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Ashtanga Yoga Taster Classes



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Ashtanga Yoga Taster Classes

By I Love Limerick Correspondent Niamh Higgins

Yoga teacher Christine McNally will be holding free taster classes in Ashtanga yoga from Monday September 1st to Thursday September 4th 2014.

The classes will take place at Power & Flow Studio, 84, O’Connell St. and they will cater for total beginners as well as mixed levels.




Anyone with an interest in starting yoga can come along and try the class with no obligation to enrol for the 8 week term.

“Ashtanga yoga is a dynamic, flowing style of yoga which follows a set sequence of poses. It vastly improves physical fitness and physical and mental wellbeing.”

Ashtanga is a traditional style which originated in South India (Mysore) and people are still travelling there to study this technique.

All modern, flowing styles of yoga such as vinyasa yoga, power yoga and hatha flow originate from this dynamic style.

Ashtanga yoga is a global phenomenon with studios filled with people in every major city in the world.

A number of well known, household names including rockstar Sting and his wife, Willem Dafoe, Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna have previously taken part in and have studied this method of yoga.

The 8 week terms will commence on the 8th, 9th and 11th of September. People can enrol up to the beginning of the first class; space providing and new terms will start every 8 weeks.

If you do wish to sign up for the term, you can do so on the day of the free class by paying anything from €30 to the full fee to hold your place. The balance will be due on the term commencement date.


If you wish to sign up to the term prices are as follows:

Total beginners 1 hour class €65/€55 unwaged (unemployed or student)

Mixed level 1 and 1/2 hours class €80/€65 unwaged (unemployed or student)


Taster Class Timetable:

Monday 1st September – 8-9 pm Total Beginners

Tuesday 2nd September – 10 to 11.30 am Mixed Level, Beginners Welcome

Thursday 4th September – 5.45 to 7.15 pm Mixed Level, Beginners Welcome


For more information you can email Ashtanga Yoga at [email protected]
You can also find them on Facbook at
If you wish you may also ring Ashtanga Yoga Limerick on  089 452 5992

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