Transitioning into Spring with Riana Walsh

This course is Onsite

Course Description:

Gently transition into Spring and open-up to the initial energies of the season with a Saturday morning mindful yoga practice.

The thematic intention for this practice session is to be present for transition itself as we move from Winter stillness and hibernation into slow awakening, energising and inviting light and easeful vitality into our practice.

This is a full spectrum class beginning with body scan and breath awareness practice, then slowly moving into the physical practice of yoga. With movement and breath aligned, experience your unique pathway as a balanced vibrancy in a space between ease and effort, gentleness and strength. We complete our practice by immersing in the stillness of meditation and deep relaxation to re-emerge relaxed and renewed.

This 3 hour morning of practice is designed to suit all levels, and provides the time and space to experience your mindful yoga practice more deeply. There is a short refreshment break during the session and weather permitting, time to enjoy a touch of Spring in the Sanctuary gardens.

You are requested to inform the teacher in advance regarding any physical/medical issues.


Day & Date: Saturday 10th February 2024

Duration: 3 hrs

Time: 10am – 1pm

Price: €37.00

About The Facilitator


    • Riana commenced her initial three-year classical yoga teacher training in 1999 with the Irish Yoga Association (IYA).


    • She then continued Post Grad Diploma studies with the IYA, Yoga Therapy Ireland, and an introductory course to the viniyoga of Yoga with the Centre for Yoga Studies.


    • She has also completed the ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology.


    • More recent studies include a Yin Foundations Module with Josh Summers and the Level 1 iRest® Yoga Nidra Training with James Reeves of the Integrative Rest Institute.


    • Further studies led her to the one-year Training in Mindfulness, followed by a Compassion Based Living Course and completing the Certificate of readiness to teach the Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC) with the Mindfulness Association.


    • In 2019 she fulfilled the requirements of Anusara® Inspired Yoga Teacher, a branch of Hatha yoga that uniquely integrates deep spiritual teachings and principles of alignment to support an uplifting, dynamic and expressive yoga practice aligning body, heart and mind. 

    Please Follow These Important Tips To Achieve Seamless Booking Experience

    • To make sure that our booking system records all course participants, each order form is restricted to booking one course space at a time. If you are looking to book multiple spaces, please reach out to us on or call on +353 (0)1 670 5419.
    • Please add to your email contacts and check your spam, promotions or junk email folders for emails from the Sanctuary.
    • Please note: our courses will close for booking 48hrs prior to start date. Zoom details etc are sent out once the booking has closed to ensure our community members have everything they need in advance of their course beginning.
    • Remember we have the An Cuan Programme to support you in case you are in a situation where you cannot afford a course or workshop. With trust you can email
    • Cancellation available 5 days prior to the event with full refund and credit will be applied for any cancellation requested 48hrs prior to the course or workshop.

    • In the event of cancellation from the side of the sanctuary due to unforeseen circumstances such as illness etc. refund or credit can be applied.


    Visit Us

    Stanhope St, Dublin 7, D07 H290

    Call Us

    +353 (0)1 670 5419

    Email Us