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
Freedom from Sore Shoulders starts February 1st at 5.30pm GMT With online school and work from home well under way and almost a year into this all-encompassing changed situation, you might have found that your priorities shifted to more balancing activities, while trying to keep work within it's time container. If working from home means… Continue reading Freedom from Sore Shoulders starts soon!
Freedom from Sore Shoulders is a 5 week, early evening course that gives you an excuse to be finished with work on time ('I have another meeting at 5.30 and I can't change the time!') and which focuses on - you guessed it - relieving nagging shoulder pain.
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!
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?
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
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!
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!
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?