The Shala London

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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.


Derek Ireland

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

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.

Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra as a journey through the brain waves

A blog by Melanie Cooper

Nutrition & Breathwork

The non-nutrition guide to nutrition

Amanda Morley shares how her exploration of the breath has improved her offering as a nutritionist and helped to heal her personally as well

Grief, Love & Loss

Grief, love & loss

A blog by Natasha Palram on the tornados of confusion tied up with grief, a chance to heal and a door to loveliness.