Dave’s first 200hr Yoga Teacher Training (2008) was through The Elbowroom in Dublin, and he has recently completed the 500hr Yoga Teacher Training (2019) with The Yoga Room, also in Dublin. He has trained with well respected teachers such as, Ciara Cronin, Veronica Larsson, Debbie Corradino, Susan Church, Michael McCann, Aisling Cong, and Eithne Kennedy. His yoga lineage is primarily Hatha, with influences of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and gentler practices, such as Restorative yoga. His approach to teaching is experiential, practical, non-judgmental, non-dogmatic, and fun.
Dave is also a qualified Powerhouse Pilates Teacher, Fitness Instructor, and Outdoor Activity Instructor. He attended the ACSM Personal Trainer course delivered by Litton Lane (2011). He is also interested in Natural Movement Techniques, Kiniesiology, Wholefood-based Nutrition, and Somatic Movement. He currently teaches through the studio at Westport Physiotherapy Clinic, and at the Quay Community Centre, in Westport. He teaches One-One, Workshops, and on Corporate Wellness programmes in Westport, County Mayo, and beyond..
When not teaching, Dave is involved with several local social enterprises; volunteering with the Edible Landscape Project, where he delivers the 2° Podcast and Climate Conversations, and as Director to Venture Out.
He has written several works of fiction and his latest novel, The Crowded Earth, published in 2018, is available through bookshops, libraries, and online. He is currently working on a new novel.
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