Our mission is to provide a genuine and sustainable yoga practice that supports and evolves the physical and emotional health of our students. Mayu is known for its dedicated and knowledgeable teachers and for providing quality Vinyasa yoga classes that emphasize the importance of breath and alignment. We look forward to welcoming you in Noe Valley!

Featured Teacher


Brenna Barry

Brenna has a background in dance, sports, and marathon training. Since she has sustained multiple injuries from this fascination with intensity, she has become more interested in cultivating results, both physical and mental, from a place of mindfulness. Brenna teaches a class that will challenge you, but not at the cost of alignment. Also, she believes a yoga class should be fun! She loves music and changes her playlist daily, and she tries to be creative with sequencing so that you’ll get something new each class. She tends to focus on one body part or theme for each class and she likes to incorporate her B.A. in philosophy to share quotes that are inspiring and motivational. Brenna has been teaching for four years. She started out with hot yoga, and transitioned into vinyasa and later more Iyengar-based yoga. She is a 200 hour RYT.


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"While San Francisco is full of yoga studios, it is difficult to find a studio that is a good fit. I've seen many yoga studios, including one with a version of Richard Simmons with a headset in 120F heat. Over the last 10 years, I have witnessed Yoga change from foreign and estranged (my first introduction to yoga was a class in "Stretching 101") to something emerging from off the fringe. Once in a while I hear folks saying, "Oh I should get back into yoga again." Yoga is becoming the thing more and more body’s need. Over the last two years, Yoga Mayu has become my home studio. It leans slightly towards the traditional side of yoga (mix of Raja, Flow, Ashtanga, Hatha) and I like this because you are less likely to injure yourself that way, and you leave feeling physically challenged and refreshed. The ambiance is calm, welcoming and generally allowing you to learn / teach yourself, without worrying about others around you. People are friendly. It's a great place to learn and recollect yourself before heading out into the big, bad world again"
- Claire K. 'Yelp'