WORKSHOPS


 

If you’d like to get started or step it up a notch, a Yoga/ Pilates Workshop can offer tools and experiences beyond those usually included in a typical 60-90 minute class.

Our weekend workshops highlight a single technique or topic or encompass several.
Workshops give you a chance to spend more time with your practice, discover the abilities of your body and learn more about Yoga/ Pilates and how it can help you in your life.

Need convincing? Here's 5 reasons you should do a yoga workshop



<< 13 Nov 2018 - 05 Feb 2019 >>

Date:
Yintermediate with Grace with Grace T Tempany at Ranelagh Fri, 16 Nov 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This 2-part Friday night workshop series is designed for yin yoga students and teachers who wish to explore some deeper layers of their yin yoga practice.
While the starting-point for the yin practice must always be the sensations in the physical body, once target areas are covered there are a myriad of options open to us.
In this 2-part series we will look a little closer at the mind and heart, seeking always to know ourselves a bit better in the process, and realising ultimately how yin yoga can play an integral and healing role in that journey.
Have you been practising yin yoga for some time? Do you have some questions you'd like to ask? Do you need some guidance in terms of where to take your yin practice? Are you curious about how a regular yin practice can help you in your life off the yoga mat?
These workshops might be just what your body, heart, and mind are seeking.
You are welcome to sign up for one or both workshops.

If you have any questions at all please email me a

gracetempany@gmail.com

 

Friday November 9th
and
Friday November 16th
7:45-9:45
Yintermediate
Investment: 25€ for one, €45 for both

Winter Wellbeing with Kundalini Yoga with Emer Duffy at Ranelagh Sun, 18 Nov 2018 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Winter is a time of year for rest and rejuvenation. The kidneys are the dominant organ of this season, they hold the body's most fundamental energy. During this workshop we will explore physical Kriya (Yoga postures) to bring heat and vitality to the kidneys and the adrenals our stress glands. Followed by a sense of gathering inwards and restorative Kundalini Yoga with soothing live chanting and ending by connecting with an internal point of stillness through the sound of the Gong.
 
€25
 
 
Arm Balancing Workshop with Brian Malone at Ranelagh Sun, 25 Nov 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brian works a lot with arm balancing and building the strength to move into more challenging postures. This is a workshop designed to build the techniques and control for a stable arm balance practice. Working from introductory arm balances to more challenging variations!
 
2-4pm
€30
Vinyasa Masterclass Workshop with Jess Oatway at Hot Yoga Rathmines Sat, 1 Dec 2018 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
We live such hectic lives during the week that sometimes it takes a little longer then 60 minutes to truly disconnect, challenge ourselves and internally cultivate everything together.

DECEMBER 1: Diving Deep - Work on Hips, hamstrings and other tight bits. A 2 hour Vinyasa masterclass, where you can delve deeper into your practice; allowing yourself to have time to focus on the areas that need a little bit more love and care. This workshop will work through back bends, arm balances and inversions but will have a focus on working through our tight areas like our hamstrings and hips.

These classes will be held in the Hot Yoga Studio BUT will NOT be a hot yoga class.

€30

 

Level: Intermediate, not for beginners.

Serenity in the Silly Season with Rani (yogarani) Sheilagh at Ranelagh Sun, 2 Dec 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
with Rani Sheilagh (yogarani) at Ranelagh
Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A MINDFUL YOGA, BREATHE & MEDITATION WORKSHOP to Feel Good!

Join Rani for 2-hours of bliss to centre, balance, re-energise and find your serenity before the festive silly season is in full swing.

Recharge and rejuvenate through yoga, mindful movement, breathe, meditation and mindful chocolate!

You will be lead through a grounding, releasing practice, including breathe-work (prananyama), mindful yoga flow (ullola), core energising (tapas), relaxation, guided meditation and mindfulness to nurture and feel good from the inside out.

All levels are welcome.
Any questions please email feelgood@yogarani.com
Expect some challenge, come with an open-mind and spirit of fun.

SUNDAY 2nd December
2pm-4pm
@YogaDublin Ranelagh

Come Play the Yogarani way!

FEE: €30

Mother's Milk - A Prenatal Workshop with Kitty Maguire at Ranelagh Fri, 14 Dec 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An evening devoted to deep relaxation and revitalizing Mums.
To nourish and nurture a Mothers whole self during pregnancy with soothing and supportive yoga and guided meditation.

The evening will consist of-

•A divine Yoga Nidra, as your propped and swaddled in a Queens yoga bed. Guided into the deepest place of peace and quiet.
Your nervous system will be fed and rested and your heart and soul warmed.

•Nourishing yoga specific to a women body during pregnancy. To lavish her whole self with juicy subtle movement and build stability and strength from within.

