Monthly Workshops

Shake-off January with a Wellbeing workshop to refresh & inspire body, mind & spirit!
Sunday, February 3rd from 10am-2pm at The Calm Rooms Monkstown Village.

This 4-hour workshop includes:
Dynamic Movement
Somatic Meditation
Embodied Dance
Qigong practices

And includes a light lunch!

Led by skilled healing practitioners-
Conor Kelly: Cranio-Sacral Therapist, Acupuncturist & Qigong practitioner – visit:
Laura Sarah Dowdall: Healing Yoga, Embodied Dance & Energy Healing Practitioner – visit:

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Workshop price: 55 euro including light lunch

Weekend Retreats



March 29 – 31

May 31 – 2 June (June Bank Holiday weekend)

September 20 – 22


Vitality Retreats are an opportunity to welcome greater fulfilment and happiness into our lives.

Over the three-days, you will unwind in serene settings that revive the senses with delicious meals, woodland walks and revitalizing body-mind practices that will inspire your wellbeing and creative potential.

Opening the body we open the mind, enabling new perspective, fresh inspiration and personal insight.

Through the body, we will experience space, stillness, e-motion, sensation, vibration and bliss.


This 3-day programme includes:

Healing Yoga: Asana, Pranayama (breath-work), Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation)

Dynamic Movement

Somatic Meditation

Embodied Dance

Qigong & Daoist practices

Soul-Dance: a healing ecstatic dance practice (no dance experience needed)

Sound & Voice work

Visioning, Intention Setting

Integrated Healing Practices

Additional 1:1 treatments available: Reiki, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Acupuncture


Click here to read feedback from participants of previous retreats!


The Vitality Retreat at Mucklagh Lodge House, in the Wicklow mountains, an hour from Dublin.




From 4:00 pm:  Arrive and settle or go for a walk in the beautiful woodlands around the lodge

5:00 pm: Welcome circle and grounding meditation


7:00 pm:  Enjoy a warming supper

Enjoy a relaxing evening to read, rest and enjoy the beautiful woodland surroundings and open fire

Unwind with a one to one healing session of craniosacral therapy, acupuncture or reiki- booking in advance is necessary.

9 pm: Yoga Nidra  (Optional)



8 am: Breathwork & Qigong Practices

8:40 am: Silent Breakfast 

10 – 11:30 am: Healing Yoga, Somatic Movement & Meditation

11:30- 12 noon: Mindful Walk with compassion and awareness practices.

*Please bring your walking shoes to the studio so we can bring our practice into the woods!


1 pm – Lunch

Free time for relaxation, longer woodland walks, siestas, reading, art or a 1:1 therapy session


4 – 5:15 pm: Soul Dance

5:15 pm – 6 pm: Daoist Healing Sounds

7 pm: Delicious Dinner 

9 pm: Fire Ceremony (outdoors in the Woods)



8 am: Sitting Meditation (Optional)

8:30 – 10:15 am: Healing Yoga and Qigong

11- 12 pm: Brunch

1-2pm: Somatic Meditation & Closing Circle


Individual Sessions: Integrated Healing – Acupuncture, Craniosacral therapy, Reiki, Healing Yoga

Throughout the weekend, one to one sessions will be available in a private treatment room separate to the studio.

These sessions enhance the process of the weekend. Sessions are 60 euro.

To book a time slot contact Conor Kelly: / 085-7552581 or Laura: / 087-9633229

Intensive Personal Development Programme


This programme revives the body, mind, heart and spirit through a deep process of personal discovery.

Awaken your potential with a creative journey of authentic movement, healing yoga, somatic meditation, expressive dance practices

and more…

Techniques such as Focusing, Constellation work, Creative Writing and Energy Healing practices enrich each workshop!

This programme will empower your intentions, expand your creativity and activate positive states of wellbeing.


This programme runs as a three-part series: April 27th, May 25th, June 22nd in 2019.

#1 ‘Finding You’- A Grounding workshop to take you out of your head and into your heart

#2 ‘True You’- Self-realisation through creative practices

#3 ‘Creative Bliss’- Embodying your potential!


Take this unique opportunity to experience your Self in a new way that will inspire deeper Self-connection.
Laura combines her background in performing arts, dance, integrated healing practices and life coaching into this powerful process for personal development.


For Who:
All that is required is an openness to learn and a willingness to expand your concept of your Self… if that sounds exciting then this is the workshop for you!
No previous experience in voice, movement or dance practices are needed.


Invigorate Self Expression
Learn how to access innate body wisdom

Release anxiety, stress and tension
Empower greater Self Trust & Confidence

Dance like no-one is watching!
Heal blocks associated to Creativity & Communication


Time: 10am – 2:00pm

Price: 50 Euro, 3 workshops for 125 euro. *Booking in advance only as places limited.


Open to everyone- no dance experience needed. 

Pre-booking essential, email: 

Please bring warm layers of clothing for different parts of the workshop (including socks)

You may also like to bring a pen & paper to take some notes.



Laura Sarah Dowdall is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, somatic movement and healing yoga therapist, wellbeing coach and bio-energetic healing practitioner.  This workshop integrates her skills in movement and healing to create an empowering practice that revitalises the energetic creative life force in us all.

Souldance Short Taster Session 2014 :​

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