Led by Galway native sisters, Rachel and Hannah Healy, Yoga Mara aims to bring balance and calm back into the hectic lives of their guests through yoga, meditation, mindfulness, nutrition and inspiring conversation. Yoga Mara has a growing team of wellness experts on hand to deliver unique wellness expereinces, ranging from Mindful Art to Hot/Cold therpay and breath-work. 

Rachel and Hannah’s hands-on approach and attention to detail differentiates Yoga Mara as a genuinely 5* wellness experience unlike any other. With contrasting personalities, both sisters bring a Yin & Yang energy to every Yoga Mara adventure, making it an unforgettable experience for each guest. The Yoga Mara philosophy is simple… take time. Time to relax, refresh and revitalise. Time to Escape.

Allow Yoga Mara to be your Escape.

The Co-Founders

Rachel Healy: Yin

While working as a primary school teacher, Rachel taught mindfulness techniques and yoga to young children in her class, noticing a significant progress in the children’s levels of concentration and confidence. Rachel’s passion for teaching and helping others has transcended beautifully into how she leads and holds space for others during Yoga Mara yoga classes, workshops and escapes. 

Rachel’s wellness qualifications to date include: 

August 2017: 200hr Yoga Teacher Training & Level 1 Reiki healing.

May 2018: 8 x week MBCT/MBSR training in Mindfulness – Based Cognitive Therapy in the Mindfulness Clinic, Merrion Square, Dublin.

March 2022: 80hr Yin & Restoratvie Teacher Training

August 2022: Breath Coach Certificate

October 2023: Pilates (mat) Instructor Qualification

Hannah Healy: Yang

While working as an event planner, Hannah noticed high levels of burnout in her industry and wanted to create a safe space for people to escape to. Whether it’s escaping to a 5 star luxury villa or a to a seaside yoga class, the Yoga Mara experience allows guests to fully switch off and retun back to themselves.

Hannah has worked in the tourism and events industry for over 10 years.

Hannah’s wellness qualifications to date include:

March 2019: 250hr Yoga Teacher Training

July 2021: Diploma in Holistic Massage Therapy

April 2022: 8 x weeks MBSR training in Mindfulness – Based Cognitive Therapy

August 2022: Breath Coach Certificate

2023 Yoga class timetable

Find us at the main studio in The Old Driving Range, Salthill H91 E9C3

An Escape with Yoga Mara is an exclusive, high – end wellness experience. The venues chosen are deluxe 4 star or 5 star properties with an emphasis on space, luxurious comfort and stunning, natural surroundings. All the ingredients for a well-rounded relaxing getaway.

Yoga Mara invites you to Escape the noise and stresses of everyday life and immerse yourself into a new and thought-provoking experience. Many come to discover that wellness and finding balance in life is not about cutting out everything you love, it’s about realising you can enjoy these things alongside other activities that make you feel good, benefiting your physical and mental wellbeing.

Need something a little different?

Yoga Mara also offers tailor made Escapes for private groups.
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Choose from the below list of corporate wellness offerings or contact us for a bespoke quote;

Office Yoga

We will come to your office and offer yoga classes to your team. We will provide all yoga equipment; you just need to provide the room. Yoga is proven to boost morale, focus the mind and allow a gentle release of tension and stress.

Chair Yoga

Useful tips for desk bound office workers on how to incorporate movement and yoga from their desk. Perfect for office wellness incentives.

The Event Energizer

Power flow Yoga class sure to get the energy flowing and spirits lifted before/during/after an event/conference/exhibit

Yoga Mara Escapes

Yoga Mara provides bespoke Wellness Escapes for corporate team building or incentive purposes. We can provide the perfect venue, private chef, yoga classes, mindfulness classes and alternative activities to suit the audience.

Escapes range from 2 x night min stay.

Yoga Mara Eats

Cooking Demo:
Have a hands-on cooking demo with some of our fantastic private chefs. Allow yourself and your team to learn healthy and nutritious recipes that can be replicated at home. Nourishing yourselves from the inside out.

Consultation with a Nutritionist:
Book a one on one or group consultation with a professional nutritionist.
A healthy body = a healthy mind!

Have a Hen party to organize and want to add something a bit different for your special Bride to be? Why not include a yoga class to help balance out the Prosecco fueled weekend. Cheesy girly playlist included and laughter guaranteed!

Yoga Mara can also offer additional add-ons to your Zen Hen, such as a healthy treats cooking demo with your own private chef, unique overnight venue options, alternative activities and design.

Contact us for your bespoke quote today

Working in the hospitality or hotel industry and interested in adding a holistic wellness element to your packages?

Yoga Mara offers partnership with leading hotels on collaborative Escapes, corporate packages and private yoga classes for resident guests. Contact us today to discuss the different options that are right for your hotel.

What People Are Saying

“I honestly did not know what to expect but it far surpassed my expectations. From the moment we arrived we had such a unique experience. The candles and the open fire were such a fabulous welcome and every detail of the weekend was superb. We adored the Yoga and the food was amazing and setting fabulous. But the two of you have created an energy that goes way beyond”
Cliona Fox


“The Location! I have never been to a nicer place- not even in the yoga retreat in Thailand. The Yoga- It was a gorgeous non rushed long flowing class. It was challenging but relaxing & reinvigorating.”
Amanda Brady


“If the Escapes were a monthly subscription I would sign myself up in a heartbeat!”
Amy Breen


“The whole approach was holistic. Great food, great yoga (not too taxing for someone who need to re-acquaint after a break), beautiful surroundings. For me this made it so relaxing.”
Julie Elwood


“Although the location was incredible, the real reason I was so relaxed was also down to you lovely ladies. You are so warm, so accommodating and friendly. The goodie bag was such a nice touch”
Amanda Brady


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