At Little bird we practice and teach safe, authentic yoga. Our teachers are all highly qualified in both yoga and anatomy. They teach varying styles and levels but all with commitment and care.
We hope you get to know some, if not all of our community and find the teacher who connects best with you: Whether you want to challenge yourself physically or simply indulge in complete relaxation, you will leave on a natural high.
Jai Kartar Kaur
Máire Ní G
Having travelled the world and studied many spiritual traditions, Máire finally found truth in the Tao. She trained directly with Grandmaster Mantak Chia in the Tao Garden, and became the first certified Universal Healing Tao Instructor In Ireland. Máire is the founder of Universal Healing Tao Ireland and organises Mantak Chia’s visits to Dublin. Máire teaches classes, courses and workshops year-round – Chi Kung/Qi Gong, Tao Yin (Taoist yoga), Energy Cultivation techniques, Sexual Energy practice.
Dr. Cathy Scanlon is a certified breathwork and meditation coach, who trained with both David Elliott and Erin Telford in the US. Cathy began studying Transformational and Pranayama Breathwork in 2017 in Costa Rica. As an academic neuroscientist and engineer for over 10 years, Cathy specialises in combining the yang of the logical mind and the yin of the intuitive to assist others in connecting with themselves to heal and transform.
Anthony has been teaching over 20 years. He initially studied Iyengar yoga and is a certified Iyengar teacher. He taught in this tradition until he was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga. From the very beginning, Anto fell in love with the Ashtanga practice, captured by the flowing techniques, challenging asanas, the breathing and the bandhas. Anto shares his wealth of knowledge in a thoughtful, heartfelt and moving class.
Amy found yoga more than 20 years ago, and began teaching 15 years ago. After a six month stay at a Sivananda Ashram she completed her first teacher training in 2001. In 2005 she found Ashtanga Yoga and with the guidance of her three main teachers she continues her daily practice and learning. Amy teaches Ashtanga, Hatha, Dynamic Vinyasa, and Yin Yoga.
Passionate about movement from an early age, Kitty commenced training as a Ballet dancer at five years old. With a diploma in dance and musical theatre she is also a personal trainer and fitness instructor. Kitty moved to a more therapeutic and holistic practice beginning with Pilates, and then Yoga, undertaking her 200 hour yoga teacher training at Samadhi in Dublin.
Liz Costigan Fleury
Deirdre Murphy is interested in making life more accommodating, grounding, and stimulating. She does this by performing, writing music, making theatre, dancing, teaching yoga, training circus, throwing parties, raising children, knitting, cooking, and standing on her hands. Deirdre has studied with Erich Schiffman, David Swenson, and Larry Schultz, and is a self taught acroyogi. Deirdre has been the recipient of several Art Council of Ireland grants, and has shown her work in Ireland and internationally.
Cathy is an E-RYT 500 registered teacher and a Yoga Alliance Continued Education Provider for teachers. Cathy has been involved with yoga since 1996 and teaching continually in Dublin, Thailand & internationally since 2004. Over the years she has studied various styles of yoga including Iyengar, Hatha, Ashtanga yoga & meditation. She teaches yoga as a transformational process that explores the individuality of each person.