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July’s Yoga Themed Class at Himalaya Yoga Valley

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Did you know have over 300 classes for you to choose from every month at our studios in the City, Ballincollig, and online? And each month we also add new themes to keep our classes fresh, as well as keeping all of your firm favorites on the schedule for consistency!

Remember- you can attend any of our studios as a member or pass holder! We have plenty of parking on-site in Ballincollig and our City Centre South Mall studio is a stunning space in the heart of the city.

This month at Himalaya Yoga Valley, we’re excited to introduce a series of newly yoga themed classes across our Ballincollig, South Mall, and Online studios, each designed by our senior teacher Lisa to help you find balance, build strength, and mobility as well as tending to your emotional and mental health needs.


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Join us at our Ballincollig Studio for a new range of classes that our senior teachers have curated to help you bring clear focus to your practise and areas of the body and mind!

Tuesday: Activate Your Glutes Yoga Intermediate
 5:30 PM
Strengthen and tone your glutes with focused yoga postures. This class will help improve your stability and support your lower back, enhancing your overall posture.

Wednesday: Twist and Flow Detox Yoga Mixed Level
5:30 PM

Detoxify and rejuvenate with twists that cleanse the body and improve digestion. This class helps release tension and restore balance.

Thursday: Open Your Heart and Spine Mixed Level Flow
7:00 PM

Open your heart and spine to enhance flexibility and relieve tension. This flow helps improve your posture and emotional well-being.

Friday: Side Body Release & Twists Mixed Level Flow
9:30 AM

Release tension in the side body and improve flexibility with gentle twists and stretches. This class promotes relaxation and mobility.



Join us at our South Mall studio where our exciting new yoga themed classes have been designed to help you advance your practise and build strength:

Tuesday: Quads and Hamstrings Intermediate
11:30 AM

Strengthen and stretch your quads and hamstrings to improve flexibility and support your lower body. This class is essential for overall leg and lower back health. Great for runners, cyclists and those with lower back issues.

Tuesday: Advance Your Practice – Journey to Pincha Mayurasana
6:30 PM

Join our Lead Teacher Lisa for this fun and challenging class that helps you work progressively over the month towards a classic arm balance from the Ashtanga Primary Series: Pincha Mayurasana. This class is designed to help you reach new limits with our most experienced teacher.

Thursday: Strong & Slow Supple Spine and Shoulders Intermediate
5:30 PM

Build strength and flexibility in your spine and shoulders with asanas that are dedicated to increasing openness and mobility in this area and undoing mechanical stresses that come with desk life! This is one of our most popular classes on the schedule.

Saturday: Yoga for Strength
11:30 AM

Build full-body strength and endurance with this powerful yoga session. This class helps improve muscle mass and bone density, perfect for those looking to awaken their inner power and increase performance.



Prefer online classes? Our Online studio offers the flexibility to join from anywhere while targeting key areas to enhance your practice:

Monday: Body and Mind Balance Mixed Level Flow
7:15 AM

Start your week with a balanced flow that harmonizes your body and mind, setting the tone for a peaceful and productive week.

Tuesday: Activate Your Glutes Yoga Intermediate
10:00 AM

Focus on strengthening your glutes to improve stability and support your lower back, enhancing your overall posture.

Wednesday: Healthy, Happy Hips and Psoas Mixed Level Flow
6:30 PM

Sitting at a desk all day? This class is for you! Release tension in the lower back, open the psoas, and nourish connective tissue to improve mobility.

Thursday: Yoga for Strength
7:15 AM

Build full-body strength and endurance with a powerful yoga session. This class helps improve muscle mass and bone density, awakening your inner power and boosting performance.

Friday: Shoulders, Neck, and Back Release Mixed Level
7:15 AM

End your week with a session focused on relieving tension in the shoulders, neck, and back, promoting relaxation and comfort. This class is ideal for releasing the built-up stress from daily activities and improving posture.

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Experience the benefits of a dedicated yoga practice this July. Our yoga themed classes are crafted to help you achieve your wellness goals and find inner peace. Join our community and embrace the energy of summer.

Yoga Strength for Holistic Fitness

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Image of a woman doing Yoga Strength Pose in the beach with text: Unlock The Power of Yoga Strength

Yoga strength training goes beyond flexibility and relaxation—it’s an excellent practice for building a strong and resilient body. By incorporating yoga into your fitness routine, you can transform both your physical abilities and mental state. Each yoga pose plays a crucial role in developing muscle tone, endurance, and overall robustness.

