Mairead is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Teacher, she started her career in Emergency Departments as a Registered Nurse working for over nine years in Australia and the United Kingdom. After feeling burnt out by western Medicine she studied a Graduate Diploma in Education and taught for over four years- including three years teaching Consciousness based Education in Melbourne, teaching yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda based on the teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
After completing a Panchakarma in India she felt compelled to study an Ayurvedic Practitioner course in Australia, studying with Dr. Roopa Rao (BAMS) for three years and completing an internship with Dr. C.R.S. Kumar (BAMS) in Melbourne, Australia.
She practiced Ayurvedic Medicine from a five-star urban health retreat in Melbourne and recently in Costa Rica, at a Wellness Centre and Retreat Centre offering individualized Ayurvedic detoxification programs.
She has completed a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with Swami Vidyanand at Sri Ma Transformational Yoga School, Pondicherry, India and has studied Tibetan Buddhism with Lamas from the Vajrayana tradition.
She is passionate about Natural Medicine, wellness and helping people live a more vibrant and vital life through Ayurveda and Yoga- two sister sciences that when practiced together allow the physical, pranic, mental and psychic purification of the body-mind for health and self-realization.