Yoga 2

This class is taught by:

Michele Van Valey

Michele has trained extensively with master teachers in the Ashtanga, Iyengar and Satyananda traditions in India, Ireland and the U.S. The variety in her studies over the years has enhanced her philosophy that yoga is for every body.
She has enjoyed working with athletes, children, professionals and people with therapeutic or rehabilitative needs. Some examples of class styles...
Vinyasa flow– A powerful practice of flowing Yoga postures linked together by the breath. Encourages flexibility, strength and proper alignment. Experience greater clarity and a relaxed state of awareness.
Gentle Rehabilitative – Easy gentle movements enhance joint mobility, relaxation and encourage strength and flexibility in areas that may be weak, sore or tender due to chronic pain. Work toward restoring the body’s natural balance combining gentile yoga, pilates and deep relaxation.
Michele is also trained as a Pilates teacher, Prenatal yoga teacher and Mum & Baby yoga teacher.
Qualified as a Holistic Health Consultant by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Michele provides lifestyle and nutrition consultations. More information on her website 

Michelle E Egan

Michelle was introduced to yoga while on a tennis scholarship in America in the mid 90’s. At the time yoga was largely unheard of in Ireland but she recognised its benefits to athletes in prevention of injury and also building up strength and confidence within. It was several years later while working in media in London that Michelle was reintroduced to yoga. She made the decision to train as a yoga instructor and completed her training in Hatha yoga in 2006.

Michelle’s teaching places emphases on a deep connection with the breath, stillness and clarity of the mind, strength, balance and a mindful flow of movement. She teaches dynamic and gentle classes depending on the needs of her classes Michelle is also a qualified prenatal, mum and baby yoga and kids yoga teacher. Her mum and
baby classes in Ranelagh are divided between mum and baby. For the mums we focus on rebuilding core strength, toning pelvic floor muscles and strengthening up the lower back and shoulders. We work with the breath and, when allowed!, even enjoy some quiet relaxation. The babies then enjoy some wonderful hip openers and stretching followed by songs and lots of fun.
This class is a great opportunity to meet other mums and babies and you and your baby will both benefit from this class. Suitable from 4 weeks on… All levels welcome. This is a drop in class. No booking necessary but limited numbers do apply 
Michelle is a certified baby massage instructor and has massaged over 300 babies in the last 6 years in Dublin. Her 4 week course runs regularly in Yoga Dublin, Dundrum.
Massage soothes your baby and is pleasurable for you both. Research has shown the respiratory, muscular, circulatory and immune systems all benefit from the positive effects of massage. Make the most of this special time and enjoy the sounds and smells that will help you to bond with your baby. Course cost 120 euro with up to 100 euro redeemable on some health insurance policies. FREE mum and baby class when you sign up for baby massage course.
Any questions regarding these classes call michelle 087 122 8619

Karen Sheridan

Karen is a 250 hour certified Hatha yoga instructor, having completed her training in the Elbowroom, Dublin, in the summer of 2016. She received a BA in Drama from Trinity College, Dublin, and went on to study music in London. She has since toured and recorded as a musician for a number of years. With the adrenaline that goes hand in hand with performing and sharing your songs with others, she looked for something to ground her day-to-day life and found it in the form of yoga. Feeling curious to learn as much as possible, she signed up to train as a yoga teacher in 2015 and has traveled throughout India, experiencing yoga at its source. Her passion lies in blending dynamic flow with restorative practices, emphasizing alignment and breath work. Her classes are a combination of everything she has learnt and loved about yoga from all the amazing guidance she has received so far!

Aoife Kane

Aoife believes yoga is a transformational practice that encourages the union of our mind, our bodies and our spirit. It gifts us the ability to question, discover and create in all aspect of our lives as we become more open to what wonders the universe holds.

She has been practicing different styles of yoga for over 15 years having come to yoga to help alleviate an illness. Teaching and sharing her love of the practice since 2009 she is a Certified Forrest Yoga Instructor and has the privilege of being in continuous training & development with her teacher Ana Forrest. Aoife has also completed trainings and workshops with Baron Baptiste, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Tiffany Cruikshank, Annie Carpenter and is certified with Yogacampus UK. She teaches Forrest Yoga, Forrest Inspired Yoga, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga & Flow Yoga classes, workshops & retreats here in Ireland and internationally.

Her greatest intention is connecting to her spirit and shining light into the world hereby enabling others to do the same.

