Are you looking to spice up your life, or perhaps you’re looking to get off the couch and get in shape. Getting started is hard, and the choices are endless. At times, it may be overwhelming. Especially if its something you have not done before! We understand, it is hard to be the beginner at something, that is why have compiled a list of yoga teachers and studios you can try in Limerick!
We also have an informative piece on yoga teachers near you, with short bits of info on lots of cities!
Living in Cork? We will help you find yoga instructors in Cork too! Keep reading for info on Limerick yoga instructors!
Yoga is the practice of asanas, or ‘postures’. It originated from Hinduism, and is one of the six orthodox philosophical schools of Hinduism. Now, that all sounds interesting, but these days it’s more about keeping in shape while maintaining flexibility more than anything else.
It is not just beneficial for maintaining flexibility, and physical health, but also mental health! Yoga is used as a method of meditation by man people all over the world! Just take a look at the many health benefits of yoga!
It can help to relieve stress, clear your mind, reduce tiredness and just improve your overall mood! Just a few minutes a day can have long lasting benefits!
It is perfect for all kinds of people too. It can help busy parents who are stressed and busy with work, but also students before exams, or athletes before or after a game to prepare or recover!
Yoga has become so popular lately, and accessible to all, so keep reading if you live in Limerick and need some new energy in your life.
So, how do I get started, I hear you ask. Below we have compiled a list of yoga instructors, studios and classes in Limerick to get you started on your journey to becoming a true yoga guru.
Looking For Some Hot Yoga? Join Bikram Yoga Limerick
First up on the list we have Bikram Yoga Limerick. For those of you who aren’t aware, Bikram Yoga classes consist of a series of twenty-six postures and two breathing exercises, performed in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius. Talk about hot, huh? It may feel tough at the time, but trust us you will feel great!
Their studio is located in the Delta Sports Dome, in Limerick, not far from the city, or the university of Limerick. They offer Bikram Yoga classes seven days a week, almost every day of the year. Quite impressive, isn’t it? Not only that, the prices they offer are incredible, and perfect for people starting, who are not sure if it is for them.
Their Yoga Addict package gives you access to 20 classes, and sets you back just €89. This is by far their most affordable package. If you want a taste, however, just to see how you feel, their 5 class package checks in at €70. While still affordable, their Yoga Addict package is the better deal. It is up to you!
While they do not currently offer online classes, their studio will be reopening very soon, so for those enthusiastic to hop into a hot room for some stretching, I’m afraid you’re going to have to wait.
With the easing of restrictions, more and more places are opening up, so be sure to check in with these places, they might be open!
Hot yoga is also available in other cities, perhaps you would like to read our guide to types of yoga available in Galway!
Lotus Yoga Limerick
The founder, Caroline Kerley, has been in the business since 2005. Her credentials are as good as you’re going to get. With a team of highly skilled and motivated staff, Lotus Yoga Limerick has something to offer for everyone, from a novice to intermediate level!
They provide yoga classes for beginners, those with a little experience, professional yoga gurus, and yoga classes for those with injuries looking to get back into the field. Currently, they offer online yoga classes. The pricing is generous too, checking in at €10 per online class.
An online class is great for those of you that have a busy schedule and are unable to travel, it also helps ease you into it if you are performing your yoga stretches in a place you are comfortable in and don't feel vulnerable!
For those of you that like a yoga studio, you are in luck! Their studio in Limerick is homely and spacious. While currently closed, they plan on reopening soon, following the safety guidelines as laid out by the government. For now, enjoy their years of experience via Zoom. Trust me - it’s worth it.
Not from Limerick? Why not have a look at our recommendation on yoga classes in Waterford!
Looking for Beginner or Intermediate Classes? Check out The Limerick Yoga Centre
The Limerick Yoga Centre was founded in the early 1980s, and has been administered by a succession of teachers over the years. Their reputation and drive for excellence is second to none, and their staff are highly qualified, graduating from established yoga schools.
Classes at the Limerick Yoga Centre consist of classical forms taught for centuries, including postures, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and meditation. Emphasis is placed on catering to the needs of the student, and as such for those of you who value the interpersonal, this is the choice for you.
As we have been locked in for so long, having the chance to get our there and meet like-minded people in such a zen environment could really improve your mood, and overall happiness!
The Limerick Yoga Centre believes that yoga is for everyone, no matter your experience or age, and as such their class regime is tailored to those beliefs. From gentle beginner classes to mixed level and yoga classes for experienced gurus, they have everything.