•Restorative Yoga to feel completely supported and held in the world. Nothing to do but release stress and tension.
With simple but effective postures that encourage the body to melt like butter.

Your bones, muscles, brain and beautiful baby will feel all the benefits and nurture Mothers Milk can give you.

We will close our evening with a cup of tea and some tasty treats to float you home fully nourished and nurtured.

I really look forward to sharing such a special evening with you x Kitty

Welcome from 14 weeks pregnant.
For any questions please email kmkittymaguire@gmail.com

Tickets €30
(students/unwaged €20)

Christmas Somatics Special: De-stress, unwind and recharge with Deirdre Mullins at Ranelagh Sat, 15 Dec 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

Treat yourself this Christmas to some time out before the busy season gets into full swing. Take this opportunity to de-stress, unwind and recharge so you can really enjoy the holiday season ahead.

Guided through gentle, easy Somatic Movements, you will move deeper into awareness, allowing an opportunity for the central nervous system to relax and restore.

This Somatic practice can help to soothe tight muscles, relieve stress and allow you to be more at peace within. You will feel refreshed, rejuvenated and replenished with a new sense of balance in your body and mind.

This 2hr workshop is led by Deirdre Mullins, a Somatic Exercise Coach, Clinical Somatic Educator(500hr) and experienced Yoga teacher. She is passionate about sharing Somatic body-mind awareness practices which improve mobility, stability and function while helping to relieve stress so we can all restore to a state of health.

Suitable for all ages and abilities.
No experience necessary, all are welcome.

Date : Saturday 15th December
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Price: €35

Yoga Nidra Workshop – An Exploration of Yogic Sleep with Anna Olsson at Ranelagh Sun, 16 Dec 2018 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Yoga Nidra Workshop – An Exploration of Yogic sleep

In this workshop you are invited to discover the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra. Sometimes
described as “dynamic sleep,” the Yoga Nidra practice utilizes “pratyahara” (withdrawal of
the senses) to tap into our subconscious, bringing clarity and insight.
The Yoga Nidra practice will take you through a guided meditation during which the physical
body enters a relaxed sleep state while the mind remains alert and aware. In this altered
state of consciousness, the logical, analytical aspect of the mind is suspended; making
space for the brain to rewire old negative thought patterns and destructive habits, to
reinforce healthy new ones. Yoga Nidra thus provides the perfect opportunity to release
tension, stress and let go of anything that no longer serves us. When practiced regularly,
Yoga Nidra can also help improve sleep patterns and concentration, regulate blood pressure
and digestion, calm the nervous system and connect you to your inner source of healing.
You will have the opportunity to incorporate Sankalpa in the practice; a positive affirmation or
a resolution. This is a powerful technique of turning to the inner self to channel our energy
and release wisdom and strength by clearly defining and focusing on a chosen goal.

Intention
 Deep Relaxation
 Stress Release
 Loosen the Hold of Old Patterns
 Clear Out Mental Clutter
 Plant Seeds for New Desires/Growth

Yoga Nidra is the ultimate selfcare practice. It relaxes and nurtures you at every level of
being. All props (bolsters, blankets and eye pillows) are provided but if you have any
favourite snuggly props that you like to use, feel free to bring them. We will enjoy the
nurturing sound of the Tibetan Singing Bowl and pleasantly calming scent of Palo Santo
(South American “sacred wood” used to combat negative energy) to help fully invite the
healing powers of Nidra Shakti!
The workshop will incorporate a gentle guided asana sequence followed by Pranayama, to

prepare body and mind for the Nidra practice
No experience required, open for all.
Bring warm, comfortable clothing.


SUNDAY 16th DEC 5.30-7.30PM

Yoga Dublin Ranelagh

€25 per person. (EARLY BIRD €20 until Nov. 24th)

Christmas Restorative Workshop with Caroline Downey at Dundrum Fri, 28 Dec 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ease into the New Year with a sense of inner peace & deep rest ...
Find your New Year bliss as we prepare body and mind for a stress-free, mindful and enjoyable New year ahead

Relax and explore with a beautiful practice of deep rest and renewal where we cultivate a sense of gratitude and look forward the year ahead with mindfulness and heartfulness.

Join Caroline, for a mindful experience of deep rest and nourishing movements as we move deeper into a more relaxed body and mind will then follow. We create a sense of unravelling and allow tension to seep away .....
Restorative Yoga provides deep healing for your body and mind. In this workshop, we will prepare the body and mind through some gentle restorative movements to gently release inner tension as we connect with ourselves to listen how we can replenish ourselves through a gentle nurturing practice. As we become quieter, we learn to really listen to our body and what it needs to stay balanced and well.
Through this class, your body and mind will be rejuvenated with a series of restorative movements that will gently open and bring balance to the body and mind replenishing your energy.
Restorative yoga uses props such as blankets & cushions to fully support and relax your body in a passive way while calming the nervous system to achieve balance.

