Beginner Yoga & Pilates Classes

Breathing Place Yoga is a peaceful, relaxing sanctuary where you will feel welcome as a yoga or Pilates beginner. You can learn more about the different styles of yoga taught at our yoga studio by exploring class descriptions. All these beginner yoga classes we recommend for a beginner new to yoga. Visit our yoga for beginners guide to help you feel more confident before your first yoga class. Book your yoga class by clicking into the yoga classes below.

Yoga Workshop
De-stress & Unwind | Christmas Workshop
2-Hour Unplug, unwind and de-stress Somatic Workshop: 10.30am, Saturday 15th December 2018

Treat your body and mind with time to de-stress, unwind and recharge before Christmas with Somatics

Guided through gentle, easy exercises inspired by Somatic Movement Education, you will move deeper into awareness, allowing the central nervous system to relax and restore. Somatics is based on the principle that by moving with awareness, our body can begin to restore itself towards a state of health. Somatics can help to soothe tight muscles, relieve stress and allow you to be more mindful and appreciate the good things in life. The workshop is lead by Deirdre Mullins, our fully qualified Somatic Exercise Coach, Clinical Somatic Educator and Yoga teacher, who since 2013 has been passionately exploring Somatic movement, leading Somatic workshops and working with clients through Somatic Movement and Yoga. This 2-hour workshop will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and replenished with a new sense of balance in your body and mind. No experience necessary, all are welcome.
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Beginners Gentle Flow Yoga Class
Gentle Flow Yoga – Beginners

Gentle Flow Yoga Class

3 Week Beginner's Gentle Flow Yoga Course: 6.15pm, Thursday 29th November 2018 Gentle Flow is a beginner's introduction to Vinyasa Yoga. Through this gentle beginner's course learn basic yoga poses as breath, movement, and posture form a continuous, flowing, dance-like, moving meditation.  During this course you will learn to synchronise the breath while moving through postures and experience gentle flowing beginners yoga pose sequences to release, balance and strengthen the body. Classes will offer variations for all levels of ability. We explore how to find fluid flexibility rather than feeling rigid in our movements. Each class will emphasis a particular theme for example to open the hips, strengthen the legs, free the shoulders, strengthen the core, or releasing tension through twists. Leave this beginner's yoga course feeling relaxed and balanced physically, emotionally and energetically.
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Quantum Sound Bath Workshop
Quantum Sound Bath
Quantum Sound Bath: 4pm, Saturday 9th February 2019 Time out to Tune in with this beautiful and restorative workshop. At this Introduction sound bath, experience group energy healing & sound meditation, where participants can choose to be seated or lying down. Allow your body to rest and receive sound therapy as sound harmonies come from singing bowls, gongs, drums, chimes and voice. This special sound bath is an opportunity to release physical or emotional tension, to foster physical, mental and emotional well-being and to support energy flow. Experience the body literally 'bathed in sound', promoting a deep sense of well being and inner peace. This sound bath promises to be a very relaxing experience. During the session, every client receives mini sonic treatment along with energy healing to raise the energies in and around the body. BENEFITS:
  • Higher levels of energy
  • Improving sleep patterns
  • Relief from the chronic tiredness
  • Calming down the inner chatter
  • Moving stagnant energy in the body
  • Building resilience to stressful events
  • Clearing the mind fog and creating sense of clarity
  • Enhancing greater sense of peace and calmness
  • Lowering levels of anxiety
  • Grounding the energies
  • Better sense of direction
  • Helping to build better relationship with oneself and others
  • Enhances clear way of communication
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Hatha Yoga Class
Somatic Hatha Yoga

Hatha Somatic Yoga Class

2 Week Somatic Hatha Yoga Course: 6pm, Tuesday 11th December 2018 Hatha Somatic Yoga infuses Hatha Yoga with Somatic Movement. This class explores movements which bring length and lightness to the spine and flexibility and stability to the hips and shoulders.
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Hatha Yoga Class Breathing Place
Hatha AM Yoga – Beginners

Hatha Yoga Classes | Beginners level

2 Week Hatha Yoga Course: 09.30am Tuesday 11th Deccember 2018 Hatha Yoga classes open to all ages and levels of fitness. Hatha Yoga is a great foundation to work on your alignment, learn relaxation techniques, and become comfortable with doing yoga while building strength and flexibility. Experience yoga poses that tone and stretch. Hatha Yoga Classes include breathing techniques and a relaxation.
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Somatic Movement Workshop
Hatha Yoga – Beginners

