Group mat classes
Group mat classes run on an on-going basis, in either 6- or 8-week terms. Classes started early January and are all full, apart from Tuesdays at 6.30pm in Kilfeacle! You may ‘drop-in’ there for €15 as long as you let me know in advance!
Attending a weekly class involves commitment and prioritising yourself, but pays dividends. You pay in advance for the term; however, if you miss a class, you can generally make it up at another class or venue within that term
Note: you do not have to be fit or flexible to start Pilates, but you must not have any acute injury. See class timetable and descriptions here!
Flexibility, balance, strength ….and overall well-being
Breathe with awareness ~ stretch and move! Develop control and balance in your muscles and skeleton to keep you in relaxed, good posture. Pilates awareness ~ along with eating natural, non-processed foods, lots of green and colourful veggies, drinking lots of water and regular aerobic activity (brisk walking for 30 minutes each day) ~ will make you feel better.
Pilates is a low impact, but high intensity exercise that can deliver multiple benefits to your body in terms of fitness, flexibility, overall strength. With regular practice, you will experience freer, more fluid movement. Pilates is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, and because of its therapeutic nature, it is excellent for rehab or for those whose movement is restricted by years of sitting and poor posture.
Reformer: one-on-ones or duets
Reformer Pilates offers more support (through spring-loaded ropes) than mat Pilates (where you are purely working your muscles against gravity); it can also offer more balance and resistance challenge than the mat, if that is what you are looking for. Reformer Pilates is excellent for anyone with injuries or post-surgery, anyone starting pilates and anyone who just loves great movement!
I have two reformers in home studio, along with a reformer/tower combo, which allows you do most of the cadillac repetoire. One-on-ones may be booked online (or in person), but duets must be arranged in person by email, text or mobile! Evening slots booked up for January, some daytime availability.
about Eimear Gallagher
Loves movement for health and well-being. Loves life, living, yoga and pilates! Certified in STOTT PILATES method for matwork and reformer, levels 1 & 2. Licensed BUFF BONES instructor. Learning every single day. Works hard to keep classes interesting and appropriate for participants. Classes are limited in size; modifications offered to suit each individual’s stability, strength and range of movement.
See Bio for more information.