Let’s delve into how yoga can enhance your physical strength and holistic wellness, offering a comprehensive approach to fitness.

1. Mind-Body Connection: The Core of Yoga

At the heart of yoga lies a profound connection between the mind and body. Yoga is more than just physical postures; it involves synchronizing movement with breath and mindfulness. This heightened awareness enhances performance and reduces the risk of injuries during strength training.

2. Expanding Flexibility and Mobility

Embarking on a yoga journey is a path toward greater flexibility and range of motion. Yoga’s gentle yet effective stretches encourage your muscles to become more pliable. With consistent practice, your range of motion improves, allowing you to perform strength training exercises with greater precision. This flexibility also alleviates stiffness, leading to smoother and more fluid movements.

3. Building Lean Muscle with Yoga Strength

Yoga is not just about achieving inner peace; it’s also about building physical power. Each pose and transition in yoga engages various muscle groups, promoting the growth of lean muscle mass. While the intensity may differ from traditional weightlifting, the results are significant. Embrace poses like plank, warrior, and chair to sculpt a physique that’s both strong and resilient.

4. Enhancing Balance and Stability

Balance in yoga is not merely a physical skill but a mental state as well. Practicing stable and grounded postures enhances core strength and proprioception. By mastering poses such as tree and warrior III, you develop a profound sense of balance and stability that extends beyond the mat, supporting you in both strength training and daily life.

5. Preventing Injuries with Yoga Strength

Yoga is an effective method for preventing injuries. By increasing flexibility, improving body awareness, and fostering mindfulness, yoga helps protect the body from harm. Every mindful movement and breath fortifies your body’s defenses, ensuring that each strength training session is safe and productive.

Embrace the Benefits of Yoga Strength for Holistic Fitness

Yoga offers a holistic approach to building physical power, flexibility, and balance. It empowers the body and mind, providing benefits that complement any fitness routine. When you step onto the mat, you’re embracing a lifestyle that enhances your overall well-being. Discover how a single pose can lead to significant changes, impacting every aspect of your life positively. Celebrate the power of yoga and uncover a stronger, more balanced, and resilient version of yourself.

Incorporating yoga into your fitness regimen creates a harmonious blend of power and peace. This balanced approach not only improves physical health but also enhances mental clarity and emotional stability. Embrace yoga today and begin your journey towards holistic fitness. Experience the transformation and unlock your full potential with yoga.

Start Your Yoga Journey Today!

Are you ready to enhance your strength while boosting holistic wellness, mental health, and flexibility? Begin your yoga journey with Himalaya Yoga Valley today! We offer a variety of classes suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced, and from dynamic to gentle yoga. There’s a place for everyone. Enroll now and start your path to a stronger, healthier, and more balanced life with yoga at Himalaya Yoga Valley.

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Empowering Females in India through Yoga Education Scholarships

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Yoga education scholarships program at Himalaya Yoga Valley

Yoga Teacher Training Scholarships for Indian Females Pursuing an Education in Yoga

At Himalaya Yoga Valley, we are dedicated to promoting the expansion of yoga teaching by females in India, in line with our core value of Honouring the Source of Yoga. We believe that indigenous practitioners who often face marginalization from their own cultural resources should have the same access to teacher training programs as those from outside of India with stronger economic means- yoga should be accessible to everyone. To support this vision, we offer three fully subsidized yoga teacher training scholarships per year at Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre in Goa, India for Indian women who lack the economic means to pursue a career in yoga teaching.

Yoga Teacher Training Scholarship Details:

  • Location: Himalaya Yoga Valley, Goa
  • Subsidy: 100% subsidized teacher training
  • Programs: 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs
  • Number of Places: Three per year

Application Process

To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

  1. A letter of expression of interest to Scholarship Contact
  2. An application for your desired program here Application form

Terms and Conditions

  1. Eligibility: This scholarship is open to Indian females who demonstrate a genuine financial need and a strong commitment to pursuing a career in yoga teaching.
  2. Selection Criteria: Applications will be evaluated based on financial need, passion for yoga, and potential for contributing to the yoga community. We reserve the right to select candidates who align best with our mission and values.
  3. Inclusivity: We encourage applications from women of all backgrounds, including those from marginalized communities.
  4. Commitment: Recipients of the scholarship are expected to complete the entire training program and actively participate in all activities.
  5. Language Proficiency: While the training is in English and Sanskrit, basic proficiency in English is recommended to ensure comprehension.
  6. Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 3 months before the training date.
  7. Non-Transferable: The scholarship is non-transferable and must be used for the specified training program in Goa or Online.
  8. Post-Training Involvement: Scholarship recipients are encouraged to engage with their own community post-training, sharing their experiences and contributing to future initiatives.

