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Dave Whelan worked as a mechanical engineer and project manager before switching careers to set up Get A Grip Adventures in 2010 and taking up Teaching/Coaching/Facilitating full-time.

He received an ITEC Diploma in Fitness Instruction from Litton Lane in Dublin (2007). He is Powerhouse Pilates Mat Level I and II certified (2007) and received his Yoga Teacher Certification at the 200 hr level through The Elbowroom in Dublin (2008). He continues to attend regular yoga classes and health & wellness workshops and has attended the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer course delivered by Litton Lane (2011). 

In 2010 Dave completed the Outdoor Activity Course at Delphi Adventure Centre where he trained in Leadership, Remote Emergency Care, Rock Climbing, Kayaking and Mountaineering. 

In 2018 Dave is studying for the Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Diploma at the 500 hr level. He is also interested in Natural Movement Techniques, Kinesiology and Somatic Movement

Contact Dave on 085 106 9414 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Get A Grip Studio Disclaimer: 

Please check with your health care professional before starting any exercise or Yoga program. The information provided within is intended to be used under professional instruction and guidance. It is not a substitute for medical care and attention. Please use common sense and walk the middle path as you develop your practice. Thank-you.