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A Quick Guide to Yoga in Clapham and Balham

Considering it’s distinct lack of gyms, Clapham and it’s surrounding areas are still perhaps surprisingly, the fitness hub of South London. You’ll find loads of options for local fitness classes, fitness studios and even outdoor activity on the common, there is definitely no shortage of options when it comes to keeping fit. But If it’s a local yoga class you’re after, here are a few of our local recommendations:

Hatha Yoga in Clapham with Claire Plastow

Seeing yoga as a way of life, Claire’s approach is authentic, soulful, friendly and thought-provoking. Her classes are homely and welcoming, but make no mistake you’ll definitely be putting in the work. If you want to leave class feeling strong, stretched, toned, centred and clear-headed, Claire is a great match for you.

Find Claire’s class times and book here

Hatha Vinyasa Flow in Balham with Hannah Pocket

Hannah teaches a playful form of Hatha Vinyasa Flow. This style merges two popular forms of modern yoga and doesn’t take itself too seriously! Expect a different, intelligently designed sequence in each class. Delivered with precise anatomical alignment cues, so you can develop a strong, safe, yoga practice.

Her local Balham yoga classes, have a friendly community feel and are open to all levels. Find stillness in movement as you build up a sweat, flowing from one posture to the next.

Find Hannah’s class times and book here

Iyengar Yoga in Clapham Junction with Kelly Brooks

Kelly discovered many benefits to a regular yoga practice when she initially took it up in a bid to heal her knee injury. Fast forward 10 years of teacher training and she is now helping many of her clients overcome injuries, improve mobility, manage stress levels, improve sleep and prevent the common problems sitting at a desk all day brings. Her classes focus on straight up alignment and scientific bio mechanic movement.

Find Kelly’s class times and book here

Private Yoga in South London  with Natalie O’Brien

If you’re looking for something a bit more personalised, professional dancer turned instructor Natalie might be just what you’re looking for. She describes her teaching as playful, simple and encouraging. Qualified to teach Yoga, Barre and Ballet, take your pick or merge all three to bring some creativity to your sessions.

Find out more and book your initial session with Natalie here.

Natalie OBrien Yoga

Local Yoga Studios in Clapham, Balham and Battersea

If you’re new to yoga and still not sure which style to choose, check out our bite size guide to different yoga styles. You can also find more Yoga classes at any of our recommended local studios:

reCentre Health

This local wellbeing centre between Balham and Tooting offers a variety of Yoga related learning, from regular Yoga classes to weekend chanting workshops and pregnancy fitness classes.


This fab local studio offers yoga as one of four styles of fitness classes in Clapham Common. Try their signature Spin, Hiit or Form on days you’re feeling a little more energetic.

Union Station Yoga

If you’re new or curious, this Yoga studio in Battersea is the place you need to visit. With a timetable bursting with every style, you’ll definitely find your flow here.

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