Sacred Sound & Ceremony Teacher Training | In Studio
Learn to use sound to create some tranquility & put energy into your classes or practice. Musician and Yogini Anne Malone will take you through how to create a beautiful environment using instruments such as the Himalayan Singing bowls and your own voice through the use of Mantras.
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Asana In Depth (Level 2) | In Studio
Teaching asana has many layers to it if you wish to teach it well. This 4-day course with lead teachers Melanie Cooper and Gingi Lee is designed for yoga teachers who wish to deepen their understanding of asana and refine how they teach postures so it is alive, multi-faceted, inspirational – and moving with modern times.
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Yin Yoga Teacher Training | Hybrid
Adding yin to your skill base can significantly expand your horizons and potential as a teacher. On this blended course – 2 days in person or livestreamed plus a library of invaluable recorded content, you will learn how to teach yin in a way that is inclusive, safe and compassionate.
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Uplifting, empowering and immersive, our wide range of daily yoga classes – available In Studio, Virtual livestream and On Demand – are taught by an exceptionally talented and experienced team of teachers.
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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
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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
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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.
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yamuna bodyrolling
A profound form of therapeutic bodywork, which reorganises the mechanics of the body, elongating muscles, releasing the spine and dramatically improving overall alignment, mobility and flexibility. In Studio classes and workshops.
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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.
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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 yoga trainings and CPDs 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

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free mental health support webinar with David Behrens

Former monk, teacher and passionate advocator for mental health, David Behrens illuminates ways in which to support mental health in this free webinar.

Find out more about David’s upcoming Breathwork, Mindfulness & Meditation  | Mental Health Empowerment Training HERE

Melanie Cooper talks about pranayama

Lead teacher trainer Melanie Cooper is interviewed by our teacher training manager about Pranayama.

Find out more about Melanie’s upcoming Pranayama Teacher Training 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 dynamic, flowing, rhythmic ashtanga class 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.

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 gentle and soulful vinyasa based practice with a sprinkle of chanting, philosophy and meditation.

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

Join us every first Wednesday of the month for this intimate session for mums & babies to learn and experience baby massage.

This gentle slow flow yoga class is suitable for anyone and everyone looking to wind down on a Friday.

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 adjusts & assists

Understanding the art of yoga adjustments and assists in the ashtanga first series is a whole new frontier.

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What is yoga nidra?

Yoga Nidra is an incredibly rich set of practices taking us to a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping where profound change can take place.

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Yoga philosophy at the shala

“Yoga is the science of experimentation on oneself, the cultivation of our own spirit of understanding, a way to free ourselves of dogma and habits…” Matthew Clark

In Person Yoga Classes

10 reasons to come back to in studio classes

Ten reasons why we should come back to the studio for in person yoga classes.

Yoga Nidra Relaxation

Yoga nidra & the art of relaxation

Yoga Nidra – the fast track to switching off and accessing deep and rejuvenating relaxation

Yamas & Niyamas

Exploring the yamas & niyamas

Exploring the Yamas & Niyamas, the ethical and moral guidelines of yoga, which lay out a path for living yoga on and off the mat. Coursework written by teacher training graduate Lesley Collinson

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