Anahata Yoga & Meditation was founded by Yvonne Lucas.
Yvonne has been running popular Mindfulness & Yoga classes, Workshops and Mini Retreats since 2014, in the Greystones and North Wicklow area. In August 2018 Yvonne opened her first Yoga & Mindfulness Studio - The Lotus Loft, in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. Her calm, quiet, sanctuary is 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.
A Mindfulness, Psychological & Emotional Health, and Wellbeing expert, Yvonne is a practicing Senior Clinical Psychotherapist & Play Therapist. She is a fully accredited member of both the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MIACP) and Irish Association for Play Therapy & Psychotherapy (MIAPTP) and a graduate member of the Psychology Society of Ireland.
Yvonne also enjoys an interest in holistic energy therapies and is a Reiki Master & Teacher.
Yvonne’s core professional training includes: