What Is Nidra and How Can it Help Me?
A blog by our teacher training lead exploring what Yoga Nidra is and some of the benefits.
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.
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.
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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