Across many languages, sala refers to special places; the word appears in languages in Asia, Europe, and Africa. It corresponds to the Sanskrit word śālā – a shelter or gathering place. In Spanish, sala means living room or dance hall. These many meanings express the intention for this space. La Sala supports a culture of health and well being; it is a comfortable place to gather. It is home to yoga, kids ballet, music and expressive arts, a garden, and a nonprofit program, Sala Reach, which provides free classes and events.