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 ;-)
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 London offered at The Shala, a well-respected yoga studio and Pilates centre in South London.
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