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6 April 2014; Ireland's Catherina McKiernan after finishing second in the AAI Women's National 10k Championship during the SPAR Great Ireland Run 2014. Phoenix Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Pat Murphy / SPORTSFILE
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What’s On In Dublin This Weekend: 8 March, 2019

Looking for something to do this weekend and wondering what’s on? We’ve got you sorted. Here’s the best of what’s on in Dublin this weekend.

What’s on in Dublin?

Chi Running with Catherina McKiernan

Join Irish Olympian and world medallist, Catherina McKiernan for a day-long chi running workshop, suitable for runners of all levels; even beginners. The workshop includes video analysis, individual diagnostic and recommendations, training drills, a Q&A section and easy and relaxed runs at a pace to suit the individual.

Chi Runners are taught to combine the Tai Chi principles of focus and flow with the power and energy of running. Runners learn to engage the core, align the posture, relax the limbs, and take plentiful, light steps, landing midfoot. By directing your attention to the process of running (form and technique), you’ll reduce stress on the body, which will lead to hugely improved running technique with fewer injuries, improved speed, and more pleasurable, relaxing runs.

Saturday, 9 March from 10am – 5pm. Tickets are priced at €130 and are available here

Supple Strength: Pilates & HITT with Steffan Fusco and Derbhla Mitchell

Get ready for a day of wellness and feeling your best, along with meeting some of the nicest like minded people.

Enjoy a heart pumping sweat session with Steffan followed by an endorphin releasing Pilates session With Derbhla, followed by coffee, tea and a bite to eat.

The day will cater for all levels, so if you are new to fitness and want a new experience this will show you different aspects of fitness and wellness in one place or if you just want to try a little something new and change things up, make sure you get your slot and come join us for what is bound to be an incredibly enjoyable day.

Sunday, 10 March from 12 – 2.30pm. Tickets are priced at €39.99 and are available here

Sweat HIIT Saturdays with Sylvia Diaz @ Phoenix Park

Join personal trainer and fitness instructor Sylvia Diaz, Creator of Fit.with.Sylvia, for a series of HIIT classes that are guaranteed to get your heart pumping! Over the course of four consecutive Saturdays, you will have fun while working to improve your cardiovascular system through the progressive overload technique.

Sylvia will share her knowledge of the benefits of HIIT workouts including tips to make the most of it on your own. A nutritious post-workout snack will be provided after each session (suitable for vegans too).

Saturday, 9 March from 10.30 – 12pm. Tickets are priced from €20 and are available here