YOGA

Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Programme:

The hatha yoga practice is where all yoga is derived from and is a wonderful place for yogabeginners to start. You will be guided mindfully through a variety of yoga poses, cultivating awareness of the body and the breath. Particularly suitable for those who want to increase their mobility, flexibility, upper body and core strength. There is emphasis on correct, safe alignment and classes incorporate elements of strength-building and sequences to benefit the cardio-vascular system. You will be comfortably challenged whilst listening to your body.

Beginners 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. This class will be suitable for all ages.

Tutor: Kathleen Leavey,                     10 weeks,     €80                        7:15 – 8:15 p.m.

Mixed Levels 8:20 – 9:20p.m

For all students to work on more challenging postures and techniques. These mixed level classes challenge students on a deeper physical level, introducing more challenging postures. Developing mindfulness and inner awareness. Further strength, flexibility and stamina will be required as more advanced yoga postures are introduced.

Tutor: Kathleen Leavey, 10 weeks, €80 8:20 – 9:20 p.m.

Benefits of Yoga

There are many benefits of yoga. Apart from benefits to your body, there are many benefits for your mind and controlling emotions.

  • Better posture • Better sleep • Better digestion • Increased flexibility • Increased strength • Increased energy • Stress relief • Weight loss • Muscle tone • Mental sharpness • Improved balance • Improved metabolism • Improved mood • Improved blood circulation • Encourages overall health and wellness

During the course you will be given lots of advice and tips on trying to keep a home practice going which will allow you to keeps the joints loose & mobile as well as maintaining & building strong muscles

For more information on the courses please contact Kathleen

01-8455770 (H) 0872398403 (M)

or email: kathleenleavey@hotmail.com