Yoga Studios of Santa Barbara

For local yogis who want to expand their practices, or visitors who need a reprieve on the mat while exploring our lovely town, here is a useful list of studios in Santa Barbara.

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Sitting Is the New Smoking

Recent studies have emerged showing that a sedentary lifestyle is physiologically detrimental. We all know that sitting around folded up in an office chair or on a couch feels bad, but it turns out that it is actually directly connected to a shortened life span! Shocking, I know. Fortunately the antidote is not running marathons […]

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Mantra Monday!

A mantra is a wonderful way to cleanse the clutter that accumulates in the mind.   Through the focused repetition of a syllable or group of syllables, we replace our mental agitation with calm.

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The Art of Dying

What the heck is Savasana anyway? What a bore. Let’s be honest. I get my deep breathing going, I get my ujjayi in full swing, I get sweaty, I bend, stretch, fly, invert, possibly kick the girl on the mat next to me, possibly hold a handstand for a whole blissful half-second, counterpose, and I’m […]

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Mantra Monday

Mantras precede language. They are the sounds of the reverberating primordial universe. The question of their meaningfullness or meaninglessness is irrelevant. Their beauty resides in their indisputability. They simply are. And with this Tathatā, this suchness, a mantra is the perfect way to begin the week.

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Yamas for a New Year

January always forces us to think about who we are and how we want to live our lives.  Do we want to eat less pizza, do more yoga, be kinder to our friends and partners?  Do we want to travel more, read more, learn a new language?  There are so many possibilities, but, let’s be […]

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Who is Om Shanti?

We at Drishti are obsessed with this cool new printed yoga brand.  We came across their vibrant prints earlier this year and knew that we had to include their collection in our stock.  

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Om Shanti Arizona Green Power Pant

Last Minute Yogi Holiday Shopping

Printed leggings are the easiest and cutest holiday gift.  Here are a few of our faves that we bet she doesn’t already have.

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Manduka eQua Towel

Holiday Gift Guide: Hot Gifts for the Heat-Loving Yogi

Here are some treats for the heat-addicted yogi.  Whether they love Bikram or a classic hot power flow class, having the right gear will bring the experience from endurable to enjoyable.

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