About Lisa

Lisa-Petersen-3Lisa Petersen is a Yoga Teacher, Therapist, and Somatic Movement Educator based in Ireland. With nearly two decade’s teaching experience and a BSc. (Hons) in Communications, Lisa is known for her clarity, presence, humour and passion. She offers workshops and teacher training in Yoga, Somatics and embodied anatomy internationally. Lisa co-taught Donna Farhi’s 2013 and 2015 Advanced Teacher Trainings. She holds a Diploma in Yoga Therapy and originally trained at Vivekenanda Kendra, India’s most reputable Yoga Therapy Hospital as well as the International Institute for Somatic Movement Education. She studied embodied anatomy and yoga directly with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen from 2008-2010, and continues her anatomy exporations with Amy Matthews.

Her style is personable and enriched by a deep understanding of anatomy, alignment and universal movement patterns. With a wealth of knowledge, her classes and workshops are innovative and authentic as she guides her students towards personal transformation on and off the mat. She is passionate about finding the balance between being and doing, movement and stillness, strength and fluidity, discipline and freedom.

Qualifications

Lisa-Petersen-2Advanced Teacher Training Certificate, Donna Farhi

Diploma in Perinatal Yoga, Birthlight

Diploma in Yoga Therapy, YTTC

Yoga Instructors Certificate, sVYASA

Yoga Therapy Insructor’s Course, sVYASA (Back-pain, Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma)

Certificate in Somatics, International Institute for Somatic Movement Education

Certificate in Ayurvedic Yoga Massage

Certificates in Reiki 1 & 2

Bsc.(Hons) Communications