Pilates and Barre Instructor
Mich has been a lover of all forms of dance since she was a child but gave up dancing following a car accident in her teens.
On her quest to find relief from the chronic pain she was experiencing, Mich discovered yoga. During her yoga journey, Mich found herself attracted to the grace of Pilates and, embarking on a new career path, started dancing again trained to teach yoga, Pilates and ballet barre.
Mich believes in exercising safely and effectively and offers modifications and progressions in her classes whilst maintaining a continuous flow of movement.
She is fully registered with the Yoga Alliance (E-RYT, YACEP) and holds several Pilates Matwork qualifications from different training providers.
She has trained in Pre/Post Natal Pilates, Pilates for Osteoporosis, Pilates for Spinal Pathologies, Pilates with Props, Level 3 Advanced Matwork, Reformer 1,2&3, Pilates at the Barre, Barre and Bone Health, Total Barre, Ballerobica, BarreConcept, and dance methodology Liquid Motion. Mich is also a qualified Aerial Hoop instructor and pole dance instructor (Xpert Pole Fitness 1&2 and Pole Dancing in Heels).
Mich frequently takes part in pole competitions and has taken home gold in Pole Dance Ireland Princess, first place in Pole Theater Ireland and a silver and a bronze in the All Ireland Pole Dance Championships.
Mich is a dedicated practitioner of aerial dance trapeze and teaches chair dance and chair acro. She is a member of the aerial group Aduantas and had the honor of performing dance trapeze with them at WorldCon 2019.
Mich has been teaching with Yoga Dublin for over a decade and also teaches with the Irish Pole Dance Academy.