pura vida, An Urban Oasis

We are conveniently located between the historic Gaslamp Quarter and the Marina District in downtown San Diego, surrounded by Seaport Village, the Convention Center, the Horton Plaza Mall and a myriad of fabulous restaurants, shops, bars and hotels. While our location is close to the exciting activities and attractions that San Diego is famous for, we strive to remain a peaceful respite, literally an oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of city life. 


302 Island Avenue. We are on Island Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Avenue, directly across from the Horton Grand Hotel and next to Fluxx.


Our studio is heated to about 80 degrees, which is neither hot nor cold. It is warm. Bring a sweat towel, just in case.


We believe in the power of people coming together with the shared goal to respect and support one another in living a healthy and fulfilling life.
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40 day Program

Challenge yourself to eat healthier, exercise more and take a good look at yourself and the person you hope to become. This special program is offered twice a year.
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Our Blog

>> Jonathan, yoga teacher and musician
>> Kelly, yoga teacher, mom, massage therapist
>> Lina, yoga teacher and neurobiologist

alignment clinic

If you practice vinyasa, this workshop is for you. Proper alignment is the foundation of a sustainable yoga practice.

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Which class Is Right For You?

our teachers


Xenia Guido

Grounded. Idealistic. Devoted.


Jennifer Harpin

Sweet. Tough. dependable.


Sarah Maxwell

Strong. Graceful. Adventurous.


Cindy Shaw

Kind. Understanding. Goofy.


Morissa Mercaldo

Laidback. quirky. persistent.


Andrea Carriedo

Sincere. Adaptive. daring.


Jonathan Coyle

Creative. genuine. Dynamic.


Cassie Graves

Energetic. Honest. Resilient.


Kelly Snyder

Strong. determined. compassionate.



Brave. Dedicated. Kind.


Amanda Rios

Ambitious. Loyal. Compassionate.


Laura Anderson

Passionate. Loyal. Supportive.