Internationally QualifiedYoga Teacher Trainers
Tracey Rohan-Irwin has an extensive background in fitness training and holistic living, having worked in the field of fitness and health since her early twenties. She began her career as a personal trainer for private and corporate clients. As she continued her own journey of personal growth through the study of yoga and other spiritual disciplines and exploring the connection between food and health, her work has continued to evolve.
Tracey has a Diploma in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, which she completed in Australia. Together with this, Tracey has Certificates of Completion from The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts in Austin, Texas and the Living Light Culinary Institute in California.
Tracey has also completed all the Enneagram Institute training level 1,2 and 3 as well as the Master Class where she is now facilitating group workshops worldwide. She studied directly under Russ hudson in the USA at the enneagraminstitute.com.
She has recently completed the Heal thy self course offered by Tyler Tolman and now has a thorough understanding of the contributing aspect to disease from a physical and metaphysical level.
She offers the RYT 200 hour and RYT 300 hour internationally certified yoga teacher training courses. She is also a qualified Coach and is now focusing her energies on conducting Enneagram workshops worldwide.
Tracey has completed a variety of courses focused on the science of plant-based nutrition that include intensive studies of the Macrobiotic, Ayurvedic and Raw Living Food traditions.
She is fully trained in a variety of Hatha Yoga systems, including Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, Yin and Restorative yoga, as well as Pre-Natal yoga and yoga therapy and injury prevention.
She has completed over 1000 hours of training and workshops with internationally renowned yoga teachers such as Louisa Sear, Simon Borg-Olivier, John Friend, Lance Schuler, Shiva Rea, Baron Baptiste, Rodney Yee, Gurmukh, Judith Lasater, Dhama Mittra, Nicki Knoff, David Life, Anna Forrest and David Swenson.
Tracey owned a commercial Yoga studio from 2002 – 2007 which she closed down in order to focus her energies on running destination yoga teacher trainings in beautiful locations around the world, such as Bali and soon to come European destinations.
She has completed a number of silent meditation retreats, and studied with and been inspired by leaders in the field of personal transformation such as Carolyn Myss, Eckhart Tolle, Don Miguel Ruiz, Louise Hay, Greg Braden and Wayne Dyer.
Tracey is a naturally gifted teacher and in her trainings she brings together her extensive knowledge of the body, her intuitive gift with delving deep through self-enquiry, nutritional guidance to support a vital and holistic yoga practice and many other elements to offer a dynamic and life transforming Yoga Teacher Training experience.
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Zeynep has always been a follower of her passions. Although she has an engineering degree she never became an engineer; instead, she went after her passion from childhood, theatre. She had a chance to work as a dramaturg in innovative theatre companies all around the world. She is now doing her graduate work on continental philosophy. The versatility of her background also includes being a Reiki healer and creative drama leader.
Continuous learning and never-ending self-development have always been a part of her life.
She passionately adopted the peaceful and harmonising lifestyle light up by the yoga tradition which also goes through a lifelong training of the mind, the body and the soul.
Both her versatile background and her studies on yoga opened up her intuition towards the unity in the universe. In each work she contributes, Zeynep draws her inspiration from various areas of life and spreads this creativity and inspiration generously. The case is no different for her yoga classes. After she got her RYT500 she began teaching yoga classes in different kinds of venues like art galleries, parks, dance studies, martial arts centres. She works with students from all ages and with different physical backgrounds.
Zeynep is also the co-founder of a very active and successful yoga organisation in Turkey. She believes that yoga is a way of life that should be integrated into one’s whole life and the perfect place and time for it is here and now. With her years of teaching experience and unifying approach, she is a proud member of the Shades of Yoga family.
Very intensive, well balanced and professionally led program, focused on the foundations of the mastery of yoga teaching.
Shades of Yoga is a highly reputed school providing its students with effective tools and information that helps in growing as a yoga teacher
I loved the 200 hour shades of yoga course, Great teachers, great group of yogis and a fantastic spiritual journey in a very spiritual location!
Cathy Pearson is a qualified Yoga Alliance E500 RYT, the highest level achieved, and also YACEP, Continued Education Provider. Teaching since 2005 in Ireland, Thailand, Bali and beyond with over 20,000 teaching hours behind her.
Over the years she has studied various styles of yoga including Iyengar, Hatha, Ashtanga yoga & meditation. Cathy has been blessed with the opportunity to have studied with Randall O’Leary & many other great teachers from around the world.
She continues her studies with Graeme & Leonie Northfield, Kirsten Berg & Mitchell Gold. This varied experience has lead her to express her understanding of yoga in a dynamic way and teaches it as a transformational process that explores the individuality of each person.
Her Vinyasa Yoga classes emphasise a deep connection with the breath, clarity and stillness of the mind, strength, balance, a graceful rhythm of moving mediation with the exploration of consciousness.
Cathy has spent over 15 years in a deep process of spiritual healing & purification, and has qualified as a certified Cellular Healing Therapist.
Cathy is a certified healing facilitator, a film maker and a mother of a wild and wonderful boy.
Bringing a Wealth of Knowledge from her Years of Yoga Practice
She also has a Masters Degree in English. She has previously worked in Kenya with the United Nations and in Amsterdam as an Urban Designer.
Restuning has studied a variety of Hatha Yoga traditions, some of these include: Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa Flow, and Yin yoga.
Restuning has successfully completed three 200 hour RYT teacher training courses. She has also completed her 300 hour RYT Teacher Training.
Following her adventurous life, she moved to Timor-Leste to manage a dive center. There she incorporated teaching Yoga with deep breath work and free diving. Restuning led the first Yoga and Ocean Adventure Retreat in Atauro Island and Jaco Island in Timor-Leste. Part of her responsibilities there was teaching specialized asana and pranayama for divers.
Louisa is the director of Shades of Yoga RYT 300 hour courses and is a primary teacher on some of Shades of Yoga 200 hour courses. Louisa has had a committed Yoga Sadhana practice for 35 years. She is also a qualified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant (Certificate IV).