Article Category - "Yoga & Meditation"

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore

By building body awareness students will be empowered to release tension and find ease in the back body through the poses offered.

This workshop will be beneficial for people battling with a backache, gym goers, and people who spend long periods of time on their feet!

What Is Yin Yoga?

Yin is a practice that targets the ‘yin’ tissues of the body encouraging deep release and unwinding of tension. Poses are held for minutes at a time to target the deeper layers of connective tissue while simultaneously promoting and maintaining mobility.… Read more

Posted on June 23, 2017

Dynamic Handstanding with Deirdre Murphy

Dynamic Handstanding with Deirdre Murphy

Dynamic hand standing; moving lightly through space

We will approach handstands through a slightly different lens — playing with moving, spinning, and fluidity. If you’re looking to increase your comfort and to simply to play with inversion, this is the workshop for you. Participants must be comfortable attempting, and cartwheeling out of handstands. There will be some element of sliding on the ground — layers of loose, light clothing which cover the limbs are advised.… Read more

Posted on June 23, 2017

Somatic Unwinding – Rebooting Your Neuromuscular Software

Somatic Unwinding – Rebooting Your Neuromuscular Software

We’ve all experienced plateau’s in our Yoga practice –  times in our practice that no matter how much work or effort we put in we just cannot seem to make any forward progress in our practice.    

Sometimes we put this down to being tight or stiff in certain areas or perhaps it’s that we experience pain and can’t find a way out of our old patterns of muscular tension. Or we just put it down to us being kind of klutzy and awkward because that’s always how we’ve been.… Read more

Posted on June 21, 2017

Restorative yoga – 5 poses to practice at home

Restorative yoga – 5 poses to practice at home

We know that sometimes despite our best intentions we don’t get to make it to the classes and workshops we really would like to. Restorative Yoga classes are my favourite to teach, so I thought I’d share some of my favourite asanas or poses with you, so even if you can’t make it to class you might manage 1 pose and make your day a little bit better.  

Restorative Yoga was developed for general use for people without serious injury. … Read more

Posted on June 4, 2017

Somatic Yoga Unwinding – Melting the Sticky Places

Somatic Yoga Unwinding – Melting the Sticky Places

Does it ever feel like that no matter how much Yoga you do you still feel sore and painful in certain areas of your body? Or that after a great session, a day or two afterwards the same tensions return? Perhaps you’ve reached a plateau in your practice and you would like to find new ways to free up your body?

Somatic Yoga Unwinding brings a new sense of expansion and freedom in our bodies.… Read more

Posted on May 31, 2017

Yoga for Mental Wealth With Máirín O’Grady

Yoga for Mental Wealth With Máirín O’Grady

Unwind at the end of your busy week.

Our mind is a powerful beast. Let it run riot and lead a stressful life and the side effects may not only result in problems with your mind but also your physical health.

Yoga has proven benefits in helping anxiety, depression, and stress. This workshop will focus on easy to use techniques which will help you create a good balance in your life.… Read more

Posted on May 31, 2017