We are honored to promote the expansion of access to yoga to indigenous students and are committed to nurturing the next generation of female yoga teachers in India. We look forward to supporting your journey.

Yours in Yoga,

The Himalaya Yoga Valley Team

Enhancing Community Wellness: Yoga in Cork City

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Yoga Gives Back Community Program at Himalaya Yoga Valley - Yoga Studio in Cork

At Himalaya Yoga Valley, we believe in the power of yoga to transform lives and communities. Our yoga studios in Cork City and Ballincollig offer a sanctuary for individuals seeking balance, strength, and inner peace through the practice of yoga. For nearly a decade, we’ve been dedicated to making yoga an impactful practice not only for our clients but also for vulnerable members of our community by supporting those who work directly with them through our Yoga Gives Back programs.

Supporting Our Community through Yoga Gives Back

Our commitment to community wellness extends beyond the studio walls. Through our Yoga Gives Back Community Programs, we strive to support those who dedicate their lives to helping others. For over 8 years, we have been offering FREE yoga classes to the hardworking staff and volunteers at Cork Simon Community, a beacon of hope for those facing homelessness in Cork. Additionally, we have raised over €75,000 for Cork Simon through our popular Yoga in the Park events.

Expanding Our Reach

We are delighted to announce the expansion of our Yoga Gives Back Community Program to include the incredible team at Good Shepherd Cork. These organizations provide essential services and support to those facing homelessness, as well as women and children escaping abuse.

How Does Yoga Gives Back Help the End User?

Regular access to yoga classes for key workers and volunteers in high-intensity environments can help them regulate their nervous systems, reduce the effects of shift work on the body, improve physical well-being, and most importantly, promote good mental health. We believe that those nurturing vulnerable populations should be nurtured as a priority so they can give back sustainably and in wellness.

Free Classes

Each staff member or volunteer from Simon Community, Cork Simon, and Good Shepherd Cork enjoys free weekly classes at our South Mall and Ballincollig studios. By supporting those who support our most vulnerable community members, we help strengthen our community from the inside out.

Join us at Himalaya Yoga Valley and be a part of our mission to support those in need through our Yoga Gives Back programs. Together, we can create a stronger, healthier community for everyone in Cork.

FREE Masterclass, Workshops, Yoga in the Park, and International Yoga Day Events in June

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International Yoga Day

As the days grow longer and sunnier, the vibrant energy of summer invites us to embrace growth and new experiences, much like our yoga practice. This season, we have an exciting lineup of events designed to refine your practice, enjoy the outdoors, and support meaningful causes. Join us for our Iyengar Masterclass, Yoga in the Park sessions, and International Yoga Day celebration!

FREE Iyengar Yoga Masterclass

Iyengar Yoga Masterclass - yoga in Cork

We are thrilled to offer an Iyengar Yoga Masterclass on June 22nd. Iyengar Yoga focuses on precision and alignment, using props such as belts and blocks to enhance the accessibility and depth of each posture. This method not only boosts physical flexibility and strength but also promotes mental clarity and emotional stability.

Masterclass Details:

  • Date: 22 June, 2024
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM
  • Location: South Mall
  • Price: FREE for members | €20 for non-members

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or new to yoga, this masterclass with our certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, Edina Lebhardt, will help all levels refine their technique. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the meticulous approach that Iyengar Yoga is celebrated for.

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Yoga in the Park: Outdoor Yoga for a Cause

Yoga in the Park - Fitzgerald Park

We are excited to announce the return of our Yoga in the Park sessions! Join us every Saturday for donation-based outdoor yoga classes in the beautiful Fitzgerald Park. These sessions rejuvenate your body and mind while supporting the Cork Simon Community, helping our homeless population. Over the past decade, we have raised nearly €80,000 for charities through our Yoga Gives Back Community Program.

