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. "
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.
Yoga in Early Pregnancy
Should we really stop doing yoga in the first trimester of pregnancy?
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.
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"
Summer Chill Out Workshops plus Express Pre-Work Classes
It's summertime already! We've got an exciting couple of months planned with newly added 7:30am express 1-hour classes and a great Bodyrolling session for anyone suffering from a sore back.
Breathwork for Cancer
Inspired by our Breath for Life series, a pilot study at St James Hospital, Leeds monitored the benefits of simple yoga and breathing techniques for people post surgery for lung cancer. The results were outstanding.
7 Reasons to Try Pilates
To celebrate our 7 days a week pilates schedule here are 7 good reasons to try pilates.
The Gift of Mindfulness
The precious gift of mindfulness and being present. Ahead of her Introduction to Mindfulness workshop, our teacher Aoife shares about the practice of mindfulness, being present and how it correlates to happiness.
2016 Yoga for London Refugees
In working with Ourmala, we will facilitate yoga for refugees and asylum seekers who would not ordinarily have access to it and who will reap the benefits in a profound and life-changing way.
Yoga London offered at The Shala, a well-respected yoga studio and Pilates centre in South London.
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