Teacher Training

Join us at The Academy at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat for a 3 week Intensive 230 hour RYT Yoga Teacher Training with senior teacher Michelle Moroney.




Yoga Teacher Training





This 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course will run over 3 weeks.


Focus on this course is on Personal Development and Practice, Creating a Safe Teaching Environment, Knowledge of Poses and Sequencing of Classes.


There is a strong focus on Teaching Practice with each course participant instructing their fellow students every day on the course. First training: Nov 26 – Dec 16, 2018




dearbhla in studio



Our purpose for this training is to be authentic and open and to be prepared and present so that we can share our knowledge and love of yoga in it’s many forms and educate our students with passion and experience to the art of teaching yoga. We are creating and growing a yoga community based on integrity, self-reflection and excellence.



Yoga styles covered:     
Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative and Alignment Focused Yoga

Dates:                                Nov 26th to Dec 16th, 2018  and  Jun 7th to 28th, 2019

Price:                                 €5000 – Price includes Tuition, Accommodation and meals* at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat

Booking:                          Email us on info@cliffsofmohretreat.com or call +353 86 85 17710 to book


*On the two day’s off, lunch and dinner will not be included.



Mari Kennedy classCourse Content:

This course will cover:

  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy and Functional Movement
  • Teaching Practice
  • Personal Development
  • Personal Practice
  • Final assessments







Additional Hours: 

Prior to course commencement, 5 Pre-Training Assignments will be provided to prepare you for the training. Students will also be provided with a reading list of books.










Learning Outcomes:

Our training will prepare our new teachers to teach authentically, with a confident working knowledge of functional movement and asana and who are fully prepared to lead a number of classes of different styles. Our teachers will be versed in creating a safe teaching environment, will be able to offer Hatha Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative and Slow Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama. Our new teachers will know how to safely modify, enable their students to progress with advanced asana and will have an established relationship with their own practice.





Yoga teacher training
Eligibility and Pre-requisites:

Minimum of 2 years of dedicated yoga practice. Each participant will be expected to attend a formal interview (Skype) and submit an application.














Upon completion of all elements of the training, the pre-training assignments and successfully passing the written exam and teaching practicums, students will graduate with a Teaching Certificate for 200 Hour and can register as a RYT200 with Yoga Alliance®







Our Training Team:


michelle yoga


Lead Trainer– Michelle Moroney. Michelle is a senior yoga teacher, certified Health and Wellness Coach and daily yoga practitioner who runs her own successful retreat centre here at the Cliffs of Moher Retreat. Meet your Lead Trainer and read more about Michelle here.












Trainer– Dearbhla Glynn. Through her 300 hours of advanced teacher training in the Elbow room Dearbhla has trained with movement practitioners Gary Carter, Susan Church and Yin practitioner Josh Summers. Meet your Trainer and read more about Dearbhla here.











AnatomyAnatomy Trainer– Lexi Keating. Bachelor’s of Science in Biology (BS), 1999-2003, Springhill College, Mobile, AL,USA Master’s Degree of Physical Therapy (MS) Over 12 years of experience practicing & teaching as a Physical Therapist/Physiotherapist specialising in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, rehabilitation, injury prevention, functional movement and development. Over 2,400 logged hours served as a Clinical Instructor to Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy graduate students.



The day is broken into 4 parts. The morning will include a 2 hour yoga practice followed by breakfast.


The late morning session will be an academic class with different themes each day, for example: anatomy and functional movement or a teaching methodology session, followed by lunch.


The afternoon session will be 3 hours of  teaching practice followed by a break.


The late afternoon session will include more practice, meditation, pranayama and discussion.


A full breakdown of each day will be available to download shortly.





Price is all inclusive and includes all tuition, meals* and accommodation.

*On the two days off lunch and dinner is not included.

Twin Shared Bathroom     €5,000


Booking directly on our website now will require a 30% deposit.

We can arrange a payment plan to suit your needs please contact us on info@cliffsofmoherretreat.com or call +353 86 851 7710