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 studio and cafe are available for venue rental!  Host your event, gathering, meeting,  workshop, photo-shoot, training, retreat,  wedding or birthday celebration at our beautiful space in uptown Paia.  Details


Handstand Workshop with Dawn Deleonardis

Maui Yoga Handstand Workshop with Dawn Deleonardis

Saturday, July 18
1:00 – 3:00pm

$30 In-studio
$20 Online via Zoom

at the Maui Yoga Shala – 381 Baldwin Ave, Paia

Take the Journey with Dawn on your way towards a handstand practice.  Allow yourself to be guided through a meditation practice, guided imagery, mantra work, yogic philosophy, and understanding of body mechanics as you mindfully integrate balancing on your hands into your asana flow.  This workshop is designed for beginners through advanced practitioners.  Each participant will be able to leave the workshop with confidence to fly inside and outside of the Shala.


Dawn’s journey to flight has been a dedication to the mechanics of how to balance upside down.  When she’s not teaching yoga or practicing different forms of movement in nature, you can find Dawn standing on her hands. One key message she has learned: ‘the more often you practice your hand balance craft, the higher and further you will fly.’ Dawn is committed to guiding you into a safe, self-expressive, empowering handstand practice that you can integrate into your yoga flow or exercise practice.   


with Shanti Sound Healing

shanti sound bath healing events

Friday, March 6th
7:00 – 8:00pm

$30 (pre-registration guarantees your spot)

at the Maui Yoga Shala – 381 Baldwin Ave, Paia

Together as Shanti Sound Healing, Christina and Paul create magical journeys through meditation and vibrational sound. You will be enveloped in a divinely inspired chorus of healing vibrational sound… Tibetan singing bowls, created by Nepalese artisans and infused with blessings by Himalayan Monks will sweep you away on a transcendent sound journey. Crystal quartz singing bowls, tuned to the vibration of the universe will also be used in addition to various chimes, crystal quartz pyramid, and water gong that will take your meditation as deep as the sea. 

Each instrument played is immersed with loving intention to gently transition participants from his or her normal waking state to a highly relaxed state of consciousness. In this relaxed state, a person’s own innate healing abilities are able to work more effectively to bring them back into optimal vibrational alignment that enhances overall health and well-being. 

During a Sound Bath, participants dress comfortably and lie on a yoga mat with the optional use of pillows/bolsters. A harmonious sleep-like state is reached while lying comfortably on your back in Savasana (corpse pose). It includes a guided chakra meditation, aromatherapy and individual attention by Christina during this beautiful immersion of healing sound.


with Emilia De Castro

Afro-Caribbean DanceWorkshop Urban Colombian Afro-Caribbean Champeta & reggaeton

Saturday, February 22nd
10:30am – 12:45pm


Urban Colombian, Afro-Caribbean, Champeta & Reggaeton

Explore upbeat dance styles and other traditional forms that have evolved from the merging of African and South American cultures across the Caribbean.

The champeta is a dance strongly inspired by the African rhythms born on the Caribbean coast. This musical genre is a social phenomenon in the streets of Cartagena de Indias, the pearl of the Caribbean. The champeta is danced alone or in couple. It involves a sensual movement of the body that represents a form of seduction.

Reggaeton is a type of late 1990s dance that began in Puerto Rico. It’s strongly influenced by Latin American, Caribbean, and hip hop music, and this fun, sexy, free-spirited style of dance is popular in nightclubs. To start dancing reggaeton, learn moves like shoulder pops, body waves, and lower body isolations. 

Teacher *Emilia De Castro
is a mother, dancer, artist, & friend, who loves to see her community blossom.
This Colombian born dancer grew up between Carnaval dance in the city of Barranquilla, Caribbean coast where a fusion of african, native and Spanish rhythms got mixed together and dancing is a very important part of the culture.
She studied Fine art at the Accademia di belli arti in Florence Italy and is a certified yoga teacher at the Maui yoga shala + dancing all her life.  She has been teaching dancing for the last 5 years now allowing her to create a new dance class caledl verve which incorporate all the benefits of dance to everyone – because she thinks that if we all dance this world would be a better place.


Free Classes and Wellness Offerings
and featuring Food and Live Music

maui yoga open house free classes music food wellness

Sunday, February 2nd
11:00am – 7:00pm

at the Maui Yoga Shala – 381 Baldwin Ave, Paia

Come join us for a great opportunity to build community and meet our amazing teachers and wellness practitioners!  We love to share our aloha and passion for yoga and wellness with you, and will be offering free wellness mini-sessions and sample yoga classes throughout the day. Find out about our classes, our yoga teacher trainings, and our wellness offerings, and experience the beautiful and welcoming aloha energy here at the Maui Yoga Shala and Island Fresh Café!

Bring your friends and your family for yoga and wellness, music and lots of Aloha !

We hope to see you here!

Open house schedule of classes, offering, and events coming soon!