Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter

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Discussions and Conversations on Yoga, Society shifts and changes, Mental Health, Physical Health, Creativity, Careers and Life. This Irish podcast aims to dig deeper and get to the heart of the matter on who we are, and why we are doing what we do..


Series 3:Episode Five with Kathy Scott ‘The Heroines Journey’
Dec 5 • 68 min
In this episode I sat down with creative director, event curator and Yoga teacher, Kathy Scott. This is a super episode and insightful on many levels. In this episode Kathy and I chat about; -Her interest in what it means to be Irish and the projects she…
Series 3:Episode Four with James Higgins ‘Yoga, Surfing and Figuring it out’
Nov 28 • 45 min
In this episode I sat down with James Higgins, an international Yoga teacher from San Francisco. I have been attending James immersion events in Dublin since 2016 and I can only describe the experiences as deeply transforming for me. When I first met…
Series 3:Episode Three with Mari Kennedy ‘Yoga, Celtic Wisdom and Embracing Imperfection’
Nov 21 • 80 min
In this episode I sat down with Mari Kennedy. Mari is based in Dublin and works as a Women’s Leadership coach, an organisational and well being consultant, integral facilitator, Celtic wisdom holder and Yoga and Meditation teacher. It was a pleasure to…
Series 3: Episode Two with Rachel Land ‘A Yoga Teaching Journey’
Nov 14 • 56 min
In this episode I got the great opportunity to speak with international Yoga teacher Rachel Land. It was so easy to chat with her about Yoga, anatomy, teaching and the passion she has for helping people in their lives. Rachel lives in Queenstown, New…
Series 3: Episode One with Liz Costigan Fleury ‘Sharing the Real’
Nov 7 • 50 min
In this episode I sat down with the wonderful Liz Costigan Fleury. Liz is a Yoga teacher based in Dublin. Among many other offerings, she hosts retreats, teaches studio classes, and is a public speaker. It was an absolute pleasure chatting to Liz, she…
Series 3 Trailer
Nov 3 • 3 min
A little snippet of some of the amazing conversations coming up in Series 3, stay tuned…Coming soon:-)
Series Two: Episode Six with Katie Coldrick ‘Infectious Enthusiasm’
Jun 28 • 90 min
In this episode I sat down with the wonderful Katie Coldrick. Katie is a Yoga teacher, an amazing creative soul and fabulous chef. She offers Immersive Outdoor Experiences, including Surfing, Climbing, Yoga and yummy food. She also makes beautiful Pottery…
Series Two: Episode Five with Kitty Maguire ‘Pleasure in the Practice’
Jun 12 • 70 min
in this episode I sat down with the lovely Kitty Maguire. Kitty is a Yoga teacher specialising in Yin Yoga and Yoga for Women’s bodies. She is the host of a range of special events annually for Women and she teaches weekly in studios in Dublin. It was an…
Series Two: Episode Four with Sarah Doyle ‘Compassion and Care’
Jun 6 • 76 min
In this episode I sat down with Sarah Doyle. Sarah is a life coach based in Dublin and we talked about a lot. it was a real pleasure to chat with Sarah about work and life, she was extremely generous with her time and thoughts. In this episode we discuss;…
Series Two: Episode Three with Andy Myers ‘Passion and Purpose’
May 22 • 50 min
In this episode I sat down with Andy in his studio in Terenure. Andy has been running the Movement Studio for 6 years now and continues to in his words organically grow and progress. We spoke about his background in Kickboxing, learning from injuries and…
Series Two: Episode Two with Miriam Kerrins Hussey ‘Integrative Health Care’
May 15 • 67 min
In this episode I sit down with Miriam Kerrins Hussey. We chat about her career change from pharmacy to a more holistic approach. She has a great perspective on moving from a sense of the ‘sick care system’ to providing services and choices for people to…
Series Two: Episode One with Fiona O’ Donnell ‘Sitting with our Experience’
May 8 • 54 min
In this first episode of the second series, I sit down with Fiona O’ Donnell. We talk about her experience to date with Mindfulness practices and Meditation. We discuss how these practices can help people in their everyday lives and she guides us through…
Bonus Episode- Orla McAdam ‘Finding Balance’
Mar 13 • 66 min
In this bonus episode I sit down with Orla Mc Adam, a Yoga teacher and studio owner based in Blackrock, Co.Louth Orla and and I chat about; -Orla’s path to Yoga practice from competing in Iron man’s and healing from sports injuries. -Journeying from the…
Episode Six- Lou Horgan ‘A Woman’s Way’
Mar 3 • 72 min
In this episode I sit down with experienced Yoga teacher Lou Horgan Lou and I chat about; -Lou’s teaching with a focus on women, areas of Yoga that are underdeveloped and under written. -The Red Tent in the past as the touchstone in the community. -Her…
Episode Five- Michael Ryan ‘Unexpected Change’
Feb 24 • 68 min
In this episode I sit down with Michael Ryan, an experienced Yoga teacher in Dublin. Michael and I chat about; -The type or style of teaching Michael focuses on -Western ways of holding our bodies and Sympathetic nervous system responses -His experience…
Episode Four- Eithne Kennedy ‘Inner wisdom’
Feb 17 • 59 min
In this episode I sit down with Eithne Kennedy who is a kinesiologist and Yoga teacher based in Dublin. Eithne and I chat about; -Her work as a Kinesiologist -Uncomfortable feelings in the body or mind as information -Acceptance in processes and…
Episode Three- Dara O’ Boyle ‘When the struggle is real’
Feb 10 • 87 min
In this episode I sit down with Dara O Boyle, he owns and runs a fitness and health facility in Dublin, Ireland. Dara and I chat about; -His priorities for his business, his reasons driving him and his sense of purpose. -His experience in Australia and…
Episode Two- Clare Mulvany ‘The Power of Stories’
Feb 3 • 77 min
In this episode I sit down with Clare Mulvany. She is a writer, creative mentor, photographer and yoga teacher. Clare and I chat about; -Clare’s perspective on social change -Concept of internal and external change -Soul Centric Growth -Yoga, Sea…
Episode One- Jody Kennedy ‘Rite of Passage’
Jan 27 • 71 min
In this episode, I sit down with Jody Kennedy. He is a Personal trainer, ancestral health advocate, outdoor immersion and retreat leader. Jody and I chat about; -Ancestral Health -Individual Responsibility -Importance of Play -Performance has a price…
‘Heart of the Matter’ Podcast Introduction
Jan 25 • 7 min
An introduction from me Naomi. A little background on me and my intention with this first podcast Series. Enjoy listening and you can now Subscribe, rate and review on Itunes or where you are accessing the podcast:-)
‘Heart of the Matter’ Trailer
Jan 22 • 3 min
A short trailer with a snippet of some of the conversations I have had for this podcast. This podcast will begin early 2019 with a first short series. I had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with a selection of wonderful, interesting, creative and…