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Maui's original yoga and dance studio
We invite you all back to the mat with us to take essential time for yourself!
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in the moment
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Classes are currently being held outdoors on our lovely covered garden lanai behind the studio!
Pre-registration is suggested. All studio classes take place in Paia.

And the Island Fresh Cafe is now open for Dine-in Outdoors and Take Out!

Outside classes in Paia
Dear Maui Yoga Shala Ohana,

Our fresh air studio has been offering classes daily and we will continue to livestream all classes online via the Zoom app, so our yogis and yoginis near and far can join in all our classes.   Your health and safety is always a top priority for us and we have implemented new standards to ensure all of us can continue to practice together safely.    Cleanliness and sanitation have always been a top priority at our center.  For more info on health and safety measures implemented, see guidelines.


It’s a Mind, Body, and Soul Experience!

Welcome to the original Maui yoga studio!  Here at the Maui Yoga Shala, we provide world-class yoga, dance, surf lessons, workshops, teacher trainings, and workshops in an inclusive environment that empowers students to live happy, healthy lives. Whether you are a beginner, advanced, or somewhere in-between, we have classes for you.
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The instructors were all amazing and highly attuned to the students in the class.  The energy and expertise they bring, along with the sense of culture and propriety, which seems to come from all the members of the staff, makes this place really special.  The Maui Yoga Shala is a wonderful place to strengthen and heal your body.  I can’t wait to go back!

-Vic Easton

Thanks for several wonderful experiences! We’ve had couples massage, yoga, surfing lessons and enjoyed their nice café – definitely a place to visit when in Paia! Mahalo!

– Truls L.

The Maui Yoga Shala offers yoga teacher training experiences throughout the year.   Follow Tara on her Maui journey in this short clip

Are you wondering what makes our teacher training unique?   Check out this short video for some insight into our 200 and 300 hr trainings

What Our Happy  Clients Say


Thank you for all of your energy, time and love towards my practice... A new person is blossoming inside me thanks to you and your wonderful instruction!

- Ateeka

"Discovering Maui Yoga Shala is like discovering a new family. Everyone is so inviting, open-hearted, and understanding. Nadia and the other instructors have been excellent! From the location, to the ambiance, everything is perfect! People from all over the world come here to train and practice as they offer a variety of classes from top notch teachers :)"

- Julie C
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I am so grateful for the strong turn-around you have given me. I Have LOVED this week - thanks to your skill, kindness, beauty, & generosity!

- Debra S
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Uiam is a very kind, patient and encouraging surf professional. He took us to an awesome beach to learn. We were first timers and all of us were up and surfing in no time.

Don G
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Thank you so much for being a wonderful teacher and showing us the love of yoga.

- Mark & Maria
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Love, Peace and Compassion. Thank you so much for teaching me, a very beginner in yoga and sprits. This experience will remain within my hearts all through my life. Thank you and I love you!

- Satoko
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"Probably the best community vibe I have found on Maui. So glad to have access to these great practices in the amazing town of Pa'ia. Namaste!"

- Josh B

The Maui Yoga and Dance Shala is a place for healing and expressing the beauty of the human spirit.  Located in the former historic Paia Train Depot along with our Island Fresh Cafe,  we strive to be a portal for all seekers to connect deeply with their own bodies and each other, and move as their hearts desire. Nadia Toraman founded the original Maui Yoga Shala over 23 years ago in Paia out of a desire to share her passion for yoga. She went on to start Hawaii yoga teacher trainings, retreats, musical events, and to host well known teachers from around the globe for yoga workshops.  We have yoga and dance teachers of many styles and backgrounds, providing for the needs of a wide variety of students and the essence remains the same – a strong love for the practice that continues today. The Maui Yoga and Dance Shala welcomes students from all around the world on its 200HR yoga teacher training. Come to the station, leave your baggage out the door, move, breathe, and explore your body and soul, and enjoy the ride of your life in greater grace and joy.