Eileen Riordan O’Sullivan is a very positive-minded teacher with a very supportive and caring way about her.
Her calm voice will guide you through the practices, and her enthusiasm is infectious
She has been practising yoga for almost 30 years and currently, she teaches a number of different styles of yoga including Hatha Flow yoga, Restorative yoga, and also Vinyasa yoga as well as Loving Kindness meditation.
She is a yoga therapist and senior restorative yoga teacher, and assists in training yoga teachers in Advanced Restorative & Therapeutic Aspects.
Eileen believes that yoga is for everybody… no matter what age you are… what level of fitness you have… whether you have a disability or impairment or are in the peak health of your life.
Eileen trained with Yoga Therapy Ireland and had a lot of experience in teaching people with a wide range of physical abilities and disabilities over the years.
Eileen has also trained in Restorative Yoga & Advanced Therapeutic Restorative with Judith Hanson Lasater & went on to assist Judith in training 80 teachers with Yoga Campus UK which led to her title Senior Relax & Renew Restorative Yoga Teacher.
Eileen has had extensive training over the years which has included
- Cancer Conscious Yoga
- Trauma Sensitive Yoga
- Insight Yin yoga with Sarah Powers
- Yoga Nidra training with Uma Dinsmore Tuli & Nirlipta Tuli
- Yoga Tune Up with Jill Miller
- Liz Koach
- Prenatal with WHYoga UK
- Prana Flow & Mediation with Shiva Rea, India & Santorini
- MBSR with Bright Sparks
- Astanga with Michael Gannon Purple Valley, Goa
- Anusura with John Friend
- Sri Dharma Mitta
- Yoga for Life with Gary Kraftsow
- Psoas Core Awareness with Liz Koch
- Vinyasa Flow with Frog Lotus Yoga
- Sri Dharma Mitta, John Friend
- Ayurveda in Kearala, India & Sri Lanka
- MBSR with Bright Sparks
She is also a trained Pilates teacher and has further training in Yoga Tune Up, Integrated Anatomy, Hips shoulders Core Integration, Roll Model Method and Ball Sequencing & Innovation with Jill Miller.
And Loving Kindness Meditation with Sharon Salzberg.
Eileen uses her extensive experience to weave together a very enjoyable class where each person will be made feel at ease… grounded in the present moment… and simply allow the benefits to unfold during her classes.
Eileen’s teaching is mainly based on smooth flowing movements coordinated with the breath.
Eileen’s calm clear instructions will guide you through the practices… reminding you of the breath, and encouraging you to coordinate the movements with the breath.
Eileen will remind you to bring your awareness back to the breath which will allow you to go deeper into the experience as one ‘allows and let’s go’ rather than getting caught up in thoughts or with over-exertion.
She believes in the importance of including a meditative awareness into the physical practice and utilises awareness of breath, to help bring us into the present moment.
Eileen is passionate to share the benefits of yoga and meditation which can produce a sense of resilience, balance, ease stress & anxiety, facilitating calmness & being grounded.
Using the asana of Yoga & grounding of Meditation to cultivate conditions of equilibrium within. This can then lead to this calming and grounding being reflected in other areas of our everyday lives.