Hatha Yoga - Beginners

6 Week Hatha Yoga Course: 7.30pm, Thursday 15th November 2018 An open level yoga class suitable for beginners to yoga, to learn the basics of hatha yoga asana (postures) and breathing as well as to relax and restore from the challenges of daily life. First-time students are welcome in this traditional hatha yoga class. A slower paced class, Hatha yoga incorporates breathing exercises and meditation to call the mind and focuses on proper alignment and form to support your body. Students will experience a comprehensive, yoga balanced class with expert guided instruction throughout the class. You will leave this Hatha Yoga class feeling more relaxed and balanced.  
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Iyengar Yoga for Beginners
Iyengar Yoga – Beginners

Iyengar Yoga - Beginners

2 Week Iyengar Yoga Course: 7.10pm, Tuesday 11th December 2018 Iyengar Yoga is characterised by precision and alignment. Students are able to achieve the benefits of each yoga pose through the use of props, gentle adjustments and attention to detail in teaching. The progressive nature of Iyengar Yoga ensures you learn the poses in a systematic way so your understanding deepens and you safely progress to build flexibility, stability, strength and well being. This Beginners Iyengar Yoga course will introduce the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga poses and is based on the teachings of B.K.S Iyengar, where alignment and integration of body, mind and breath are in harmony.  
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Pilates Classes Kildare
Pilates Mat – Beginners

Pilates Mat Class - Beginners

2 Week Pilates Mat Course: 9pm, Thursday 13th December 2018 Learn to do Pilates correctly from the beginning. Master the fundamental movements with the emphasis on technique. With variations offered for beginners so you may modify according to individual strengths and weaknesses. This beginners Pilates Mat course will help you build a strong foundation and Incorporating strength, mobility and stretching movements.
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Pilates Classes Kildare
Pilates Mat – Essential Basics

Pilates Mat Class - Essential Basics

2 Week Pilates Mat Course: 10.30am, Monday 10th December 2018 For absolute beginners or those returning to Pilates after a break. Learn the fundamental movements with the emphasis on Pilates technique. This Pilates class focus will be on building strength around a good posture and help you find some forgotten muscles! Our Pilates Mat Essential Basics course will help you build a strong foundation and teach you the principles of Classical Pilates.
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Yoga 101
Back to Basics | Yoga 101 Workshop

Back to Basics Yoga Workshop

2-Hour Yoga 101 Workshop: 2.30pm, Saturday 12th January 2019 Always wanted to join a Yoga class but felt unsure if yoga was for you? Do you need a yoga refresher to renew your yoga practice? Created for students new to Yoga and for those looking to gain a deeper understanding of foundational postures, this introductory-level workshop will allow you to experience yoga as you learn the basic postures, breath work and develop a solid foundation of the basics of hatha yoga. The back to basics yoga workshop will take an in-depth look into key foundation yoga poses; safely and receiving the care and attention you need to build confidence. You’ll develop body awareness, learn basic postures, focus on healthy alignment, and practice coordinating the breath & movement. Come join Hatha Yoga teacher Val Herbert at this relaxed workshop, delivered in a welcoming and non-intimidating environment that will teach you the basic foundations of a Hatha yoga practice.
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Yin Yoga Workshop Kildare
Meditation & Yin Yoga

Mindfulness Meditation & Yin Yoga

2 Week Yin Yoga Course: 7.15pm, Friday 7th December 2018 End your busy week with this beautiful calming and deeply relaxing mindfulness meditation and yin yoga class. Mindfulness meditation will help you relieve stress through exploring the habits of your mind. The passive Yin Yoga practice requires as much from the mind as the body as simple stretches are held for between 2-5 minutes challenging the mind to process negative thought patterns in a compassionate and accepting way. Body sensations are navigated by building inner stamina and endurance and developing a mindfulness based meditation practice. As a result, the entire body experiences deep rest. The long holds in Yin Yoga get past the muscles and target the connective ‘yin’ tissues - joints, ligaments, tendons and fascia that wraps around your joints, muscles and organs. Yin yoga will simultaneously promote and maintain mobility as connective tissue is safely and therapeutically stretched, stimulated and strengthened. This Yin Yoga practice will change the way you go through life, creating the internal peace required to “respond” instead of “react". Leave feeling relaxed both in body and mind.
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