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    Bio Yoga Teacher Training David Muehsam


    David Muehsam is a very gifted yoga and meditation teacher and he teaches our Yoga Teacher training courses.



    He also teaches our Easter yoga week retreat and sometimes a week long retreat during the summer if he gets time out of his busy schedule.



    David is a one of a handful of teachers worldwide to be given authorisation directly from Pattabhi Jois, (Guru of Ashtanga Yoga ).



    He has tremendous experience and is widely regarded as one of the best yoga teachers to visit Ireland.


    David’s Iyengar training allows his provide a lot of detail in order to help improve each person’s experience within the posture.



    David is an extremely highly qualified yoga teacher with a huge background in Iyengar and Ashtanga and he deepens the practice by including many inner techniques of Swami Satyananda Saraswati.


    David teaches with an emphasis on helping students to find a personal relationship with their yoga practice, to deepen the meditative feeling of yoga, and to use yoga to enhance one’s physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.



    With an emphasis on pranayama, the meditative quality of the breath, and having fun, David creates a joyous and freely-flowing practice accessible to all ages and body types.



    David teaches extensively worldwide, in workshops and yoga teacher trainings.



    During the summer when we get the right weather conditions, our outdoor yoga classes overlooking the Atlantic ocean are memories that will stay with you for the rest of your life 😉


    The flat Burren pavement heats up during the summer months and provides a lovely contact with the Earth… as David guides you to reach for the sky… sense the fresh air… smell the sea… and allow your heart to soar.



    It is impossible to stop an inner smile spreading through one’s whole being.



    And lying on the warm Burren pavement allows us to imbibe the positive energy and to help assimilate these practices to all levels of our being.

    He first practised yoga in 1982, and was introduced to the method of Iyengar Yoga in 1987.



    In 1993 he began the practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and has been influenced by the meditative and breathing methods of the tradition of Satyananda Saraswati.



    David holds Certificate IV in Teacher Training and Assessment from the Australian Government, Yoga Alliance 500 Hour certification, has received written authorization from K. Pattabhi Jois to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. He has also completed teacher training with Richard Freeman.



    David is an active researcher in mind-body medicine and consciousness and who seeks to deepen our scientific understanding of yoga and meditation.



    David holds a PhD in Neurophysiology from the University of Bologna, is Research Director for the Consciousness and Healing Initiative, USA and Senior Biophysicist at VID Art Science, under the National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Italy. He has published numerous articles in the fields of bioelectromagnetics and alternative medicine, has worked extensively in therapeutic use of electric and magnetic fields, and has conducted research on meditation, pranayama and Qigong practice.


    David has been a musician since childhood, starting on the clarinet at the age of 8, and beginning to play professionally on the saxophone in his teenage years. He grew up in the fertile musical atmosphere of New York City and has a deep interest in the relations between World Music and African American music and the connections between yoga, music and healing.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to get direct guidance and inspiration from one of the best yoga and meditation teachers to visit Ireland.

    In 1 week, you will develop a depth and an intimate feeling with your own practice, and then take this with you so that you can practice at home daily after the retreat.