You and the Mat, independent yoga studios and fine art galleries for yoga inspired art located in Orange County and the East Bay of San Francisco, California. We strive to make yoga accessible to students, instructors, and the world at large through regular classes, art and live music events, mindful retreats, master teacher workshops, and Annie Carpenter’s SmartFLOW® teacher training program.
You and the Mat hosts the very best teachers in the healing arts from around the world to make the highest quality yoga education accessible in Orange County and the East Bay. Some of their visiting teachers include the likes of Seane Corn, Sarah Powers, Ramanand Patel, Richard Rosen, Leslie Kaminoff, Bryan Kest, Annie Carpenter, Paul Grilley, Saul David Raye, Dave Stringer, Kino MacGregor, Stephanie Snyder and Kathryn Budig among many others. Celebrating yoga as a fusion of art forms, You and the Mat supports artists, musicians, and creatives who share our vision.