Our Fantastic Team

My Yoga Body - Alan Rowlette Photography

MyYogaBody was founded by Suzanne O’Sullivan

 Suzanne O’Sullivan

 

FullSizeRender-2Suzanne fell in love with yoga while in college when she was studying fashion in NYC, and has been sharing her passion as an instructor for over 9 years.

When taking a class with Suzanne, you can expect motivating instruction throughout a challenging and rejuvenating Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga or the class she developed called Yoga Sculpt. She encourages students to be positive, to leave their worries behind and to have fun reaching towards their personal best.

She is Yoga Alliance certified, and has over a thousand teaching hours. Suzanne has taken dozens of workshops and trainings all over the world. She believes that yoga is the ultimate work-out because it is also a ‘work-in,’ where the effort put forward on the mat not only transforms our bodies, but also teaches us to work through challenges calmly, and inspires us to be more grateful, mindful and present.

Suzanne is also a qualified Dietitian and loves to give out healthy eating tips.

Orla Fitzgerald ( Yoga Teacher & Acupuncturist)

My Yoga Body - Alan Rowlette PhotographyOrla began practising yoga over 10 years ago and it quickly became an integral part of her life. With the help of a wonderful teacher, Marianne Jacuzzi, she developed a daily Ashtanga practice. It was through this practice that Orla experienced the truly transformative power of yoga.

Along with health and fitness benefits, yoga helped her to find balance and tranquility in her everyday life. As an acupuncturist and herbalist, Orla was aware of the body’s ability to heal itself. Yoga, however, helped her to deepen her understanding of the importance of balance in body and mind.

She is a certified Yoga Alliance teacher. Her classes are dynamic and flowing and, with a focus on breath and cultivating awareness, she hopes to share the truly wonderful and unique benefits that yoga can bring to anyone who wants to practice.

Aisling Conn ( Yoga Teacher & Pilates Teacher)

 

AislingConnYoga-8Aisling Conn has been practicing yoga for close to 20 years and has been a qualified Yoga and Pilates teacher since 2010. She completed her 200hr Yoga Alliance Certification training at the Yoga Room in Dublin with Jodie Rufty & Ciara Cronin and Mat1&2 Pilates Teacher Training with Sarah MacLachlan in Pilates Performance Ireland.

Aisling is currently working towards completion of 500hr Advanced Certification in 2017 and teaches on RYT200 Teacher Training Program in Dublin.

Aisling’s approach to yoga is inspired by the styles of Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga and has studied under teachers in both Australia and Ireland, including Donna Farhi, Julie Gudmestad and Marianne Jacuzzi.

Her main Yoga practice is a blend of Iyengar, Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow with teaching emphasis on correct, safe alignment in postures and the unlimited benefits, both physical and mental, that a regular practice can bring to any body.

Kim Jacob (BSc. Athletic Therapy and Training, RYT200 Yoga Teacher, ARTC, CSCS)

886666_158097981013727_819363398_oKim first discovered Yoga while studying towards her degree in Athletic Therapy and Training. A lover of all things physical from an early age she knew instantly that yoga was for her. After many years practicing Ashtanga and Vinyasa classes she completed her Teacher Training in Kerala India early this year. During her work as an Athletic Therapist, Kim has had the privilege of working with many forms of the human body, from Olympic gymnasts to rugby players. She applies this experience and understanding of the human body to her teachings, trusting strongly in yoga’s ability to invigorate every individual with health, strength and well-being.

In Kim’s classes expect a physically strong but mindful practice, with a focus on body awareness, core stability and quality of movement.  She believes that Yoga is a truly transformational process, cultivating strength, grace and health in the body while instilling clarity, vitality and stillness of the mind.

Kim is also available as an Athletic Therapist in MYB.

My Yoga Body - Alan Rowlette PhotographySarah Jane O’Sullivan trained in Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Claire Missingham. After her first Vinyasa Flow class in 2004, she felt totally at home and has since spent many hours on the mat evolving and learning as much as she can. What drew her to this style is the beautiful flow and ease of moving through each posture, the feel of meditation in motion and the use of uplifting music.

Sarah-Jane believes all forms of yoga come from the same place and that they all have the same end goal – to achieve inner peace. She currently practices many different forms of hatha yoga and likes to incorporate all of what she has learned into her classes.

Over the years Sarah-Jane has learned that yoga is not only about the physical body but you can learn to heal yourself through mind-body awareness. The moments of stillness during each session can be extremely beneficial for healing and finding that connection with yourself again.

Yoga has enabled Sarah-Jane to find the strength to live and speak her own truth, to overcome fears and to enjoy each moment in life. She hopes to encourage each of her students to find the same. Sarah Jane is qualified to teach meditation, restorative yoga and vinyasa flow yoga and likes to use a little bit of each of these elements in all her classes. Her classes are alignment based with focus on breath awareness and have a fun, flowing nature.

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Aisling Ryan

Welcome to the team!

Wed 7.30pm Core Flow Advanced not for beginners.

Aisling Ryan – Yoga Bio
Aisling Ryan began practicing yoga in 2010 while completing her degree in order to cope with stress. She found yoga to be calming and of great benefit to her in both mind and body.
Her love of yoga grew and in 2014 she began taking workshops with local teachers and international practitioners. In 2015 she completed a 200 hr Vinyasa Flow, teacher training course with the Absolute Yoga Academy in Thailand. She studied under world acclaimed, Michel Besnard and she graduated with all the skills required to teach and to safely share her love of yoga with her students. The disciplines she studied included the ashtanga primary series, sequencing, yoga anatomy, safe adjustments, philosophy, pranayama and meditation.
Aisling’s yoga classes are fun filled and creative. In teaching yoga she passes on the knowledge and happiness to her students that she has gained from her practice and training. Her classes are also mentally and physically challenging and she helps and encourages her students to develop their personal practice so that they too can experience the joys and benefits of yoga.
Aisling says, “Regular yoga practice invigorates and strengthens you mind and body. It promotes good physical and mental well-being.”

 Aoife Kane

16472929_10155818202144418_2907237501565278379_nAoife began practicing yoga over ten years ago to help alleviate an illness and was amazed at the feelings of well-being and peace experienced after just one class.
Committed to inspiring people to live their best life through the practice of yoga, Aoife is passionate about making a positive contribution to her community and her love for yoga is her key to connecting to her spirit and shining light into our world.She has trained in various styles, most recently with Ana Forrest in the Forrest Yoga Tradition, and her teaching is also influenced by Baron Baptiste – Power Vinyasa Yoga and Shiva Rea – Prana Flow Yoga.Her classes are powerful, fun and always end with a sweet smile. Be prepared to sweat!

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