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Sponsor Spotlight: Ekam Yoga and Pilates

Ekam Yoga & Pilates stopped by the GritCycle corporate office in Costa Mesa to discuss what’s new in Ekam’s world as well as their motivation behind sponsoring the 2019 Gritty Up hosted by GritCycle and the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. It’s because of sponsorship by organizations like Ekam Yoga & Pilates, that we were able to raise over $400,000 for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation! Here is the nitty gritty of the interview!



Tell us about Ekam Yoga & Pilates!



Front desk.


Ekam is Orange County’s premier boutique Yoga and Pilates studio. We feature custom Project X Pilates reformers, a 1400 sqft yoga room with an Iyengar wall. Their classes reduce stress levels and improve flexibility, strength, balance, overall health, and vitality.   They also have carefully curated retail boutique with active wear & unique lifestyle finds.  Enjoy complimentary organic hot tea or make your way to our bar with a variety of locally brewed kombucha on tap. Added bonuses include the coolest childcare club, showers & lockers, and plenty of parking!

What does Ekam Yoga & Pilates specialize in?





Ekam (‘ay-kum’) is Sanskrit for One. We believe in One. One is unity. One is community. One is what we are when we are on our mat moving to our breath. One is what we aspire to be with each other and with the world. Ekam was created as a space for you to connect with your truest self and your world through the practice of yoga. Ekam aims to provide an inviting & relaxing space for families & friends to achieve their health and wellness goals collectively! 



Where is Ekam Yoga & Pilates located?





We are a boutique yoga studio, conveniently located on PCH in the heart of Newport Beach. Ekam embraces the tradition and totality of yoga in a comfortable, modern, urban setting. We understand the importance of turning inward and have made it our mission to incorporate the philosophy of yoga in all of our classes. Our daily classes expand your body, mind and spirit, reduce your stress levels, improve upon old injuries, and explore your most amazing life.



What inspired you to sponsor the 2019 Gritty Up?





Inspired to support the “FIT PHAM” in raising money for the fight against cancer, Ekam joined the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and GritCycle to do just that! The John Wayne Cancer Foundation is dedicated to programs that provide cancer research, education, awareness, and support. For more information, visit www.johnwayne.org.



Any details you want to share with members of GritCycle?



The studio.


We offer over 30 classes per week, in a variety of yoga styles, with some of the most gifted instructors in O.C. with plenty of parking (even at 6pm).  We offer a carefully curated lifestyle and activewear retail boutique as well as a lounge area featuring complimentary organic hot tea, locally made kombucha on tap and other refreshments for purchase Amenities include childcare, showers, towel service, mat rental, and a complimentary chilled eucalyptus towels post savasana. We have new member specials – Group Pilates 4 sessions for $69, Private Pilates 4 for $199, Yoga Month of Unlimited $49.



How can we get in touch with you?



To stay in touch with Ekam Yoga and Pilates, please follow them on Instagram @ekamyoga or @ekampilates, on Facebook @ekamyoga.asona or @ekampilates or email us at powerful@ekampilates.com.