New Client Specials



$30 for 30 days ($130 value)

of unlimited classes




$79 for 60 min ($90 value)

$114 for 90 min ($135 value)

$149 for 120 min ($180 value)

Advanced Massage

w/Hot Stones



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Studio & Space Rentals!
If you would like to host an event, lecture, class or workshop, please contact:



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Vara = to kindly give; to fulfill wishes; a hand mudra meaning charity, in Sweden means “our”.






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Vara is conveniently located in Albany, right in the middle of Berkeley, Kensington and El Cerrito where an easy travel through the tunnel or an exit off the highway can be taken. We are at 850 Talbot Avenue, just North of Solano Avenue in Albany. Talbot Avenue is four blocks East of San Pablo Avenue, two blocks before the BART tracks.

Directions to Vara from I-80/580:
Take BUCHANAN ST. to SAN PABLO AVE. (Arco on corner)
Turn Left and continue on SAN PABLO AVE. to second traffic light
Turn Right on SOLANO AVE.
Four blocks up turn Left on TALBOT AVE.

Vara Healing Arts
850 Talbot Ave

Albany, Ca  94706

(510) 526 YOGA (9642)

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Massage Appointment Availability:

Monday - Thursday:     10:00AM - 9:00PM
Friday - Sunday :         10:00AM - 7:00PM

*Same Day Appointments upon availability*


Office Hours:  (call 510-526-9642 to book your appts during the following hours)

Monday - Thursday:   10:00AM - 8:00PM

Friday - Sunday :       10:00AM - 6:00PM



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Community at Vara!


Work Exchange ~ Front desk reception positions are available in exchange for yoga classes, massages and saunas.  Start today!

Ongoing Classes, Lectures and Workshops ~ check out our growing events schedule offering a variety of events for every taste.  We have special yoga classes, informative wellness lectures, fun workshops and more!

Yoga accessories: straps, bags, rugs, mats, bolsters
Body care: soaps
Candles, incense & other gifts
Clothing (yoga wear, comfort wear)
Jewelry made by local artists

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Vara Healing Arts