the shala blog

Yoga Nidra Relaxation

Yoga nidra & the art of relaxation

Yoga Nidra – the fast track to switching off and accessing deep and rejuvenating relaxation

The Sangam Yoga Centre

21 years – thank you

Founder Gingi, reflects on twenty-one years of running a yoga centre in South London and how yoga brings a sense of community, belonging and support

Nadia Gilani

Practice while you can

Practice while you can, you’ll need it when you can’t.

Low Pressure Fitness

What is low pressure fitness?

Simone Muller explains to us how Low Pressure Fitness works and its benefits for post-natal rehabilitation, as well as sharing her own experiences of using this highly effective core-training technique.


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.


Derek ireland day of celebration

The Shala is dedicated to Derek Ireland. Gingi recounts some memories of an inspirational yogi.

The Virtual Shala

The virtual shala

Welcome to our Virtual Shala here to keep you sane and grounded and connected.

Black Lives Matter

Message to our community

Message to our community and a poem a poem of solidarity written by Gingi Lee #blacklivesmatter

The easy way to stop smoking

It’s the deep inhale that makes smokers feel good, not the cigarette!

Live Streamed Online Yoga

Reasons to love live streamed classes

Ten reasons why we love live streamed classes and why we will be continuing with our Virtual offerings into the future.