Event Details:

  • Date: Every Saturday (from July 6th – August 31st)
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Location: Fitzgerald Park, in front of the bandstand

These outdoor yoga sessions are perfect for all levels. Bring your family, pets, and friends for an inclusive and revitalizing experience. Remember to bring your own yoga mat, sunscreen, and water. Let’s spread the benefits of outdoor yoga together!

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Celebrate International Yoga Day with Us

International Yoga Day supporting The Hope Foundation

Join us on June 21st for a special celebration of International Yoga Day with free, donation-based classes at our studios in South Mall and Ballincollig. This year, we are proud to partner with The Hope Foundation, an organization dedicated to transforming the lives of Kolkata’s most vulnerable children and their communities.

Class Schedule:

South Mall Studio:

  • 10:00 AM – Mixed Level Flow
  • 6:30 PM – Restorative Yin Yoga

Ballincollig Studio:

  • 9:30 AM – Backbend Focus Mixed Level Flow
  • 7:30 PM – Restful Yin & Yoga Nidra

These classes are free for everyone—members and non-members. We kindly ask for a minimum donation of €5, with all proceeds going to The Hope Foundation. Donations can be made in cash or through a QR code provided at the class.

Book Class

If you can’t attend the class but still wish to donate, you can do so directly by clicking here.

Support The Hope Foundation

India, the birthplace of yoga, holds a special place in our hearts. By participating in our classes on International Yoga Day, you support The Hope Foundation’s mission to create a brighter future for countless children and families. Over the past 25 years, The Hope Foundation has worked tirelessly to lift millions out of poverty through education, protection, health, and emergency response.

Let’s make a difference together through the power of yoga. We look forward to seeing you on the mat!

We’re grateful for your interest in our latest news and updates. Do you have any questions or would like to know more about our Unlimited Memberships, yoga classes, workshops, or Yoga Teacher Training? We’d love to hear from you!

Our friendly Client Care team is always here to support you with any queries. Feel free to reach out and connect with us.

Yours in Yoga,

The Himalaya Yoga Valley Team

June’s Themed Yoga Classes at Himalaya Yoga Valley

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June's Yoga Themed Class at Himalaya Yoga Valley - Yoga Studio in Cork

Hey Yogis! June is here, and with it comes a fresh opportunity to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit at Himalaya Yoga Valley, Yoga Studio in Cork. This month, we are excited to introduce a new series of themed yoga classes designed to enhance your practice and bring balance to your life. Whether you want to deepen flexibility, build strength, or cultivate inner peace, our June themed classes offer something for everyone.

We believe in keeping your practice fresh and engaging, so you continue to grow and challenge yourself in new ways. By refreshing our themes, we ensure that you’re always learning, evolving, and staying motivated.

Are you struggling with posture, flexibility, finding balance, or building strength? Our themed classes target these common issues and more. Join us and discover the benefits of a tailored yoga practice that meets your needs.

Our Cork yoga studio caters to practitioners of all levels. Guided by our experienced instructors, each class blends strengthening poses with calming breathwork. We ensure a holistic yoga experience for our clients. Join us this June at our studio in Cork City, Ballincollig, or online, and take your yoga journey to the next level.

June’s Themed Yoga Classes

Here’s what June has in store for you at Himalaya Yoga Valley:

Yoga Themed Class at South Mall Yoga Studio in Cork Yoga Themed Class at Ballincollig Yoga Studio in Cork

Why Join Our Themed Yoga Classes?

  • Inclusive for All Levels: Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned yogi, our classes are designed to meet you where you are and help you progress.
  • Supportive Community: Join a group of like-minded individuals committed to wellness and self-discovery.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from the knowledge and passion of our experienced instructors.
  • Convenient Locations: Practise at our Cork City studio, Ballincollig location, or join us online from anywhere.

Join Us at Himalaya Yoga Valley – Yoga Studio in Cork

Don’t miss out on the chance to enhance your yoga practice this June with our themed classes at Himalaya Yoga Valley in Cork. Experience the benefits of improved balance, increased strength, and greater flexibility. Book your class today and embark on a transformative journey with us!


Discover May’s Yoga Theme: Your Journey to Wellness Awaits!

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Hey there, fabulous Yogis!

