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Is Chair Yoga just a Gimmick?

The importance of making yoga inclusive cannot be overstated. Yoga is not just a physical exercise; it is a holistic approach to wellness that encompasses the body, mind, and spirit. By breaking down barriers to entry, Chair Yoga ensures that more people can experience the benefits of yoga. 

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.

Yoga Philosophy Benefits

Yoga Philosophy – Know Your Own What, How and Why

What exactly is yoga and what is it for? There are many different answers in ancient texts, and few of them apply to modern life without being reframed 

benefits of pregnancy yoga

Pregnancy yoga – Benefits for prenatal wellness and birth

“Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body and spirit for the rest of your life”- Ina May Gaskin

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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