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Karen Ward

Karen Ward is the Holistic Therapy Presenter on RTE's highly successful health awareness series the 'Health Squad' now in its fifth year. She is co-author of the best selling book 'Health Squad Guide to Health and Fitness'.  She has an Honours Science degree from UCD and her many therapies include Holistic Psychotherapy, Coaching and Stress Management Counselling, Reflexology and Aromatherapy Massage. Karen is also a Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga teacher, a Body Sculpting & Pilates Instructor and a Holistic Dietician and Nutritionist. She is a Shamanic Practitioner, Mentor and Counsellor trained in the Q'ero Peruvina Lineage and the Celtic tradtions. She treats her clients from a mind, body, spirit and energetic perspective.

Karen is an established lecturer and facilitator of motivational and inspiring Talks on a variety of holistic health subjects (Stress Management, Yoga at your Desk, Parenting Skills, Relaxation Techniques, Weight Management). Her clients have included AIB, ESB, Dublin City Council, the Dept. of Foreign Affairs, the Dept. of the Taoiseach and Aras an Uachtaran to name but a few.

The variety of therapies she practices blend extremely well together so Karen can tailor-make her classes, workshops, clinics and personal development weekends for each clients specific needs.  Karen runs her own Clinic in Smithfield, Dublin. She counts among her clients many business people, homemakers, celebrities and even the odd Royal from foreign climes. Karen's website is


Karen Ward