About West Cork Pilates

Ahamilla GAA ComplexWest Cork Pilates is based in the GAA complex in Ahamilla, 2km outside Clonakilty, the first right off the Skibbereen road. The studio, located on the first floor, is air-conditioned and is a large, bright and airy space finished to a high standard. The setting is peaceful and there is plenty of parking in the grounds, it is also fully wheelchair accessible.

West Cork Pilates uses only the highest standard equipment from Gratz Pilates in New York, the original company who worked with Joseph Pilates in the design and specification of his unique exercise equipment.

About Lorraine Dufficey

Pilates Instructor Lorraine Dufficey, West CorkLorraine Dufficey has been teaching Pilates in West Cork since 2003. She is a fully certified Pilates Instructor (Pilates Institute, NTC) and a fitness instructor (NCEF) and is certified in Neuromuscular Therapy ( NTC Dublin). She has also trained in the True Pilates method, which is the original Pilates teaching handed down by Joseph Pilates who developed the system.

Lorraine offers:

  • matwork classes
  • one-to-one matwork instruction
  • one-to-one Pilates on the reformer (specifically designed Pilates apparatus).

She is highly experienced in dealing with back-related problems, injury recovery, pre and post-partum women, and has worked with all ages and fitness levels.