Dearbhla Kelly

Born and raised in Ireland, Dearbhla Kelly M.A. is a Los Angeles-based yoga teacher, writer and neurophilosopher. She began her academic training in Amsterdam and received degrees in philosophy in Dublin and Chicago.

She is particularly skillful at marrying the more esoteric teachings of yoga with modern scientific insights and the practicalities of everyday life. Her writing has been published in the Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Elephant Journal and Origin Magazine.

A dedicated ashtanga practitioner, she teaches yoga and neuroscience workshops worldwide. Her lilting Irish accent and Dublin wit make her classes uniquely enjoyable.

Latest from Dearbhla Kelly

September 29, 2015

The Finger and the Moon: What Are We Practicing When We Practice Yoga?

May 20, 2015

10 Ways Yoga Helps You Flourish.

December 18, 2013

My Big Dirty Secret.

October 14, 2013

How New-Agey, Trite Affirmations Can Lead Us to Happiness.

October 8, 2013

Musings from the Mysore Mat.

May 7, 2013

Reclaiming Joy.

April 6, 2013

How to Survive Being Married to a Musician.

November 18, 2012

Sometimes I get deeply confused about where home is.

October 17, 2012

Love is a Drug.

August 7, 2012

The Kids Who Stole My Heart & Taught Me What Yoga Is Really About.

May 30, 2012

The Agonizing Beauty of Ashtanga Yoga.

March 9, 2012

Asana as Eros.

February 26, 2012

The Eyes of a Child.

February 2, 2012

The Eros of Yoga.

January 13, 2012

Taking Ecstasy Can Deepen Your Yoga Practice.