Getting to know…Sorcha Garvey

This is the next in our series of Getting to Know Your Instructor.

Meet Sorcha Garvey who joined our great team of teachers here at Sorcha GarveyLive & Breathe Pilates in 2021.

When you were younger what did you want to be when you grew up?
A dancer

What inspired you to become a Pilates teacher?
My own rehabilitation journey

What’s your favourite thing about teaching?
When a client, who couldn’t do the thing…does the thing

What’s your least favourite thing about teaching?
When my own injuries flare up..ugh

What’s your favourite Pilates exercise? Why? Sorcha Garvey

Open Leg Rocker…because it was my nemesis and I conquered it!

What Pilates exercise do you like the least? Why?
Tendon Stretch on the’s scary lol

Describe your teaching style in less than ten words.
Fun, energetic, passionate and detailed

What are your top tips for a client starting out with Pilates?
Breathe. Don’t worry if you don’t get it the first time. Book in for a one to one session!

What are your top tips for clients on progressing their Pilates practice?
Practice makes progression. Try a different style / class. As Steph says the devil is in the detail.

Who is someone who inspires you? Why?
My Mum…she’s a full time caregiver to my younger brother and my number one supporter!

When you’re not teaching what do you like to do?

Tell us one thing we might not know about you.
I was born in France

Sorcha is available for one to ones as well as teaching regular group classes in our studio.