Yoga Vela Studio was founded by Sarah and Erik Larson to bring Holy Yoga to Galveston, Texas and Bahía de Banderas (Puerto Vallarta), México.
Holy Yoga is a community of believers on mission to bring the Gospel to the ends of the earth through the modality of yoga.

  • Connect with God

    The most important part of your Holy Yoga practice is complete and simple reliance on God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

    But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (Matthew 6:33)

  • Honor Your Body

    Be aware of the sensations in your body; it is important to feel something in every pose. The goal is not perfection but progress.

    Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? (1 Corinthians 6:19)

  • Release your Expectations

    Allow yourself to be exactly where you are today. Practice without an agenda and see where God meets you.

    Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28)

  • Be Present

    When your mind wanders (and it will) simply acknowledge that and return your focus to God, your breath and the sensations of the posture.

    Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. (Matthew 6:34)

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul
and with all your mind and with all your strength. - Mark 12:30


Join us in Galveston Sunday afternoons at 5pm for an 80-minute Sabbath Rest Yoga class with breath-work, postures, and a guided meditation from Scripture.

Visite nuestra página de Facebook para el horario de clases en México. Actualmente estamos en Bucerías una semana al mes.


Galveston classes are held at the Diva Stars Dance Studio at 6012 Ave R (Upstairs) behind the Cajun Greek Restaurant.

Puerto Vallarta / Bahía de Banderas classes are held at La Fuente Riviera Church in Bucerías, Nayarit, México.


Sarah Larson

R-HYI, RYT 200

Sarah began practicing yoga at home in her living room when her children were young. While living in México in 2015-16, her yoga practice deepened. Sarah completed her Registered Holy Yoga Instructor (R-HYI) training in the spring of 2017 and is also Holy Yoga Touch certified. She is currently finishing her Trauma Sensitive Holy Yoga certification and is passionate about helping people incorporate yoga as a part of their healing process.

Erik Larson

R-HYI, RYT 200

In 2013, Erik attended his first yoga class on a cruise ship in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. As an avid distance runner, he suffered from tight muscles and lacked flexibility, but thanks to yoga, now he can touch his toes! Erik completed his Registered Holy Yoga Instructor (R-HYI) training in the fall of 2017 and is also Holy Yoga Touch certified. He is currently forming strategic partnerships to host yoga events and retreats in México.

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