Ciara Cronin is a yoga teacher qualified at 500ERYT level and is in private practice as a mindfulness-based psychotherapist. A yoga and meditation teacher with over 30 years experience. Ciara brings her broad experience of meditation, spiritual practice and many years’ experience working in the private and voluntary mental health sector to her teaching style. Creating a supportive environment and taking to heart each student’s experience, Ciara addresses individual needs and encourages a deep and focused practice in class. Attention is directed to cultivating and sustaining an inner calm while finding a compassionate, embodied relationship with our bodies, emotions, thoughts and path through life. Ciara is Director of The YogaRoom’s yoga teacher training 200-Hour and 500-Hour programmes.
Becky is qualified at the highest level of yoga qualification 500RYT. Originally interested in the anatomy and alignment aspects of the Asana, as she delved deeper into the practice she came to appreciate the huge benefits of Yoga for mental as well as physical health. She is an experienced prenatal and postnatal yoga teacher, and in child and teen Yoga. Becky enjoys teaching vinyasa, ashtanga and gentle yin yoga. Since her original training, Becky has also completed her antigravity yoga teacher training and a 100 hour Yin teacher training, worked in a number of studios and gyms across Sydney, organized Yoga Charity events and has taught on retreat in Tanzania.
Annette is one of Ireland’s most senior Iyengar yoga teachers. The emphasis on alignment and proper sequencing that characterise the Iyengar method were key to her decision to train in the method to become a teacher. She started teacher training in 1992 and has been teaching since 2000. Over the years she has studied with senior Iyengar teachers such as Geeta and Prashanti Iyengar at the Iyengar yoga Institute in Pune, India and with Firooza Ali, Jawahar Banguera, Birjoo Mehta, Zubin, Margaret Austin and Christian Pisano. She is a founding member of the Dublin Iyengar Yoga Institute and is fully committed to the promotion of the Iyengar method. Annette holds an intermediate Level 3 certificate. In her classes she focuses on alignment and the right sequencing of asanas to achieve balance and improve general well being. Originally from Colombia, has been living in Dublin with her family for the last 20 years. She started her yoga practice in the late 80’s while living in France.
Aisling Conn has been practicing yoga for close to 20 years and is a qualified Yoga and Pilates teacher since 2010. She holds the highest qualification mark in yoga, an ERYT500 Alliance Certification. She’s been teaching yoga full time since completing her 200-hour training at the YogaRoom in 2010 and subsequent 500-hour training. She’s also a Certfied Mat1&2 Pilates Teacher, having trained with Sarah MacLachlan in Pilates Performance Ireland. Aisling is a lead trainer on the 200 and 500-hour teacher trainings at the YogaRoom. Her 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 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.
Ruth holds the highest level of yoga teacher qualification RYT500hr Yoga Alliance Certification and is a lead trainer on The YogaRoom 200hr & 500hr teacher training. She is also a member of the Yoga Medicine® Therapeutic Specialist teacher team, and has completed certifications on 55hr Hip Therapeutics, 55hr Shoulder Therapeutics, 55hr The Nervous System & Restorative Yoga, 20hr Yoga International Anatomy, and 20hr Sequencing with Purpose.
Ruth teaches vinyasa and restorative classes with a focus on mobility and stability to enable her students to move more freely in their everyday life both physically & mentally. She has a particular interest in the powerful benefits of restorative yoga and works with students to cultivate a strong, resilient and balanced nervous system. To share the many benefits of yoga, Ruth also created Yogaru 108 Asana Yoga Sequencing Cards, the popular home practice tool. Along with many other publications she regularly contributes to the award winning online publication WellFest, UK’s top yoga magazine Om Yoga Magazine and has featured in Yogamatters ‘Meet our brands’ and ‘From Yoga to Yogaru’.