Spending time in these movements, your nervous system relaxes and slows the heart rate and deeply relaxes the muscles and joints. This helps to increase the flow of fresh oxygenated blood and relaxes and quietens the overall nervous system.
These gentle postures aid the body to heal using no muscular effort. Restorative Yoga may help to reduce stress and may be very helpful for those facing challenges such as anxiety, depression or any other health issues. It may also be very beneficial for those with problems sleeping.
A regular Restorative Yoga practice also compliments an active yoga practice or those engaging with sporting activities. Anyone can practice Restorative Yoga, regardless of age, shape or physical condition, even those who are completely new to yoga.

The workshop will include gentle breathing practice and meditation and will end with a guided Relaxation (Yoga Nidra) to send you floating home.
You will leave feeling restored, energised and relaxed ready to embrace the year ahead.
Everybody is welcome to this workshop, with or without prior experience of yoga and meditation. Also suitable during pregnancy from 15 weeks.


Friday 28th December
6pm - 8pm
Dundrum Studio
€25

Happy Hips with Samantha Lee Doyle at Hot Yoga Rathmines Sat, 19 Jan 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The winter months are a perfect time to slow things down – in this workshop, we will
be slowing down and moving through some deep hip openers to not only deepen our
splits but to create space.
Most of the time in yoga it’s not necessarily how strong or flexible you are, it’s about
how you approach pose, it’s about getting to know your body, tuning in and coming
back to yourself.
Together we will work with the breath and the body to create a flow that will open the
hips and deepen your splits. These flows will challenge you to find comfort in the
uncomfortable and calm your mind when it starts to wander. My favourite part of my
own practice is finding new and fun ways to transition into poses and I can’t wait to
share my favourite creative flows with you!
You will leave feeling inspired, refreshed and empowered!
 
€30 each or €100 for all four workshops with Sam.
2.5 hour Jivamukti XL Masterclass with Lizzie Reumont at Dundrum Sat, 2 Feb 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lizzie’s Jivamukti classes are challenging, thought provoking and fun, with music that will take you on a sweaty, heart-pumping journey. A two hours exploration of the Jivamukti method. Come and dive into the unique fusion of the 5 tenets, which form the foundation of Jivamukti Yoga: Ahimsa (non-violence), Bhakti (devotion), Dhyana (meditation), Nada (sound) and Shastra (reference to ancient yoga scriptures), set to a rigorous vinyasa practice. We will explore how the body’s natural patterns of flexion, extension and counter-torsion lead to more space in the body and more openness in the mind.
 
€35 (whole weekend - 4 workshops €150)
Embodied Yoga as Fascial Fitness with Lizzie Reumont at Dundrum Sat, 2 Feb 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Ever wonder what gives your body its shape? Fascia, the connective tissue that webs itself in and around the body, plays a major role. We can feel elastic and soft, or solid and glue-like, depending on our life’s experiences and how we manage our self in gravity over time. Fascia is what enables us to feel a connection from head to toe through our movement patterns, or to experience pulls of asymmetry. There is increasing evidence to suggest that ‘exercising’ the fascial web throughout the body is as important as cardio and muscular fitness. But what is fascial fitness? In this workshop we will explore the ‘how’ of movement patterns. Using yoga asana as a common language, We will amplify our awareness of the unique patterns that are held in our body that may contribute to a physical limitation, injury or even chronic pain. We will begin to explore fascial connections throughout the body and look at patterns of flexion and extension that open the fascial layers. Lastly, we will explore a new way of moving that will positively affect the fabric of the fascial system, increase overall health, strength and flexibility. This practice is intended for yoga practitioners with a curious mind. It is open to those with limitations, chronic pain and a desire to add depth and dimensionality to an embodied movement practice.
 
€35 (whole weekend - 4 workshops €150)
Assisting the Asana Practice with Lizzie Reumont at Dundrum Sun, 3 Feb 2019 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This whole day workshop will give teachers increased anatomical, energetic and physiological insights as it relates to the asana practice and assisting students. Participants will gain:
-knowledge of the anatomy, energetics and physiology inherent in asana practice
-an understanding of how to ‘read’ patterns in the body and how to address them to deepen a students understanding
-confidence in communicating with students through language and touch
-an understanding of how to use gravity as a tool in assisting
-a refined ability to assist students into a deeper relationship with their yoga practice.
 
The first portion of this workshop will be 9-12 with an hour's break between 12-1pm; then continuing the second section of the workshop from 1-4pm.
 

€100 for the day
(whole weekend - 4 workshops €150)

 


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