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YogaFest Tralee 2018

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Golden Pear Yoga Events is a partnership between Maeve Ferris of 'Ebb & Flow Yoga' and Cara Wallace of 'Yoga with Cara'. Both Teachers based in Tralee have come together to showcase local talent bringing a variety of Yoga & Wellness workshops right to you, here in Tralee! Our ethos is local, high quality, affordable & different! 

Back by popular demand, we are delighted to bring you 2018's YogaFest Tralee. Taking place in the stunning Ashe Hotel, Tralee on the 3rd & 4th March 2018. This year we are showcasing even more talent ;) The weekend is open to all levels regardless of experience & fitness. If you have any questions or queries please don't hesitate to contact Maeve on 087-3679132 or Cara on 0861592113 .

Registration & Payment:

The Event can be booked as weekend, full day & half day tickets via Event Brite. There is a set maximum number of attendees each day so please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment! ***When booking any of the ticket options - select Saturday 3rd March and it will open up all the options to you. As it's set up as a weekend on Eventbrite it will only display that date on the front page*****

1. Weekend Ticket: €160 (Early Bird offer available until 17th Feb only) or €175 thereafter, for both Saturday & Sunday. Includes break refreshments of healthy treats, tea/herbal tea/coffee & water.

2. Full day Ticket: €100 for Saturday or Sunday. Includes 2 x break refreshments.

3. Half Day Ticket: €55 (From 9am – 1pm OR 2pm - 6pm Saturday or 9am – 1pm OR 2pm - 6pm Sunday). Includes 1 x break refreshments per half day ticket.

*Please note Lunch is NOT included in any ticket. Specials & full al la carte menu will be available. Please note The Ashe Hotel does not permit any external snacks or lunch to be consumed on premises; you are welcome to go out for lunch if you prefer to dine off site.

Read on to find out what's included in this awesome weekend!

Hope to see you on the mat.

Love & light,

Cara & Maeve

Golden Pear Yoga Events


Day 1: Saturday Morning 3rd March 2018

9am – 9.30am Welcome, Sign-in & Opening Ceremony

Join Maeve Ferris & Cara Wallace for registration and an opening ceremony to kick start our weekend together

9.30am – 11am Find Your Flow - Vinyasa Yoga Workshop with Cara Wallace & Maeve Ferris

A dynamic form of yoga where you’ll fluidly move from one pose to the next while connecting breathing to movement. It helps develop strength and flexibility in places you didn't know you had! Perfect for beginners to experience different aspects of yoga such as breathing techniques, a variety of heat building postures and movement. For experienced yogis, expect challenging poses and up-level options! 

11am - 11.15am Break Time

Tea / herbal tea / coffee with homemade sweet treats made with love & the best of high quality wholesome ingredients

11.15am – 1.15pm AcroYoga with Fiona Ashley

Proving to be one of the most popular workshops last year, we are delighted to have Fiona back with us in 2018 for more flying fun! A truly joyous practise blending the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics and the loving-kindness of Thai massage. Unlike regular yoga, it’s practised in pairs or groups of 3 or more. The base lies on the floor, the flyer moves through postures balanced on the base’s hands & feet, the spotter keeps the flyer save and offers alignment cues. Some postures are more dynamic, others deeply therapeutic. Don’t be put off by the word ‘acrobatic’, the basic moves are accessible to anyone with a little fitness & flexibility. Open to all levels, complete beginners welcome. Starting with a Vinyasa Flow warm up, we will cover the elements of the practise in a safe & supportive environment. No partner needed, just your energy & playful spirit. Expect laughter & fun!


1.15pm – 2pm Lunch


Day 1: Saturday Afternoon 3rd March 2018

1.45pm - 2pm Sign in & welcome for those joining us on an Afternoon Ticket

2pm - 3pm Bend to the Beat! with Cara, Maeve & DJ Jonno Brien

Get your yoga groove on, synchronising breath, body & beat to the sounds of our live DJ - Jonno. Practise a flowing sequence to awesome sounds! Get ready to shake your Asana!!!

3pm - 4.30pm Raise your Vibrations

Tune into your unique Power & Energy through an insightful & fascinating workshop centred around a Guided Meditation -  Aisling Sugrue will expertly guide us through raising our vibrations. Aisling joined us for our January New Year Event in Ballygarry Hotel and the positive feedback was overwhelming. We all wanted more! 

4.30pm - 4.45pm Break

Tea / herbal tea / coffee with homemade sweet treats made with love & the best of high quality wholesome ingredients

4.45pm - 5.55pm Restorative Yoga & Hynotic Beatz

A tranquil style of yoga, using blankets, bolsters blocks and cushions to encourage your body to let go and relax deeply. As there is no muscular activity, the body is supported & held into position. A bespoke soundtrack designed by DJ Jonno Brien will accompany this practise. Let the trance sounds and Cara's melodic tones help you drift towards bliss.

5.55pm - 6pm Closing Circle & Finish with Cara & Maeve

Joining together to briefly reflect on our today together and close our gathering for Saturday.



