This workshop is for therapists and movement professionals with an interest in learning about and deepening their understanding of working with peri and post menopausal women for their own personal education and exploration.
The body moves in a predictably non-linear way. Madeline Black is developing a series of trainings to immerse the movement teacher into a highly focused and engaging experience to better understand these body movements and patterns.
Madeline’s approach to training is an organic process focused on precision and highly tuned movement techniques. The “Immersive” trainings are for experts in movement looking to advance their education, perception, intuition, and manual skills. Madeline escorts each participant through personal feedback on the process of working with the body. She customises each segment to match the needs and energy of the participants which provides a unique experience for each instructor.
What moves us? Three words that have been on my mind for a number of years says Karin Gurtner, creator of the Slings courses. Rather than looking for exclusive answers, I let them inspire me to create a movement concept that values science, functional anatomy, humanness and the imponderable alike. I called it Slings because of the myofascial slings that modulate motion and the somato-psycho-emotional-social slings that motivate our movements.
Essentially Anatomy Trains in Motion is an anatomy course in which you will increase your depth of knowledge and gain a new perspective of Thomas W. Myers’ Anatomy Trains concept in relation to body-minded movement. The course is filled with functional anatomy, movement relevant information and practical applications that not only sound good on paper, but also work well in real life. Anatomy Trains in Motion lies the foundation for the Slings Myofascial Training education.
At the heart of the course are the myofascial meridians. Understanding the lines’ integral anatomy, workings, sensory qualities and relationships are invaluable for body reading, clear movement intention, lesson planning and teaching. Yes, myofascial meridians are so much more than ‘lines’ that can be ‘superimposed’ onto exercises!
Live & Breathe Pilates are proud to be the BASI Pilates Host in Ireland.
In conjunction with our Matwork and Comprehensive Programs, we also offer regular Mentorship Days, Workshops, Certificate Courses and Teachers Only classes to support our students.
Our goal is to bring the best education available to those embarking on their Pilates career, with a supportive
community of mentors, graduates and fellow students working and moving together. Continue reading →
Do you work with female clients or patients?
Do you know that 1 in 3 women have some type of pelvic floor dysfunction?
Is your exercise prescription meeting their needs?
After amazing feedback from past participants, we’re delighted to welcome Michelle Lyons, Women’s Health Integrative Physio and co-founder of the Women’s Health Physiotherapy Group back to the studio to teach this intermediate level workshop again.
This full day workshop is for therapists and movement professionals with an interest in learning about and deepening their understanding of female pelvic floor function (and dysfunction) for their own personal education and exploration.
Developed in South Africa by Physiotherapist Douglas Heel, Be Activated is an incredible technique that identifies how, why and where our bodies develop compensation patterns. It then interrupts poor neuromuscular patterns and delivers a systematic method to reawaken muscles that have become confused and switched off.
The technique is used by pro athletes, fitness professionals, sports coaches and therapists worldwide. It has a strong mind, body connection and can be adapted for any type of movement based activity. Be Activated improves breathing, it can quickly break common patterns of movement dysfunction which is crucial for injury prevention and muscle imbalances.
Join us for a two hour workshop on Saturday 9th of September 2018 at 2pm with Bev Porrino, with a specific focus on how Pilates and movement teachers can use Be Activated to look at muscle usage patterns.
We are delighted to announce that Martha Peterson will be with us in Dublin in November 2017 to teach a Hanna Somatics Fundamentals Immersion Course.
This introductory course is for anyone with an interest in learning about or seeking to deepen their understanding of Hanna Somatics for their own personal education and exploration. No prior experience or training is required to participate.
Hanna Somatic Education (also known as Clinical Somatics) is a safe, gentle and common sense approach to eliminating chronic muscle pain and improving movement for the long term. It is scientifically-based sensory motor training that teaches you how most chronic muscle pain develops, and what to do to restore full nervous system control of both muscles and movement. The end result is improved awareness, balance and control, as well as efficiency and joy of movement. You learn to reverse the root cause of most chronic muscle pain – the way in which you have unconsciously adapted to the stresses of your life – so you can prevent pain and movement limitation in the future.
If you’d like to know a little more prior to booking a two day course, come to our Introduction to Somatics
workshop on Saturday November 4th at 2pm. All proceeds of this workshop go to the Simon Community.
Live & Breathe Pilates are delighted to announce that we are hosting Pilates for Injuries & Pathologies in our studio in Dublin in 18th – 20th October 2019.
This three-day certificate course presents a Physical Therapy approach to working with clients who have injuries, physical limitations, or movement dysfunctions. Focusing primarily on the cervical and lumbar spine, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and foot, the course covers functional anatomy, biomechanics and a review of current literature. Specific injuries and pathologies, such as disc disease, post-surgical conditions, rotator cuff syndrome, tendinopathies and osteoarthritis, are examined. Students learn about precautions and/or contraindications for these conditions, as well as exercise options and modifications to the original BASI Pilates repertoire. Course participants learn safe ways to work with clients who suffer from some of the most commonly encountered pathologies and injuries, via lectures, discussions, demonstrations and practice.