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Article Category - "Pilates & Fitness"

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

Pilates or Yoga?

Pilates or Yoga?

Cheese or tulips?  Swimming or cycling ?  Bruce Lee or Rudolf Nureyev?

What’s the difference?

On the surface, both disciplines present similarities like breathing, moving and wearing stretchy apparel.  When we look closer they are as different as Martial Arts are to Ballet. I’d even go as far as to say that if they were people one would be Bruce Lee (fighting streak aside) and the other, Rudolf Nureyev.

 

Are you a budding Rudolf or grasshopper Bruce?… Read more
Posted on January 1, 2020

What type of posture do you have?

What type of posture do you have?

Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are your hamstrings too tight? Pilates is one of the most effective ways of correcting posture. We always recommend you start a beginners course – see our schedule here

Negative effects of poor posture

The truth is – the way you sit or stand can have a negative effect on your body over time causing niggling aches or worse.… Read more

Posted on April 1, 2019

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

Qi gong is a system of energetic and meditative practices that originated in Ancient China, however it’s efficiency in repairing and improving the body are still as effective today.

The simple movements of Qigong help balance the flow of Qi (life force energy) so that physical, energetic and spiritual vitality can be restored and maintained.

Some advantages of Qi Gong include the improvement of physical and emotional health, development of fitness and vitality plus reduced stress, improved energy and longevity.… Read more

Posted on February 12, 2019

6 Weeks Mixed Ability Barre Course with Susie Murray

6 Weeks Mixed Ability Barre Course with Susie Murray

Barre is a fitness class based on the technique and style of a traditional ballet class. The great thing about Barre is you do not need to be a dancer to attend this course (no tap shoes or pointe work required).

This practice is a fusion of Ballet, Pilates, and Yoga that will leave you with improved posture, muscle definition, increased flexibility and reduced stress. The course is a dynamic and invigorating workout.… Read more

Posted on December 2, 2017