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The motherhood journey

Self care for mothers and time to connect with others to share experiences in a friendly, warm and supportive environment

Gingi Lee

More than one type of warrior

Shala Co-Director Gingi Lee shares his evolution from a Sensei’s son in San Francisco to down dogs in Delhi, and the people who inspired him along the way.

Derek Ireland Crete

Wavemaker ~ trailblazer

Fundraising event for Children with Cancer UK, in memory of footballer, punk rocker, inimitable ashtanga yoga teacher, Derek Ireland

Yoga Teacher Trainees

“A beautiful beginning”

“A beautiful beginning” for our teacher trainees

GIngi Lee Tai Chi

Luxurious easter eco retreat

The perfect balance of morning ashtanga and afternoons of blissful bodyrolling, all set amongst the lush tranquility of Scotland’s West Coast.

Sussex Yoga Retreat

2010 escaping the city

Yoga poses and Brideshead Revisited

Yoga Retreat Crete

2008 back to island roots

Shimmering mediterranean seas, wide open skies, luminous moons and a spiritual home to the yoga

Teacher Training Courses

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”

Pilates Foam Rollers

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.

Bodyrolling for the 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.