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  • The Path of Sakti with Kavitha Chinnaiyan - 9th June 2023

    We have full hearts and open minds at MA&Y after an incredible evening spent with award-winning author and cardiologist Dr Kavitha Chinnaiyan, exploring how to embrace our creative energies and discardthe restrictions of societal conditioning. Our studio was filled with yoginis, some of whom travelled from far overseas for this one-of-a-kind event; Dr Kavitha's only London workshop this year! Together we explored the practices and theory which allow us toopen the doors to enriched wellbeing and the power of creative essence. Thank you Kavithaji for sharing your teachings and wisdom withsuch kindness and perspicacity. We are truly inspired to follow the Path ofŚakti! ....

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  • A journey to the soul with Father Joe Pereira - 23rd/24th May 2023

    We were recentlyso honoured to welcome Father Joe Pereira to MA&Y for a 2 day workshop on the teachings of the Kripa Foundation Iyengar Yoga. Father Joe Pereira is the founder of the Foundation which helps those affected by substanceabuse. He has worked alongside Mother Theresa and was a student and friend of BKS Iyengar. His workshops expand one's understanding of the spiritual dimension, as he takes us on a journey from the body, in physiology and neurology, through the subtle consciousnessof the soul. His work is profound, yet accessible to all, via teachings rarely shared in the West. We are deeply inspired and grateful to Father Joe Pereira for sharing his wisdom and ....

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  • Back to Wall with Linn H E Haraldsvik - Saturday 6th May 2023

    Kida! Our incredibleKrav Maga students were put to the test this weekend as we welcomed ExpertLevel 2 Krav Maga Instructor Linn H E Haraldsvik to our studio for her Back to Wall workshop. Focussing on self defence in confined spaces, this essential workshop taught us how to turn problems into opportunities and the environmentto our advantage! Self defence is all about personal safety and quick thinking. Finding yourself in a self defence situation when cornered or pushed into a wall does not mean game over, and under Linn's expert guidance, we took our ability to deal with attacks of this nature to the next level. The studio walls on the other hand may need some time to recover! A ....

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  • Join us for our Meditation Discovery Workshop - 27th February 2022

    Meditation Discovery Workshop 4-6pm Sunday 27th February 2022 Join meditation teacher, Catherine Turner for a profoundly relaxing experiential exploration of meditation. Most of us want to meditate - we intuitively need that re-connection beyond external distractions and our thoughts - so what’s stopping us? We’ll explore the preconceptions which hold us back - such as you have to sit cross legged, youhave to be peaceful - and experience ways we can connect to the natural stillness within us all. During this 2 hour session, we’ll immerse ourselves in deeply calming guided meditations as well as discussing practical steps to make meditation daily habit ....

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  • Workshops and Events

    To celebrate the opening of our brand new full time venue in Earlsfield, MA&Y is proud to offer monthly workshops and events. These will be held in the evenings during the weekend and will cover a wide range of topics including movement based practices such as yoga asana, Krav Maga, martial arts and self defence, as well as philosophy, meditation, gong baths, kirtan and exclusive talks with specialists in their field, to name just a few. This page will be constantly updated, so make sure to check it regularly and sign up for our mailing list, or if you have a specific request, please feel free to get in touch! UPCOMING WORKSHOP FREE - Women's Only Self Defence workshop. Sunday ....

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  • YOGA, TEENAGERS AND COVID-19

    HOW YOGA CAN SUPPORT TEENS DURING ANXIOUS TIMES BY RAKHEE JASANI How was lockdown for you? I can imagine that everyone reading this has a different response. So why are we generalising young people’s reactions into a homogenous mass? The reopening of schools has been depicted in some quarters as something that might have grave implications on wider society. The media seems to imagine that young people may not be able to act responsibly. Yet, like every other sector of society, some will and some won’t. What seems more clear to me is that the weeks and months ahead are going to be exceptionally challenging for teenagers. Our young people will need extra support over ....

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  • YOGA TEACHER TRAINING @ MA&Y


    We are so excited to present a brand new Yoga teacher training course at MA&Y!

    Are you interested in finding out more about yoga ? Would you like to know the correct alignment of asanas? Delve into 2500 years of yoga philosophy? Learn about Anatomy & Physiology and how it relates to movement? Deepen your personal practice, as well as train to become a yoga teacher . If so, join us for 200hrs yoga teacher training under the guidance of a hand picked faculty of expert teachers and scholars. The course will start September 2019
    and will run over 18 months. Regular meetings will take place each month on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. It will offer ....

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  • Teen yoga classes at MA&Y starting September 2019 with Rakhee Jasani

    Fantastic News! T een yoga classes will be starting this September with Rakhee Jasani. Rakhee's classes will focus on feel good yoga, supporting participants to discover how simple movements paired with breathing enhances a positive mood. Fun sequences will develop strength, flexibility and stamina in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. - Rakhee Jasani Benefits of Yoga for Teens
    Positive Body Image
    Reduced Stress
    Improved Focus
    Enhanced Coping Mechanisms Everyone aged 12-16 is welcome and the classes are suitable for beginners as well as those who have previously done yoga. Sign up for one of our FREE taster class on Saturday 20th or 27th of July! image courtesy of Teen ....

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  • Gaia Persico

    LEAD TEACHER Gaia Persico is passionate about sharing the beauty and benefits of Yoga, and how its philosophy helps in everyday life. She teaches Vinyasa, Pranayama and meditation. Her yoga classes are full of joy and energy, and through thoughtful modifications for each posture, they are geared for both beginner and advanced practitioners alike. Thus allowing each yogi and yogini to discover their own inner journey of development at their own pace. Co-Director of MA&Y, a yoga and martial arts centre in South West London, she is a Yoga Alliance 500 hours certified yoga teacher and Yoga Alliance Professionals Senior Yoga teacher, who has been a practitioner for almost twenty years. ....

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