Team Sports Workshops

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Get The Extra Edge in Sport

More and more professional teams are introducing Yoga and Meditation into their daily training schedule. Both these disciplines are part of Ayurveda, a greater & more detailed system of health, developed in India thousands of years ago. 

We have designed a number of programs for sports teams to introduce Ayurveda, Yoga & Meditation techniques into their training schedules.


Our sports programs are designed to bring your team on a step by step journey in improving their game from the inside out.

We will look at ways to:

The learning techniques that we use are fun & interactive. The principals that we teach will enhance an existing training system & subtly deepen attendees understanding of themselves and their health. We also make time to focus on individual team members, as a chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link.

What you will learn

  • Body type profiling
  • Your individual body type
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses of body types
  • To develop personalised lifestyle plans to follow throughout your seasons
  • Food energetics and individual diet plans
  • Digestive tips for energy and tissue metabolism
  • Fluid system balance
  • Daily routine for eating, sleeping and training
  • Yoga asanas to maintain physical and neurological balance
  • Meditation techniques to maintain focus, reduce anxiety and frustration
Go the extra mile and explore the Ayurvedic approach to sport…


  • Duration:  90 minute sessions – half day workshops (e.g. 3 sessions over 6 weeks or 5 sessions over 12 weeks)
  • Cost: packages starting from €150 (please contact us for pricing) 061 622751 or email ei.ay1529370804mtas@1529370804ofni1529370804

About the teachers

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 Doug Hyde B.A (Biology), Adv. Dip Ayurveda

Doug is the Ayurvedic practitioner & co-owner of Satmya. He first became interested in Ayurveda in 1998 during his Biology degree at the University of Denver (DU). At the time, Doug was on a swimming scholarship and could see the logic of this ancient system when he applied it to his own health.

In 2003, Doug relocated to Australia to pursue Ayurveda full time under the tutelage of professor Jason Chandler, a highly respected Vaidyacharya (Ayurvedic Doctor & Teacher).  He studied classical Ayurveda for 4 years and upon graduation, in 2007, he returned home to set up Satmya in Killaloe.

He has a special interest in teaching and sharing his knowledge of Ayurveda.

Courses: Ayurveda for PractitionersKitchen Medicine, Ayurvedic Seasonal CookingAyurveda Self CareIndian Head Massage, Ayurveda & Yoga for Athletes  and other classes. Doug also runs Ayurveda & Yoga retreats in various locations in Ireland

Julie will be teaching you Yoga & Pranayama during this course. 

twist-2-1024x791Julie is the Hatha Yoga teacher in Satmya. She was introduced to yoga in her teens and developed a deep respect for this practice over the years.  She completed a diploma in Hatha Yoga Teacher Training under Roy Griffin in YTTC Dublin. She has also completed Restorative & Sports Yoga training.

Julie is also a qualified Ayurvedic therapist and holds a Diploma in Vegetarian & Vegan nutrition