Led by the supremely becalming Paul Fountain, Sivananda yoga is a practice which focuses on the health and wellbeing of the body and the mind. The 90 minute class involves 12 basic postures that seek to increase strength, flexibility, proper breathing, and ease in meditation. It also includes two breathing exercises and a deep final relaxation.

Private yoga classes for one to eight people can be booked to suit you and take place at your holiday villa

Sivananda yoga practice also includes:

  • Mantra/prayers at the beginning and end of yoga classes
  • Longer holding of postures
  • Pranayamas at the beginning or end of class
  • An overall awareness and focus on breathing and the pranic dimensions of the practice

The aim is to establish physiological balance in the body and secures mental poise through its scientifically-designed series of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (yogic breathing techniques).


A class costs €60 for one to eight people. Larger groups can be accommodated and the cost will be quoted on application.

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