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 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 achieved a MSc (Hons) in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine from Westminster University in London. For several years she successfully ran her own clinic and worked along well known therapists before returning to Germany in 2015 to join a medical clinic. She is known for her personal approach, warm nature and positive results. Having learnt from the best in the field, Emilia includes Dr. Tan's Acupuncture, a revolutionary treatment for pain and illness that brings quick results.


Ingrid Reygers

Ayurvedic Therapist // Ayurvedic Chef // Yoga Teacher

Ingrid practices and passionately teaches holistic lifestyle, yoga and Ayurvedic cooking. She has completed her Master of yoga and is a certified Ayurveda therapist. While spending time in Indian ashrams and sailing around the world with her family, she gained a vast knowledge of holistic healing systems and treatment skills. Her main focus is to help people to live a more conscious life through daily routines, integrating yoga, massage and preparing healthy and tasty meals that further enhance ones well being.   


miriam kerins hussey

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

Miriam is a qualified pharmacist with huge 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 Yoga retreats for Mind, Body and Soul, 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.