If you’re looking for some re-centering and rejuvenation – there is no better way than an outdoor yoga class on a lush tropical island.
Find your inner-zen on Fitzroy Island with yoga classes held by Core Life Yoga.
For decades, Yoga has been used for a variety of purposes including relaxation, meditation, fitness, stress relief and rehabilitation. The benefits of yoga practice include increased flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improved energy and vitality, a balanced metabolism, weight reduction, protection from injury and much more. So whether you’re a newbie or experienced yogi – come and try it out on Fitroy Island!
The vision of Core Life Yoga is to offer an informed, fresh and modern approaches to yoga and wellness. Their aim is to give you a strong and mobile body, an open heart and a clear mind to show up and thrive in all of your life.
Read on for further information.
Outdoor Classes – Get Amongst Nature
They say that nature is the key to finding inner peace and we tend to agree! Listen to the sound of the native birds chirping, palms swaying and the gentle waves lapping on the coral shores as you get in touch with your inner-yogi.
Students will meet in the hotel reception before being lead to the unknown outdoor location, which may be the lush green garden, the breezy jetty or the balcony overlooking the stunning Welcome Bay.
Classes are held on weekends from Friday evening to Sunday morning. The evening classes are perfect for beginners to advanced, and the morning classes require a moderate fitness level.
- 6:30-7:30pm – Relaxation Yoga
- 6.30-7.30am – Sunrise Ocean Flow
- 10am-11am – Energy Flow
- 6:30-7:30pm – Relaxation Yoga
- 7.30am to 8.30am – Morning Ocean Flow
PLEASE NOTE: Yoga classes will not be running during February and March. For our upcoming schedule, please click here.
All Experience Levels & Abilities Welcome
New to the downward dog? No worries! We have a range of classes from beginner to intermediate including Relaxation Yoga, Sunrise Ocean Flow and Energy Flow.
Relaxation Yoga – Beginner to Experienced Yogi
Relaxation yoga is a gentle, slow class with easy movements to stabilise and mobilise the body. The first half of the class will take you through foundational yoga postures releasing tension preparing the mind and body for an optimal experience of stillness. The second half of class explores various approaches to mindfulness, meditation relaxation, allowing each student to experience ease and deep relaxation. Newbies are empowered with posture modification options suitable for a range of mobility levels and body types.
This slow and easy to follow class is perfect for the absolute beginner, injury management, the experienced yogi or those who just want to relax and unwind.
Ocean Flow – Moderate Fitness Level
Ocean Flow is a Vinyasa (flowing) style of yoga designed revitalise and energise. Synchronising breath to movement you will explore the body’s healthy range of motion while cultivating precision, alignment, balance, flexibility, grace, power and strength. This class is suited to those with a moderate fitness level.
Energy Flow – Moderate Fitness Level
You will move through flowing sequences of standing poses, twists and backbends along with dynamic and specific core strength movements. Using mindfulness techniques such as pranayama and meditation, this class will deepen your awareness and enhance your happiness and well-being long after you have rolled up your mat. This class is suited to those with a moderate fitness level.
Weekend Retreat – Escape the hustle & bustle
Fitzroy Island Resort makes for the perfect affordable wellbeing retreat in Tropical North Queensland.
Choose to partake in all 5 yoga classes over your weekend for wellbeing or just do one – the choice is yours.
The best part? We are located just 45 minutes from Cairns, so you can say goodbye to long & tedious travel time and hello to yoga amongst the palm trees and ocean breeze.
We have a vast range of accommodation suitable for all budgets ranging from a campsite for $35 per night to a luxury penthouse with 4 bedrooms. Our popular 4.5 star Resort Studio’s are great value and sleep up to 2 guests. If you’re looking for something with a bit more space, our Suite’s are the way to go with 71 square metres of living areas including an open-plan living/kitchen/dining and a separate bedroom with ensuite.
Prefer to be closer to nature? Our Beach Cabin’s and Butterfly Bungalows are located just a few steps away from the beachfront. The perfect spot for a few morning sun salutations to start the day right.
Short on time? Come for the day
Take the Saturday morning 8am Fitzroy Flyer from Cairns and partake in our 10am Energy Flow class that will leave you feeling calm and collected yet energized and ready to spend the rest of the day exploring all that Fitzroy Island has to offer.
The Fitzroy Flyer Ferry Service will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and back, whether you’re going over just for the day or for a longer holiday. The Fast Cat Trip takes 45 minutes and all services depart from Cairns Marlin Marina.
Daily Fitzroy Flyer departure times from Cairns are: 8:00am, 11:00am* and 1:30pm
Daily Fitzroy Flyer departure times from Fitzroy Island are: 9:30am, 12:15pm* and 5:00pm
*Please note the 11:00am and 12:15 pm services do not run during the months of February and March.
If you’re visiting Fitzroy Island in your own yacht or boat, you’ll find secure moorings and anchorage in naturally sheltered waters for private vessels. The mooring specifications and conditions of use are well displayed on arrival.
Private Sessions Available – Go one on one
Whether you’re a newbie wanting to learn all the basics or you’re a seasoned yogi wanting to perfect the pigeon pose – our private sessions are a great way to delve deeper and discover more about the art of yoga.
Your teacher will tailor your private session to suit your specific goals, interests and level.
For pricing and bookings, please contact us.
The Important Details
- Classes are $25 per person
- Maximum 25 in a class
- Ages 16 and up
- Mats & towels provided
- Wear appropriate clothing and bring water
Resort guests book at reception, campers and day-trippers book through the general store.