FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. Is this the same as Beach Yoga with Brad?
A. Yes! Brad Keimach is the founder of Beach Yoga with Brad, now Beach Yoga SoCal. He started this back in 2008! Approaching retirement, Brad sold his business to Vee and Eric Gomez, who have continued his legacy. Beach Yoga with Brad formally rebranded to Beach Yoga SoCal in August 2018.
Q. Where are you located? Do you have a physical studio?
A. We are located directly on Santa Monica Beach where Ocean Park Blvd meets the Ocean. We are outside of Perry's Cafe. Enter address into GPS/UBER/LYFT: 2600 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica, CA 90405. No we do not have a physical studio. We practice directly on the sand, steps away from the ocean! It doesn't get more yoga than this!
Q. Where can I park?
A. There are plenty of parking options available! 2600 Barnard Way is comprised of a huge All Day Parking Lot ($10-$12/day) on the left side and a smaller Short Term Parking Lot ($1/hr, 2 hr max) on the right side. More Parking available at Hollister and Barnard Way (2400 Ocean Front Walk, other Perry's Cafe)
There is street parking available on Barnard Way and Main St. Free Street Parking is available between Ocean Park Blvd and Rose Ave (Venice) between 2nd and 4th St. DO NOT park in this area after 6PM if you do not have a residential permit! (Please check and read all street signs! We are not responsible for any tickets.)
Q. What facilities are available/nearby?
A. We are proud partners with Perry's Cafe and Beach Rentals! Perry's offers a full service kitchen, locker rentals, beach and bike rentals, and more! Public bathrooms, showers, and family changing rooms are within close proximity.
Q: What should I bring?
A: We recommend bringing a large beach towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, plenty of water, and extra layers of clothes for mornings, and especially sunset classes. Temperatures tend to drop around sunset.
Q. Do you offer towel/mat rentals?
A. We offer large beach towel rentals and yoga mats for $3 each, OR $5 for both mat and towel. Rental fees directly support the washing, drying, transportation, and labor associated with maintaining clean towels/mats. RSVP required for rentals to ensure availability. Please message us ahead of time with number of towel/mat rentals needed to RSVP. Rentals first come first serve, and are subject to availability. We cannot guarantee towel/mat availability.
Q. What should I wear? Will I get wet?
A. Yoga clothes, athletic gear, swimsuits, etc. Remember you will be on the beach, and you will get sandy! Bring enough clothes to make sure you are ready for anything! You have the option to get hands and ankles wet to jumping into the ocean to cool down, or stay completely dry. Instructors will notify you when going to the water. Please take off any electronics.
Q. Is the first class free?
A. No, however we often have coupon codes and promotions running on Social Media. Please send us a message and ask us for a code!
Q: Do I need to sign up online?
A: Yes, we strongly suggest signing up online. We will not send out instructors to the beach unless students are signed up online. We can only guarantee classes will be held if students are signed up online.
Q. Is there a cut off to sign up?
A. Yes, Sign ups are considered closed 2 hours prior to start time. The reason is so we can provide instructors enough time to get to the beach. If you are close to, or beyond the cutoff, please message us ASAP! We will let you know if students are signed up for class.
Q. Do you accept walk ins?
A. We accept walk ins on Saturday & Sunday mornings at 10:30AM-12:00PM. We will not turn down any walk ins for other classes. As previously mentioned, no sign ups, no class, therefore we cannot guarantee walk ins for all other classes.
Q. Do you offer Group rates?
A. Yes! We offer group rates starting with groups of 10 or more! Bachelorette Parties, Wedding/Birthday Parties, etc! Send us a message to find out more!
Q. Do you work with businesses and corporations?
A. Yes! We offer corporate wellness programs, on site/off site Yoga & Meditation, Team Building, Integrate Corporate Goals and Initiatives, Discounted Memberships, Private Beach Yoga for Executives, and More! Message us today to learn how to get 10% off your first Corporate Class!
Q. What is the cancellation/rescheduling policy?
A. All Sales are Final. We will make every attempt to reschedule your class. No refunds will be issued if cancelled within 48 hours of your scheduled class.
Q. What happens when it rains/inclement weather?
A. We are an outdoor beach yoga studio. Classes will be cancelled if it rains, or if the forecast calls for inclement weather. Inclement weather includes, but is not limited to Rain, Wind, Cold Temps, Smoke, Unhealthy Air Quality, etc. In the event of strong wind, we will move locations to the park, behind the beach. We will offer to reschedule your class/event to a later date. If you are unable to reschedule, we will issue a full refund.
Q. What if I have a questions that hasn't been asked?
A. Send us a message! We are here to help!