Our team

Anne McDonagh

Instructor Anne McDonagh

Anne McDonagh is a fully accredited psychotherapist/counsellor, working with adults and adolescents for over 12 years. Anne is currently undertaking a Masters in Adolescent Psychotherapy. Anne works with a broad range of issues including Relationships, bereavement, separation & loss, victims of violence/trauma, anxiety, depression, family addictions, abortions/pregnancy, sexuality, abuse, adolescent issues, general counselling etc.

Contact Anne on: 086 360 3291

Cara Reilly

Instructor Cara Reilly

Cara Reilly has a passion for working with people in the area of sport and health. From a young age Cara has been involved in many different disciples within sports and health, she recognises the importance for mobility, flexibility and strength for people of different ages and abilities. She first studied Anatomy and Physiology to understand more about the human body and furthered her studies to become a Pilates Instructor.

As a Pilates Instructor Cara likes to ensure everyone is gaining something from the class and she likes to keep her classes small, giving a more personal touch throughout the class.

Contact Cara on: 087 763 1808

Carmel Finnegan

Instructor Carmel Finnegan

Carmel has a 500hr certification in Hatha Yoga plus qualifications in Pregnancy Yoga, Yoga for Cancer Care and Yoga for Sport. All qualifications issued from Yoga Therapy Ireland.Carmel is also a trained therapist in Reflexology, Holistic Massage, Indian Head Massage and Hot Stone Massage. She has qualifications in Pregnancy Reflexology, Reflexology for Cancer Care, Baby Massage, Mindfulness Meditation and The Art of Stillness in the Classroom.

She is a member of Yoga Therapy Ireland, Baby Massage Ireland and the Irish Reflexologists’ Institute.

"I am dedicated to the concept of holistic health care and to a proactive and preventative approach to health, fitness and wellbeing. My Yoga classes focus on learning physical postures or Asana and breathing techniques or Pranayama as well as meditation practices. I believe Yoga is a lifelong journey, a process of integrating and balancing body, mind and spirit leading to peace, harmony and self-awareness."

- Carmel

Contact Carmel on: 086 816 2654

Dearbhla Grall

Instructor Dearbhla Grall

Dearbhla Grall from Recharge Yoga. I am a holistic health practitioner, specialising in Yoga, Reiki, Meditation, Holistic Counselling and Essential Oils.

I am an experienced and trained Yoga Teacher with qualifications in Hatha yoga, prenatal & postnatal yoga, Yoga for Children & Teens and Chair yoga. I also hold a certificate in meditation.

I am passionate about working with women, particularly in their motherhood journey. I believe every woman should feel empowered and supported. I help women to feel confident and happy about themselves, from labour and throughout the early days with a baby.

I love teaching children & teen yoga. It’s fun and energetic, all the while, teaching them about how their bodies work..…….AND shows the kids how special they are, and how fabulously unique they are!

As an advocate for essential oils, I promote and educate on their use through research and personal experience. I use essential oils during yoga classes to create a relaxed atmosphere.

I am a Level II Reiki Practitioner. I use Reiki with one to one clients, as well as using techniques such as Reiki touch within yoga classes to better help my clients.

My aim is to care for, empower and support you, helping you to feel fantastic in body, mind and spirit.

Contact Dearbhla on: 087 687 9325

Dr Mairead Smyth

Dr Mairead Smyth is a Senior chartered Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist registered with the Psychological Society of Ireland working with the HSE and in private practice. Mairead has over 11 years of experience working with individuals, families, couples and organisations and has designed and facilitating numerous talks and workshops. Mairead is a guest lecturer in TCD and UL and provides clinical supervision. Mairead provides psychological assessment, diagnosis and a range of evidence-based treatment interventions for a range of mental health and neuropsychological issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, relationship/family/work issues, loss/ bereavement, trauma, sexuality, abuse, low self-esteem, assertiveness as well pre/postal natal anxiety and depression and perinatal concerns.

Contact Dr Mairead Smyth on: 086 873 2871

Eleanor Moran

Instructor Eleanor Moran

Eleanor Moran is a Hatha, Raja and Kids Yoga teacher. She did her first yoga teacher training in 2000 and again in 2015 in the IHAM . She is doing further teacher training in Germany this year to become a Heart of Yoga teacher. She teaches what she calls Natural Yoga as she believes yoga is an expression of the natural movement and posture of the body. In her classes her primary focus is on the breath and bringing students to a relaxed state which she believes is their natural state.

Contact Eleanor on: 085 831 5088

Elizabeth Hanney

Instructor Elizabeth Hanney

Elizabeth Hanney from Mindful Yoga.

With an early background in sport and self-development, Elizabeth went on to further her education with studies in counselling (NUIM) and psychology (DCU). She then completed a comprehensive two year Yoga Teacher Training Course with Yoga Therapy Ireland. Further qualifications followed in Yin Yoga and Cancer Conscious Yoga training. She is committed to continuing her professional and personal development by attending regular seminars and workshops while acknowledging the daily practice of mindful yoga and meditation as her "greatest teacher".

