Our Team


Tara Early (Fallon)

Pilates Teacher, Exercise Specialist & College Tutor

In addition to her STOTT PILATES full certification, Tara Early (previously Tara Fallon) holds a degree in Leisure Management and a Certificate in Neuromuscular & Physical therap & Diploma in Yoga. She has studied with many of the world’s leading experts in the field of fitness and exercise rehabilitation including Tom Myers, Melanie Byford-Young & Sherri Betz, as well as training with STOTT PILATES Instructor trainers Dani Gonzalez Ares & Raphael Bender in Melbourne.

Tara has been in the Health & Wellness Industry for 15 years. She ran her own Rehab & Pilates studio (www.tfallon.com) in Ireland for 8 years. She then moved to Melbourne with her husband for 2 years, before returning back to Ireland to start up earlypilates.ie.

Tara has presented workshops for a number of organisations, including Triathlon Ireland & APMA Australia Pilates Method Alliance. She has clocked up thousands of hours experience working with a variety of clients over the last 15 years.

Tara has extensive knowledge with injured and elderly clients. Her areas of interest include, Mobilising stiff joints, prep for hip replacement surgery & post rehab, whip lash injuries, disabilities i.e. Cerebral palsy , impaired vision & Dyslexia . Anything that helps reduce pain & enhance mobility sparks Tara’s interest .

Tara is also a Senior Tutor at the National Training Center Irealnd where is delivers lectures on the Pilates Diploma course. www.ntc.ie

Now back in Ireland Tara is available for both one-to-one sessions and Physical Therapy sessions at one of our 2 locations.  ( Sandyford & Blackrock)

When she’s not teaching in the studio Tara loves to go mountain biking, hang out in playgrounds  ( literally) with her kids, explore and travel the world.

Elaine Tipple

Pilates Teacher & Exercise Specialist

Elaine has worked in the Health & Fitness industry since 1997, working as Group Fitness Trainer, Personal Trainer and, since 2003, Pilates Teacher. Over the last 14 years, she has helped countless clients of all ages and abilities by delivering safe, effective & informative workouts, fusing together her extensive qualifications in both Fitness & Pilates.

Originally qualifying with NTC & NSSM (Dublin), Elaine first certified in Pilates in 2003 with Michael King, Pilates Institute UK. In 2005, she certified in STOTT Pilates with Master Trainer Renee Peruzzo, and has since then, aligned herself to this method of Pilates. She values the importance of staying updated in the latest Pilates innovations and teaching techniques, and regularly attends workshops & certifications – She loves not only to educate herself, but loves also to share that new knowledge with fellow Pilates devotees!

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Cathy McLaughlin

Pilates Teacher

Cathy  who holds a National Qualification in Pilates Matwork held by the NTC and Pilates Intitute Ireland and has also recently certified as an Advanced Stott Pilates Instructor. Cathy also holds a National Qualification in Pilates and Small Equipment and  in Pilates and Special Populations (for pre-natal classes and the older adult). You ll find Cathy’s classes challenging and fast paced with lots of ab work!