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About Olive Keyes

Olive Keyes MD D BSc is a fully qualified professional Pilates Instructor from the Balanced Body Faculty & Pilates Performance Ireland. She has an (MA) in Health Science from NUIG where she researched Health Promotion strategies for the workplace and is also on the panel of Wellness Experts with Health Care Ireland. She is registered with the Education Training Board and in a previous career was a Solider and Fitness Instructor with the Irish Defence Forces, including overseas missions with the United Nations.

After sustaining a severe spinal injury, she trained in the Pilates Method and started teaching upon her full recovery. After widespread interest in her unique methodology of blending Pilates, Clinical Pilates and other holistic disciplines she established her own business.


Olive qualified from Pilates Performance Ireland under Master Teacher Sarah MacLachlann who is a 2nd Generation Pilates Master & Educator. Sarah MacLachlann is the Balanced Body Educator for Ireland Balanced Body Faculty Pilates Performance, which are the sole providers of Balanced Body ( certification. This is both the largest and oldest Pilates Company in the world, and its qualifications are respected and recognized worldwide.

Olive provides classes for Children, Adults, Seniors, Athletes and Corporate Staff & Management whether for Fun, Leisure, Fitness, Health, Wellness, Rehabilation or Occupational Therapy and Ergonomics.

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