Wellness Courses – Yoga, Pilates
Enjoy a gentle class of lengthening, strengthening and mindfulness with Frances Jones. Yoga involves the practice of exercises (asanas) with complete focus and with correct breathing. The exercises strengthen the body while the focus calms the mind. Breath control (pranayama) is a key part of the practice as is the relaxation at the end of each session. Did you know that Yoga can…
- Aid in weight loss
- Tone and strengthen muscles
- Improve posture
- Help you sleep deeper
- Boost immune system
- Ease back aches and pains
- Relieve stress and anxiety
- Improve flexibility and strength
NEXT 6 WEEK COURSE START DATE (Mondays, 6pm): 11th September – for more info see our Noticeboard. To book contact Reception, 6687022 xt 0
Pilates exercises are designed to build what’s called a ‘girdle of strength’ by focusing on abdominal and postural muscles. Pilates exercises give you a longer, leaner shape, better posture, a strong back and more mobility.
Colette O’Flynn, B. Physio, M.I.S.C.P., Lic. Ac. runs Pilates courses at SPORTSCO – her work has been featured on RTE television, and in the national press. Colette also runs the very successful Physiotherapy Clinic.
Educated at University College, Dublin, the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, England and the British College of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, she spent ten years with Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae Hospital and was the Physiotherapist In Charge of the Mater’s renowned Hydrotherapy Department. She is also a fully qualified acupuncturist.
NEXT 6 WEEK COURSE START DATE – to be confirmed. Usually Wednesday evenings 6.30pm/Improver, 7.30pm/ Beginners, and Tuesday lunchtime 12.20pm – keep an eye on our Noticeboard .