I had my first yoga class at age 19 and dipped in and out until established a more dedicated practice in my late thirties. This culminated in qualifying as a teacher in my forties. I am currently the only teacher in Ireland qualified in yoga, Pilates and somatic movement education. In addition I am training to be a restorative exercise specialist with Katy Bowman, Biomechanist.
-Vinyasa flow yoga with Dave Curtis in 2010. This is a yoga alliance certified course.Level 2 teacher training was completed in 2011 with Veronica Larrson.
-My pregnancy training was with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli in London in January 2011.
-Pilates training was completed with Sarah MacLachlann Dublin Balanced body Pilates (largest pilates training company in the world) in May 2011.
-I trained in Somatic Movement Education with Brian Ingle from 2011 to 2014 resulting in gaining certification. (400 hour qualification).
-I studied under Donna Farhi for four days in 2011.
-I attended four days intensive training in London in May 2012 with Julie Gudmestad. This concentrated on muscle imbalances in the body and also helping ease out pains and aches.
-I attended a two day intensive training with Rebecca Leone in Pilates in Dublin in July 2012.
-I qualified as a somatic movement coach with Martha Peterson in April 2013 in Leeds.
-I trained with Rebecca Leone in May 2013 in Dublin for a three day intensive.
-I trained with Julie Gudmestad in Dublin for a two day intensive in September 2013.
-I trained with Rebecca Leone in October/November 2013 for 9 days of intensive Pilates training.
-I qualified as a Mother and baby yoga teacher in April 2014 with Birthlight.
-I upgraded my 200 hour yoga qualification with an additional 500 hour qualification in November 2014.
-In January 2015 I commenced a two year training to become a restorative exercise specialist with Katy Bowman.
-I qualified as a Gentlebirth Instructor in August 2015.
-I am thankful to the many inspiring teachers I have practiced with over the years including, but not solely, Caroline Downey, Rebecca Leone, Dave Curtis, Julie Gudmestad, Adrienne Crowe, Lou Horgan and Veronica Larrson.
To begin your own Yoga journey, check out the classes I offer to students of all abilities.