About Us

Anahata Yoga & Meditation was founded by Yvonne Lucas.

Yvonne has been running popular Mindfulness & Yoga classes, Workshops and Mini Retreats since 2014. Based in the beautiful village of Greystones in Co. Wicklow, easily accessible from North Wicklow and South Dublin.

Yvonne is an RYT200 Yoga Teacher, with additional Specialist Teacher Training in Yoga Meditation, Mindfulness teaching, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga & Kids Yoga. Yvonne is currently completing her RYT500 Diploma - the most Advanced Internationally accredited Yoga Teacher Training.

Yvonne also has accredited training in the Stress Response & Relaxation Management and the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness. She has recently completed a research thesis on the therapeutic benefits of Mindfulness for emotional wellbeing and stress reduction, as part of an Msc in Psychology postgraduate training.

Additionally Yvonne is a practicing Clinical Psychotherapist & Play Therapist and a fully accredited member of both the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MIACP) and Irish Association for Play Therapy & Psychotherapy (MIAPTP).

 

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Qualifications

Yvonne’s core professional training includes:

  • MSc Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Child Psychotherapy & Play Therapy
  • Diploma in CBT
  • RYT200 Yoga Teacher Diploma
  • Yoga Meditation Teacher Training Diploma
  • Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Diploma
  • Yinn Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
  • Accredited qualification in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
  • Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
  • RYT500 Yoga Teacher Diploma (Ongoing, completion expected April 2019)
  • Reiki & Seichem Master Levels

What we do…

We aim to help you increase your sense of well being and connectedness, to enhance your ability to relax & resource yourself to reduce stress/anxiety, and to teach you skills to help you get the most out of your relationship with yourself – mentally, physically & emotionally.

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We offer classes and courses to teach you new skills and relaxation techniques such as Mindfulness in our informative, nurturing and relaxing Mindfulness, Meditation & Relaxation classes.

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Our Restorative Yoga courses offer a gentle, relaxing & healing class for anyone wishing to   enjoy a Mindful, blissful and calming Yoga practice; for those who need/enjoy a more slow and gentle form of yoga; endurance trainers and athletes; and for those who need a gentle, nurturing and healing practice when recovering from or living with, chronic illness or injuries.

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Additionally we offer holistic wellbeing services including Reiki & Seichem, to help reduce stress and promote relaxation, healing & well being.

Ready to find out more? Email info@thelotusloft.ie