everything is growing and dying and growing and dying.. Shed what doesn't serve you anymore. Old compensation patterns? You had a injury and since then some persistent aches and pains that you are trying to get used to? Are you approaching challenges the same way over and over again expecting a different outcome? Look at… Continue reading Impermanence | Renewal
'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?
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
You really want to take better care of yourself, but you still feel the guilt? Come to my 'Feel great in Dublin 8' class at Live and Breathe Pilates next Saturday at 2pm! I will teach a class in aid of Dublin Simon Community who are pouring all their energy into helping people who are… Continue reading Your next opportunity to take care of yourself (and others)
We had a great discussion in class yesterday after one of the participants told me she didn't quite get the movements we did the previous week - 'sometimes it clicks and you understand it, but this movement I couldn't get my head around it' (we were doing shoulder and hip circles). I explained why it… Continue reading rambling about the hows and the whys
Or better - what people say in and after a class! I got so much out of it! My hip feels much more mobile, my back feels looser! My shoulders are relaxed! My bowels are very happy! Sometimes it's a smile, a surprised look or an Ooooh! I have updated the website with some feedback… Continue reading What people say about Somatics