Mags Clark-Smith MA, PGCE, BCPT, BMC Dip, Neuroscience Dept UCC, Collaborator. 

Mags Clark-Smith MA, PGCE, BCPT, BMC Dip, Neuroscience Dept UCC, Collaborator. 

Pain Relief Movement Specialist

Mags draws on her extensive knowledge of the body to empower people to move with confidence and resolve chronic pain.

Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PPGP)

Her method supports healthy pregnancy using movement and stress reduction techniques to help women during and after pregnancy. Mags and her colleagues from UCC and NMH completed a research study in May 2017. These were presented on 16th May at The Centre for Translational Pain Research Conference in UCD and at The Irish Pain Society ASM in Galway in August 2017. In November 2017 Mags completed a second study with colleagues from UCC and CUMH. The results of both studies were statistically significant.

Mags' Body Centering Studio in Co. Wicklow, 2004-2018.

Mags is committed to maintaining the highest standard of teaching and research. She draws on her extensive knowledge of the body through dance, psychology and non-verbal communication to empower people to fulfill their potential physically. Mags supervises Body Control Pilates students and continues to lecture and specialize in pain research.

Mags is a History, Movement and Theatre Studies Graduate, and is a qualified teacher and university lecturer. She taught dance, movement, psychology and communication studies, before training in Body Mind Centering and Body Control Pilates. She is a Qualified Back4Good Practitioner, Stress Illness Recovery Practitioner and a Whole Health Medicine Institute graduate.

Mags has presented at The Royal Society of Medicine in London on Sunday 26th April 2015. To faculty members in Columbia University Psychosomatics Dept. 2016. Chronic Pain Ireland, 2016. The Irish Pain Society ASM 2017, Please see Events. Mags has spoken alongside leading medical experts from around the world. Mags is working on a textbook with other health practitioners and authors to  present evidence to challenge beliefs about the cause and treatment methods of chronic and persistent pain.


 Lissa Rankin MD

Lissa Rankin MD

Appointments: You can book individual consultations. 

Classes: Invite Mags to teach a class or workshop. Mags teaches classes by invitation as part of Human Resources in Business, Universities and special interest groups. Read more 

Seminars: You are very welcome to attend an introductory talk about this approach please see Events.

Mags has more than twenty years experience teaching and treating pain. Read more about her experience and qualifications.