The BEST hot yoga studio on the westside located on Main Street near Rose in Venice is Shefa Yoga Studio. The owner “Leah” opened during the pandemic and persevered. The have 3 different rooms, 2 showers and bathrooms to change. Water refilling station, lockers, hot tea, other drinks/snacks to buy, mats and towels to rent if need be and a great lounging area to hang out.
Leah inspires people to live their truth and to be who they are truly meant to be. She leads from the mindset of abundance. Her passion is building community, bringing together people through yoga. Her mission is Community. Growth. Discovery.
Leah is an accountant turned entrepreneur. She was a
CPA working in Corporate America for 15 years with a Masters in Taxation. She went through a personal transformation and in that process found yoga. She opened her first studio hauteyoga Queen Anne in 2009, her second studio shefayoga Roosevelt in 2013 in Seattle, WA, and her third yoga studio, shefayoga Venice in March 2020 in Venice, California. She plans to open more studios through personal ownership and boutique franchising.
She has also created Sendatsu Evolution which holds teacher and leadership training. She leads international yoga retreats across the world. Her book titled “Seen: a memoir” was published and released October 2018.
“shefa” means abundance in hebrew, to heal in arabic and also translates to divine light and flow. Leah Zaccaria, owner, leads with the belief that there is enough for everyone. We can all be successful emotionally, spiritually and physically. Believing in abundance leads to an attitude of gratitude which leads to overall happiness.
The vision for shefayoga Venice is rooted in community with the hope and desire to bring back some of the magic that was once in the space of Exhale.
shefayoga offers the Venice community an expansive yoga studio with various styles of yoga and many offerings. We do not prescribe to one method of yoga but believe in creative dynamic authentic yoga. Each instructor will offer their own unique style and gifts to share with the world to help facilitate growth and discovery.
The space includes three different yoga studios: one heated, one unheated and a third for special yoga workshops and trainings. Our goal is to make yoga accessible with many different times and modalities. We hope you stay, take a class or two, hang out, drink tea, commune, or just get a little work done in a comfortable space. Everyone is welcome here.
We offer free wi-fi, showers, secured lockers, grab and go juice and food, and a complimentary tea station. We have a retail boutique with various brands of yoga apparel and accessories.
Our building has over 200 parking spots for a low rate of $2 for 2 hours.
We are also only a few blocks from the beach and Santa Monica!