I've just added a new class pass for my Friday morning restorative classes - head over to the In Person booking page to secure your place. The class will be held in Rathfarnham again on Fridays at 10am to send you off into a blissful and moving weekend! The classes are suitable for everyone who… Continue reading Restorative Movement in September
Click on the link below the video to download your somatic shoulder release! You will learn a yummy series of somatic exercises to master more easeful movements at our Recharge your Body Day Retreat on June 23rd! Go ahead and book a day of movement to release, relax and rejuvenate yourself.. you deserve a day… Continue reading Recharge your body!
Let us introduce ourselves - Katrin and Jeanne talk about their upcoming movement retreat on June 23rd in Wicklow
Today and the next 3 Wednesdays, you can find me in Dance House at 12 noon! I'll be teaching 4 weeks of gentle, restorative Somatic Education classes for dancers after their professional morning classes and non dancers alike, who would like to take a mid day movement break to reconnect with their bodies. The classes… Continue reading Wellbeing classes at Dance Ireland
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!
I have started to get into podcasts a while ago - being able to listen to experts from around the world discussing current research, share their projects, present ideas, while getting to and from work, while doing housework or knitting is just perfect. Currently, I am listening to the Mental Health Foundation, a UK based… Continue reading Mental Health, Biology and Pain Science
After spending my Saturday at CalisthenFit in Drumcondra, teaching a lovely bunch of people how to release neck and shoulders and working with another group on their hips 2 weeks ago, I am delighted to present another series of workshop classes at my Pilates home Live&Breathe Pilates on Camden Row. Last year's series was a… Continue reading Next up – Somatics Series at Live and Breathe Pilates April | May| June 2018
'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