Elizabeth’s teaching style is relaxed and friendly as she guides her students in mind and body self awareness. By integrating the natural breath with the mindful flow of movement her classes are designed to relax and stretch the body while calming the mind. She sees this mindful practice as a practical tool for everyday living and accessible to all. Elizabeth incorporates a variety of  styles from the gentle to the more energetic, including Hatha, Vinyasana, Yin and Restorative yoga.

"Yoga is for everyone" – Elizabeth

Contact Elizabeth on: 087 239 8828

Fiona Stauton

Instructor Fiona Stauton

Fiona played golf and handball at an international level and has always a keen interest in training and body mechanics. While recovering from a back injury, she developed systems and programmes to help individuals rehab from injury and reduce the risk of reoccurrence. Pilates was a huge benefit to her personally. She qualified as a Pilates Instructor in 2002 with the National Training Centre, Dublin and Future Fit, England having already trained as a Sports Therapist and Fitness Trainer.

More recently, after having three children, she graduated from Burrell Education with Post-Natal Assessment, Core Restore and Exercise Programming to help new and not so new mothers to overcome issues brought on by pregnancy and birth.

She enjoys learning new methods of training and getting people involved in movement and exercise is a real source of motivation for her.

Fiona’s areas of expertise include Pilates, Post-Natal Conditioning, Injury Rehabilitation and Sport-Specific Training.

Contact Fiona on: 086 390 1168

Marie Finn

As an educator, Marie is aware of the central role that yoga can play in developing a child’s healthy self-confidence and physical fitness.

Yoga can help children learn coping strategies to deal with stress and anxiety such as breathing techniques as well as improving their flexibility and strengthening their functional movement.

Contact Marie on: 086 368 8665

Martina Meegan

Instructor Martina Meegan

Martina is the founder and manager of The Crea Centre. She has many years experience in radiation therapy having worked in some of the most world renowned oncology centres in Ireland, UK and Canada. With a keen interest in supportive therapies, she now loves her time working in complimentary therapies. She is a qualified sport & holistic massage therapists (ITEC Level 3), Yoga Teacher (500 hr with Yoga Therapy Ireland) and Yin Yoga Teacher (50 hrs with The Yin Space).

She is focused on providing accessible yoga to everyone and loves the many facets of yoga including meditation, breathe work and postures that can be integrated into everyday living. Her motto for the centre is Your Life, Your Wellness and she loves the fact that the centre welcomes clients from every stage of life-from prenatal clients right up to active retirees. Most importantly, she cherishes the supportive environment of working with other therapists in the centre as part of a community.

Contact Martina on: 087 927 2013

Matthew Tevlin

Instructor Matthew Tevlin

Matthew Tevlin of Spire Counselling offers a confidential, non-judgemental counselling service. Working with adults aged 17 and over, he provides a range of therapeutic interventions to address whatever problems you may have and provides support and guidance to find ways to resolve these issues. Some issues may be depression, anxiety, bereavement & loss, relationship & family issues, personal development, stress, self-esteem issues, addiction, domestic abuse, self-harm and suicidal ideation.

Contact Matthew on: 087 469 4849

Niamh Gaffney

Instructor Niamh Gaffney

Niamh Gaffney from Directionality Coaching & Consultancy is one of the world’s few holders of a Professional Medical Coaching licence. Combining her Coaching Psychology qualifications and her corporate executive experience, Niamh designs and delivers corporate wellness programmes that provide employees with the tools to manage personal and professional change as well as boosting mental and emotional fitness.

Contact Niamh on: 087 987 6101

Una McGrath

Una McGrath from Oodies Bump, Baby and Beyond.

I am a Holistic Health Therapist. Offering Prenatal Yoga, Hypnobirthing, Postnatal Doula, Baby & Story Massage, Kids Yoga, Reiki Healing & Essential Oils. Founder of The Positive Birth Movement Cavan.

On my road to motherhood, I trained in Prenatal Yoga to support my journey. Gaining the positive effects of my training, the passion for women’s health begun. Further training as a Prenatal Yoga teacher, Hypnobirthing Practitioner, Postnatal Doula and Birth Trauma. I am an advocate of informed choice in pregnancy and birth. Supporting mums and dads-to-be to make informed and empowered choices towards the birth they would like through my classes.

Having originally trained in Early Childhood Development I was always passionate about working with babies, children and their families. I now offer Baby Massage, Story Massage and Kids Movement Workshops.

I am a Reiki Practitioner and Essential Oil Advocate, offering these through classes and as a therapy. Constantly inquisitive about body movement and balanced well-being I am currently training as an Amatsu Physical Therapist.

I look forward to meeting you on your journey.

Contact Una on: 087 240 6713