Seaside Yoga Sanctuary

1360 Fremont Blvd., Seaside | 300 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove | (831) 899-9642 | seasideyogasanctuary.com

Research has indicated stress levels can be lowered by a good puppy cuddling session. Unfortunately, doggie smooches can’t fix everything. For your other issues - both physical and mental - Seaside Yoga Sanctuary has fostered a community of burgeoning yogis with classes to help alleviate chronic pain (therapeutic), refocus the mind (restorative), and even get a groove on (tribal-style belly dance). Owner Laura McKinnon encourages guests to try something new when visiting one of her two locations: “The practice is meant to meet the student wherever they are,” she says. “That’s the beauty of yoga.”