Equipment: Gaiam Yoga mats.
Students should bring: Water, blanket, props to help the activities.
Average class length: 60-90 minutes
Number of Staff: 1–5 people
Class location: Indoors only
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: No
Parking: Metered street parking
Pro Tip: Simona Yoga healing center has a very quiet space; it offers tranquility and privacy.
Proving that yoga can be much more than simply a physical practice, Simona Yoga's classes use mindful movements in conjunction with meditation and controlled-breathing exercises, leading the mind to an awakened state that nurtures students' creativity and spirits of free expression. The instructors mainly teach the Kundalini style, which emphasizes the importance of finding balance and alignment in each pose, and the studio specializes in private yoga and healing sessions, focusing on attendees' sense of awareness.
Simona Yoga also offers Shakti dance sessions. This innovative method combines elements of Kundalini yoga with dance-inspired choreography, creating a practice that encourages students to achieve a meditative state through repeating sequences of rhythmic, breath-controlled movements. Intent on creating a safe space for students of all skill and experience levels, both the Malibu and Santa Monica studio feature an open meditation room that invites guests to settle in and savor the space's peace, silence, and complete lack of sports-radio DJs loudly commenting on last night's game.