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Welcome to Green Friday! In the USA the Friday after Thanksgiving is a retail bonanza known as Black Friday. However, here at Reform Pilates we ask you to forget Black Friday and to support Green Friday.  The Green Friday Initiative is about asking people to re-think behaviour and invest in independent, local businesses and communities again...
Welcome to the first in a series of Health hacks from Reform Pilates. What is a Health hack ? A “hack” is a creative idea that can help you change habits and can lead to big improvements in your health. This is the first in a series of simple Health Hacks which we thought might...
Katie will be leading her EMBODY SAMHAIN 3-hour workshop, retreat and sanctuary on Sunday 30th October @ 10am in Reform Pilates, Blackrock. Katie says, “I am going to merge the contemporary Pilates studio and my other movement practises with the indigenous wisdom of Ireland’s many inhabitants. We will move on the reformers and the mat,...
Where is the Pelvic Floor ? You have four pelvic floor muscles that run from your pubic bone at the front of your body to your lower spine at the back. Think of these muscles as a hammock that supports and holds your pelvic organs in place. Why is the pelvic floor important?? The pelvic...
Sarcopenia or Muscle atrophy – what is it & how do we fight it ? The original definition of Sarcopenia, or muscle atrophy, is age related loss of muscle mass. Also, lately, it can be defined as a decline in walking speed, and/or grip strength associated with low muscle mass. Sarcopenia leads to loss of...
Reform PIlates Gift Voucher Christmas 2021 Welcome to Green Friday! In the USA the Friday after Thanksgiving is a retail bonanza known as Black Friday. However, here at Reform Pilates we are asking you to forget Black Friday and to support Green Friday.  The Green Friday Initiative is about asking people to re-think behaviour and invest...
Keep Exercise Simple Life is complicated and we are bombarded by commitments and things we “should” do. The Covid19 pandemic has underlined just how important our health is. The importance of daily exercise cannot be underestimated. As well as contributing to maintaining a healthy weight, it can support your immune system, as important today as...
Reform Pilates Maly Polotto demonstrating favourite Pilates pose at our studio in Blackrock County Dublin
Where are you from ? My name is Maly Polotto and I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. How long have you been teaching Pilates ? I’ve been teaching Pilates for 16 years and I discovered Pilates in my local gym and did my introductory training with the great Diana Bustamente. When I moved to...
From Thursday 25th February we are adding a second weekly pre-natal class to our online schedule. This is to help support you during your pregnancy so that you have the option of two weekly classes with us. The classes are at 7pm every Monday and Thursday with our women’s health expert, Laragh McMonagle. Our classes...
From Thursday 28th January at 5pm Maly will be teaching a Pilates mat class for 12 -18 year olds who are home schooling and finding it difficult to motivate themselves to get moving during this time. Maly will teach a dynamic class which will focus on strengthening from the inside out to improve posture, reduce...
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