The Shala London
New Autumn Schedule Launches 4 September!
To celebrate, we are giving 5 spaces away for FREE throughout September in our new classest We even have NEW styles - Meditative FLow AND Yoga & Bodyrolling!
Mindfulness, Meditation & Breathwork  | Mental Health Empowerment
Strengthen your capacity to support yourself, as well as those you may teach or care for who have mental health challenges. This in-depth 8-week online course will take you on a journey of empowerment to optimize your mental health through breathwork, mindfulness & meditation.
Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga is a great practice for everyone, not just seniors and the less able-bodied, but also for those who would like to learn different ways to enjoy their yoga practice without having to get up and down from the floor.
Pranayama Teacher Training
This sessional Pranayama Teacher Training course will give you a grounding in the philosophy and science of Pranayama. The training has a strong practical element of personal practice as well as learning how to teach others.
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enjoy our classes anywhere, anytime with the option of In Studio and On Demand Classes
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our classes
Uplifting, empowering and immersive, our wide range of daily yoga classes – available In Studio and On Demand – are taught by an exceptionally talented and experienced team of teachers.
pregnancy yoga
Nourishing emotionally and physically, our pregnancy classes support, inform and empower women through pregnancy, towards a conscious and positive birth experience | In Studio and Virtual Livestream
recharge, reconnect and restore
Gentler, slower, meditative yin and restorative classes calm the nervous system and allow you to tune inwards whilst opening up the body to alleviate stress and access deep relaxation | In Studio, Virtual Livestream & On Demand
yoga teacher training
Cultivate the heart of a yogi and take your practice or your teaching skills to the next level with our 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programmes, featuring an inspiring line up of highly-experienced, well respected teachers.
ashtanga mysore self practice
A peaceful and focused Ashtanga "self-practice" facilitates yoga as a moving meditation connecting mind, body and soul through the rhythm of the breath. In Studio only.

the shala yoga studio and centre in london

yoga teacher trainings, workshops & classes

A sanctuary for self nurture, growth and healing in South London, the Shala Yoga Centre is a well established yoga centre with a reputation for exceptional teaching. For over 20 years, our focus has been on enhancing well-being through yoga.

Our sister organisation The Shala School of Yoga offers 200 hour Level 1, 300-hour Level 2 and CPD yoga teacher trainings for personal and professional development.

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An introduction to the Shala Yoga Centre and the yoga classes we have on offer.

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Trainings & CPDs

workshops & events


restorative yoga free webinar

Join internationally renowned restorative yoga teacher Adelene Cheong for a FREE webinar exploring the art and science of restorative yoga. Here she will discuss the intrinsic benefits of a restorative yoga practice and how to ‘rest’, to ‘relax’ and to ‘restore’ is a natural vital process in our lives, which supports optimal physiological functioning and promotes healing and growth. 

Read more about Restorative Yoga Teacher Training HERE

about the shala school of yoga

Watch as Gingi Lee and Melanie Cooper talk about the shala school of  yoga and it’s teacher training programmes.

Read more about the shala school of yoga HERE. 

Read more about Gingi Lee HERE .

Read more about Melanie Cooper HERE

yoga classes

Most classes at the Shala Yoga Centre are in studio and some memberships offer on demand recordings.

A liberating and versatile practice, which can decompress, strengthen and stretch the whole body, improve circulation, boost digestion and dramatically lift your mood.

A flowing, rhythmic practice with a strong focus on the breath and movement as a form of meditation.

A quiet focused Ashtanga “self-practice” class where yoga becomes a moving meditation connecting mind, body and soul through the breath.

Join us every Wednesday for this intimate session for mums & babies to learn and experience baby massage and yoga.

A beginners class to improve stamina, strength and flexibility, providing the foundations for a safe and beneficial yoga practice.

An energising, grounding and flowing open level yoga class.

A fun and challenging dynamic class to build strength, flexibility and get energy flowing.

An energising, grounding and flowing open level yoga class.

A fusion of yoga & bodyrolling, a unique and profound form of yoga and therapeutic work, which reorganises the mechanics of the body, elongating muscles, releasing the spine and improving alignment, mobility and flexibility.


An integration of meditative practices with elements of yoga, qigong, free movement, meditation and breathwork to encourage a profound sense of well-being and connection to body and mind. 

Nourishing mind, body and soul, our pregnancy classes support, inform and empower women through pregnancy, towards a conscious and positive birth experience.

A soulful class to coax you into a deep state of rest and contemplation; unwinding, rebalancing and nourishing body, mind and spirit.

A gentle and meditative yoga class that blends yin, restorative and nidra practices in a slow, nourishing and deeply relaxing practice.

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yoga teacher training benefits

Five Unexpected Reasons to do a Yoga Teacher Training

There are a plethora of reasons people join our 200-hour yoga teacher training. Here, in our view, are five of unexpected benefits to doing a teacher training course at the Shala.

benefits chair yoga

Top 10 Benefits of Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is seeing a huge increase in popularity. It offers all the regular benefits of yoga (strength, flexibility, mental clarity, stress reduction) but what sets it apart is it makes yoga accessible to every body regardless of  mobility or physical challenges.

yoga for sleep

Sleep | Wellness Series

Lack of sleep can often be linked to stress and anxiety but also the busyness of everyday modern life. If you are caught up in a perpetual cycle of sleep deprivation, the natural by-product of practicing yoga is a reduction in stress and often an improvement in sleep. 

yoga for stress

Stress | Wellness Series

Contemporary stressors tend to linger in our stress system and therefore this system is either constantly activated or repeatedly activatedThe constant high response of this system is a factor in some of the biggest health problems of our time, including diabetes and strokes as well as a myriad of other problems.

yoga for burnout

Burnout | Wellness Series

Those that are feeling exhausted and burnt out are likely to benefit less from a physically challenging yoga class, instead the focus is best placed on restoration and renewal to help reduce exhaustion.

yoga for anxiety

Anxiety | Wellness Series

Yoga can help with anxiety by inhibiting the chemical messenger in the brain that involves the fear-based pathways associated with anxiety. Find out more about yoga for anxiety on our latest wellness blog.