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
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!
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
Lawrence Gold, one of the 'Wave 1' practitioners (who studied directly under Thomas Hanna) who have taken Somatic Education further and further, has written a beautifully concise article I would like to share! You can find the description of what happens in Hanna Somatic Education, which is what my training was based on, HERE I… Continue reading A recommended article!
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
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
I have created a new class sign up for everyone who would like to take my Monday morning Restorative Somatic Education class, but can't make it! You can now book your spot for receiving the audio recording of the class straight into your inbox. That way, you can take the full class at your convenience… Continue reading New class sign ups and a special visit
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)