10 tips for developing a home yoga practice

Ruth from Yogaru joins us today with 10 tips for developing a home yoga practice.  My yoga practice is my comfort blanket, it reminds me that I am perfectly imperfect. I turn to it to find grounding; bring myself back…

Throwback Post: Deep Stretch Yoga from Yoga With Adriene

This is a post that was first published here on Happy Magazine back in July. I needed a bit of yoga this morning to loosen up and re-visited this post for the yoga video (feeling much better now!). As such,…

Creacon Wellness Retreat: Day 2

After an absolutely silent night tucked up in our comfortable beds at Creacon, we both woke before our 7am alarm this morning feeling refreshed – how wonderful. Soon we were on the move and we slipped out of the quiet…

Creacon Wellness Retreat: Day 1

Today’s post comes to you from the restful surroundings of the Creacon Wellness Retreat in New Ross, County Wexford. Myself and a friend arrived here today (Saturday) at about 3pm after a busy morning and a long, slightly stressful drive…

Yoga for Complete Beginners – 20 Minute Home Yoga Workout from Yoga With Adriene

Yoga really helped me through my cancer treatment last year and continues to help me now. If you’ve never done yoga before, today’s post is a video tutorial from Yoga With Adriene on YouTube. It’s a 20 minute home workout…

Yoga sequences to support you this autumn/winter

Today Ruth Delahunty joins us from Yogaru with four short yoga sequences you can do at home over the coming colder months to help support your body and mind through the winter. PLEASE NOTE: These sequences will be easier to…

An Instagram account you need in your life – Yogaru

Guys and girls, today I want to share with you an Instagram account I am really enjoying at the moment and that’s the Yogaru Ireland instagram account run by none other than our own Yoga Ruth/Yoga Guru Ruth Delahunty. Ruth…

Using yoga to help yourself through treatment

At some stage during my cancer treatment last year I started doing gentle yoga at home. I think it was after my chemotherapy and surgery – around the time of radiotherapy. A good friend of mine was starting out as…

Total Body Yoga – Deep Stretch video from Yoga With Adriene

Yesterday morning after my breakfast I felt a little tense. My body felt like it needed a good s-t-r-e-t-c-h out in every direction. As soon as I thought this, my next thought was… yoga. Yoga will fix this! I got my…

Miriam’s Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga

Today our contributor Miriam Kerins from TheAwakening.ie joins us with a post on her Top 10 Reasons To Start Yoga. For a newcomer to yoga you might find that explanations like it increases the flow of prana or it brings…

5 tips for getting through hospital scans

Thump. The sound of your hospital scan appointment letter landing on the doormat. Or is it the sound of your heart falling to your shoes? Hospital scans are a difficult part of life after a cancer diagnosis. And it’s hard.…

Head & Heart Reset – Yoga With Adriene

If you find yourself having a difficult day, some time on your yoga mat is a great way to reset your mood and start again. I love this 25-minute Head & Heart Reset from Yoga With Adriene. I like to…

Yoga for cancer patients – Event this Saturday

An innovative and inclusive fitness and wellbeing event is taking place this Saturday, 5 May in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin. Encouraging people of all abilities and disabilities to try out yoga and fitness classes, the Got Your…

Yoga for Breast Cancer DVD

A Happy Magazine reader got in touch with us recently via Twitter to let us know that she thought this Yoga for Breast Cancer DVD was a really great resource. The DVD is available on Amazon so we’ve added it…

At Home Yoga Sequence: Gentle Morning Flow

It’s the start of a new week – Happy Monday everyone! Today our contributor Ruth Delahunty from Yogaru.ie is bringing you a Gentle Morning Flow yoga sequence that you can do in the comfort of your own home. Click to enlarge //…

Breathe & Be yoga event this Saturday

To all our readers in Dublin – our contributor Miriam Kerins is holding her monthly Breathe & Be yoga event for March this Saturday and we think you’ll definitely want to fit it into your weekend. Miriam’s Breathe & Be…

Yoga for Compassion

How about an invigorating and satisfying yoga session in the comfort of your own home today?  We did this great hour-long practice from Yoga With Adriene during the snow and it’s wonderful. We felt revitalised and energetic afterwards and loved…

Mindfulness, meditation and yoga on Girls With Goals

Take a breath with this week’s episode of the Girls With Goals podcast from Her.ie. Niamh Maher is joined by former model, motivational speaker and health and wellness champion Alison Canavan as she describes her journey through mindfulness and meditation…

30-minute yoga sessions

With the very cold weather here in Ireland at the moment, you might not feel like heading out the front door for your daily exercise. And why should you when you can get it done in the warmth of your…

Yoga For Breast Cancer: Supplementing Medical Treatment With Yoga For Breast Cancer Survivors

A friend of Happy Magazine sent us this lovely yoga sequence especially for people going through or recovering from breast cancer treatment.  60 minutes long with 35 poses, it would make a lovely home workout. If you’re finding it hard…

At Home Yoga Sequence: Sun Salutations

We are delighted to welcome a new contributor to Happy Magazine today. Ruth Delahunty is a 200hr Yoga Alliance certified teacher and author of Yogaru.ie, a yoga lifestyle website. She will be joining us regularly with some therapeutic yoga sequences which…

Awaken Yoga Retreats

Our contributor Miriam Kerins Hussey from TheAwakening.ie is hosting two amazing wellness retreats from 9-11 February and 9-11 March at the Wild Atlantic Way Yoga centre at the Old Head of Kinsale in Cork. Perhaps it could be just the thing for…

Self Love Yoga

This is a great full yoga practice which you can do at home. 50 minutes of self love yoga from the wonderful Yoga With Adriene. We loved this practice. All you need to do is get into something comfy, roll…

Time for You: Yoga for Anxiety

Today we’re bringing you a twenty minute yoga practice for anxiety from our favourite YouTube Yoga Star, Yoga With Adriene. If you’re feeling in any way stressed or anxious this morning, we encourage you to roll out your mat or even…

Morning Fresh – Yoga with Adriene

Here’s a great way to start your day – a morning yoga session with Adriene (and her dog, Benji!). If you’re into yoga, you need to know all about Yoga with Adriene and her fabulous YouTube channel. All you need…

Free ‘Live Well’ Yoga Challenge

WebsiteWelcome from PatDivillyFitness on Vimeo. Have you heard of Pat Divilly? He’s an Irish fitness expert, author and entrepreneur based in Galway. We came across his website last week and signed up for his Free 8-Part Training Challenge which he describes…

Mindful meditation, breathing and Yoga – how it can reduce anxiety and stress in our modern world

Miriam Kerins believes the benefits of yoga go far beyond the physical. Here she tells us why she thinks yoga really is for everyone. Miriam Kerins, The Awakening Today’s world is often referred to as fast paced, busy and chaotic.…

Home Workouts: Yoga for meditation and healing

Yoga never fails to make us feel better here at Happy Magazine. We love to roll out our mat, cast a little bit of Yoga With Adriene from the laptop to the TV and away we go… It always feels…

Life Cleanse Urban Retreat this Saturday

We are excited to be attending a Life Cleanse Urban Retreat this Saturday in Dublin. A day of nourishing self-care including yoga, mindfulness, meditation, nutrition and juicing information, we think it’s a fantastic event with big potential to help you…