Adult Education


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.

Autumn Term starts 26th September 2023      10 weeks     €80

Beginners 7:15 – 8:15pm    Mixed Levels 8:20 – 9:20pm


*New Class added for Autumn 2023- Wednesday Mixed levels 3:05-4:05 pm (for all levels and stages in life)


Info on Pregnancy Yoga click here:

Info on Yoga for those age 50+ click here.

About the Tutor: Ms. Kathleen Leavey

Kathleen is a fully qualified and experienced yoga teacher and holistic health practitioner who trained at The Yoga Room, Dublin 4 under the direct instruction of Ireland’s very best renowned yoga teachers. She completed the Teacher Training programme curriculum which follows the international standards of yoga alliance and also has a diploma in anatomy and physiology which really enhances a safe practice for all students in terms of alignment. Kathleen has been involved in yoga for many years now and it was whilst she spent time in India and lived for many years in Japan that deepened her understanding of the incredible depths of yoga. She brings her broad experience of meditation and holistic health to her teaching style which offers a powerful combination of flowing asanas, sequences, alignment, breath work, meditation and relaxation.

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)

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