The Escapada Team

The expert team believe in the integration of physical movement, specialist integrative therapies and healthy, healing and tasty food. The extensive retreat aims to combine all these areas in a balanced and sympathetic way.

The co-founders of Escapada Health Retreat, Emilia and Maeve, have a shared passion for an integrative approach to health and well being. Together with Ayurveda therapist Ingrid Reygers and wellness coach Miriam Kerins, they create a team dedicated to encouraging and developing individual life skills to create greater well being and strength. 
Throughout the retreat the team is on-site to share with you their expertise and experience.



Maeve O'Sullivan

Nursing (bsc) // Chinese Medicine therapist (BSc) // Acupuncture // Co-founder of Escapada

Maeve obtained a BSc degree in Nursing followed by a BSc in Acupuncture in London. Her clinic has grown from a start up business to a busy, thriving clinic in Dublin, working alongside a team of four General Practitioners, physiotherapist, dieticians, psychotherapist and specialist consultants within Hanover Medical Centre. Maeve integrates and synergises traditional Chinese and Western medical approaches to achieve the optimal treatment for the individual.


Emilia Herting

Chinese Medicine therapist (MSc, Hons)  // Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine // Co-founder of Escapada

Emilia absolutely loves her work and is known for her personal approach, warm nature and positive results. She achieved a BSc in Integrated Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture followed by a MSc (Hons) in Herbal Medicine from Westminster University London. Right after graduating, Emilia successfully ran her own Acupuncture clinic in central London and worked along well known fertility practitioners before deciding to return to Germany, her home. Having learnt from the best in the field, Emilia practices Dr. Tan's Acupuncture, a revolutionary treatment for pain and illness that brings quick results. Pain management, women's health and gastrointestinal issues are her main areas of interest. Today, she is running a private clinic in Hamburg and in Luebeck. 


Ingrid Reygers


Ingrid practices and passionately teaches holistic lifestyle, Yoga and Ayurveda. She has completed her Master of Sivananda Yoga  and is a certified Ayurveda therapist . While sailing around the world with her family and spending time in Indian Ashrams, she gained a vast knowledge of holistic healing systems and treatment skills. Today, following her teachings, she lives in the beautiful countryside of Mallorca. Her main focus is to help people to be more conscious through daily routines by integrating daily Yoga and Ayurveda routines into their everyday busy lives. By combining the philosophy of Ayurveda, with Asanas (Yoga postures), Kryias (cleaning techniques), Pranayamas (breathing techniques) and healthy foods, Ingrids teachings all aim to enhance people's overall health, balance and well-being.    


miriam kerins hussey

pharmacist// Yoga Teacher // wellness & nutritional coach // holistic healing practitioner // international keynote speaker

Miriam is a qualified pharmacist with a great passion for holistic health and wellbeing. In her Integrated Wellness Business she is involved in the design and delivery of many executive, corporate and personal wellness retreats, seminars and programmes. She runs her own Yoga retreats for Mind, Body and Soul in Ireland, and is an international key note speaker on health and wellness, emotional eating and more. Miriam believes that it is the integration and union of cognitive, emotional, physical, nutritional, mental and spiritual health that leads to true health, vitality and wellness. Her collective qualifications and expertise in both pharmaceutical and complimentary health therapies give her a unique and integrated approach to human health and wellness.