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Snow > *no* Pilates Classes Wednesday morning in South Dublin Rathfarnham, Willbook, Dublin 14

Snow Feb 2018 No Morning Pilates Classes in South Dublin Rathfarnham Willbrook near Nutgrove Marlay Park WhiteChurch Dublin 14 Dublin 16 A quick note to  let you know that there will be *no* Wednesday Morning Pilates class today, 28th February 2018, in Rathfarnham, Willbrook in the “old Court House”, near Nutgrove, Whitechurch, Dublin 14, Dublin 16 – due to snow, icy roads etc.. I will keep you posted on my website and facebook, re next weeks Fitness, Exercise and Pilates that I teach in South Dublin, Ireland.

 

 

 

 

Snow Feb 2018 No Morning Pilates Classes in South Dublin live Pilates Rathfarnham Willbrook near Nutgrove Marlay Park WhiteChurch Dublin 14I might run a 20-30min online live Pilates Class for those who are interested later this afternoon, early evening or tomorrow morning for those who are interested.

Send me a brief e-mail if you are interested.
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You might check my short onlineOnline Pilates Course at http://courses.yourhealthhabitcoach.com/, allowing to do some of the exercises easily at home.
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Take care, be safe and do some of our class exercises at home – Every Little Helps!
Martin

Pilates Equipment used for Golf Pilates & Core Strength Classes – South Dublin, Dublin 18 Enniskerry (Resistance Bands, Pilates Rings)

AGolf Pilates Class equipment resistance Power bands Pilates Rings in South Dublin ireland Dublin 18 Enniskerry Leopardstown Sandyfordnother successful “Pilates for Golf” – “Pilates for Golfers” class this morning just outside of South Dublin in Enniskerry for a group of guys who want to improve their (1) Core Strength, (2) Mobility and (3) Flexibility to up their Golf Game!

I introduced (see picture beside)
1. Pilates Rings to boost Core Strength and Increase Flexibility.
2. Resistance-Bands (sometimes also called Power-Bands) to work on general strength and once more Core Strength.
We went through the following Partner Exercises with the Resistance-Bands.
2.1. Partner One-Arm Pull (for upper back strength, and core strength)
2.2. Partner Two-Arm Rotation / Upper Body Twist (for oblique strength – waist toning and strengthening)
2.3. Partner One Arm Chest-Press (for Upper Body – Chest – strength, shoulder stability and a bit core work)
2.4. Partner One-Arm Lateral Draw (for oblique / core strength)

Over the remaining week of this block of Core Strength and Pilates Classes we will also introduce
(1) the Swiss-Ball / Gym-Ball
(2) Gym-Sticks
(3) possibly medicine / weighted balls
to keep they Golfers challenged and interested.

Let me know if you have any questions in relation to those Resistance-Band exercises.

Martin

Video No. 19 Pilates for Golf / Golfers “A Back Strengthening and Loosening Routine, Mini-Programme” in South Dublin, Ireland

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In the short Pilates Video below I’m talking you through a brief “Pilates Back Strengthing and Loosening Routine” that you might do
(1) at home
(2) as part of a general Morning / Wake-Up Routine
(3) as part of your Golf Warm-Up
(4) as part of your Cool-Down, Back Stretching routine in the gym
(5) after your team training, GAA Gaelic Football, Hurling, Soccer or Rugby …
etc..

This Mini-Circuit consists of three exercises, that work on different parts of your back. These exercises complement each other and work very well together to maintain general back and spine health, assuming you don’t have any major back, neck or shoulder issues.

(1) Pilates – Shoulder Bridge (version 1a)
(2) Pilates – Chest Opener, Crab, Crocodile (version 1)
(3) Pilates – Swimming, also referred to as Superman (version 1b)

Let me know if you have any questions in relation to these Pilates and Core Strength Exercises (send me an e-mail here).

Please comment on my facebook page and let know what you think about this short routine.
Feel free to make any suggestions what other types short video you would like to see here or on my facebook page.

Yours in Fitness and Health
_ Thank you – Martin

Dublin Pilates Class – Well Done, Thumbs Up & Homework ! 

A “Well done and Thumbs Up” to all class participants in this morning’s South Dublin based Pilates Classes, Rathfarnham/Willbrook in the Old Court House, close to the Yellow House Pub, near Rathfarnham Castle.
The home-exercises or “homework”, as I like to call it are/is:
>>>> 3 Sets of the following three exercises <<<<
(1) 10x Pilates Single-Leg Stretches (R/L), mainly core/abdominal strength 
(2) 10x Shoulder-Bridge version 2, for a good back stretch and to loosening and lengthen the spine and back.
(3) 10x Side-Bends, focusses on oblique strength, waist / love-handle toning.
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Martin

January 2018 – Let me know if you want to rejoin my South Dublin Pilates & Fitness Classes next week . Thanks M

Hi all, can you please let me know if you plan to rejoin my new January 2018 Pilates or Fitness classes next week, so I can reserve a place for you, as I already got various inquiries and I want to give current class participants first preference. All south Dublin based classes start during the week of Monday 8th January 2018.
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Please mention the (1) day, (2) time and (3) class venue of the course you want to attend, here a link to my contact details / contact page.

Feel free to spread the word and invite a friend, family member, work colleague, teammate or someone else to try the classes, so they feel and experience the various benefits of exercising regularly.
Thanks Martin

Flexi Pass – Special Summer 2017 Offer / Deal – 7 Classes over 9 weeks in July, August

2017 Special Summer Offer Deal Fitness Exercise Classes Courses in South Dublin 18, Dublin 14 Dublin 16Over the remaining summer months June,  July and August 2017 you can avail of our
Flexi Pass – Fitness, Toning & Pilates Summer Special
** 7 Classes over 9 weeks ** 
in South Dublin
Sandyford, Leopardstown, Rathfarnham, Willbrook, Whitechurch, Dundrum, Dublin 18, Dublin 16, Dublin 14.

• Book 7 Fitness or Pilates Classes and use them over an 9 week period.
_ This offer is valid for the following weeks (week of Monday 26th June, 10th July,
_ 17th July, 24th July, 21st July, 7th August, 14th August, 21st August, 28th August.
_ There *won’t* be any classes during the week of Monday 3rd July  2017.
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• This allows to cater for you going on holidays or being away.
• There is a maximum of 8-10 class participants
• Pilates, Stretching or Yoga mats
_and various Pilates equipment (Pilates Rings,
_Balls, Foam Rollers, Resistance Bands,
_Gym Sticks etc.) are provided.
€87.50 for 7 classes over 9 weeks – You might attend 8 or 9 classes if the dates suit.
_ •  The fees for 8 weeks is €100, for 9 weeks is €112.50. 

_ •  Trial or Drop-ins, Pay-As-You-Go Classes are possible is availability allows €14/class.
• This offer is valid for my Wednesday Morning Class, and my Evening Classes on
Tuesday and Wednesday night.
• View a full Class Timetable here.
• Classes take place close to Stepaside, Belarmine, Sandyford Industrial Estate, , Leopardstown, Lambs Cross, Marlay Park.


Contact Martin for details or to book your place.