the shala blog

Breathwork for asthma, allergies, respiratory conditions

Neuroscience shows that fear and memory are related to the breath. By changing our breathing patterns we have the potential to free ourselves from many respiratory problems.

April newsletter

New for April: early morning all level classes, inversions, pregnancy wellness and chanting workshops and our teacher training open day.

Getting the most from your pilates practice

New to Pilates? We picked our Pilates teacher’s brains about how to get the most from your practice. Here are their top tips….

Yamuna yoga training

Yamuna Zake will be teaching her first European Yamuna Yoga teacher training at the Shala in September.

Summer chill out workshops plus express pre-work classes

It’s summertime already! We’ve got an exciting couple of months planned with newly added 7:30am express 1-hour classes and a great Bodyrolling session for anyone suffering from a sore back.

Maintain a healthy back with bodyrolling

Statistically we have an 80% chance of having back problems at some point in our lives so it is essential to look after your back. Yamuna Bodyrolling works exceptionally well to heal and sustain your back.

Introducing vera dubrovina

Vera Dubrovina joins our team at The Shala to share her knowledge with pregnant yogis and to introduce Yoga Therapy.

Yoga therapy at the shala

Vera Dubrovina discusses the benefits of Yoga Therapy and the positive impacts it has had on her own journey

Foam-roller thursday

Use of Foam Rollers in our Thursday evening Pilates classes helps with core engagement, alignment, improved recovery time. This month we focus on Myofascial release.

Through the lens of a teacher trainee

“yoga gives me the space to better hold my darkness as well as my light as I continue on this journey of self-discovery and growth”