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Yoga teachers.

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Regular yoga classes and workshops are taught by Susanne Sturton and Lisa Bedford, who are both certified Iyengar Yoga teachers.


Susanne Sturton

Susanne has been a yoga practitioner for almost twenty years, having first been introduced to the art on her travels through Asia. She continued to complete a five year Iyengar Yoga teacher training programme in the UK, qualifying at the Iyengar Yoga Institute (Maida Vale) in London. This was followed by two years teaching at the Long Ditton Yoga Centre in Surrey, England . She then returned to Ireland with her family in 2002 to set up the east clare yoga centre. In addition to teaching regular weekly classes at the centre she continues to attend workshops with Senior international teachers. In 2004 she travelled to Pune, India to attend Geeta Iyengar’s 60th birthday celebrations, during which she received yoga tuition from Geeta and her father BKS Iyengar. Susanne also spent the month of January 2011 studying with the Iyengar family at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Memorial Institue. She is currently certified as a Junior Intermediate Level III teacher and is a member of the Iyengar Yoga Association (UK) and the Munster Iyengar Yoga Institute.


Lisa Bedford

Lisa began her study of yoga over ten years ago and has been practising the Iyengar method for the past 6 years. She regularly attends workshops with visiting Senior teachers both at the east clare yoga centre, Tuamgraney and in Dublin. She also attended Iyengar Yoga classes during her visit to India in 2008 and more recently the Iyengar Yoga Assocation's 2009 Convention in London, taught by Dr. Geeta Iyengar. She qualified as an Iyengar Yoga teacher in 2008 and currently teaches weekly classes at the east clare yoga centre, Tuamgraney and in Killaloe. She is a member of the Iyengar Yoga Association of the UK and the Munster Iyengar Yoga Institute.

Workshops and Yoga Weekends

Regular yoga weekend workshops and bank holiday yoga weekend workshops are hosted regularly by visiting national and international teachers.

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All yoga classes and workshops at the centre are conducted by teachers who hold the international Iyengar Yoga Certification Mark, a symbol of excellence and authenticity in teaching the Iyengar method in its purest form.