Doug is the main teacher on the Diploma of Ayurvedic studies.

Doug is an Ayurvedic practitioner & 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.


Yvette is the  Naturopath and co-owner of Satmya. She is the course co-ordinator and student advisor for all courses at Satmya. She also teaches about Irish Herbs and their Ayurvedic uses. Read more about Yvette here

Gary O’Toole – Vedic Astrologer & Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counsellor 

Gary has studied Jyotish (Vedic astrology) for over 20 years. He previously trained in counselling and has studied Ayurveda with the American Institute of Vedic Studies, through which he was granted the title ‘Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counsellor’.

He is a member of the British Association of Vedic Astrology and lectures at their annual conference. He offers Vedic astrology consultations online and in Galway; including astrological remedial measures that are easily incorporated into a busy life. He is the author of Cosmic Bodies: The Ayurvedic Astrology Guide to Health & Well-Being.

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Julie Hyde RYT 200, Dip. AyurGuest Lecturer – Yoga & Ayurvedic Self care

Julie Hyde is an RYT 200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher with YTTC Dublin and holds a Diploma in Restorative Yoga and Sports Yoga. Julie’s classes are designed to create space and strength within the body, focus the mind and provide greater vitality.

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