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The Studio Eleven Team

The Studio Eleven Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

We are dedicated in Studio Eleven to bring you the best experience possible. 

Christine Stewart

Christine Stewart

Founder of Studio Eleven, yoga and teacher and trainer. 

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Meet Christine Stewart RPYT, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Dip HP (KGH), founder of Studio Eleven.

Christine has been practising yoga since she was pregnant with her second child far too long ago to mention and has been hooked since. She has been teaching since 2014.

Christine is a fully certified Anusara yoga teacher and an iRest®  Yoga Nidra Meditation teacher. and is qualified in Teen Yoga, Pre and Post natal Yoga, Hypnobirthing, Womb Yoga, Yin, Restorative, and Chair Yoga. She is currently becoming a certified Yoga Therapist with  IAYT.

She will run individual sessions with clients, which will involve the professional application of the principles and practices of yoga to promote health and well-being within a therapeutic relationship.

Christine teaches yoga from the heart with a conscious effort to theme her classes around the cyclic and ancient pre-Celtic and seasonal calendar that reflects her love of nature in her classes.

She teaches yoga and hosts retreats, workshops, and trainings in Boyle, Inishbofin,  and Omagh, where she can go deeper and explore all these practices have to offer.

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Jane Schleyer - Somatics


Jane discovered the benefits of Somatics in 2015 having an interest in overcoming health issues
brought on from having Fibromyalgia and fatigue caused by stress.


The gentle movements brought relief to both the mind and body that it inspired her to learn more and to eventually train to become a Somatics Movement Coach with Lisa Petersen of “Living Yoga” in Dublin.


The Somatics Education world is vast, so Jane continues to explore and is currently training with Brian Siddhartha Ingle and Gayatri Schriefer of “Living Somatics” along with continued practice with other teachers.

Jane found that with regular practice, Somatics gave her a lift to living her life in a more functional way hence she created “Lift2Life” to introduce the movements to others.

“Learn to understand your body so that you can start a self-healing journey into easing your
muscular tension”

Jane Schleyer

 About Tanja

Tanja Thomas Childen's Yoga Teacher and Trainer 

Tanja, originally from Germany, has been sharing yoga and wellbeing practices with children of all ages and abilities, teens, and families nationally and internationally in communities,  preschools, primary & secondary schools, kids camps, libraries, at festivals, in studios and independent classes.

A yoga alliance qualified yoga instructor specialising in children's & family yoga as well as therapeutic yoga for children with additional needs, Tanja has also trained in Integral Sound Therapy, Three in One Concepts - Kinesiology as well as Reiki, Sound Massage, Sound Yoga and  Mindfulness Practices, which she likes to integrate into her sessions. When her first daughter was born with Congenital Heart Disease in 2005, Holistic Practices & Yoga became integral to both herself and her daughter as a way of life. Since being a second time mum during the pandemic she has focused her own practices and her teachings even more on supporting emotional and mental health as well as physical wellbeing. Tanja knows from experience that by bringing yoga and wellbeing practices into our daily life we can more easily manage the challenges we face every day and become more balanced, relaxed and happy within ourselves.

What she loves most in her work is to empower children, parents and families, to integrate these wellbeing tools and enjoy them as part of their daily lives to feel good in body, mind and soul.

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Claire Louise Knifton

Born in London Claire moved to Ireland in 1999 for a quieter and more creative, joyful and meaningful life.

Originally a psychodynamic counsellor Claire trained in spiritual healing, reiki, access bars,  angel therapy, family constellations and authentic movement and dance.

These creative and healing modalities, along with her life experience,  personal growth and enthusiasm for holistic living have further helped her to develop her natural clairvoyant and healing abilities.

Claire started dancing at two years old and continues to move through her life mindfully into new dreams and spaces, she runs and hosts gatherings of like-minded therapists and runs classes and movement and dance workshops at Studio Eleven.


Workshops and classes are regularly held in Studio Eleven Boyle, and they are themed and include, family tree healing,  walking with angels, returning to love, passion and plenty, creativity in action, and opening new doors in our lives.

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Deirdre Moran.

Deirdre gives a very relaxing and nourishing class involving some gentle movement, which consists of standing poses with hand actions to encourage good energy into the chakras.

She gives a spoken guided explanation on what students are doing and gives detailed information on what each chakra is connected to, benifits and controls. Followed by a deeply relaxaing guided meditation, with Tibetan singing bowls  to finish off the class.


Deirdre will also be using tuning forks on the clients while they are lying down to revitalise their aura, and/or sometimes gives each client healing energy on their shoulders.


Marella Fyffe
Teacher trainer

Marella is a seasoned and knowledgeable yoga teacher who helps students of all levels improve their practice and deepen their understanding of yoga. For over two decades, yoga has been an essential practice, enabling her to experience life's gifts and struggles fully.


Her early influence came from teachers such as Jaye Martin and Darren Rhodes. These days, Marella is drawn to the non-dual teachings of Jean Klein and Richard Miller, PhD. Joan Ruvinsky and Kathleen Knipp and the texts of Kashmir Shaivism. Marella has recently finished a 200-hour professional Somatics Exercise Coach training.

She invites students to awaken their own awareness through the teachings of yoga, and meditation.

Marella is the owner of the Bamboo Loft Yoga studio, 500 E-RYT Yoga Alliance teacher and nationwide teacher trainer. Marella is trained in various approaches to yoga practice; her caring presence is inspiring and grounding, and her asana practice is full of alignment instructions, strong work and clarity.

Marella has been fully absorbed in the study and practice of yoga for more than 15 years.

In her free time, Marella roams far and wide over the mountains of Northern Ireland with her beloved dogs. During the summer months, you will find her on rowing expeditions to remote places around the island of Ireland in a traditional skin boat called a Curragh or paddling or out in her sea kayak on multi-day expeditions.

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Sound Baths and one to one sound baths

Polly Martins

Polly Martins is a qualified Sound Healer Practitioner.


Polly recently completed a course with Nadabraham Health Academy in January 2022 and is looking forward to starting a new journey connecting and healing together through sound.


Her journey with music and sound has always been deeply connected to her self spiritual development.

Sound Healing is a therapeutic therapy of sound frequencies to the body/mind of a person with the intention of bringing them into a state of harmony and health. Many therapeutic techniques are used via singing bowls, gongs, crystal bowls and other healing instruments.

 Polly offers group sessions and individual sound healing massage sessions at Studio Eleven. 


Stevie Lew
Massage Therapist

Stevie offers Holistic Massage.

This Massage is a therapeutic whole and part body massage uses quality-grade pre-blended oils. These treatments offer many benefits, including stress relief, general well-being and physical maintenance.


Contact Steve Lew at 085 852 3370



The Riverside Studio

RIVERSIDE STUDIO, Bridge St, Knocknashee, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, F52 KH28, Ireland

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