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Sangam Yoga Centre Battersea

2006 meeting of the rivers

The Sangam yoga community evolves over the years in its unique Battersea space.

Rolf & Marci Ashtanga Yoga

2005 rolf & marci’s thai shala

Practicing on Koh Phangan with Rolf and Marci Naujokat

Chateau des Pauses Retreat

2005 chateau shala

Over the years the Chateau des Pauses becomes the summer Shala outpost

Martial Arts Retreat

2005 crouching tigers

Sensei Richard Lee and his warriors (Jeremie, Manolo, Emily & Christine) at the Chateau des Pauses retreat.

Cevennes Yoga Retreat

2005 sitting buddhas

Beautiful yoga practices in the Cevennes, South of France with James, Ella (pregnant with Kaya), Big Dave and Alli.

Ashtanga Yogis in Mysore

2000 the london crew

Outside the Shala, with Shayna, Cathy Louise, Pattabhi Jois, Gingi, Jennifer, Sabel etc.

Pattabhi Jois

1999 pattabhi jois and the new millenium

Memories of Sri Pattabhi Jois in the old shala at the Mysore Institute

Gingi Lee Healing Arts Festival

1997 yoga ambassador

Front cover stardom on the Healing Arts Festival programme, a festival that significantly raises the profile of yoga in the UK

Sangam Yoga Centre Battersea

1997 sangam yoga centre opens

The Sangam opens its doors in 1997 as one of the first yoga studios in London.

Gingi Lee Crete

1995 early blistering practices

Intense days of blistering practices in Crete with Derek Ireland and Radha Warrell