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 ;-)
How Yoga Saved My Life
Marking 'Mental Health Awareness Week' with a blog post by one of our Karma Yogis and regular Shala students - Zaynah Shehraz - discussing her experiences with mental health and the benefits she has experienced from practicing yoga.
21 Years & Counting...
21 years, 252 months, 13,104 weeks, 91,728 days of yoga for the yogis of South London. So many moments, so many connections, so many vinyasas, so many ujjayi breaths!!!
Yoga Nidra & the Art of Relaxation
Yoga Nidra - the fast track to switching off and accessing deep and rejuvenating relaxation
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
Styles of Yoga
An overview of the styles of yoga we offer at the Shala from ashtanga and vinyasa flow to yin, dharma and jivamukti.
Yoga in Early Pregnancy
Should we really stop doing yoga in the first trimester of pregnancy?
The Beginners Journey
For many, yoga starts as a form of physical exercise to keep the body toned, supple and strong. But these are really just the positive side affects of yoga. We then master the breath, calm the mind and access deep relaxation and in time the impact of yoga starts to ripple out beyond the mat into all aspects of our lives.
The Motherhood Journey
Self care for mothers and time to connect with others to share experiences in a friendly, warm and supportive environment.
Yoga London offered at The Shala, a well-respected yoga studio and Pilates centre in South London.
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