It is in times of change like this that we need our Yoga more than ever to help keep us grounded and balanced. I have therefore created a few options so that you can keep learning and practicing throughout this period of social distancing.
Face-to-Face in class or outdoors: I'm happy to say that we are back in the classroom. All indoor classes will be held in Glounthaune Community Centre. Maintaining our social distances of 2 meters will be vital and I will ask for everyone's cooperation in this matter. This also means that spaces are limited to only 9 people, so booking in advance is essential. You will need to bring your own equipment (yoga mat/blanket/towel, yoga strap or equivalent (belt/sock/pair of tights...). Classes are paid for in advance on-line per 4 week term. Please scroll down to see the full schedule of classes. I am now taking bookings and you can book and pay directly through this page. Please just send me an email or message to let me know which class you are choosing.
Live-Streamed Classes On-line: During lockdown we were able to continue our classes via the Zoom website/app. I have put a pause on this option for now. However, should the need arise or the demand suggest I will resume this service - so just let me know.
Free YouTube Classes: If you can't get to any of my classes, but would like to have a go at home, I have shared plenty of videos to everyone free of charge on my YouTube channel. Please be careful when practising at home and only every do what feels right for your body. Please contact me if you have any questions about any of the poses or anything else that arises from these classes.
Level 1 (adult beginners): Everyone's got to start somewhere! So this class is aimed at complete beginners. We'll focus on the very foundations of the practice - the basis of what we're doing and especially why we're doing it. Once you have an understanding of the basic concepts of breath synchronised movement, anatomical awareness, structural alignment, and the importance of relaxation, then you can chose whether your body and personality are suited to a gentle level 2 class or a fired up level 3.
Level 2 (adult gentle): In our fast moving busy lifestyles it is important to be able to step out and take some time for yourself. This class is perfect for anyone who has completed at least one term of Level 1, who enjoy an easy going gentle stretch and strengthening class. For example the older age groups, people who may be recovering from an injury, people who like a slow mindful practice.
Level 3 (adult vinyasa flow): This form of yoga, moves from pose to pose much more fluidly and rapidly, enhances cardiovascular fitness and builds stamina. Through core stabilisation exercises we bring the body into better alignment allowing us to strengthen without injury, relieving pain. Through increased mindfulness yoga connects us with our bodies and increases our awareness of our physical limitations and weaknesses. This class is suitable for anyone who has already completed a course of beginners yoga and who would like the challenge of a more dynamic practice.
Children’s classes for the 5-10 age group, using a mixture of games, mindfulness, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to build confidence, awareness, strength and flexibility while having lots of FUN.
Teen Yoga: For the 12-17 age group. This is a high energy class to keep the participants energised, connected, engaged and challenged. I believe it is very important at this age to promote a healthy relationship with your body and mind, to be able to connect with yourself on a physical and emotional level and let go of competition and self criticism, while also giving ourselves permission not to take everything too seriously and have some fun!
Payment Options, Terms & Conditions
During the COVID-19 social distancing period, as class numbers are extremely limited, I am unable to offer as much flexibility as I would usually like.
All classes should be paid in advance on-line - Just click on the 'Pay for Classes' link to pay on-line.
You can pay for more than one person or for more than one class at a time, just change the class quantity.
Once payment has been made, I do not offer refunds for classes you have not attended nor do I carry payment forward to the next term, except in exceptional circumstances, to be taken on a case by case basis.