Enda Tweedy, E-RYT
Primary Course Tutor
Enda Tweedy and her gentle nature always surprises her students with her strength and endurance. She is compassionate about yoga, which mirrors her deep knowledge about Yoga and Anatomy, and her everlasting love for detail giving her classes and teachings the unique extra. Endas teaching approach is playful but firm. She is creating a space of acceptance within, and allows the students to explore and study and also to overcome limitations. Enda is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT). She has trained with renowned yoga teachers.
Alan Llyons, MSc
Anatomy and Physiology Tutor
Alan Llyons MSc, is a Chartered Pediatric Physiotherapist who has spent his whole career to date working with children and young people with developmental disabilities, with a special interest in developmental orthopedics. Combined with his under- and post-graduate training, this provides him with a unique insight into both the developing and mature neuromusculoskeletal system.
Alan graduated with a BSc Physiotherapy Degree from University College Dublin in 2001 and with an MSc Physiotherapy Masters from University of Limerick in 2010 and is a regular Guest Lecturer to undergraduate Physiotherapy students in UL.
Alan works full-time for Enable Ireland Cork Children’s Services, and also in Blackpool Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic, a private practice owned by his wife Denise, also a physiotherapist. Alan also teaches weekly PhysioYoga classes from their practice.
Alan enjoys practising Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga, as well as running, cycling travel, film and music. He has completed several marathons including Cork, Dublin, Belfast and Paris.
Sarah Fox (BSc hons, RYT200)
Tutor for Nutrition, Yoga Nidra/Meditation
Sarah Fox has a Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics for Health Care from Pearse College (Dublin). She has also completed modules in Anatomy and Physiology of the Body, Nutrition Principles, Metabolism and Nutrition Analysis at Honours Degree level, as a student of Herbal Science in Cork Institute of Technology. Sarah has undergone extensive training in Health Food Retailing, and holds certification recognised by the British National Association of Health Food Stores (NAHS) and the Irish Association of Health Food Stores (IAHS). She is a qualified Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) practitioner, and is currently completing Clinical Herbal Medicine Practitioner Training. Sarah has worked for many years in the field of Holistic Health combining Herbal Medicine, Whole Foods, Holistic Therapies and a dedicated Yoga practice. Sarah is a proud graduate of Yoga Diploma Teacher Training and has a strong interest in Nutrition as a healing art.
Graham first began using the Physical aspect of Yoga due to the desire to find more comfort in his seated meditation practice. The amount of positive change he received from the total science of Yoga led him to train in various styles of Yoga and meditations.
Nicole Henkel, MA, E-RYT
Tutor – all subjects
Nicole has been a full time yoga teacher for more than over a decade and has taught yoga worldwide. She has trained with a number of worldwide renowned yoga teachers, of which the most inspiring was Sri Guru Dharma Mittra who enabled her to deepen her knowledge about the Marga Asthanga and Vinyasa Yoga. Nicole studied Anatomy and Physiology intensively and likes to incorporate aspects of yoga therapy into her Yoga classes. She has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and skill, and her style of presentation involves a unique combination of determination and humour. Nicole has been delivering Yoga Teacher training courses in Ireland and the UK for more than 9 years. For Nicole, it has always been a priority to make Yoga classes and Yoga teacher training courses accessible to all, with no limitation on age, shape or ability. She recently returned to Europe from sabbatical in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India. While living there, she deepened her knowledge on Vedic Chanting and Yoga Therapy within the Krishnamacharya yoga mandiram. Living in India had a profound influence not only on the spiritual aspects of her life.