I have tried many different treatments and classes, but none have made me feel so welcome and valued. Laura understands each client so well, the improvements I’ve made in my lifestyle since I started yoga/reiki with Laura has been amazing. She is good for your soul.
LAURA SARAH DOWDALL: Lead Facilitator
Laura Sarah Dowdall is a somatic movement, yoga and wellbeing expert who has been interviewed for articles in the Health Supplement of the Irish Times, Positive Life Magazine, International Blogs on Inspiration and Wellbeing, on TV3 and Irish radio for her expertise working with adults and children.
Laura develops bespoke programmes that empower clients with the practical skills to enable the release of tension, trauma, stress & anxiety. She assists those wishing to make positive life changes in any aspect of their life-enhancing their personal satisfaction, optimal health and realization of their true potential.
Laura believes in an integrated approach to wellbeing through her expertise in dance, somatic movement, yoga, wellness coaching, bio-energetic healing and transformational change processes. She works one to one, in group and workshop settings with adults and children in schools, health organisations and residential centres for adults with additional needs.
Laura is the founder of Healing Yoga, Movement for Wellbeing and the Running Blind Accessible Dance Project. The latter project gives people of all background, abilities and ages access to the wellbeing and social benefits of dance. It particularly invites people who are blind, deafblind and deaf to dance and feel more integrated into their communities. This programme has been recognised by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland as an initiative impacting social change in Ireland.
Laura began her dance edudcation from the age of four and continued her studies in classical and contemporary dance training in Ireland, Sotland and Germany. She has performed and choreographed in Europe and the USA. Laura completed her training with Yoga Therapy in 2011, completed Reiki Master training in 2010 and completed a diploma in Executive and Life Coaching in 2014. In 2018, Laura began her training as a Family Constellation Facilitator. In 2019, Laura began her studies in Clinical Somatic Education. Continuous professional development, personal practice and research is integral to offering the best service to her clients and enriching the services she offers.
To connect with her please email firstname.lastname@example.org or add her on LinkedIn.
CONOR KELLY: Cranio-Sacral Therapy & Acupuncture
Conor is passionate about helping you to overcome any obstacles to your health and wellbeing. Whether in the area of pain management, or physical and emotional issues, his approach honours the connection between wellness of mind and wellness of body. Conor has trained under various Colleges of Chinese Medicine both East & West,Body Intelligence Dublin and National School for Remedial Therapy.
He has many years of formal study and clinical experience under his belt. Also, his personal journey into the Cranio-sacral method and Chinese Medicine has given him a deep understanding of the benefits and rewards of these methods, and also the questions that might arise for you.
Conor uses a gentle, therapeutic approach that is customised to your individual needs. He looks forward to working with you to transform the quality of your emotional and physical energy, so that you can experience life with a renewed zest – something that we all deserve.
To connect with Conor email email@example.com or see his website: www.conorkelly.ie
TOM TOHER: Sound Healer
Tom Toher is a Sound Healer and Energy Medicine practitioner. He trained with Master Tibetan Bowl teacher Suren Shrestha from Nepal, and is a certified sound healer from the Atma Bhuti School of Sound and Vibration. He uses Tibetan Singing Bowls, Tuning Forks, Gongs, Drums, Voice and other instruments to rebalance the body’s energy system, reduce stress and anxiety and restore health and wellbeing. Tom is passionate about the power of sound and vibration and how it can be used for healing on all levels, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, and for personal transformation and the expansion of consciousness.
He has a busy practice, “Restore Rebalance Energy Healing” at The Calm Rooms in Monkstown, Co Dublin. He offers Sound Healing sessions for individuals, couples and small groups. He runs weekly Sound Meditation groups and monthly Sound Baths both at the centre and at a number of yoga studios throughout Dublin.
He also offers Acupuncture, Reiki and other Energy treatments. Tom has worked within school settings, alcohol and drug rehabilitation programmes and has presented his Sound Bath as part of wellness days in the corporate world.
Follow Tom on Instagram: @restorerebalance Facebook: @RestoreRebalanceTom
I believe in life that everything happens for a reason and coming upon Laura in a random internet search for help with back pain was true testament of this hypotheses…from my first phone-call with Laura and her intuitive ear, she had a plan to help that would go beyond the manifesting back trouble that I was having … Over the last few months I’ve practised with Laura in her beautifully spirited gentle yoga classes. Her classes along with her Reki practise give truly self nurturing techniques and rituals that everyone should have the benefit of both knowing and practising.
I am in awe of your healing concepts!
So happy to have found your class and am so excited to learn so much from you each week about somatic movement and healing exercises woven into yogic practices for my personal healing path.
I have already gained so much from the classes to help me on my personal journey, thank you!
Laura is a unique teacher and therapist. She is whole-heartedly devoted to what she does and to all the individuals she is teaching or treating. Her yoga classes helped me to better understand my body, to realize what was going on inside me and notice things that needed more attention. Her classes helped me to relax and lift my energy levels. I also received reiki from Laura; it was such a powerful experience and I would recommend it to anyone. I am thankful that I got introduced to the world of yoga, reiki and meditation by this special person.