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Downtown Yoga Shala

450 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
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Ranked #3 of 12 Activities in San Jose
Most recent review
- Feb 23, 2014
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Los Gatos, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

So simple on the outside, you only have to walk through the front door to immediately feel such good energy and the warm ambiance of this beautiful space. Practicing yoga in the main studio with its brick walls, tall beams, high ceiling, subtle lighting including natural skylights … just makes the whole experience so soulful. I travel the world and... More

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

It was wonderful to take yoga classes at the Downtown Yoga Shala. Teachers and staff are very friendly. The place is clean. Students are nice and polite. Classes are amazing, they have many styles and levels of difficulty. Prices are very nice too.

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San Francisco, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
30 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This yoga place is the only reason I'd consider staying in San Jose when my lease is up. It's an adorable little yoga studio with good teachers and a decent price. I even enjoy my bike ride to the studio. It's in one of the nicest parts of this otherwise brown and strip mall infested city. Walkins are welcome. Credit... More

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Bay Area, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

This is the ONLY place I go for my Yoga! The instructors are great--Amanda is my favorite. I get my "zen on" here!

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Austin, TX
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Visiting family for a week, I couldn't imagine abandoning my regular yoga practice. After some research, I decided on this yoga studio and I could not have been more happy and nourished. The atmosphere is rich, simple, soulful, and inviting. I found the staff really friendly and the teachers very competent in their teachings. What I appreciated about this studio... More

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