Meet The Team

Come to our studio, we have a great team of energetic teachers, committed to making you feel fabulous. Our teachers come from wide and varied backgrounds, all experts in their fields, come on in and see for yourself.



Our Teachers

Rachel Gaffey

Rachel Gaffey

Rachel is a mum to three amazing children, Clodagh 6, Orlagh 4 and Ronan 1. After three very comfortable pregnancies and 3 calm, gentle, drug free births, she is committed to women’s health and helping other women through their pregnancy, birth and postnatal journeys.

Rachel has a love of Yoga, Pilates, Strength Training, Fitness and overall Wellbeing and credits this to her positive pregnancy, birth and postnatal experiences. She founded MyWellbeing.ie in 2008 and has been teaching full time since. Her classes are always fun and students have praised her personal attention and ability to mix challenging postures with a fun environment.

Rachel has a deep, wide and varied knowledge of Women’s Health and how Yoga, Pilates and Strength can help support women on their path to childbirth and beyond. She adores working with women from fertility, to pregnancy, coaching Active Birth and then postnatal support and recovery.

Rachel practices a wide range of Yoga and Pilates styles and blends this dynamic combination into her classes. Students can expect increased strength and vitality and individual attention is guaranteed. After completing a class with Rachel you will leave feeling strong, flexible and toned. All classes aim to eliminate stress, rejuvenate the body and revitalise body and mind!

Rachel knows pregnancy and how to help pregnant women.

Rachel holds a teaching diploma from Yoga Therapy Ireland and is a member of the Yoga Federation of Ireland. Rachel is STOTT Pilates trained and also holds a diploma in Fertility, Womb Yoga, Fitness, Gym Instruction and Personal Training from ITEC and has an ITEC diploma in Diet and Nutrition. Rachel is also a Reiki Master and Life Coach. Rainbow Kids, Total Barre™, IAIM Baby Massage Instructor, STOTT Pilates Pre and Post Natal, YTI Pre and Post Natal, Mum and Baby, YTI Yoga Diploma, STOTT Pilates, Tera-Mai Reiki Master, New Insights Trained Life Coach, ITEC Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, ITEC Fitness Studio Teaching, ITEC Gym Instruction & Personal Trainer, BComm, MSc Marketing Practice.
Email – rachel@mywellbeing.ie

Ciara Gillan

Ciara has recently left the world of Visual Effects and Film, where she worked for many years as a Producer. Now she’ll be taking that organised brain of hers and working her ‘feng shui’ on our fabulous studio here in Dame Street. When not managing our clients and keeping all aspects of MyWellbeing in tip top shape, Ciara works as a freelance Radio Producer and Writer.

Check out her blog here

Kate Gaffey

Kate Gaffey

Kate teaches Yoga, Pilates and Barre classes here at the studio. She also leads our Corporate Wellbeing program, bringing classes and wellbeing workshops & seminars to the workplace. If you’re interested in bringing a new lease of life to your office get in touch!

Kate is passionate about moving well and the connection between movement, the mind and the body. Building strength as well as flexibility will be a focus for each class. Expect to work hard, be challenged in new ways each week and to leave class with a smile. Yoga classes are a dynamic flow to strengthen the whole body. Pilates classes focus on building core control as well as upper and lower body strength. Barre classes sculpt the thighs and bum in a fun way, expect to feel the burn!

Wellness Workshops include mindfulness, meditation, workplace ergonomics, healthy eating demos and workplace wellbeing talks. If you think your company would benefit from finding out how to use mindfulness to boost productivity, or how to eat during the day in a way that sustains energy, just get in touch.

Kate holds a B.A in European Business and a BSc in International Business from DCU and Northeastern University Boston, MA.

Email – hello@mywellbeing.ie // Instagram – @kategaffey

Suzanne Gaffey

Suzanne is passionate about women’s health and is currently training to be a midwife.

As a Trainee Midwife, Birth Doula & Pilates instructor Suzanne has witnessed the direct results women experience when they take care of themselves physically and mentally especially throughout pregnancy, the postpartum period and beyond.

She believes women have more confidence in their bodies, especially in their ability to birth their babies when they engage in a safe exercise practice such as Pilates.

In a class with Suzanne – you can expect to build awareness in the body, stretching, strengthening and lengthening.

Suzanne will focus on enhancing the mind-body connection with a strong emphasis on breath work throughout.

Her goal is to have you leaving her class feeling relaxed, confident and empowered.

Lorna Coleman

We are delighted to have Rachel’s mum Lorna to MyWellbeing!

Mother to five, grandmother (5 at the last count!), Yoga teacher, Infant Massage teacher, GentleBirth instructor, Energy Healer and Wise Woman Doula, Lorna Coleman is passionate about living life authentically  and helping women to recognise their intrinsic power.

Lorna trained with DONA International as a birth Doula, and loves nothing better than supporting women emotionally during pregnancy, labour and childbirth. Working as a childbirth educator with GentleBirth, she also runs regular GentleBirth ante natal workshops in Dublin and the North East.

She is also a 200-hour RYS qualified Yoga teacher in addition to being a Birthlight Certified Pregnancy and Perinatal Teacher having being taught by the world renowned Francoise Freedman. She has also specialities in Womb Yoga, her teacher being Uma Dinsmore Tuli of Yoni Shakti fame. She loves all things woman, pregnancy and baby and loves to teach Infant Massage (IAIM certified) to new Mums as they transition to motherhood.

On top of all this she finds time to work as a Chakra Energy Healing therapist, specialising in fertility and pregnancy preparation and recovery.

Having worked in the corporate sector for over thirty years Lorna holds an MSc in Education from Dublin City University among other postgraduate qualifications. Lorna brings a wealth of life experience to her work and course delivery.