The Shala London
Class Schedule
Uplifting, empowering and immersive, our wide range of daily yoga classes are taught by an exceptionally talented and experienced team of teachers. Join us for a diverse schedule, including Yin & Nidra, Dynamic Flow, Aerial Yoga, Ashtanga, Pregnancy Yoga, Meditative Flow, Flow Yoga & Bodyrolling and more!
Inspire & Ignite your teaching series
Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series led by Charli Van Ness. This exciting series of training days brings a variety of themes to inspire, refresh and refuel you as a teacher as well as give you a wealth of content from which to create workshops and retreats for your students.
Aerial Yoga Teacher Training
Learn the fundamentals of teaching aerial yoga including basic principles and safety as well as sequencing and restorative uses. This comprehensive 3-day training gives you the skills to confidently plan and theme classes.
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 4-week hybrid course will take you on a journey of empowerment to optimize your mental health through breathwork, mindfulness & meditation.
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We have two introductory offers to anyone who is new to our yoga centre.
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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
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.
200-hour & 300-hour yoga teacher training
The Shala School of Yoga offers 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programmes, featuring an inspiring line up of highly-experienced, well respected teachers.
ashtanga yoga
Our Ashtanga classes explore yoga as a moving meditation connecting mind, body and soul through the rhythm of the breath. We also offer Mysore self-practice classes.

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Yoga Teacher Trainings, Workshops & Classes

A South London sanctuary for self nurture, growth and healing, the Shala Yoga Centre is a well established yoga centre with a reputation for exceptional teaching. For over 25 years, our focus has been on enhancing well-being in our community through yoga and mind-body practices.

Our sister organisation The Shala School of Yoga offers Yoga Alliance accredited 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 some of the yoga classes we have on offer.

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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.

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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Featured yoga Blogs

Introducing Charli Van Ness

An interview with lead teacher trainer Charli Van Ness on how she become interested in yoga, how it helped her in life and how will she supports others to improve their practice.

Benefits of 300 hrs Level 2 training

5 Benefits of expanding your Level 1 Teacher Training

Our 300-hour training is for teachers who have already completed their level 1 (200hour) training and offers a plethora of benefits as a working yoga teacher.

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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.

What is Yoga Nidra

What is nidra and how can it help me?

What is yoga nidra and how can it help me? Yoga nidra is a fast-track method to switching off and accessing deep relaxation, but it is also so much more…..

Mental Health Empowerment

Mental Health Empowerment

For over 10 years now meditation and mindfulness has been successfully used within some healthcare settings as a treatment plan for mental health. David Behren’s, our breathwork, mindfulness and meditation teacher talks about how perspective taking is an important part of mastering the mind.

what is yoga

What is Yoga?

Yoga is many things to many people. When we ask this question on our teacher training programmes we usually end up with many words scrawled all over the whiteboard. It is hard to define as it is so expansive and all-encompassing. Here we have chosen 8 words we associate with yoga.