In 2024, just one living female Irish artist has made the top 100 on Irish radio
In 2024, just one living female Irish artist has made the top 100 on Irish...

Sarah Gill

Read an extract from Kevin Barry’s new title, The Heart in Winter
Read an extract from Kevin Barry’s new title, The Heart in Winter

Sarah Gill

This enchanting red brick home in Delgany is on the market for €1.6 million
This enchanting red brick home in Delgany is on the market for €1.6 million

Sarah Finnan

This Blackrock bungalow proves that you can create more space without extending
This Blackrock bungalow proves that you can create more space without extending

Megan Burns

The new COS x Tabata Shibori collection epitomises laid-back summer dressing
The new COS x Tabata Shibori collection epitomises laid-back summer dressing

Sarah Finnan

Polynucleotides: everything to know about the ‘salmon sperm’ injectables
Polynucleotides: everything to know about the ‘salmon sperm’ injectables

Lizzie Gore-Grimes

Ask the Doctor: ‘Can a child with chickenpox spread shingles to elderly family members?’
Ask the Doctor: ‘Can a child with chickenpox spread shingles to elderly family members?’

Sarah Gill

Celebrate 30 years of Barretstown at their special gala this September
Celebrate 30 years of Barretstown at their special gala this September

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Garden accessories to blend your indoor and outdoor spaces this summer
Garden accessories to blend your indoor and outdoor spaces this summer

Megan Burns

This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25 million
This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25...

Sarah Finnan

Spotlight on: Carla Bredin
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Spotlight on: Carla Bredin, founder of Echelon, Ireland’s first ‘health at every size’ studio


by Catherine Conroy
06.03.22

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...

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