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Article Tag - "Pilates"

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 May 10, 2018

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 December 1, 2017

3 Tips For Teaching Barre

3 Tips For Teaching Barre 1.Stepping up to the barre

The Barre is supposed to represent a gentleman’s arm for gentle support. All too often people are grabbing the barre for dear life in an attempt to stay strong. The height of the Barre may be contributing factor here. It should reach the elbow.  Higher and there is a tendency to grab, lower and it feels like there is no support at all. So, there again the grab.… Read more

Posted on October 4, 2017

Breaking Down the Barre – Beginners Workshop

Breaking Down the Barre – Beginners Workshop

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 class (no tap shoes or pointe work required).

This sweet practice is a fusion of ballet, Pilates and yoga that will leave you with improved posture, muscle definition, increased flexibility and reduced stress.

In addition, this class will suit just about any fitness level.… Read more

Posted on July 30, 2017

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 June 20, 2017

2 Day Intensive Barre & Bone Health Training

2 Day Intensive Barre & Bone Health Training

This is a 2-day CPD training in Barre exercise for under and over 55’s. Bringing Pilates Method up to standing and yoga to a place of dynamic movement, this course will give you the tools to teach standing Barre classes to a wide audience.

Day 1 Bone health 2pm-7pm

Day 1 will introduce you to the benefits of standing barre exercises for all ages- including women over 55 and anyone needing bone density exercises or balance strategies.… Read more

Posted on May 3, 2017