Spring is here and everyone is seeking connection...at the same time you might not feel so ready 'just yet' to be with other people (if you're in Ireland like me - we have another 6 or so weeks of Level 5 restrictions anyways). Would you like to take some time every week to deeply connect… Continue reading Foundations in Somatics starts again next week!
Audio class subscription starting in February!
I hope your transition into 2021 will be smooth and you have a healthy and content year ahead of you. If 2020 has taught us anything it's that we all need to make things work and that it's important to prioritise. I focused on teaching live group classes, although my fingers were itching to dip… Continue reading Audio class subscription starting in February!
Looking for Pilates-based classes?
I still teach Pilates, and from January, there are 2 online morning classes added. Here is my currently planned schedule - click on the class to book: Monday 10am - 12 week course via Cabinteely Adult Education Tuesday 6.30pm - mixed level (no beginners!) drop in at Live&Breathe Pilates Wednesday 10.30am - Morning Movements, Pilates-based,… Continue reading Looking for Pilates-based classes?
See you this Saturday!
Breathing study for when things go pear shaped
I'm a sucker for images when moving - they help us to get out of our judging/correcting/observing mind and into the sensation of the moment.So while working with a client this morning on soft breathing and integrating the back, we played around a little with images. My trail of thought... lungs in lower back..expansion through… Continue reading Breathing study for when things go pear shaped
Join me this Saturday!
Autumn equinox is just behind us and the days really have a different quality to them - leaves are falling, there's that refreshing autumn chill in the air and if you're a knitter, your needles will be glowing from finishing that jumper before it gets really cold! I have 2 more workshops this Saturday with… Continue reading Join me this Saturday!
Foundations of Somatics starts this week!
I'm delighted to start a new 8 week course in Foundations of Somatics this Friday at 10am - this course is aimed at total beginners or anyone who would like to go back to basics. We will go a bit deeper into each movement to fully understand what it is about, so we are able… Continue reading Foundations of Somatics starts this week!
How does your practice look like?
https://videopress.com/v/eCIkhSxc?preloadContent=metadata This is me a good while ago going through some movements that remind me how I can let go of stress tension patterns in between clients. It doesn't have to take long, a few minutes (or a luscious hour!) a day will go a long way, as the movements are functional/ not isolated from… Continue reading How does your practice look like?
Want to learn more about Breath and Pelvic Floor?
Or how about Rotation? I have added two workshop classes! Breath and your Pelvic Floor is a 90 min class exploring how our diaphragms relate and what we can do to lessen pressure and tension in our pelvic floor. Strained breathing, breath holding and abdominal tension are some of the hindrances we can get into… Continue reading Want to learn more about Breath and Pelvic Floor?
And another great lecture!
David Butler and the wonderful power of neuroplasticity (the learning of the neuro-immune system) and how this relates to pain. He is a great, compassionate educator at the helm of modern pain sciences.