Hello! My name is Carol Murphy. Hello! My name is Carol Murphy. I started Green Lotus Yoga teacher training school in 2007. Since then I have graduated over 250 teachers from my training throughout Ireland and abroad. I have taught yoga in Ireland, London, California, India, South Africa, Morocco and Spain.
I like to teach Vinyasa style yoga as mindful, strengthening, slow, breath-centered movement which is grounded in the intelligence of modern alignment and yoga anatomy, myofascial anatomy trains, energetic principles relating to subtle anatomy and supported by philosophical and spiritual structures to balance and free the mind. The reason I started training teachers was to work with students who are willing to commit deeper to the practice and also to be able to bring students deeper on their journey and share elements of yoga beyond asana like philosophy, energetics, healing work and meditation.
I am practising yoga 27 years and teaching 20. My background is in Iyengar, Ashtanga and Vinyasa. I am a qualified Neuro-muscular Physical Therapist, and pracitice a form of physical therapy that works with kinetic chains and acknowledges the interconnected nature of the body, just like yoga does…
In addition to the above, I have 2 degrees in philosophy <3. I have studied Ayurveda and yoga therapy in India. I am a raw vegan educator (although not 100% vegan or raw). I am a trained Art of Being Tantra instructor, a qualified Trance Dance teacher and I have studied the Reiki Tummo Method which combines reiki with kundalini healing work.
These gifts created solidity and ground from which I can rise and fly, roots and wings, creating safety, balance, expansion and joy in my life and for this I am grateful.