Clinical Somatics

Help me help Women’s Aid

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

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Restoring Ease – Somatic Day Retreat

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

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Somatics @Woollinn Yarn Festival

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

Workshops

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!

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Next up – Somatics Series at Live and Breathe Pilates April | May| June 2018

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

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The mind is like the ocean

On my way to teach a sold out Neck and Shoulder workshop at the wonderful Reform Pilates in Blackrock, a seaside community just outside Dublin, I was listening to Dan Siegel's The Mindful Therapist. It's a wonderful book for therapists, encouraging mindfulness practice, self-care and offering an insight into his concept of Mindsight and Interpersonal… Continue reading The mind is like the ocean

thoughts, Workshops

Snow makes Ireland come to a halt

When Storm Emma meets The beast from the East (who came up with that name?!), we get 4 days of snow - the first 15-20cm fell last night, which means schools are staying closed, bread is sold out and everyone is in a slight panic. Time for some selfcare - Somatic Movement lying on a… Continue reading Snow makes Ireland come to a halt

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Workshop in February

I will teach a Neck and shoulder pain relief workshop at The Pilates Hub in Rathfarnham on February 10th at 2pm - tickets are live now and the first bookings are coming in! Learn how to take back control of the muscles of your shoulders, neck and back even out your shoulders without forcing improve… Continue reading Workshop in February

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Give the gift of self-directed learning

For my course starting January 8th 2018, I will also have the recorded audio from every class on offer - together with a 45min video call one to one as a package! Who is this for? My class in on a Monday morning at 10am, so not everyone is able to come to it. But… Continue reading Give the gift of self-directed learning

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December at SOMAdublin

The end of the year is fast approaching so a few head ups (or heads up?) what is happening this December at SOMAdublin! First of all, I will be finishing (the official part of) my professional training at the very beginning of December in York! 3, well 4 years of training, ups and downs, practice,… Continue reading December at SOMAdublin