At Yoganess Ireland, we believe that a healthy mind and healthy body equal a happy life.
We strive to help you achieve balance in body and mind through Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda and Psychotherapy. We offer consultations, treatments, and classes from our two treatment centres – The Yoga Room, Birr, Co. Offaly and The Clinic, Cappamore, Co Limerick..
Nessa Feehan is a Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Practitioner based in Birr Co. Offaly. Nessa first came to yoga in Madrid in 2006 to find relief from back troubles. She quickly realized that the benefits of regular yoga practice were innumerable and helped not just physically but mentally, emotionally and spiritually. In 2016 Nessa completed RYT200 teacher training with Vimoksha Yoga in Goa India with a view to strengthening and developing her personal practice. Upon return from India some friends convinced Nessa to give them regular classes, it was only then she realized how valuable it was to share this ancient and beautiful knowledge with others and made the decision to leave her language teaching job to focus on yoga.
In 2017 Nessa achieved a diploma in Myofascial yoga from Yoga Kula, Cordoba Spain which forms part of Holistic Yoga Therapy 220h and includes Structural Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for the Myofascial lines Myofascial Thai Yoga and Myofascial Yoga with balls. Later in the same year, she trained in Traditional Thai Massage, with Thai Spirit in Cadiz Spain.
Nessa’s belief that yoga and lifestyle can help and benefit all people led her to further her studies a little closer to home and in 2020 she graduated as an Ayurvedic practitioner from Satmya in Killaloe.
Nessa believes that yoga is for everyone and offers weekly classes from the Yoga Room Birr, in gentle Hatha style classes suitable for everybody from complete beginners to more experienced practitioners, Chair Yoga for older people and people with reduced mobility, as well as weekend workshops, retreats and ayurvedic consultations and treatments.
All of Nessa’s classes, workshops and retreats combine her knowledge and experience of Yoga and Ayurveda in a holistic and approachable way.
In the future, Nessa hopes to continue her studies in Yoga and Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda to continue to help people find health, peace and happiness through the practice of yoga and ayurvedic principles.
After all, a healthy body + a healthy mind = a happy life.
David Humphreys has a varied background with a strong foundation in horticultural/landscape science, environmental science, and building engineering. (Chartered Landscape Architect, Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Building Engineer).
He began his studies in Ayurvedic Medicine after a period of serious ill health and is now a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner. His particular interests are in the health and healing of the person, and he specialises in advising on healthy buildings and their influence on our personal health.
Roisin Taffee is an APCP (Association of Professional Counsellors & Psychotherapists) registered counsellor/psychotherapist. She holds a B.A. Honours Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy in addition to a Masters in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and has been practising in the area of counselling/psychotherapy for 12 years. While Roisin specialises in CBT, she works using an integrative model of counselling, this means she uses her knowledge of various therapeutic models during my time with clients, this allows for the freedom and flexibility to work in a way which best suits the client as an individual. Roisin offers a supportive, compassionate, non-judgmental, confidential, yet proactive Counselling/Psychotherapy in a safe and secure environment. The aim of counselling is to provide the client with a confidential safe place to explore personal issues. Roisin will agree with her client on goals to be worked towards during counselling sessions and will assess progress and address any obstacles at each session. The fee per session is €40 however this fee is flexible depending on an individual’s personal circumstances. She also offers a 30-minute first meeting free of charge to ensure that a client would like to engage with the service offered before commencing.
Roisin undertakes regular one to one clinical supervision and attends professional development events. She also engages in regular training to keep her skills and knowledge up to date.
All Roisin’s work is in compliance with APCP’s ethical framework and guidelines and she is subject to its complaint’s procedure. A copy of the ethical framework can be found on the APCP’s website.
Yoga allows me to focus on the movement and put other thoughts aside for the duration of the class. I find it really relaxing but also challenging. My flexibility has increased since I started classes and continues to improve each week. Nessa’s instructions are clear and easy to follow.
I’ve had a few classes with Nessa and I’ve loved every one of them. Nessa is clearly very knowledgeable and every posture was well explained, which was particularly helpful as I’m very much a beginner in my yoga practice. The sessions are so calming and restorative, I left each one feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
I had an amazing time at Nessa’s gentle hatha yoga. So relaxing and enjoyable. Nessa is very thorough and made me feel comfortable throughout. The yoga room is a lovely space.