Ready to fuel your passion for yoga and embark on an exhilarating journey with Himalaya Yoga Valley’s themed yoga classes in Cork this May? We’re thrilled to offer you a chance to rejuvenate and deepen your yoga practice. We’re introducing a series of themed yoga classes aimed at improving your flexibility, building strength, and nurturing inner peace.

Our themed yoga classes in Cork cater to practitioners of all levels. They provide opportunities to explore different facets of your practice in a supportive atmosphere. Whether you seek to push your boundaries or find serenity in stillness, our classes are tailored to meet your needs.

Guided by our experienced instructors, our yoga classes in Cork are meticulously crafted to accommodate practitioners of every level, seamlessly blending strengthening poses with tranquil breathwork. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned enthusiast, our diverse schedule has something for you.

Join us as we embark on a collective journey of self-exploration and evolution, harnessing the transformative essence of yoga.

Themed Yoga Class at Himalaya Yoga Valley

Here’s a glimpse of what May holds in store for you at Himalaya Yoga Valley, our yoga studio in Cork City, Ballincollig, and Online:

Yoga Themed Classes at South Mall Studio, Cork City Yoga Themed Classes at Ballincollig Studio, Cork Yoga Themed Classes at Online Studio

Why Join Our Themed Yoga Classes?

  • Tailored to All Levels: Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, our classes are designed to meet you where you are and help you grow.
  • Supportive Community: Join a community of like-minded individuals who are on the same journey towards wellness and self-discovery.
  • Experienced Instructors: Benefit from the guidance of our highly skilled instructors who are passionate about helping you achieve your goals.
  • Convenient Location: Our studio in Cork, Ireland, offers a serene and welcoming environment for your practice.

Join Us at Himalaya Yoga Valley

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enhance your yoga practice this May with our themed classes at Himalaya Yoga Valley in Cork. Experience the benefits of improved flexibility, increased strength, and greater inner peace. Book your class today and embark on a transformative journey with us!

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Introducing the Latest Yoga Class Themes for April 2024!

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Hey there, wonderful yoga enthusiasts! ‍‍

Are you feeling the excitement building up? Because we sure are! We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome you to join us in April at Himalaya Yoga Valley for an incredible journey that will take your yoga practice to new heights! Get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure where every class is not just a workout, but a profound exploration of self-discovery and inner bliss.

Here’s a sneak peek into the extraordinary themes we have meticulously lined up for you in the upcoming month:

Why Choose Us?

Expertise and Experience: At Himalaya Yoga Valley, we boast a team of highly experienced and certified yoga instructors who are passionate about guiding you on your journey to wellness. With years of expertise under our belt, you can trust us to provide top-notch instruction tailored to your individual needs.

Holistic Approach: We believe in the holistic benefits of yoga, not just for the body, but also for the mind and spirit. Our classes are designed to nurture every aspect of your being, helping you achieve balance, harmony, and inner peace.

Welcoming Community: When you step into our studio, you’re not just joining a yoga class – you’re becoming part of a warm and welcoming community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for yoga and self-care.

Variety of Classes: With our diverse range of themed classes, there’s always something new and exciting to explore at Himalaya Yoga Valley. Whether you’re looking to energize your body with a dynamic flow class or unwind with a soothing Yoga Nidra session, we’ve got you covered.

Safe and Supportive Environment: Your safety and comfort are our top priorities. Our studio provides a clean, peaceful, and supportive environment where you can practice yoga with confidence and peace of mind.


Absolutely! Our classes are designed to accommodate practitioners of all levels, including beginners. Our instructors will provide modifications and adjustments as needed to ensure everyone feels comfortable and supported.

The frequency of your yoga practice depends on your individual goals and schedule. We recommend starting with 2-3 classes per week to experience the benefits of yoga consistently.

It’s essential to consult with your healthcare provider before starting any new exercise regimen, including yoga. Once you have clearance, please inform your instructor about any injuries or medical conditions so they can provide appropriate modifications and ensure your safety during class.

Do you have any themes you’d love to see in our studio? Let us know —we’re here to tailor our offerings to your preferences.

Join us on this enriching journey of self-exploration and renewal. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or just starting, there’s something for everyone at Himalaya Yoga Valley.

Let’s make April a month of growth, mindfulness, and blissful yoga experiences together! See you on the mat!