Sibylle Dallmann

Sibylle is a certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and founder of the Yoga Lodge in Peissenberg. After she finished her B.A. in international business, she moved to Dublin, Ireland where she worked in corporate strategy and marketing for a number of years. It was during those years when she was introduced to yoga and began to travel the world to study with master teachers such as David Life, Sharon Gannon, David Swenson, Kino MacGregor, Elena Brower, Manorama and others.
She was astonished by its impact on her life; something began to shift deep inside of her. Powered by that experience Sibylle decided to pass those teachings on and became a certified Yoga teacher in 2005. She went on to study directly under master teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life in New York and received her Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Certification in May 2009. Since then Sibylle qualified as a massage therapist, a La Stone Therapist and continues to deepen her studies in alignment based Yoga Systems. After teaching several years in Dublin she moved back to her hometown where she opened the Yoga Lodge, a local yoga studio in southern Germany. She now divides her time between Germany and Ireland where she continues to teach classes, workshops & retreats.
Sibylle's classes are challenging, dynamic and precise. Known for her passionate and down-to-earth style of teaching, Sibylle integrates flowing sequences, precise alignment, meditation, intention and the philosophical aspects of yoga. Her classes are designed to make you laugh, sweat and continuously re-discover your own potential. It is her intention to inspire your heart to create tangible change on and off the yoga mat, so you can live your life with more health & happiness.

Sibylle's Website: 


Dagmara Jerzak

Dagmara is a certified Hatha Yoga & Pilates teacher and a contemporary dance artist. After receiving a BA (hons) degree in contemporary dance in 2012 she moved to Dublin, where she’s been working as a performer, choreographer, and dance teacher.

While working in the creative industry which can be very demanding and requires a lot of energy and effort, Dagmara discovered Yoga and meditation which allowed her to find more work-life balance. At first it allowed her to find some quiet space within the mind and gradually she discovered that daily yoga and meditation practice helped with overcoming daily stress. It also allowed for coming back to the present moment and it brought more joy to everyday life.

Dagmara teaches variety of movement based classes and workshops in contemporary dance, Hatha Yoga, Pilates and mindful movement. Dagmara draws from her vast experience to create unique classes that blend movement, breath and body-mind connection. Her focus is on alignment that supports healthy body, working within the limitations of our bodies and encouraging opening up of restricted spaces within the body in a kind and supportive environment. Dagmara's classes are creative, challenging and fun, sprinkled with flowing breath and sense of freedom within the mind and body.

Apple Yu

Apple was in search of a practice that would help relieve her bad back pain, after trying a few different things she found that yoga was the best solution. Ever since discovering yoga, she became addicted!

Her hobby grew into a passion and now after years of regular practice, she decided to turn her love into a profession and become a yoga teacher. She has successfully completed 200 hours training with Dave Curtis, and is certified as a Vinyasa Flow Yoga teacher.
Apple has recently started practicing shadow yoga with Dave Curtis and Karen Watson, she is hoping that her own practice will in turn both fresh and challenging aspects into her classes.
Level 2 classes are designed to take you deeper into your practice by introducing asanas which will challenge you equally on strength & flexibility, so you can discover true harmony in body & mind.

Each class combines a dynamic asana practice with meditation, hands-on alignment, basic yoga philosophy, deep relaxation…and some good sounds!

As we suggest more challenging variations as your practice develops, this is a great place for you to laugh, play and grow in your own time.
Not suitable for beginners. 
  • Single Class €16
  • Included in Unlimited Class Pass/ Class Packs 

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon 23 Oct 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Alison C Clancy
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 24 Oct 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Michele Van Valey
    at Ranelagh
  • Tue 24 Oct 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Michele Van Valey
    at Ranelagh
  • Tue 24 Oct 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Thu 26 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Karen Sheridan
    at Ranelagh
  • Fri 27 Oct 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Aoife Kane
    at Ranelagh
  • Fri 27 Oct 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Sibylle Dallmann
    at Dundrum
  • Sat 28 Oct 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm with Michelle E Egan
    at Ranelagh
  • Sun 29 Oct 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Dagmara Jerzak
    at Ranelagh
  • Tue 31 Oct 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Michele Van Valey
    at Ranelagh
  • Tue 31 Oct 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Angela V Vela
    at Ranelagh
  • Tue 31 Oct 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Michelle E Egan
    at Dundrum
  • Thu 02 Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Karen Sheridan
    at Ranelagh
  • Fri 03 Nov 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Apple Yu
    at Ranelagh
  • Fri 03 Nov 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Sibylle Dallmann
    at Dundrum
  • Sat 04 Nov 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm with Michelle E Egan
    at Ranelagh
  • Sun 05 Nov 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Dagmara Jerzak
    at Ranelagh



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