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The Wellness Junkie’s Guide to London

The Wellness Junkie’s Guide to London

By Natascha Shah

From yoga and meditation centres to plant based eateries, reiki courses and more….

Shambhala Meditation Centre London

Shambhala London is part of a global community based on the principles of kindness, fearlessness and human goodness. They offer training in meditation, Buddhism and the arts, and teachings which are fresh and relevant to daily life. The centre is based near Clapham Common station in South London. Donation-based beginners and drop in meditation classes are avilable, full information and timings can be found here

27 Belmont Close, London SW4 6AY/Email: info@shambhala.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7720 3207

Chi-Works 

Chi-works offers meditation and mindfulness classes, holistic therapies like reiki and retreats in UK and abroad. The information on their introduction to meditation workshop can be found here

Walthamstow Osteopathy & Natural Health Centre, London E17 9RE, United Kingdom/ Phone: +44 7865 950942

Triyoga London

A centre of excellence for yoga, Pilates and treatments, triyoga offers a place where one can start or deepen their yoga practice, learn about cutting edge personal development, yoga philosophy and meditation, or take a Pilates or barre class. In addition, they have an amazing range of treatments with the best therapists in London. Whatever you choose, it all takes place in their beautiful studios or treatment rooms.
Try 30 days for (INR 5000 approx.) £54, that will give you unlimited yoga, barre + mat pilates or save with a monthly pass with just (INR 800 approx.) £8.31 per class if you attend three times per week. For class details and upcoming events click here.  

Their centres are in Camden, Chelsea, Covent Garden, Ealing, Shoreditch and Soho

Iyengar Yoga Institute 

We all are aware of the Iyengar form of yoga, as a registered charity, the Iyengar Yoga Institute, Maida Vale in West London provides excellence in yoga teaching and a connection to its classical Indian source. Offering yoga at all levels from beginners to advanced, including specialised children’s yoga classes and pregnancy yoga classes. Opt for their regular Free Taster Classes, a great way to try out Iyengar yoga. These hour-long sessions will give you an experience of the Iyengar method with one of the expert teachers and are suitable for people of all ages. To find out the schedule and courses click here.

223a Randolph Ave, Maida Vale/ 020 7624 3080/ office@iyi.org.uk

Good vibes 

Try Glow yoga at good vibes. Glow Yoga is a modern approach to yoga. The folks at good vibes believe that your practice should cultivate awareness and aim for all our teaching to be in line with the latest anatomy and movement thinking. On offer are vinyasa flow yoga classes practised in their central London studios. The room is heated by infrared to allow the body to safely open and release, with SAD lighting to improve your mood during each class.
They also offer other selected yoga styles that complement the studio ethos.
You can try your first class for (INR 500 approx.) £5! Visit goodvibesfitness.co.uk for more.

COVENT GARDEN-14 - 16 Betterton Street/T: 020 7240 6111/reception@goodvibesfitness.co.uk
FITZROVIA- 11 Tottenham Street/T: 020 7580 1276/ fitzrovia@goodvibesfitness.co.uk

Bhuti

bhuti is an eco wellbeing escape, day spa, yoga, pilates and barre studio, wellbeing members club, and vegan cafe in Richmond, South West London. On offer are a range of yoga styles, pilates, barre and HiiT classes, organic facials to muscle melt massages, lycon waxing to no nasties mani-pedis. Complementary therapies for preventative health and wellbeing include colonic hydrotherapy, ayurveda, acupuncture, reflexology and more. bhuti offers roughly 25 events each month ranging from yoga masterclasses, mindfulness, cooking classes and courses.
Visit bhuti.co for more information.

50 Hill Rise, Richmond/0330 400 3108 

Detox Kitchen

Order healthy meals to your airbnb! Detox Kitchen believes that the food we eat can have a powerful effect on our health. This is why their focus is on creating nutritious, wholesome food using good quality, seasonal ingredients cooked from scratch daily in their kitchen. Simply select the package that is right for you, choose your start date and duration, and look forward to your first delivery of wholesome food. 


The Hive Wellbeing

The Hive, based in Bethnal Green, east London, of focuses on simple organic food combinations to provide surprising flavours, textures and in turn - vitality. On offer are detoxifying cold pressed juices, nourishing food, energising coffee and soul warming natural wines. The light and spacious day service transforms into an intimate evening wind down. The aperitivo menu includes delicious organic cheese boards – the perfect accompaniment to a drop of our organic and natural Italian wines. Visit thehivewellbeing.com for more.

286-290 Cambridge Heath rd/020 8981 9245/ info@thehivewellbeing.com

Farm Girl

This place offers  fresh, nutritious and honest food that never comprises on taste. All the dishes are made using high-quality and sustainable ingredients, from the sourdough bread and locally farmed chicken and beef, right down to the vegan mayonnaise used in their signature Jackfruit Tacos. Start your day the Aussie way with brunch classics such as: Avocado Toast, Acai Bowls, Gluten Free Buttermilk Pancakes or the famous House Granola. Moving onto lunch, the wholesome, innovative and vivacious salads will nourish and sustain you until dinner, where you can dive into the diverse Antipodean menu at Farm Girl Chelsea, made complete with hand-crafted cocktails. Visit thefarmgirl.co.uk for more.

Notting Hill- 59a Portobello Road/ Chelsea- 9 Park walk/ Soho- 1 Carnaby street

Wild Food Cafe

The Wild Food Cafe Kitchen, under the experienced guidance of raw-food pioneer and executive chef Joel Gazdar is focused on freshly foraged wild and artisanal ingredients, slow raw-food processes, and a commitment to organic, heirloom produce that has preserved its medicinal benefits, vitality and nutrients.  This plant based eatery is not just a buzzing restaurant, it is a holisitc wellbeing hub. They run a popular Wild Food Cafe School with monthly raw food cookery classes and seasonal raw food & wellbeing immersions. They also source their favourite ingredients and make their very own artisan products available at Wild Food Cafe and in their online shop. Visit wildfoodcafe.com for more.

1st Floor, 14 Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden