Health and Wellness

Taste of Cavan will add a new Health and Wellness section to our Event this year.

There will be a variety of speakers and events specifically targeted to your own Health and Wellness. 

 

Tom Coleman

Tom Coleman is a diplomatic and articulate speaker and a leading consultant in Health and Wellness. He is the Co-Founder & CEO of My Nutrition Ireland. Tom has worked with blue chip corporate clients ‘Paypal, Nestlé, Diageo, ebay, Intel, RTÉ, Coca Cola, daa and Abbotts to name a few’ and elite athletes from around the world for over a decade. Some of his sporting clients have included; Jamie Heaslip, Conor McGregor, John Kavanagh, Provincial Irish Rugby teams and County GAA teams.

Tom is also a Lead Consultant for VHI and Contributes to Qualitative Research on Sleep & Health. His topics include,

  • Health & Wellness
  • Sleep Fatigue
  • Nutrition – Health, Sports, Busy Professional
  • Resilience & Mental Health

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Tom Coleman
Ruth O'Dowd

Ruth O'Dowd

A Killeshandra native, Ruth worked for over 10 years in international corporate marketing before changing career direction in 2012. Her adventures through India opened a more holistic side and unearthed a deeper purpose in her life.

On return to Ireland, Ruth has been teaching yoga classes and running her distinctive yoga and wellness retreats on Trinity Island, Cavan.  She has developed her own unique blend of well-being philosophy, combining meditation, yoga teachings, leadership and executive coaching practices, along with reiki healing to help clients generate better work-life balance.  She works with schools, offices, businesses, community groups and private clients.

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Miffy Hoad

Miffy Hoad is Development Officer with Mental Health Ireland (MHI) for the Cavan Monaghan area.

Her role involves the promotion of positive mental health through the programmes offered by MHI to community groups, services and corporate organisations; supporting local mental health associations and collaborating with services & agencies locally on initiatives that help build resilience in the community.

She has been developing and delivering programmes in mental health promotion, stress management and personal development for nearly 20 yrs. Her work in the community has involved setting up and coordinating support groups and a Social Prescribing programme.  She is a also Mindfulness Tutor, Life Coach and Student of Life!

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Miffy Hoad
Sylvia Sexton

Sylvia Sexton

Sylvia Sexton is a Nutrition & Health Coach and has over 15yrs experience as a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer with qualifications in Aerobics, Spinning and Pre & Post natal exercise. She has completed and delivered both the Coaching Children and Physical Literacy Programme under the CDPI (Coaching Development Programme for Ireland) with Sport Ireland.

Her passion is to introduce, instruct and motivate her clients to achieve a healthy, active lifestyle no matter what their age or ability. She believes in bio- individuality, that everyone is unique. As a result her focus is on building a good relationship and working with them using a holistic approach so they can develop and constantly challenge themselves both physically and mentally.

She currently designs and tutors various classes through her work with local communities and the local Sports Partnership.  Her outdoor fitness class in Butlersbridge is an excellent example of a community coming together to keep active in a fun, social environment.

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Marie Keating Foundation

The Marie Keating Foundation is a registered charity who provide cancer information and awareness to the public throughout Ireland. Our mobile units and nurses visit community groups, Shows, Schools and Corporates around Ireland. By means of our Comfort fund we provide financial aid to patients undergoing any form of cancer who may have difficulty meeting financial obligations.

Our mobile units are manned by registered oncology trained Nurses and we welcome people to drop by and talk to our nurse on any health issue.

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Marie Keating Foundation