With love and light,

Himalaya Yoga Valley Team

Unveiling 4 Yoga Myths That Stall Your Yoga Start

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Embarking on a yoga journey can be both exhilarating and intimidating, especially for beginners. Yet, amid the excitement of exploring this ancient practice, many individuals are held back by common myths that circulate about yoga. Let’s debunk these misconceptions and uncover the truth behind why yoga is accessible and beneficial for everyone, especially those just starting out.

Myth 1: “Yoga is only for the flexible.”

Truth: Yoga is for Every Body.

One of the most pervasive myths about yoga is that you need to be flexible to practice it. In reality, yoga is for people of all shapes, sizes, and flexibility levels. The beauty of yoga lies in its ability to meet you wherever you are on your journey. Through consistent practice, you’ll gradually increase flexibility, strength, and balance, regardless of your starting point.

Myth 2: “I’m too old (or young) for yoga.”

Truth: Yoga is Ageless.

Yoga knows no age limits. Whether you’re a teenager or a senior citizen, there’s a yoga practice tailored to meet your needs. From gentle chair yoga for seniors to playful kids’ yoga classes, the benefits of yoga are accessible to individuals of all ages. Embrace the opportunity to connect mind, body, and spirit, regardless of your age.

Myth 3: “Yoga is too spiritual for me.”

Truth: Yoga is Personal.

While yoga does have spiritual roots, it’s important to understand that the practice is highly personal and adaptable to individual beliefs and preferences. You can engage with yoga purely on a physical level, focusing on the postures (asanas) and breathing techniques (pranayama) to improve strength and flexibility. If you’re open to exploring the spiritual aspects, there are opportunities to delve deeper into meditation, mindfulness, and self-reflection. Ultimately, yoga offers a spectrum of experiences, allowing you to tailor your practice to align with your unique journey.

Myth 4: “I don’t have time for yoga.”

Truth: Yoga is Time Well Spent.

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for self-care can feel like a challenge. However, integrating even a few minutes of yoga into your daily routine can have profound benefits for your overall well-being. Whether it’s a brief morning stretch session, a midday yoga break at your desk, or a relaxing bedtime flow, carving out time for yoga is an investment in yourself. You’ll likely find that the mental clarity and physical rejuvenation gained from your practice extend far beyond the time spent on the mat.

Begin Your Yoga Journey with Himalaya Yoga Valley

As you embark on your yoga journey as a beginner, remember that you’re not alone in facing these common myths. Whether you’re seeking improved flexibility, stress relief, or simply a sense of connection with yourself, Himalaya Yoga Valley is here to help. Our 6-week Beginners Yoga Fundamental course is the perfect starting point into the world of yoga.

Structured Introduction to Yoga Practice

Our Beginners Yoga Fundamental course offers a structured and steady-paced introduction to the basics of yoga. Led by experienced instructors, this course consists of six comprehensive classes designed to build your understanding and confidence in yoga practice. Whether you’re looking for yoga in Cork city & Ballincollig or interested in yoga classes in Cork, our program caters to beginners and aims to provide a solid foundation for your yoga journey.

Course Details:

Location: South Mall Studio
Start Date: March 2nd, 2024
Time: Every Saturday at 12:45 PM
Instructor: Shauna

Claim your 10% discount now on this course by clicking here

Location: Ballincollig Studio
Start Date: March 4th, 2024
Time: Every Monday at 18:45
Instructor: Mary

What Awaits You in Class:

Discover Yoga Basics: Learn foundational poses, breathing techniques, and alignment principles to build strength, flexibility, and balance.

Cultivate Mindfulness: Develop mindfulness skills through guided meditation and relaxation practices, enhancing self-awareness and inner peace.

Receive Personalized Guidance: Benefit from individualized attention and adjustments from our experienced instructors, ensuring safe and effective practice.

Why Choose Our Course:

Structured Curriculum: Follow a carefully curated curriculum for a comprehensive learning experience.

Expert Instructors: Receive guidance from dedicated instructors Shaunna and Mary, who are passionate about empowering beginners.

Ready to Begin? Reserve Your Spot Today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your yoga journey with us! Secure your spot now at our South Mall or Ballincollig studios by clicking the links below:

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March 4th, 2024

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Interested in our students’ experiences? Watch our testimonial video and embark on your transformative journey.

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Join us as we roll out the mat and embark on this enriching journey together. We can’t wait to welcome you to the world of yoga!

