Our Teachers

Essie May

Founder of Kilkenny School of Yoga, Essie is a Yoga Alliance Certified Senior Teacher (500 hours) who has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and who has been teaching full-time for over 10. Essie is also qualified as a Yoga Therapy Ireland Yoga Therapist, and most recently as a Holistic Massage Therapist.

Essie is a dedicated and compassionate teacher with experience in many different fields of practice. However, it is the combining of Vinyasa Yoga with the deep healing benefits of Yoga Therapy that she has dedicated the last 10 years of her yoga teaching life to, and she is now very excited to incorporate Holistic Massage into her school of yoga. Essie is committed to using yoga in order to help people improve their day to day physical and mental state be they professional athletes, pre & post-natal women, or those with the aches and pains associated with the ageing process.

Essie has her own intuitive and knowledgeable teaching style and enjoys the patronage of many yoga teachers who continue to learn from her on a weekly basis. She teaches in a clear and anatomical way imparting knowledge with joy and enthusiasm. Essie is also the course director of the school’s Yoga Teacher Training program.

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