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Great nutrition isn’t just about claiming the newest super food fad or achieving ultimate thinness, its about living a whole encompassing healthy lifestyle. Summer is the perfect time to hunker down and start focusing on on overall well being inwards and out. That is why we have re-designed the F.O.O.D Program for all types of individuals with our amazing instructor Diane Kazer. We will help you explore food to incorporate into your diet that helps you feel better and more energized on a daily basis.

Join us on Tuesday, June 10 for another edition of our Cello Yin Yoga class, featuring cellist Steve Velez performing live music during the class.

Don’t forget that we also offer a FREE Beginner Intro to Yoga workshop! Expand and widen your knowledge of yoga and stop by our Yoga Orange County center... More ›

February, the month of Love, making it the perfect month to express one's love for yoga. With this in mind, we decided to highlight some of the classes we love, starting with yoga's sister science from India, Ayurveda. Many may have heard about it on Dr. Oz and perhaps it has spurred your interest. We have free 45-minute classes that gives you an introduction to the world of Ayurveda. No preparation is required. Please join us and bring a friend!

We are also excited for our upcoming Baby and Me six week course, which begins in April. Every thought about nourishing your bond with your baby? Then this class is a perfect fit for you, as well as a relaxing and playful time to be had for all. This course could also be an opportunity to come together with other parents. It's a euphoric class for parents and... More ›

Exciting things are happening at Ra this month. After ringing in the new year we are hitting the ground running with a wide variety of events and classes.

First and foremost we are offering a weekly Practice Forum Classes to allow new teachers the opportunity to find their teaching style. As we all know being humans and all, everyone needs a little practice to perfect their craft. This workshop is specifically designed with new teachers in mind to allow them an opportunity to grow before obtaining a permanent class at Ra, or any other studio for that matter. Not a teacher? No problem! The best part is this class if free for all students.

Along with the Practice Forum class we are kicking off the year offering Deaf Yoga, where we present a class that is specially designed with the hearing impaired... More ›

You love to practice Yoga so why not teach it! Ever have an interest in becoming a yoga teacher? Well say no more because Ra Yoga is now offering teacher training. Experience an approach to teacher training that is unmatched in Orange County. We can provide you with the best skills and techniques necessary for you to succeed as a yoga instructor. Stop by our Yoga Irvine studio for a 13 week training. After completion of the training, you will receive a 200 hour Yoga Certification which will allow you to become a yoga instructor.

Ra Yoga Teacher Training is Yoga Alliance Certified and is unique in that it will not just be focused on yoga technique; you will master public speaking, sharpen your relationship skills and cultivate your authentic self! Of course, this 200 hr program will teach yoga technique... More ›

Are you feeling the weather shift? Summer has officially come to an end and we are ready to embark on a season filled with cooler temperatures with pumpkin anything and everything. With that it's also time to Fall into Yoga and enjoy some exciting RA Events.

At Ra Yoga we like the holiday season as much as the next person, and any excuse to get fun and festive. Which is why this Halloween we summoned all our favorite trick-or-treater yogis to join us for a Dress up Yoga class. Surprise Spirits taught the class and there were treats to keep our yogis in a festive mood.

With the starting of a new season we are offering some new and exciting things at our Yoga Irvine studio. We are holding a 10-hour workshop to provide individuals the tools and techniques to teach yoga to children. That’s right,... More ›

At Ra Yoga Orange County we believe in a healthy lifestyle, and that includes healthy eating habits. This is why we offer a 7 day detox program designed to aid in weight-loss and optimal health. A delicious detox program that includes 3 meals a day with a dessert. All meals are made from scratch by hand using fresh local produce. You can pick up the meals from the Costa Mesa location 3 days during the week which include Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For Ra Yoga clients it's $156.00 for the week.

Need a laugh? Check out this hilarious Craigslist ad from someone in Seattle selling a used yoga mat for $1. The mat was only used once but comes with a hilarious timeline of his experience in hot yoga class.

Come join us September 27, 2013 for our Yoga Tune Up Retro Fit Your Down Dog workshop. One of the... More ›

Last Saturday, Ra Yoga hosted our 2nd Annual Rakti Fest, with an amazing turnout. Over 150 yogis came out to enjoy an evening of yoga, food trucks, county fair games, a cookie contest, and an outdoor viewing of Goonies. If you have never experienced outdoor, large group yoga make sure not to miss it next year.

Our new Giving Tree Yoga Fund - established to help people who can't afford to practice yoga in Orange County - is off to a great start and the foundation will be working toward a November Scholarship Program launch. We appreciate everyone's donations and raffle ticket purchases to help the foundation.

Congratulations are in order for Amber Carter, the winner of the Rakti Fest Cookie Contest with her Coconut White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookies. We had over 15 entires into the contest,... More ›

Come join us June 22, 2013 for our Intro to Kundalini Yoga workshop. Kundalini is and ancient form of yoga designed to unify one’s mind, body and spirit. This workshop will focus on clearing the mind of stress, worries and troubles in order to actualize our fullest potential. If you want to join this class its $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

If you’re interested in something different than yoga near Irvine, we are sponsoring the Race for Transformation 2013 5K, which will be ran at the Newport Beach Back Bay, providing a scenic route on Saturday, July 13, 2013. All proceeds will aim to improve public health in Orange County by providing public instruction in forms of nutritional classes, group fitness classes, and host community events to allow neighbors to meet each other on a new level of... More ›

Wake up with the sun! Summer is upon us and we would love for you to come join us and honor the sun on the last Friday of each month by practicing 108 sun salutations. We begin as the sun is rising, from 6am to 8am. If you are a Ra Yoga member this class is included with your membership, and if you will be joining us as a non-member the class is only $20. Don't miss our class this Friday, May 31!

We invite all new students looking for yoga Newport Beach and yoga Irvine to join us in our Intro to Yoga. Not only will we go over the essential poses and yoga studio etiquette, but this class is FREE. We are conveniently located in Costa Mesa, near the Orange County beach cities and Irvine. Our next free workshop is on June 8, 2013 from 1:30pm to 2:15pm. Sign up for the class ahead of time by calling us at... More ›

Welcome to our new blog! Team RA will be using this new addition to share news about the studio, yoga, specials and more.

Speaking of studio updates, some of you may have noticed some of our recent studio improvements, including new floors in the locker rooms. We're excited for all the new installation that will be coming to RA over the next few months. Please feel free to share your feedback or suggest a new project. Thank you so much again for supporting our new schedule of classes and helping us to share the community vibe with all our new students.

We are conveniently located in Costa Mesa, so the studio is near Irvine and numerous other beach cities. We invite all new students looking for yoga Newport Beach and yoga Irvine to join us for a free week of unlimited yoga, as our Costa Mesa... More ›

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