Daria Recker



Daria is the founder of PacePilates and being also the key instructor. She has extensive mat Pilates teaching practice and has developed Fitness Pilates method for all levels as well as method for group Pilates teaching for kids and their parents. Visit her website for more information:

Daria is constantly developing her skills and offering author methods for other instructors to upgrade their skills as well as workshops on how to develop and grow their classes. PacePilates started to introduce first Pilates retreats in Ireland as the matter of promoting Pilates exercise and way of having a break from busy city life. PacePilates was the first Pilates studio to offer free summer open air Pilates classes for community during summer period and was featured by Eventbrite.

Her areas of expertise are classic mat Pilates, Fitness Pilates, Pilates with kids and parents, teaching Pilates instructors, Pilates retreats, workshops for Pilates instructors who wants to start their own business.


Martin Luschin

Martin Luschin, Personal Trainer, Kettlebell - Pilates - Fitness Instructors in South Dublin since 2002South Dublin Membership Representative

Martin has been working in the health & fitness industry since 2002 when he detoured from his engineering career in driver and application software, and hardware design to the career he had great passion for.  In 2005 he founded his own business, ‘Fitnecise Coaching ’ and has been offering quality services in South Dublin since. He work mainly in the Dublin 14, Dublin 16 and Dublin 18 area. 

His areas of expertise include Personal Training, Pilates, Core Training, Back-Care, Flexibility, Kettlebells,  and Corporate Fitness (Ulster Bank Gym Leopardstown – since 2004). However, he still finds the time to include some of his old skills such as website design, NLP, and time management tutoring, as part of his services.

Martin’s own exercises background includes soccer and track and field in his teens, Yoga, Tai Chi, Karate in his late teens and early to mid 20s, competitive long distance running and triathlon from 1990 onward, Pilates, general Resistance Training, Kettlebells, Functional Exercises since early 2000. Visit Martin’s website here  


Neil Healey


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Neil is the founder of Neilpilates. He has been teaching Pilates mat work classes and 1 to 1 private sessions extensively since he qualified in October 2004. Neil originally qualified through the Pilates Institute (London) and has since gain the qualifications Pilates for Pregnancy (Pilates Institute London), Pilates for Seniors (Pilates Institute London), Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Work (Active IQ) and Pilates For MS (MBodies). He also now tutors the Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Mat Work Diploma for Alpha Training. Visit his website for more information,
Neil sources teachers to come and deliver workshops in Belfast which allows local Pilates teachers to continue their education without having to travel outside of Ireland. Neil is passionate about Pilates in all its various forms and wants to ensure the benefits of this wonderful method are available to as many people as possible.


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