Spotlight on: Carla Bredin, founder of Echelon, Ireland’s first ‘health at every size’ studio
Carla Bredin opened the doors of Ireland’s first overtly ‘Health at Every Size’ aligned fitness studio, Echelon, in September 2019. It nearly broke her ‘physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, financially’. And then the pandemic hit.
Carla Bredin opened the doors of her Dublin cycling studio, Echelon, on September 12th, 2019. Anyone following her on Instagram at the time would have witnessed the blood sweat and tears of it all, with Carla there around the clock, paintbrush in hand, overseeing a lengthy fit-out. “You couldn’t write it,” she says. “We were delayed by a year. It cost way more money than was predicted. We were operating for six months and two...