Green Tara College,
Meeting the Team
Majella Fagan – College Director
Is the founder of Green Tara College. Majella is a long-established and well-known teacher of Reiki, Shamanism, Crystals and Indian Head Massage in Navan.
Majella holds a BA (Arts) & a BSc (Hons Psychology), Certificates in Counselling and Further Adult Education from National University Ireland, Maynooth (NUI). ITEC & City & Guilds Diplomas in Lecturing. Holistic Massage (I.T.E.C.), Reflexology (I.R.I.), IHM (ITEC), Hot Stone Massage (ITEC) Traditional Reiki (Usui), Sekiem, Sekhem, Shamanism (Core, Celtic and Inca traditions, Four Winds), Kinesiology, Hopi Ear Candling (Auricular Academy), Crystal Therapy and Certified to teach Diana Cooper Angel workshops.
Majella has been teaching for over twenty years and works from a spiritual perspective always. Majella as well as teaching at Green Tara College is currently lecturing in further education in Post Leaving Certificate FETAC courses in Developmental Psychology, Child Psychology and Child Development, Anatomy & Physiology, Complementary therapies.
Aiden Kelly - Head of Nutrition Studies
Aiden has been practicing his wide range of complementary therapies since 2006. At first he worked from his home based practice before going on to offer his treatments from various clinics in Dublin & Kildare. In 2012 Aiden opened his own Churchtown based clinic and has been delighted with the response. Aiden is qualified in and continually practices all of the following:
Reflexology & Advanced Reflexology Techniques with Anatomy & Physiology, Indian Head Massage, Nutritional Therapy, Hopi Ear Candling, Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy, Sports Massage, Kansa Vatki Foot Massage and Solestry foot reading
Aiden’s passion for his treatments and his excellent results in helping many clients improve their health and lifestyle, through complementary therapies, led him to want to teach. Since July 2008 Aiden has been teaching both fulltime diploma courses and shorter CPD courses. He completed his City & Guilds teaching diploma and has gone on to teach in five colleges. Aiden brings his passion and therapy experience to the classroom and has had excellent results from his students. Many of his students have enjoyed success in their own careers, working in clinics and spas and also opening their own therapy practices. To further his knowledge and experience in teaching Aiden has completed the ENTO A1 Assessor Award and the Diploma in Internal Verification, which have allowed him to be involved in the quality assurance of the delivery of therapy courses for colleges and awarding bodies.
Aiden is constantly attending courses, seminars, talks and further education programmes in order to improve his subject knowledge. Aiden’s passion for all aspects of his therapies has led him to become involved in the promotion of their benefits by writing articles for magazines, detox and diet plans etc for health food shops and also to give talks to various groups.
Peter Murphy - Head of Anatomy & Sports Studies
With a lifelong interest from a young age Peter began training as a holistic therapist at the age of seventeen. He qualified in over fifteen therapies and since qualifying has undergone continuing education specialising in; anatomy and physiology, sports therapy, aromatherapy and various massage techniques.
In addition to this, Peter trained as a yoga teacher with Ayurvedic philosophies at Yoga Vidha Dham, Nasik, India and has a BA in Adult Education. Peter is head of a full time two year professional government holistic therapy training course and is an employed Irish government teacher. Peter is registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland
He has a wealth of experience in both holistic health and teaching and is passionate about combining his love of both. His belief is that; Holistic Health is an empowering approach to living life. Achieving health is an ongoing personal journey toward a goal of functioning at our best level possible.
Owen Roberts - College Director
All of our tutors are highly experienced teachers. As a team we are dedicated to furthering the healing arts within a holistic and spiritually-aware framework.