Day 2: Sunday Morning 4th March 2018

9am – 9.30am Welcome, Sign-in & Opening Ceremony

Join Cara Wallace & Maeve Ferris for registration and an opening ceremony to kick start our day together

9.30am - 11.30am Jack Harrion's Celtic School of Yoga Workshop

Jack Harrison is a Certified Anusara Teacher, folklorist and musician. Join Jack for a unique, Celtic inspired Anusara based flowing Yoga practise. He has worked and studied in all three of these areas for the last 30 years and integrates these paths together in the Celtic School of Yoga and Music Workshops. They include music, breathwork, poetry, myth and yoga. Jack's teaching is very much based on the changing rhythms of these latitudes and the vital importance of breath in asana. 

11.30am - 11.45pm Break

Tea / herbal tea / coffee with homemade sweet treats made with love & the best of high quality wholesome ingredients

11.45am - 1.15pm Mindful Yoga Movement with Sarah Fox

We are delighted to host Cork's Sarah Fox this year. Sarah's style is based on Classical Yoga influenced by cutting edge science of functional range conditioning for strength, flexibility, and controlled movement through full range of motion. There will also be an emphasis on mindful practices and breathing techniques for a healthy nervous system, peace and focus. A Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Herbalist, Massage Therapist and 500hr Yoga Teacher, Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge to her workshops and a sense of light playfulness through movement. 


1.15pm – 2pm Lunch


Day 1: Sunday Afternoon 4th March 2018

1.45pm - 2pm Sign in & welcome for those joining us on an Afternoon Ticket

2pm - 3pm Herbalism for Everyday Life with Sarah Fox

Learn about holistic health & herbal medicine for you and your family's wellness. Further details to follow

3pm - 5pm Yin Yoga, Essential Oils & Crystal Bowl Sound Healing with Maeve Ferris & Susan Lane

A deeply mindful 2 hour experience together. This is a practice that will help to slow down an over active mind, finding a more peaceful state. It is a deep and meditative practice. It incorporates breathwork, mindfulness, meditation techniques and long held stretches.Each posture will be held for 3 to 5 minutes allowing the body to release and relax in its own time, creating a fantastic sense of well-being. During this workshop guidance will be offered, to help direct your attention and energy towards the serenity and peace in the here and now, regardless of the chaos in the world around or within you. Essential oils will be applied to increase the sense of deep relaxation. Susan Lane’s crystal bowl healing therapy will accompany this practise. The bowl vibrations create a very pure wave form that carries through the human body promoting healing & harmonisation within. Prepare to feel moved.......

5pm - 5.10pm Break

Tea / herbal tea / coffee with homemade sweet treats made with love & the best of high quality wholesome ingredients

5.10pm - 6pm Songs for the Spirit with Jack Harrison

Allow yourself to be transported by Jack's dulcet tones, beautiful music, stories and laughter. Singing together raises the spirits, shifts the energy and creates a sense of togetherness and community. You don't have to be able to 'hold a note' to join in this gathering! Enjoy Jack's unique way of weaving Irish folklore, music, song & leave feeling warmed by a sense of unity.

6pm Closing Circle with Maeve & Cara

Though we will be sad to say Goodbye, let's sign off our awesome weekend together and look forward to what lies ahead for each of us :)



Who is it suitable for?

Anyone over the age of 18 years old from Beginners to Yoga Boffins! If you have an injury / had recent surgery / are pregnant or think you could be, please contact Maeve 087-3679132 or Cara 086-1592113 before booking

What should I bring?

Your ticket, yoga mat, any yoga props you like to use, blanket, cushion, pen & paper, wear comfortable stretchy clothing

Do I need to arrive at 9am to sign in?

Yes please, we'd really like you to arrive at the scheduled times! We have a packed schedule each day so please arrive well in advance to sign in (this takes a few minutes) and to get settled. 

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes - over 18 years old please

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is limited free parking at the hotel and lots of on street paid parking (free on Sundays). Maine Street Multi-story carpark is open until 6.30pm Saturday and is 2 mins walk to The Ashe Hotel.

Is there accommodation available for overnight stays?

If you are travelling to the event and wish to stay over, the Ashe Hotel have a special overnight rate of €80 Bed & Breakfast for 1 person in a single occupancy or €105 Bed & Breakfast  for 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Please quote “YogaFest” when booking. Queries & reservations with the hotel directly please 

How can I contact the organisers with any questions?

You can reach Maeve on 087-3679132 or Cara on 086-1592113 or via email:

What's the refund policy?

Refunds available up to 24th February 2018 (7 days before event). No refunds beyond that date.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Ideally or have the ticket confirmation on the Event Brite smart phone app accessible to you on the day

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes that is okay, just please let the organisers know by emailing

I have an injury, will this affect my attendance?

Please contact Maeve 087-3679132 or Cara 086-1592113 to discuss your injury

I am pregnant / think I might be pregnant or have recently given birth, will this affect my attendance?

Please contact Maeve 087-3679132 or Cara 086-1592113 to discuss


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