Monthly Community Class, Friday February 25th 2022 This 50min class is happening every last Friday of the month at 8.15pm GMT Dublin / 3.15pm ET New York | Toronto / 1.15pm MT Denver. Soften into the weekend with a gentle class suitable for beginners! You need some floor space, a blanket or mat to lie… Continue reading Monthly Community Class
Class in aid of Women’s Aid
Join me on December 11th at 5pm GMT for a class in aid of Women's Aid Ireland. The class is online via zoom and you can sign up here: join the class The class will be recorded and will be available on demand for a pay what you can fee afterwards until January 31st and… Continue reading Class in aid of Women’s Aid
Wellbeing after Breast Cancer
Since a few years, I have worked with women living with or having had surgery and treatments for breast cancer. I certified as a Pink Ribbon Pilates 'Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist' under progam founder Doreen Puglisi (USA) in 2015 to provide rehab classes for women affected and have used the knowledge since, while furthering it… Continue reading Wellbeing after Breast Cancer
Ease your tense hips!
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!
Motor planning – why do we use this technique in Somatic Education?
'Can you imagine doing this movement before you actually do it? Can you compare your expectation of the movement with the actual sensation of doing it?' In Somatic Education we love motor planning or motor imagery! A lot of our clients can have difficulties with some movements - they brace from the thought of moving… Continue reading Motor planning – why do we use this technique in Somatic Education?
I've been lucky to have had the opportunity in participating in an Explain Pain seminar this weekend, presented by Ben Davies (not the football player), a pain specialist with excellent presentation skills and a vast knowledge. The Explain Pain course is developed by the NOIgroup, Australia's leading pain science researchers. We were learning about how… Continue reading Explain Pain
Your next opportunity to take care of yourself (and others)
You really want to take better care of yourself, but you still feel the guilt? Come to my 'Feel great in Dublin 8' class at Live and Breathe Pilates next Saturday at 2pm! I will teach a class in aid of Dublin Simon Community who are pouring all their energy into helping people who are… Continue reading Your next opportunity to take care of yourself (and others)
New classes from October
Lots of exciting things are happening - first off I am guest lecturing again in UL next Monday, this time I will work with the new MA Contemporary Dance Performance students as well as the MA Traditional Dance Performance students to introduce them to Somatic Movement Education in the tradition of Thomas Hanna. I am… Continue reading New classes from October
New 6 week block starting next week!
If you want to learn a few movements that can serve as a basis to your movement practice, be welcome in my next course of Somatic Movement! Next block of classes starting next week Thursday. All classes are available to drop in, but you're also welcome to book them as a course. Priority is given… Continue reading New 6 week block starting next week!
Back at University of Limerick!
I'm delighted to be invited back as a guest lecturer at University of Limerick next week. I'll be working with the Master of Arts Contemporary Dance Performance students on alignment, effortless and efficient movement as a basis for their complex challenges they are facing as professional dancers. I am currently the only practitioner in the… Continue reading Back at University of Limerick!