefayoga Venice

245 Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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Shefayoga Venice is a yoga studio that serves the Santa Monica locale. The space is equipped with a heated section, a regular space, and an event space for hosting training and workshops. The owner, Leah, is joined by more than 20 other instructors who have their own style of teaching yoga. The studio teaches heated Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, rocket Vinyasa, and Kundalini style. Classe are delivered in-studio, outdoors, or via Livestream.

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Sweat Yoga

Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Sweat Yoga is a Santa Monica yoga studio specializing in an athletic style of yoga that incorporates modern and creative music playlists. Sweat classes are heated with an infrared heating system that offers medicinal properties and allows students to quickly loosen up and facilitate a cleanse. Though most classes are heated to 106 degrees, the studio’s high ceilings and air scrubbers ensure that the environment is not overbearing.

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Yoga Nest Venice

38 Washington Boulevard, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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  • Power Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga

Yoga Nest Venice is a studio that caters to residents in Santa Monica and nearby areas. Its team of over 20 instructors practices different types of yoga, including hatha, vinyasa, bhakti vinyasa, and prana. They also offer meditation and gentle flow classes both virtually and in-studio. In addition to classes, the company holds breathwork and meditation events. Solana Prema, one of its yoga instructors, is a certified meditation and yoga teacher who learned the discipline in Rishikesh, India.

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YOGAqua

Santa Monica, CA 90403
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YOGAqua offers paddleboard yoga classes to those living in the greater Santa Monica area. Each class is 90-minutes long, with 30 minutes dedicated to learning how to use the paddleboard and the remaining 60 minutes for Vinyasa yoga flow on the paddleboard. The classes are open to students of all levels and do not require previous experience practicing yoga or using a paddleboard. The instructor offers detailed and customized instructions so everyone is able to follow along.

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Yogaraj

Santa Monica, CA 90025
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Yogaraj offers Vinyasa, Yoga Fundamentals, and Kids Yoga group classes to practitioners living in Santa Monica and the surrounding communities. No memberships or packages are required though the studio does offer three monthly membership options. Students can book and cancel classes using the yogaraj mobile app or on the studio’s website.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How does someone become a yoga instructor?

A: To become a yoga instructor, one must first complete a yoga teacher training course or YTTC. There are several course programs ranging from 200 to 500 total hours. Once certified, yoga instructors can train students as independent contractors, work in gyms, and open their own yoga studios. Since there are several types of yoga, instructors can build their skill sets with continuing education courses.

Q: How much do yoga instructors make?

A: The pay rate for yoga instructors varies greatly depending on the type of yoga classes being taught, experience levels, and price points dictated by yoga practitioners. In general, a yoga teacher's salary at a yoga studio ranges between $31 and $35 per hour.

Q: How do you clean a yoga mat?

A: Yoga mats should be cleaned by hand with mild soap and warm water, then thoroughly rinsed to prevent soap residue buildup. Another option is to submerge the mat in warm, soapy water. Once dried, you can also spray the yoga mat with disinfectant spray to freshen it up and eliminate potential lingering germs and bacteria.

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