Lockdown 3... how are you faring? Still looking forward to 'going back to normal' or has it sunken in that things are different now and will be different in the future? When we use old strategies that don't match new circumstances, life gets harder. If I keep expecting to go back to in person classes… Continue reading Take time to learn something useful this February
Are you practicing Pilates for a while without getting the benefits you think you should be able to feel already? Were you told to start Pilates to avoid back pain, to ease your shoulder tension or improve your flexibility? While Pilates is an excellent way of strengthening, the instructor in a group class often can't… Continue reading Somatics for Pilates in September
After a long summer break, I am back with my regular and updated schedule from the second week of September. You can book Somatics as well as Mobile&Strong lessons at SOMAdublin on Monday, Thursday and Friday morning, as well as Saturdays. Besides hands-on lessons, which last about 75min, I also have mat-based timeslots for you… Continue reading Regular schedule is back in September!
We have one month of summer holidays left, parents! How is your stress management going? Do you get some time off for yourself between work, family holidays, summer camps and keeping kids entertained? Are you worried about a change of school or your child starting school or creche? We all would like to be the… Continue reading Improve your Breathing Workshop in September
Back in September: two part, small group, comprehensive and compact pelvic floor workshop for women in Dublin City Centre.
Beyond Kegels Breath, Strength and Ease for your Pelvic Floor In this compact 2h workshop, we will work on different support strategies for the pelvic floor muscles. We will draw from somatic awareness, different breathing techniques and their effect on the pelvic floor muscles, strengthening of the surrounding muscles (yes, you will do some squats!),… Continue reading Beyond Kegels workshop
This week, we witnessed another horrific sexual domestic violence court decision. Too many perpetrators of domestic abuse walk out of court as free men because of their 'standing in his community, his good employment record' etc. (The employment record was mentioned as a positive in this last case, where a man dragged his ex-partner on… Continue reading Help me help Women’s Aid
A day of mindful, pleasurable movement and learning! Take a day to dive into Somatic Movement, refreshing your practice or learn new skills of how to ease your back and hips and soften your shoulders and neck through movement. This day retreat at The Yoga Kitchen will be broken up by a delicious brunch at… Continue reading Restoring Ease – Somatic Day Retreat
I'm getting more and more excited preparing for my teaching gig at Woollinn Yarn Festival next weekend! Woollinn is the brain child of the women running This is Knit, a beautiful yarn shop in the heart of Dublin. With lots of international teachers offering workshops in different techniques, panel discussions, social events and of course… Continue reading Somatics @Woollinn Yarn Festival
This Saturday, you can join me at 2pm in Live and Breathe Pilates to ease your tense hips and enjoy a smoother gait. Have you experienced aches and pains in your hip joints, outside of the legs or groin? Do you get restless legs, struggle with hamstrings that feel like ropes rater than mobile and… Continue reading Ease your tense hips!