Half Day of Yoga Practice with Riana Walsh January 2019
When: Saturday 12th January, 10.00am – 1.00pm
Where: the Sanctuary, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7
Facilitator: Riana Walsh
Meet Riana Walsh
Riana completed a three-year classical Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Diploma with the Irish Yoga Association, followed by post grad trainings with the IYA, Yoga Therapy Ireland, and an ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology.
She has been teaching Yoga for many years, sees yoga as a lifetime exploration and combines her passion for yoga, travel and languages with yoga trainings in Ireland and abroad. Her on-going yoga studies and completed trainings in Anusara yoga, Yin Yoga, iRest Yoga Nidra, continue to inspire her experience of yoga as a way of being, of connection with self and the world.
Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate and Compassion Based Living courses with the Mindfulness Association, have deepened her understanding of how mindfulness, yoga and Buddhist teachings are interwoven as life enhancing practices for the everyday. Her practice and study of Yin Yoga, iRest Yoga Nidra and
Her teaching incorporates key themes and concepts from yoga philosophy, and at the heart of this mindful yoga practice is Yoga Sutra 1.2 ‘yoga chitta vritti nirodhah’ – ‘yoga is the stilling of the fluctuations of the mind’. So too is the inner and outer lightness and joy experienced when body, heart and mind are in harmony. Awareness of the breath is a constant reference point, enabling a sense of spaciousness and a balanced, grounded connection while we practice yoga as a gentle strength.
This mindful Hatha yoga class caters for the physical uniqueness of each participant and provides a practice accessible to everybody.