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Pilates Foundation Course – Mondays

Pilates Foundation Course – Mondays

If you are looking for Pilates classes in Dublin, this foundation course will bring you through all the basics needed to get a solid foundation for your Pilates classes. From engaging your core, getting a great neutral curve in your spine to using your breath effectively.

Open to complete beginners, this course is your starting point before trying any of the drop-in Pilates classes. The course will bring you through all the fundamental elements of the Pilates method.… Read more

Posted on January 14, 2020

Pilates Foundation Course – Wednesdays

Pilates Foundation Course – Wednesdays

If you are looking for Pilates classes in Dublin, this foundation course will bring you through all the basics needed to get a solid foundation for your Pilates classes. From engaging your core, getting a great neutral curve in your spine to using your breath effectively.

Open to complete beginners, this course is your starting point before trying any of the drop-in Pilates classes. The course will bring you through all the fundamental elements of the Pilates method.… Read more

Posted on January 14, 2020

10 tips for getting the best out of Yin Yoga

10 tips for getting the best out of Yin Yoga

People often mistake the “Yin” style of yoga for restorative yoga. Well, it’s far from it.

Restorative is all about being comfortable and slowing down your nervous system. Allowing gravity to hold you and gently unwind tension.

Yin, on the other hand, puts both our bodies and minds through their paces. Holding the Yin posture for some time, the body has to endure a period where all those aches and tensions start to release, and it can be mildly uncomfortable when that build up starts to let go.… Read more

Posted on January 3, 2020

What is Yin Yoga?

Would you like to deepen your practice, increase flexibility and increase your meditative abilities?  Yin Yoga could be the perfect complementary practice and a welcome antidote to a busy lifestyle.

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—five minutes or longer per pose is typical.

Yin Yoga has the same goals and objectives as any other school of yoga; however, it directs the stimulation normally created in the asana portion of the practise deeper than the superficial or muscular tissues (which we are calling the yang tissues).… Read more

Posted on January 2, 2020

Your Pelvic Floor : Do you sneeze and pee?

Your Pelvic Floor : Do you sneeze and pee?

After having two children, my sneezing and trampolining days were behind me. Literally. It wasn’t until my second child was three, that I decided to try and get help. Here is some background information that may help you.

What and where is your pelvic floor

The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation of the core of the body. They help stabilize the pelvis, and they support the organs of the lower abdominal cavity, like the bladder and uterus.… Read more

Posted on January 1, 2020

Pilates for Men

Pilates for Men Pilates has plenty of benefits for men, whether you are trying to get into shape, into your weights or training for a marathon, Pilates can help you to fine-tune your performance.

It’s also being used more often by professional athletes as “prehab” (preventative exercises). If your body is functioning correctly then you are stronger when an external force, such as a tackle is exerted. You’ll be able to maintain better balance and are less likely to become injured.… Read more

Posted on January 1, 2020