Luca Cupery

The core of my yoga teaching is that each and every human body has a deep intelligence that needs to be approached with sincerity, curiosity, and compassionate devotion.  For over 20 years I have cultivated and ...

Connect & Stretch


at YOGA SOUP (28 PARKER WAY SANTA BARBARA, California 93101)

An hour of deeply and dynamically opening some of the major muscle groups in the legs, arms and torso using a combination of yoga asana, fluid movements, occasional massage-ball rolling, and eccentric, engaged stretching. By contracting your muscles as you move and lengthen them, eccentric stretching reconstructs tissues and protects joints as it improves mobility, strength, and flexibility. Discover and feel more in areas you didn’t know existed, leave feeling more balanced and integrated.

Monday's class offers a slower-paced sequence; Friday class includes more flow and strength building.