About

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Deirdre McKenna
Yoga Instructor

A devout educator of preventative health and wellbeing, Deirdre was the creator, mentor, manager, facilitator and key driver of a local corporate wellness for Cork. Her program has achieved the global health site award for Cork for 3yrs running. Two years ago, her company at that time won a global distinction award 2019 Ireland for excellence in health and wellbeing by the global business group on health for which she is extremely proud. Deirdre is also an advanced trained and practicing yoga teacher and is teaching for the past 5 years. Deirdre is passionate in her work and has benefited hugely herself both physically and mentally from the practice she teaches.  
 
Deirdre a cork native has a keen interest in preventative health and health promotion tracing back as far as her early days embarking on her nursing career. Her nursing led to a devout passion to promote health and prevent illness therefore Deirdre followed the path of patient education and health promotion. She has worked as a nurse advisor for diabetes and cholesterol patients, a preventative health screening consultant for top to toe medicals for both corporate and private clients and she has also worked as a practice nurse for GP practice to her more recent role of occupational health specialist, manager and key driver and facilitator for Well -being in Dell technologies Cork.   
 
Deirdre has a deep wish to inspire, uplift, educate and give the gift of personal empowerment to one's own health through education, self-awareness and a good understanding of specific techniques and practices that can help.  

With Deirdre’s clinical background and holistic health training she has married a system for total wellbeing education and she is a true believer in the statement ‘Yoga works’  Deirdre is happiest teaching others and making a difference which she believes is her purpose