Stretching it out at Bantry Yoga Festival

Bantry Yoga

Posted on: 5th August, 2016

Category: Health & Lifestyle

Contributor: West Cork People

The first ever Bantry Yoga Festival runs from October 7 to 9. This three-day festival is set in venues around Bantry, including the East Stables, Bantry House and the Maritime Hotel and other beautiful spaces, from early morning until night.

The festival seeks to offer a unique, honest and diverse collection of yoga forms for all to experience. The wonderful Organico Café is going to be serving up delicious, healthy, nourishing vegetarian meals on the Friday night and Saturday. As well as yoga, there will be meditation, sound circles, qigong, eastern dance and Ireland’s only soul voice practitioner.

This festival looks set to be a real success and with limited tickets the organisers are encouraging people to book as soon as possible. A weekend pass is €149 and includes two meals in Organico Café and Unlimited access to all classes, sessions and talks.

Bantry Tourism and Development association are proud to be involved with bringing another great festival to Bantry and will be giving their space in the Tourist office for registration and a meeting hub during the weekend.

There’s great excitement and among the massive line-up this October. The festival showcases teachers from the locality, region and nation who are offering a plethora of different yogic forms. Teachers include, Mark van Dam, Anne Marie Hynes, Alan Lyons MSc Physio, Bella Hancock, Ellie La-Trobe Bateman and Irene Dunne.

As well as the traditional yogic paths, Bantry Yoga Festival brings together dance, singing, movement, and laughter.  Alongside a timetable of classes and workshops, there is a variety of walks and music to restore you back to your real self again!

The complete festival programme can be found at www.bantryyogafestival.com and booking can be made online. This is a festival where you can park up your car, roll out your mat and embrace the good life.

Tickets: Weekend pass €149 – unlimited yoga and includes Friday Dinner and Saturday Lunch.

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