After a lot of discussions with clients, I decided to start up weekly morning classes again - for everyone who wants to join a group class but has experienced... having to sit out exercises in Pilates or Yoga, feeling like wasting time and money more frequent flare ups of pain and discomfort after a general,… Continue reading Class updates for 2020
I'm super excited about my upcoming Continued Education course I signed up for with the Noi group called Mobilisation of the Neuroimmune System. The course is for manual therapists (while I am not a therapist, I work hands on with clients in a similar manner) and explores, together with the underlying latest refined research about… Continue reading Learning, learning, learning
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!
I have finalised a brand new class - Contemporary Dance for Children, starting September 12th. The class will be held in the beautiful hall of St Kevin's Community Centre on Thursdays at 3pm. Having taught contemporary and creative dance for years, I am excited to have found a space that is big enough but not… Continue reading Contemporary Dance for Children
This is an article published in Somatics Magazine/Journal for the Bodily Arts and Sciences, Vol VIII, No. 2, Spring/Summer 1991, pp.50-56 Thomas Hanna talks about Somatic Education, philosophy, communication and technology in a way that is still highly relevant to today's world. https://somatics.org/print/node/8921
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
This is a wonderful interview with Martha by one of her Clinical students Iris, who is travelling all the way from Israel to study for 3 years. She has also done interviews with Laura M Gates, Theresa Evans and Colm McDonnell. I'm so glad to be on the supporting teaching team working with students! My… Continue reading Interview with Martha Peterson of Essential Somatics