pilates

Pilates is a perfect compliment to yoga, enhancing core strength, mobilising the spine and offering all-round body conditioning. Find out more about the benefits.

teens yoga

Our Teens yoga classes allow invaluable space for teenagers to overcome anxiety and build self esteem. Watch our short film.

ashtanga mysore self practice

Watch an ashtanga Mysore self practice class in motion. These classes run six days a week, including early mornings.

yoga teacher training

A one year multi-disciplinary yoga teacher training programme with three highly experienced teachers, Mark Kan (left), Gingi Lee (centre) and Norman Blair (right).

pregnancy yoga classes

Our ante-natal yoga classes and workshops have supported and nurtured hundreds of South London women through pregnancy and birth. View our short film.

mother & baby classes

We offer uplifting yoga classes for mother and baby to help with post-natal rehabilitation and bonding with your baby.

yoga & pilates in south london

A sanctuary for self nurture, growth and healing in South London, the Shala is a well established yoga centre with a reputation for exceptional teaching. For nearly 20-years, our focus has been on enhancing well-being through yoga, Pilates, mind-body workshops and complimentary therapies.

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Featured Blogs

  • The Gift of Mindfulness

    The precious gift of mindfulness and being present. Ahead of her Introduction to Mindfulness workshop, our teacher Aoife shares about the practice of mindfulness, being present and how it correlates to happiness.

    Adult, Relaxation, Special Events, Wellness, Yoga
  • Family Yoga Workshops

    Family yoga is the perfect activity for the whole family, creating bonds through partner poses, acrobatics, stories, mindful games and play. Share quality time together and relax!

    Kids & Teens, Special Events, Yoga
  • What is Body Rolling?

    Learn about Body Rolling; the technical, practical and therapeutic system created by international teacher Yamuna Zake.

    News & Views, Special Events
  • Exploring Mysore Classes

    Fundamentally, a Mysore style “self-practice” allows students to progress on a truly personal and much deeper level with few external distractions. The special serenity, quietness and focus of this class enhances a deep meditative state and fully embraces yoga as a moving meditation.

    Relaxation, Yoga
  • Yoga for London Refugees

    In working with Ourmala, we will facilitate yoga for refugees and asylum seekers who would not ordinarily have access to it and who will reap the benefits in a profound and life-changing way.

    News & Views, Shala Story, Special Events, Yoga
  • Open Your Voice, Open Your Heart

    Mantras and chanting offer a powerful tool to calm the mind, reduce incessant thinking, and create focus and empowerment in our lives

    Blog, Relaxation, Special Events, Wellness