New Workshop – South Mall: Hips 4 Ways with Lisa Fahy

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Unlock Your Hip Mobility with Our Special Workshop

Do you often find yourself battling stiffness in your hips? You’re not alone. The hips are a central hub of movement for our bodies, integral not only in our yoga practice but also in our day-to-day activities. When our hips are tight, it can lead to a series of related discomforts, including back pain and restricted movement, affecting our overall quality of life.

But there’s good news! We’re excited to introduce the “Hips 4 Ways” workshop, a comprehensive session designed to enhance your hip mobility and stability. Under the expert guidance of Lisa Fahy, our senior yoga teacher, this workshop will be an enlightening journey into the mechanics of your body.

Why Focus on Hip Mobility?

Hip mobility is essential for a range of activities—from walking and running to sitting and standing. Tight hips can lead to misalignment and discomfort in various parts of the body, including the lower back and knees. By improving hip flexibility and strength, you can enjoy smoother movement, better alignment, and reduced pain.

About the Workshop:

In the “Hips 4 Ways” workshop, we will:

  • Explore essential muscle groups influencing hip mobility.
  • Learn safe and effective techniques to enhance hip flexibility and strength.
  • Discover practices that integrate balance and support both your yoga and everyday movements.

This workshop is more than just stretching; it’s about creating harmony and balance in your body, empowering you to move freely and with ease.

Event Details:

Workshop: Hips 4 Ways with Lisa Fahy

Date: March 9th, 2024

Time: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: South Mall Studio

Price: €25 for members and pass holders, €35 for non-members.

Whether you’re new to yoga or looking to deepen your practice, this workshop is tailored for all levels. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your hip mobility and enhance your overall well-being.

Spaces are limited to ensure personalised attention, so we encourage you to book your spot early. Join us for this transformative experience and unlock a new level of freedom and mobility in your hips.

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See you at the workshop!

Unveil New Yoga Class Themes for March 2024!

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Step into the vibrancy of March with our latest yoga class themes, carefully curated to uplift your spirit and rejuvenate your practice. As we transition into spring, it’s the perfect time to refresh our practise and embrace the spirit of renewal. Across our studios and online, we’re excited to introduce a captivating lineup of yoga class themes for March, designed to invigorate your body, calm your mind, and uplift your spirit.

Here at Himalaya Yoga Valley, we understand the challenges of maintaining a consistent practice, especially when motivation seems to wane. That’s why we always keep it fresh with new themes every month!
We’re reaching out to encourage you to take a moment for yourself and return to your yoga practise or reawaken your passion for the practise with our exciting line up of new classes this March! 

Spring into March with Renewed Energy and focus on your practise

Explore the Following Themes This Month:

These themes will be available exclusively throughout the month of March, so be sure not to miss out on this opportunity to dive a little deeper into key areas of practise with our expert team.
Need a reason to keep practising or get back on your mat? Here are a few!: 

  • Enhance Your Physical Well-being: From increased flexibility and strength to improved posture and balance, regular yoga practice offers a myriad of physical benefits that will leave you feeling stronger, healthier, and more energized.
  • Reduce Stress and Anxiety: In today’s hectic world, stress and anxiety are all too common. Yoga provides a powerful antidote, helping to quiet the mind, release tension, and cultivate a sense of inner peace and tranquility.
  • Boost Your Mood: The endorphins released during yoga practice can elevate your mood and leave you feeling uplifted and rejuvenated, ready to tackle whatever life throws your way.
  • Connect with a Supportive Community: Joining a yoga class not only provides you with expert guidance and instruction but also connects you with a supportive community of like-minded individuals who share your commitment to health and well-being.

Don’t let another day go by without prioritizing your self-care. Take the first step towards a happier, healthier you by recommitting to your yoga practice today. We can’t wait to welcome you in South Mall, Ballincollig or Online- remember our first class is free for new or returning members 

Do you have any themes you’d love to see in our studio? Let us know via chat—we’re here to tailor our offerings to your preferences.

New yoga class themes for February!

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Experience transformative yoga practices designed to open your heart, enrich your mind, and strengthen your body. Join us on the mat for a fresh start and renewed energy. New month, new goals – let’s elevate together!

Here is the full list of themed classes for our studio this month:

See you on the mat to explore these themes yogis!These themes will be there only for February. So do not miss them.

We hope these new theme classes will help you focus on different parts of your body.

Do you have any themes you would like to see in our studio? Let us know on the chat!