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A bit about Chris

My Yoga journey began with going inside and reconnecting with who I was before I became someone else.

My teaching approach is characterized by its versatility. I offer classes, retreats &  workshops in studios, outdoor environments such as parks & beaches and on site with companies.

Coming on retreat with me for either a day or week invites you to cultivate conscious awareness of how you are in all energy fields; it is a safe space to pay attention in a particular way to what’s going on in your life. This is done through raising awareness and centering practices.

In studio, I offer structured and consistent classes that provide a controlled environment for learning and practice. These classes focus on developing a strong foundation in yoga, emphasising alignment, breath control, and mindfulness.

In contrast, my outdoor classes offer a liberating experience, where the natural surroundings enhance the practice. These sessions are often infused with elements of meditation and mindfulness, encouraging you to engage your senses and cultivate a profound sense of presence. The flexibility to teach in diverse environments allows me to reach a broader audience and adapt my methods to suit varying contexts and student needs.

After studying Social Science in the London School of Economics I knew I wanted a career that involved seeking to understand our united and communal role on this earth. I have completed trainings with Ciara Cronin in the Yoga Rooms, Therapeutic wisdom of Yoga with Doug Keller, Kundalini courage, guts, compassion with Gurmukh Khalsa. The techniques underpinning the Katonah practices come from classical Hatha yoga, Katonah Yoga with Abbie Galvin Taoist yoga and the panpyschic vision belonging to western esoteric philosophy. I am currently studying for a diploma in Coaching & Mentoring as well as a Masters in positive health in the Royal College of Surgeons.

Each class with me is intelligent, fun, functional, but most of all, authentic.

I was a teenage mother, a wild child, a person who did the things most people wouldn’t and most certainly shouldn’t. Here’s the thing about life and it’s learnings, teachers take various guises, not just those who stand at the top of a class but people you meet along the way. In my case these are people who have helped guide my path when I’ve strayed (and my ability to stray is vast). As with all miracles, my kids have been my greatest teachers, they keep me in check and make me a better person. Each time I come to the mat I take away a renewed sense of peace and calm, a returning to myself. Yoga has offered me this opportunity to connect with my inner child. There is no option but to do the work, face myself, my whole self and accepting myself for who I truly am. In yoga terms this means embracing what’s referred to as the Shadow side. This has been my yoga journey. At the heart of everything I do is curiosity. This has brought me to some crazy places in the past but it’s also what brought me to yoga. A wise woman and good friend asked me to join her at a yoga class in Portugal. I remember stepping into the studio and seeing the other students and my wonderful teacher Sol, being nervous because I wanted to ‘be good’ at yoga but mostly being overwhelmed by the beauty of this tiny studio in the hills that smelled of oils and mats.

Like most people I came to yoga for the physical/ the asana practice. It complemented my running and I could fit classes in while the kids were in school. It took me a while but I began to realise yoga is so much more than the shapes we make with our bodies. As beautiful as those shapes are they are the prep for the real work; the inner work, and when that journey begins it’s transformative, mind blowing even. My dedication to yoga (which found me and not the other way round) over the past number of years has meant leaving the corporate world, training as a yoga teacher and teaching full time. I teach public classes in studios but outdoors is where I’m most at home, workshops, retreats & in office yoga.


I was so sad and sorry when my last yoga teacher decided to move home to Italy. I thought I would never find a better teacher & then… I found Chris. She delivers a wonderfully unique class which is a marriage of movement and breath. Her class delivers a complete workout for whatever level you’re at, whilst being easy on the body and calming the mind. I look forward to every class and have never felt stronger or better.

C. Horgan

Christine conveys an immense passion for yoga. Her energy is palpable. She also has a discerning understanding of how the body works when practicing yoga. I really enjoy her classes which leave me feeling full of positivity!

D. O’Reilly

Christine is a great yoga teacher and I recommend you give her a go.  She is very spiritual but her love of family and her surroundings come through clearly in her teaching - I have wished so many times to be with her in Dublin on the beach, in the studio, in the park! I have loved her classes via Zoom and her early morning Rise and Shine class has been a fantastic start to my day.  She is very knowledgeable and clearly puts a lot into planning each month and each week. Her classes are well prepared and she takes time to explain positions with variations too so that it is suitable for many levels. Having practised with her for 6 months, she keeps her practice interesting with different themes so that no 2 classes are completely the same.  I am loving my yoga journey with her and look forward to it continuing for many years.

N. Roberts

Absolutely love Chris’s yoga classes. It has become a staple part of my week to keep my mind clear and my body right. Chris is a fantastic teacher and I especially enjoy her meditation and reflections during class. Chris herself is such a fantastic person both inside and out and her light is infectious! 

S. Foley



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