Back in September: two part, small group, comprehensive and compact pelvic floor workshop for women in Dublin City Centre.
Beyond Kegels Breath, Strength and Ease for your Pelvic Floor In this compact 2h workshop, we will work on different support strategies for the pelvic floor muscles. We will draw from somatic awareness, different breathing techniques and their effect on the pelvic floor muscles, strengthening of the surrounding muscles (yes, you will do some squats!),… Continue reading Beyond Kegels workshop
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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