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Yogacharya Lalit

Posted on: 23 January, 2020

Lalit is the Founding Director of Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre and the Hon. Secretary for International Yoga Federation for Ireland & Dharamshala. He has over 15 years experience teaching nationally and internationally. He is a…

Lisa Fahy

Posted on: 23 January, 2020

Lisa is from Cork where she commenced her yoga practice in 2007, initially to help with back problems. Following a yoga lifestyle is now an integral part of Lisa’s daily life and she believes that…

Sonya Clifford

Posted on: 23 January, 2020

Sonya began her yoga journey in 2001 stumbling into a class feeling stressed and exhausted from life in the corporate world. Looking for something new to try and not knowing what to expect, she left…

Bernadette Cronin

Posted on: 23 January, 2020

Bernadette Cronin is a lecturer for Drama & Theatre Studies at University College Cork. She is a theatre-maker with GAITKRASH Theatre Company. Bernadette has always been interested in exploring the links between yoga and performance…

Mary Breen

Posted on: 23 January, 2020

I was in my early sixties when my daughter brought me along to my first yoga class. Being passionately involved in competitive sport all my life I believed that yoga would be too slow for…

Lauren Marples

Posted on: 30 December, 2023

Lauren was first introduced to yoga in 2013 when she started attending hot yoga and vinyasa classes in university. She fell in love with the fast-paced creative flows that challenged her strength & mobility. Her…

Melissa Stark

Posted on: 5 August, 2021

Melissa is a Mysore Level 2 Authorised Ashtanga Yoga teacher. Melissa is a teacher and practitioner of many forms of yoga including vinyasa, ashtanga, prenatal, and restorative. After many trips to India, she received her…

Kate O’Loughnan

Posted on: 5 August, 2021

Kate started practicing yoga in her 20s when she was working as an Occupational Therapist in a highly stressful environment. She has since completed her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology Coaching and yoga teacher training…

Hannah

Posted on: 17 May, 2023

Hannah attended her first yoga classes in around 2012, with Himalaya Cork. From early on, she knew that she wanted to travel to India one day to complete her 200-hour yoga teacher training. In 2023,…

Bríd O’ Mahoney

Posted on: 11 January, 2024

Bríd began her yoga journey as a teenager in 2011, seeking stress relief through the practice of ashtanga yoga. Over time, she discovered yoga as a profound path to self-discovery and homecoming. In 2023, Bríd…

Gavin Demarines

Posted on: 5 February, 2021

Gavin initially trained as a yoga instructor in 2013 where he completed his diploma in fitness yoga where he taught for two years. In 2015 he travelled to Himalaya Yoga Valley to complete his 200hr…

Regina

Posted on: 2 February, 2023

Regina was a late comer to yoga who has fully embraced all the elements of yoga and has extended her passion by undertaking her teacher training with Himalaya Yoga Valley. She brings her authentic self to…