TRIYOGA Shoreditch + ALL PRESS
A special GUEST DOUBLE SHOT FROM ida may
the MASTER YOGi AND adidas TRAINER, DANCER, ACTOR and model who is killing it on the London wellness scene.
When making my fitness social I like to keep it local. I’ve been in East London for the past 10 years or so and when it comes to working & eating out with friends location for me is key. My life and work means that my schedule changes daily; one day I could be filming an advert commercial for TV and teaching private clients and another day I might be shooting a campaign for Adidas, doing movement direction for a fashion show or running a retreat. So as much as I love all that craziness and travelling, it's nice to find some little routines to inject into the day... like that precious coffee moment! I am very picky where I like to get my coffee and All Press brews up some of the best. My favourite kind of way to move my body is of course yoga, so a double shot that combines the two and that I share with friends is the dream. So let’s do this - first yoga, then coffee!
START: Triyoga Shoreditch, Unit 2, 10 Cygnet Street, E1 6GW, London.
FINISH: All Press, Red Church Street, London.
TUBE: Liverpool Street / Shoreditch High Street.
THE WORKOUT: Saturday 15:00-16:30pm Jivamukti Open class with Durga Devi.
WHAT IDA SAYS: Triyoga stands out for the sheer variety of classes and the crazy good off-peak teachers that suit different moods. I love classes that aren't super busy, where you get hands on adjustments and sessions that challenge you , get you inspired or just completely zen you out. Durga is one of the original teachers of the London Jivamukti Yoga Centre and her classes are always amazing; I find myself getting into a state of flow with her chanting, readings and solid, strong vinyasa sequences. Other classes I recommend are Stewart Gilchrist’s Yoga Level 2-3 at 10:45am on Fridays or Dharma Yoga with Emi Tull.These days, apart from private clients, I teach yoga and Pilates at Shoreditch House, so its very convenient for me to nip to a class after teaching, or if I feel like a dip in the pool and sauna post-yoga…easy ;)
THE FOOD: A long black, and eggs & soldiers with a side of avo.
WHAT IDA SAYS: All my friends know where to find me - having early coffee, or early lunch...I’m always at All Press! The staff there know me so well so when I arrive they’ve already put my order through - I don’t even need to say... 'the usual, please' and I love that. Theses guys specialise in coffee and they do the best long blacks in the hood. My go-to order is their eggs & soldiers with a side of avo - dreamy! It's so satisfying to dip those breadsticks into the runny egg with salt and pepper all over it - All Press cook those eggs so perfectly! This place is also a perfect spot to sit when the sun is out and people watch, bump into friends and hang out together.
THE PRICE: A drop-in class at Triyoga is £17. A class pack of five costs £75, ten £135 or get a monthly pass (three classes per week) for £108. All Press coffee: espresso £2.2, cortado £2.4, flat white £2.8, long black £2.7, mocha £2.8, mint tea £2.5 and fresh juices £2.5. Eggs and Soldiers £5, Avo Toast £4.5, Smoked Mackerel toast £5, Granola, yoghurt and poached fruit £5, Mixed Plates £8-10.5.
BEST FOR: A dreamy, Saturday afternoon, filled with all the good stuff (yoga, coffee, eggs and avo).
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