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CROÍ Fundraising Introduction to Yoga Class!

  • Scoil Phadraig N.S Scoil Phadraig N.S Newport Rd, Westport. Republic of Ireland (map)


We are teaming up with Colleen Kneafsey from Republic Of Fitness and providing a complete, introduction & full class of yoga to help raise funds for a defibrillator that will be used to service Westport and the surrounding area! All donations (yes, every cent you donate) goes directly to the charity! All bodies and yoga levels welcome, even brand new beginners!


At Croí, there aim is to lead the fight against heart disease and stroke, with a particular focus on the West of Ireland. There mission is to prevent heart disease and stroke, save lives, empower and support families, communities and future generations to take control of their health and well-being. There work is funded from the proceeds of fundraising events, voluntary contributions and philanthropy. They are deeply grateful for the support and endorsement of our donors, supporters and volunteers who give so generously of their time and resources.


This is a full, well rounded yoga class provided by Derrick @ The Yoga Root. No prior understanding of yoga is required; this is considered an all-bodies class, so everyone is welcome! Yoga is a whole body-mind exercise that builds strength, stamina, and peace of mind. 

Yoga has been scientifically proven to...

  • Reduces chronic pain, inflammation, and improves heart function

  • Helps relieve anxiety, depression, and stress

  • Proven to help you get a better nights rest

  • Build joint strength, physical stamina, and flexibility

Essentially, yoga is a holistic discipline that is scientifically proven to benefit you in a myriad of ways. Unlike many fitness regimes, yoga is a way of life; there is no age or body type that will stop you to continue. 


  • Hall @ Scoil Phadraig N.S, Newport Rd, Westport

  • Bring a mat, small blanket (wool is best), and wear loose comfy clothing. Some mats can be provided, but only a limited few.

  • Donations by cash only; any amount is helpful. We will have a box set up to drop the donations in, so it's completely anonymous how much you give. Yoga courses typically cost ~12 - 15 euros per class, but you can give less or more... it's purely up to you.

  • This a very large space, so bring as many people as you want! Even if they can only donate 1 euro, all are welcome!

Name *
Feel free to bring as many people as you wish!
Are you new to yoga? *
Interested in ongoing yoga classes at the Newport School? *
Derrick may be teaching a weekly class at the gym; this question is simply to gage interest.
Interested in classes at Republic Of Fitness? *
Colleen Kneafsey will contact you via email if you are curious about what ROF has to offer.
If you have any concerns, feel free to ask and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.