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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...
Our Pink Ribbon Pilates program caters specifically for those affected by breast cancer surgery and is based on the Pink Ribbon Program for post operative rehab. We believe commencing a Pilates program as soon as possible post surgery is a key part of recovery and regaining function and have seen this first hand with our clients. A...
We have sadly closed our doors until we can open them again! It’s the right decision, but by no means an easy one. For me, and I hope for many of you, the studio is our place to go to get away from the outside world for a little while, to restore our energy levels and...
‘Pilates is a bone-building exercise’…. There are three important components that we should incorporate when we think about bone building exercises: BALANCE, VOLUME AND WEIGHT. In order to understand and orient ourselves around these ideas we need a sense of our CORE – our physical central axis that incorporates the spine and the strength needed...
The idea for this blog came from an inspiring conversation I had with one of our Reform students, who, after a double mastectomy and the corresponding drugs, which inhibit the production of oestrogen – had developed osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is measured in Ireland through a DEXA scan, with which they test the density of your bones...