Message to Our Community
Message to our community and a poem a poem of solidarity written by Gingi Lee #blacklivesmatter
Exploring the Yamas & Niyamas
Exploring the Yamas & Niyamas, the ethical and moral guidelines of yoga, which lay out a path for living yoga on and off the mat. Coursework written by teacher training graduate Lesley Collinson
How to support your home Restore (yin) classes
a practical guide to improvised yoga props so you can make the most of your online restore/yin yoga classes from home.
The Virtual Shala
Welcome to our Virtual Shala here to keep you sane and grounded and connected.
Practice While You Can
Practice while you can, you'll need it when you can't.
Derek Ireland Day of Celebration
The Shala is dedicated to Derek Ireland. Gingi recounts some memories of an inspirational yogi.
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.
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.
Reflections On Becoming a Yoga Teacher
As part of their coursework, we asked our teacher trainees to write about what kind of yoga teacher they aspired to be. Here Lesley Collinson muses on her desire to create an inclusive space in her classes and to share something deeper "the mysteries and joys of life; creating breathing space; space for each person to explore, connect and grow holistically. "
Men Do Yoga
Michael Clarke shares his experiences of being a man in a female dominated yoga environment. He talks about how yoga is a practice that promotes both commitment and maturity and the sense of adventure and lightness of a child. Plus, you get toned ;-)
Yoga London offered at The Shala, a well-respected yoga studio and Pilates centre in South London.
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