"Everything in Life is Vibration" - Albert Einstein

Comhcheol Arts and Wellness is based in West Donegal. It brings together yoga, art, music, technology and play to weave an innovative approach to wellness.  ( 'Comhcheol' means musical harmony, literally 'music together'.)

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News (Feb 2019)

Book by Feb 17th for a bring-a-friend discount.
Details: www.donegalyogaretreats.com/errigal
Booking: https://marianicholmain.typeform.com/to/oVCRQd

Self Care Sunday upcoming dates: March 24th, April 14th @ Cois Locha Wellbeing Hub, Dungloe
July 14th, 21st, Aug 4th, 18th @ Carnaween House, Narin Beach

Maria is the Co. Donegal representative for the Positive Birth Movement (www.positivebirth.org)
Dates for PBM Meetings upcoming:

January 19th 12pm Carnaween House, Narin, Portnoo
February 23nd 12pm Errigal Hostel, Dunlewey
March 9th 12pm, Caisleáin Óir Hotel, Annagry

See FB @DonegalPositiveBirth and also the work-in-progress that is positivebirth.ie

Yoga for Body and Mind on Thursdays @7pm and Yin and Restorative Yoga on Fridays @8pm
€30/3 classes  €12 drop-in (pre-booking essential. Text o879667142)
Pregnancy Yoga (pre-booking essential. Text o879667142/ €15)
(Loyalty discount cards in operation.)

The Community Wellbeing Hub in Dungloe continues this January.
(Check back for updates)

Loyalty Scheme: Every class you attend at the Cois Locha Wellbeing Hub will earn you an attendance stamp. A full card is worth €10 off your next class cycle!  (In effect, these stamps makes a pre-paid class cost just €8)
These stamps are worth €1/ full card €5 in My Space, Glenties.

November News, Yoga and Digital Classes

  • Self Care Sunday Yoga Workshop @ 2-5.30pm, Sunday Nov 4th
    Limited spaces available. Pre-booking essential. €35 incl soup & sandwiches.
  • Yoga Classes continue in the Cois Locha Wellbeing Hub, Gweedore Rd., Dungloe
    Yoga for Body and Mind @ 7pm (beginners & improvers) Thursdays
    Yin & Restorative Yoga @ 8pm Fridays (€30/3, €12 drop-in, Loyalty discounts)
  • Pregnancy Yoga @ 6pm Fridays from Sept 14th (€15/class prebooking essential)
  • Yoga, with Fibrofriends beginning at Cois Locha Friday 19th Oct. DLDC-funded. Bookings through Rosses CDP 074 9561686
  • Yoga for Body&Mind @ 6.15pm Weds Nov 7-28th, 'My Space', Glenties Service Station
  • Yoga @ Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney, Mondays @ 10.15am continues through to December. Bookings through Downstrands Family Resource Centre on 0749545879
  • Next Positive Birth Movement meeting, October 27th, Community Wellbeing Hub @12pm.
    Please register your interest to have these FREE birth positivity meetings in your area of Co. Donegal.
  • Comhcheol Arts ad Wellness is coordinating First Fortnight's first outing in Co. Donegal. First Fortnight is a national festival of arts and mental health. Save the date Jan 11th for the Balor Theatre, Ballybofey and Jan 9th for Leabharlann Ghaoth Dobhair.
  • Maria has volunteered as a presenter with Donegal Mind Wellness and helped deliver the Stress Control course just completed in Gweedore Day Centre. (Stress Control is a free-to-attend Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based course developed by Jim White and funded by  Majella O'Donnell. Courses run regularly throughout the county. )
  • Currently taking bookings for Beoga Youth Wellness workshops co-facilitated by Maria Coleman and Linda Ní Ghallchóir. (LÁMHA) have run this school year in Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair, PCC Falcarragh and also Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmuida, Arranmore as well as a workshop with students from Finn Valley College, Stranorlar. We also had a chair yoga version of the workshop as part of the Healthy Ireland initiative in Leabharlann Ghaoth Dobhair in January. See below for brochure.
    Bookings open for  the Beoga Youth Wellbeing Programme.

  • Internet Safety Classes now being offered. 
  • Digital Skills for Citizens courses are continuing. Contact me if your club, community group or venue wish to host this FREE 10 hour course that aims to get 'off-liners' online. A special summer course looks to concentrate on internet safety skills for parents. A special 3 evening course is available for Small Business owners. This course is funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment and administered through Roscommon Leader Partnership.
  • LÁMHA 's  'Digital Wellness' event ran in Leabharlann Ghaoth Dobhair in January. Info here.

FREE Digital Skills for Small Business Owners beginning on September 10th @ 6pm
This course is suitable for beginners and improver and involves 10 hrs training over three evenings. Pre-booking essential o879667142

Comhcheol Arts and Wellness ran this Digital Design course in Ionad an Mhachaire in June. Contact me if you or your business wish to learn how to use FREE software to design posters, create and update your own website and make a still-image video. More information here.

Maria speaking/teaching yoga at the Lets Talk Autism Conference at Jackson's Hotel. Having taught as a music teacher in St.Paul's Special School Beaumont, and also worked with children there to develop her Body Response System (interactive digital art work), she has a huge interest in arts and movement interventions for autism and informed by her yoga teaching she is researching the subject with a view to publishing an article.