They also offer yoga classes via Zoom, which is a blessing in the world we live in, amongst restrictions. The Limerick Yoga Centre specializes in three types of yoga - Satyananda Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga and Somatic Movement.
Satyananda Yoga incorporates both ancient and traditional practices, as well as implementing elements from modern physiotherapy. Pregnancy Yoga caters to pregnant women, teaching them gentle stretches and breathing exercises to help with cramps and the stress of bringing a baby into the world.
Lastly, Somatic Movement is a set of postures and stretches known to relieve chronic muscular pain. It’s based heavily on the neuromuscular system. This is especially useful to those of you that are active, like the athletes among us!
Many of these techniques are used and trusted by top level pro athletes in fact, so you can be sure you are getting the best care for your body! So now that you have a good idea of what they have to offer, what do you think? Interested?
The Village Yoga studio is located just outside of Limerick City, and they offer a range of services, ranging from yoga, to pilates, to health massages and even dieting. Much like the other places on this list, they offer something for everyone.
Their level one classes involve gentle stretches and muscle flexes. They are slower paced and are suited for beginners who are not familiar with the different poses and terms. If you seek to improve your flexibility and balance, this is the class for you.
Their level two classes revolve around Vinyasa flow. These classes are suited for those who are familiar with the postures and terminology, and it is recommended that you attend at least 6 level one classes before attending this class.
Village Yoga also offer chair yoga, which is suitable for all ages and is especially senior-friendly. This class involves stretching and toning of the muscles, from head to toe while relieving the tension in the body.
One class will set you back €7.50, while a six class pass costs €39. By far the most efficient bundle is their ten class pass, checking in at €60. With an intricate and efficient timetable and class booking system, you can get started any time!
Something like this is perfect for those of you with a schedule, as you can make it work for you!
While their in-studio classes are currently unavailable due to the restrictions, they offer a range of virtual classes. Ranging from beginners yoga to power yoga, Vinyasa flow and even pilates, you can get top level yoga classes here from the comfort of your own home!
With instructors that have years of experience teaching both yoga and pilates, you’re bound to find the right class for you. With spacious studios, your comfort is the number one priority. They also have treatment rooms, available for both physical and mental therapy.
Their testimonials speak for themselves. With three instructors running the classes, they’ll get to know you and cater towards your personal needs. If that is something you value, then YourYogaCentre is the yoga class for you
YogaIreland is a yoga practice located in Leixlip, in County Kildare. Don’t let the location throw you off - they offer their excellent services via Zoom, allowing you to attend their classes from anywhere.
YogaIreland have been in business for over 20 years, guaranteeing the quality of their classes. They offer 1 on 1 classes, as well as corporate retreats for you entrepreneurs out there.
Whether you’re looking to improve your own personal health, or you’re looking to boost the morale of your team, YogaIreland has it all. Perhaps you have been struggling with a physical or emotional limitations? YogaIreland offers specialized yoga therapy sessions which aim to help you work through said limitations.
The positive testimonials are endless. With a professional staff that has been in the business, the ratings don’t lie. With 4.5 stars and 380 reviews on Google, these are professionals you can trust with your health.
Irish Yoga Association
The Irish Yoga Association, a member of the European Union of Yoga has been around for over 40 years, and are the oldest yoga association in Ireland. They offer a variety of courses and workshops, ranging from personalized yoga classes to yoga instructor courses.
As such, the Irish Yoga Association has yoga instructors all over Ireland, including Limerick. These instructors run their own personalized classes, each catering to students with different ability levels. For those of you who value the interpersonal aspect of yoga, I highly recommend this.
There are classes for beginners, for those who have dabbled in yoga before, and for people who have been taking such classes for years. If you want to become a yoga guru, there are choices available for you as well.
There is something for everyone. Membership costs €30 per annum, making this one of the more affordable choices out of our contenders. So, come on. Not only will you be supporting the yoga community, but you will be supporting your physical and mental health.
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We really hope you’ve enjoyed the list of yoga classes in Limerick that we have put together for you! This article can cater to those who have never done yoga before, and the more experienced among you! Yoga can help you in so many ways, improving both your mental and physical health, your body will thank you after a few lessons!
I believe there is something for everyone, no matter your age, occupation or gender in the list, so I’ll leave you off with this.
With a quote from Swami Satyananda, who described yoga as ‘’a higher form of common sense, a pure and precise science which evolves from within. To live yoga is to be in harmony with oneself.’’
Quite deep, we know!
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