The Many Faces of Yoga

The Many Faces of Yoga – Dan Morgan

Photo supplied by Dan and credit to Jack Paul White. I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Dan recently at a workshop he ran in Ireland – all things handstand and inversions. Dan is a Cardiff based yoga teacher and teaches workshops internationally. Not only is Dan a really great and knowledgeable teacher, he …

The Many Faces of Yoga – Hamish Hendry

  Hamish Hendry is a certified ashtanga yoga teacher from England. Hamish teaches primarily in his yoga shala in London – Ashtanga Yoga London. I got to practice with Hamish and have a chat over tea him afterwards to talk about his experience on this yoga path.

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Baiba Sustere

  I have had the pleasure of meeting Baiba Sustere since my return to Galway this year. Baiba is another wonderful teacher and part of the Galway yoga community and I loved hearing how yoga came to her life and the journey that she has had with this practice.

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Aisling Reidy

I spoke with the wonderful Aisling Reidy from Optimum Health about her experience with yoga, meditation and health in general. Aisling teaches here in Galway and it was really interesting to hear her thoughts about yoga and meditation with the added perspective of being a trained psychotherapist, sport’s massage therapist as well as a qualified …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Leonor Rodriguez

  Leonor is a Costa Rican Clinical and Heath psychologist that moved to Ireland in 2011 to carry out her PhD in Child and Youth Research in NUI Galway. Currently Leonor works as a post-doctoral researcher in the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. Leonor has dedicated many years of her life to working with children, …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Ronah Corcoran

It is so easy nowadays to forget that yoga is a lot more than what you can do on the mat. Yoga for me is, among other things, helping us to come back to ourselves, what is true to us and what we feel passionate and inspired to do, not only to benefit ourselves but also …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Joseph Mathers

  The lovely Joseph Mathers from Newry, Co. Down is a fellow member of the Irish Ashtanga community. I got to chat with him on his most recent yoga trip to Galway. We spoke about how Joe initially came to yoga for flexibility, then are the end of a relationship and how his understanding and …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Luke Jordan

  Luke Jordan is a direct student of Sri K Pattabhi Jois and one of a very small number of teachers worldwide Certified to teach the advanced practises of Ashtanga Yoga. He is also a keen student of Vedic chanting, Sanskrit and Yoga’s cultural heritage and philosophy. He holds a Masters degree in Indian Religions …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Greg Nardi

I first got to meet and attend a workshop with Greg Nardi in Wexford. I was delighted to get to attend another workshop of his, this time in my home city of Galway. Greg is a really wonderful teacher and I learned so much from him. We spoke about his yoga journey with yoga and his draw …

The Many Faces of Yoga: Galway Edition- Almudena Carrascosa

  I met Madrid native Almu when I started to teach a class at the Sat Nam Centre in Galway city – its been so great meeting and connecting with the lovely yoga community here in my home city of Galway. Almu spoke to me about her journey with yoga, motherhood and running a yoga …

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Paulina Drutel

I was so happy to meet Paulina from Poland during our time in Goa – we were neighbours and also got to practice and hang out together a lot talking about our journeys with Ashtanga yoga, meditation and travelling. It was such a pleasure and I look forward to our next journey together.

The Many Faces of Yoga: India Edition – Marit Skogli

    Another dear yogi friend I had the joy to meet during my time spent practicing in Goa. Norweigan Marit talks about how yoga helped her in her recovery from stress overload and burn-out syndrome. I was really moved by Marit’s story – it is so relevant to today’s society and we are all …