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yoga for burnout

Burnout | Wellness Series

Those that are feeling exhausted and burnt out are likely to benefit less from a physically challenging yoga class, instead the focus is best placed on restoration and renewal to help reduce exhaustion.

yoga for anxiety

Anxiety | Wellness Series

Yoga can help with anxiety by inhibiting the chemical messenger in the brain that involves the fear-based pathways associated with anxiety. Find out more about yoga for anxiety on our latest wellness blog.  

yoga for low mood

Low Mood | Wellness Series

Consistent low mood can rob you of vitality and joy. Yoga has been proven to increase energy levels, activate our power systems and lift your mood by increasing the neurotransmitter GABA.

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Low Cost Yoga

As part of our commitment to fostering inclusivity, diversity and accessibility within yoga we offer subsidised places of £5 yoga drop-in rates in every class.

The Shala Teacher Training Review

The Shala’s Advanced Teacher Training has been a deeply-reflective and enjoyable part of my yoga journey. It’s such a shame it has come to an end. I cannot recommend it highly enough!

benefits chair yoga

Top 10 Benefits of Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is seeing a huge increase in popularity. It offers all the regular benefits of yoga (strength, flexibility, mental clarity, stress reduction) but what sets it apart is it makes yoga accessible to every body regardless of  mobility or physical challenges.

Gingi Lee & Derek Ireland

Yoga adjusts & assists

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

Nidra - Melanie Cooper blog photo

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.


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.