Restorative Yoga


This class is taught by:

Caroline Downey

Caroline is an IYA 200 hours certified teacher. She completed her teacher training in Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Dave Curtis in November 2007 in Dublin. She has also trained in gentle Yin Yoga with Sara Powers in London. Caroline teaches a Vinyasa Flow style class with emphasis on correct alignment for individual bodies. She believes that yoga should always be enjoyable and fun and that we listen to our bodies and practice yoga and living with mindfulness and joy. Caroline is also qualified to teach Pregnancy Yoga, she completed her training in The Elbow Room, Dublin in 2008 and thoroughly enjoys helping women through the various stages of their pregnancy.

TBC Teacher

Teacher for this class still to be confirmed.
When the pace of life is fast, our minds move fast, too. When we are also attracted to a strong, fast-moving Yoga practice, we can easily overstimulate ourselves — and our nervous system takes the beating. We may end up feeling easily overwhelmed, tired, with a racing mind. We get sick quicker and more often. Restorative Yoga balances a fast lifestyle and has an enormous capacity to heal physical and mental symptoms that are stress related. Practicing Restorative Yoga is a great help to anyone who is chronically ill, acutely ill, or recovering from some injuries.

BENEFITS OF RESTORATIVE YOGA: The beauty of restorative Yoga is that there is no muscular contraction involved. We believe we have to “work” to increase flexibility, but often we achieve more opening in parts of the body that we perceive as tight by softening and relaxing than through an active asana practice. During a restorative Yoga sequence, you still stretch, but you relax fully in the stretch so that tension can slowly be released. Because the body and mind relax, literally becoming softer, we also create space to get in touch again with our natural qualities of compassion and understanding of others and self.

Restorative Yoga benefits, summarized:
  • Enhances flexibility 
  • Deeply relaxes the body 
  • Stills the mind 
  • Improves capacity for healing and balancing 
  • Balances the nervous system
  • Boosts the immune system 
  • Develops qualities of compassion and understanding toward others and self 
  • Enhances mood states 

PRICE:
  • Single Class €16
  • Included in Unlimited Class Passes/ Class Packs

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue 22 Aug 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 27 Aug 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 29 Aug 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 03 Sep 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with TBC Teacher
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 05 Sep 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Aisling M Milne
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 10 Sep 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 12 Sep 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 17 Sep 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 19 Sep 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Aisling M Milne
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 24 Sep 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with TBC Teacher
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 26 Sep 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 01 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 03 Oct 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 08 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 10 Oct 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 15 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 17 Oct 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 22 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Tue 24 Oct 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum
  • Sun 29 Oct 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Caroline Downey
    at Dundrum


 


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