Katie Coldrick 'Infectious Enthusiasm'

In this episode I sat down with the wonderful Katie Coldrick.

Katie is a Yoga teacher, an amazing creative soul and fabulous chef. She offers Immersive Outdoor Experiences, including Surfing, Climbing, Yoga and yummy food. She also makes beautiful Pottery and runs creative workshops for individuals.

It was an absolute pleasure chatting to Katie, she certainly exudes infectious enthusiasm and I hope you enjoy listening:-)

In the episode we chat about;

-Her interest and passion in Outdoor activities

-Her physical experiences in her childhood and school

-How her Outdoor experiences inform her Yoga

-Nature and the concept of Interdependence and non separation

-Repatterining Habitual responses

-Leaning into resistance

-Eating delicious food made with love

-The importance of imitation allowing space for intuition

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Kitty Maguire 'Pleasure in the Practice'

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In this episode I sat down with the lovely Kitty Maguire.

Kitty is a Yoga teacher specialising in Yin Yoga and Yoga for Women’s bodies. She is the host of a range of special events annually for Women and she teaches weekly in studios in Dublin.

It was an absolute pleasure chatting to Kitty, she oozes enthusiasm, warmth and passion. She is a true gem and I hope you enjoy listening:-)

In the episode we chat about;

-Her background and classical ballet training

-Her first experiences with Yoga

-Yoga as an invitation to community and connection

-The repeal Referendum and her involvement in 2018

-Realisations of the importance of self support and self care

-Yoga teachers NOT having it all together

-Social media effects on Yoga teachers

-Looking at emotions in a developmental way

-Finding pleasure in the practice

You can find out more about Kitty at http://www.kittymaguireyoga.com/

Links:

Books: ‘The Artists way’ Julia Cameron


Miriam Kerins Hussey 'Integrative Health Care'

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In this episode I sit down with Miriam Kerins Hussey. We chat about her career change from pharmacy to a more holistic approach. She has a great perspective on moving from a sense of the ‘sick care system’ to providing services and choices for people to heal and care for themselves in a preventative rather than treatment orientation.


Miriam is a qualified pharmacist with huge passion for holistic health and Wellbeing.

This passion has lead her to train as an Integrated Wellness and Nutritional coach as well as a Yoga instructor, and Holistic Healing Practitioner.

In her Integrated Wellness Business she is involved in the design and delivery of many executive, corporate and personal wellness retreats, seminars and programmes. She runs Yoga retreats for Mind, Body and Soul, and is an international key note speaker on health and wellness, emotional eating and more.

Miriam believes that it is the integration and union of cognitive, emotional, physical, nutritional, mental and spiritual health that leads to true health, vitality and wellness.

Her collective qualifications and expertise in both pharmaceutical and complimentary health therapies give her a unique and integrated approach to human health and wellness.

You can find more out about Miriam at www.theawakening.ie

Lou Horgan 'A Woman's Way'

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I first met Lou way back when going to Yoga classes in Dublin. Lou’s name has become synonymous with Women and Yoga. She is a highly experienced Yoga teacher and currently runs classes from her beautiful home shed studio.

In this episode Lou and I chat about;

-Lou’s teaching with a focus on women, areas of Yoga that are underdeveloped and under written.

-The Red Tent in the past as the touchstone in the community.

-Her journey with her own practice where she came to realise the lack of offering and awareness of what Women’s bodies needed.

-Women’s lives constantly getting busier and a striving for perfection

-Learning as Women to say No, moving into ‘Self 'Centered-ness’ and power.

-Pregnancy as an opportunity to become Embodied.

-The practice of shedding, creating an intimacy with ‘The Big Letting Go’

-Positive Birth Experiences

-Women’s sexual power

Michael Ryan 'Unexpected Change'

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Michael and I first met through the Yoga community in Dublin. I attended a retreat in the Burren in 2010 where Michael taught and was inspired by his approach, his way with words and how he interweaved Yoga philosophy, life concepts and Yoga into his teaching. Michael is a seasoned Yoga teacher and practitioner with a lot of experience and wisdom to offer.

In this episode Michael and I chat about;

-The type or style of teaching Michael focuses on

-Western ways of holding our bodies and Sympathetic nervous system responses

-His experience with the Anusara method and the fall out following allegations against the founder John Friend

-Practicing to support the process of accessing our own divine nature

-Yoga is about change

-Meditation practice

-Meeting ourselves

-Pain and discomfort

-Teaching and Being of service

Eithne Kennedy 'Inner Wisdom'

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Eithne and I first met through the Yoga community in Dublin. I was immediately drawn to Eithne, her sense of calm, ease in herself, warmth and genuine friendliness. She is a very seasoned teacher and kinesiologist. i enjoyed this chat a lot, and after we stopped recording, we spent about another hour chatting!

In this episode Eithne and I chat about;

-Her work as a Kinesiologist

-Uncomfortable feelings in the body or mind as information

-Acceptance in processes and steadiness with feelings that arise

-Her first impressions of Yoga and journey to teaching

-Using Yoga as a refuge

-Her decision to leave her former career

-Finding connection to ourselves, not just through work

-Social media skewing our perspectives of life choices

-How can we be of service?

-How do you anything is how you do everything

-Facilitating some process where we are a bit easier on ourselves

Links:

http://eithnekennedy.ie/yoga.html

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Eithne-Kennedy-Kinesiology-Yoga

Books Mentioned:

Anatomy of the Spirit- Caroline Myss