Satmya is owned & run by Doug & Yvette Hyde who have over 15 years experience in the natural medicine sector. Both Doug & Yvette are Irish but trained in Australia. They started Satmya in 2007.

Doug Hyde Ayurvedic Practitioner & Teacher Ireland


Ayurvedic teacher/therapist/practitioner, meditation teacher & retreat facilitator.

Doug is an Ayurvedic practitioner, teacher  & co-founder of Satmya. Through consultations, corporate seminars, workshops and professional courses he endeavours to make Ayurveda accessible to everyone.  Doug loves introducing his students & clients to the transformative power of Ayurveda. He believes that Ayurveda empowers people to manage their health and wellbeing to get the most out of life.

Doug mainly works from his centre in East Clare but travels nationally  with his work.  He lives on a 3 acre nature santuary in the East Clare hills with his wife (Yvette who is a Naturopath) and three children.

Work with Doug:

  • Start your Ayurvedic journey with a private consultation. Doug will help you to understand your health through Ayurveda and where necessary will guide you to make changes to improve your wellbeing.
  • Attend a course: Due to time restraints Doug currently only offers practitioner courses. Deepen your current practice with Ayurveda for practitioners; expand your practice with his Shiro-abhyanga (Indian head massage) Diploma or embark on a 2 year Ayurveda Diploma
  • Book a talk: bring Ayurveda into your workplace/club/community/Yoga centre/Heath Retreat, etc. Doug tailors his talks to your needs and makes Ayurveda practical, fun and easy. (Doug has worked with W2, Ardnahoo, Obus school, Digino, ICA, Canon Hayes Recreation Centre, Clare Youth Service, Avara LTD, New Futures Farming group, Killaloe Ballina Community centre)

Qualifications: Advanced Dip. Ayurveda, Bachelor of Arts, Biology


Yvette will be on maternity leave until January 2020.

Naturopath, Herbalist, Homeopath, Nutritionist & Remedial Massage Therapist

Qualified 2005

Yvette is a Naturopath and co-owner of Satmya. She has been in full time practice since 2005. She works in the Satmya clinic & herbal dispensary. She believes everyone can benefit from taking natural remedies both as prevention & in the treatment of many health conditions. She offers a dispensary service every Thursday where she offers free 15minute consultations and advice on herbal & homeopathic medicines. She also offers more comprehensive consultations at the clinic where she uses Classical Homeopathy, Herbalism & Nutrition.

Background & Studies

Yvette completed a 4 year full time Naturopathy degree at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies & the University of New England, Australia. During her studies she gained experience at a number of clinics and dispensaries. She also went to India to further her Homeopathy studies and attended a postgraduate course at the Bengal Allen College of Homeopathy, Calcutta. Upon completion of her degree in 2005, she was awarded Naturopathy student of the year by Phytomedicine & ACNT.

Since graduating she has continued her studies with some excellent teachers all over the world (Matthew Wood, Julia Graves, Subrata Banerjea, Rajan Sankaran, Jan Scholten and Dinesh Chauhan). She continues to update and upgrade her skills annually.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy), Advanced Dip. of Naturopathy, Advanced Dip. of Western Herbal Medicine, Advanced Dip of Homeopathy, Diploma of Remedial Massage, Diploma of Iridology, Bachelor of Commerce.