About Us

Community and Mission

Give gratitude to your beautiful self, the green spaces and rainbows around us.

We want to help keep your energy as vibrant as always possible. Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio is growing as a conscious community. We are honored to hold a special healing arts space for all. Yoga when practiced regularly has a huge impact on our overall lifestyle, allowing for healthy changes to happen naturally.

From providing mindful childcare while you practice, to Yoga classes and therapies to suit everyone. Our approach is holistic and we provide the resources and healers to further your experience.

Holistic healing therapy rooms are available for appointments. Therapies include private or semi private sessions for-Yoga. Meditation. Reiki. Crystal healing. Acupuncture. Cupping. Sound healing. Massage.

Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio offers Yoga Certification and education through a wide choice of online/home study courses. We are partnered with Aura Wellness Centre and can support and assist you through to completion.

Our boutique retail section provides the resources for you to continue your practice and maintain balance and healing away from SAHYS too.

Namaste: The Love and Light in me sees and respects the same within you.

our Facilities

  • steam room & showers
  • lockers
  • doTerra’s Therapeutic grade oils
  • street and shared lot parking
  • private Yoga and meditation
  • Holistic healing rooms
  • childcare & kids Yoga
  • community garden
  • retail
  • health and wellness education
  • massage
  • Reiki
  • acupuncture
  • cupping

Kayla Stra

Owner/manager and founder

Born in Australia I was raised in a beautiful part of the world along the coastal town of Aldinga Beach. Horses were everywhere and I love animals, so I became a thoroughbred jockey and obtained my licence to race at age 17.
I left Australia to further my career and be with my US family in 2007. I have not only had great new adventures, but I have grown as a person and found some amazing new friends.
As a jockey and a person I have faced serious challenges such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders. In late 2010 I began to practice Hot Yoga when racing in San Fransisco. Shortly there after I was able to give up medication and even found relief from sciatic nerve pain coming from my L5 disc from years of riding.
I feel as if Hot Yoga has helped me to understand my own body and be in control of my thoughts, and I continue to hold the practice as an important part of the balance I find in my life.
As a natural progression in my Yoga practice and as a love to learn, I completed a certification to teach in 2014 and Reiki 1 & 2 in 2017. I sold my house in Australia to open Santa Anita Hot Yoga Studio. Now I can share what I learn with everyone who is ready to see, feel and connect with the magic and beauty within and around us; it is truly rewarding. I am grateful for all that is.

Enjoy. Love.
Be happy, be healthy
and be compassionate.

Enjoy. Love. Be happy, be healthy and be compassionate.