Sara takes YOGA to a higher level. She has 20 years experience as a group fitness instructor and has been teaching yoga for over 10 years. She incorporates her profession as a Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner into aspects of her teaching. Sara has personally practiced yoga for more than 15 years, realizing that it is a focal point for good health, body awareness and is beneficial as a stress reducer.

Sara is certified with Yoga Fit where she earned 200 hour Yoga Training Program qualification in 2010 and has also been a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance since 2010. In addition, Sara is certified by the Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research (1994) and the Keiser Power Pacing Program for Indoor Cycling (1998). She has taught yoga and fitness classes in San Diego since 1998 at the La Jolla, Toby Wells, Downtown, and Mission Valley YMCA locations as well as at the La Jolla Sports Club. Sara has attended yoga, mind-body and fitness conventions and conferences yearly since 1995 for inspiration and education for herself and her clients.

Sara finds that her 11 years of experience practicing Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in La Jolla has made a profound difference in the way she approaches teaching yoga. She is able to customize yoga classes, giving advice as well as specific exercises and yoga poses to those who have injuries or health issues. Sara is a caring and compassionate teacher and healer.

Private yoga sessions may be scheduled at Sara’s office (Holistic Traditions) in downtown La Jolla or in your home or office.


  • $70/hour yoga training session at Holistic Traditions

  • $125/hour out-of-office training session (may include up to 10 students).

Sara teaches weekly Hatha Yoga every Wednesday at 7am- 8:25am

Located at: La Jolla YMCA 8355 Cliffridge Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037

Be good to your self. If you do not take care of your body where will you live.

Kobi Yamada