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Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Our resident Acupuncturists David Corbally & Sam Taylor have 6 great tips to help beat those winter coughs and colds.

‘Many of our clients are turning up with colds and flu in the last week. Some of them have an existing medical condition and because of this, it’s even more important to shift these irritating infections quicker. And let’s be honest, none of us enjoy being under the weather.’

Here are 6 practical tips that you can put into practice if you already have the dreaded winter cold!… Read more

Posted on October 14, 2017

Mid-term Halloween Camp

Mid-term Halloween Camp

The elbowroom is running a spooktacular midterm camp for kids (ages from 4-10 years old) this October 31st to November 3rd, 2017.

Art & crafts, games, music, gymnastics, movement, sports, yoga and zen time! We have a special theme each day which will be integrated into our activities.

Great selection of activities

A great selection of activities for all primary school aged children over this summer to help build confidence, foster creativity, building friendships in a community of children and facilitators.… Read more

Posted on October 5, 2017

Subtle Body Yoga with Veronica Larsson

Subtle Body Yoga with Veronica Larsson Finding Ground 11-1pm

Without a healthy solid base, nothing vital and sustainable can grow. Stop wasting precious time and come home to your true source of power!!

We work with Root and Sacral chakra energy and their related real-life aspects in asana, physicality, psychology, breath, vitality, and relaxation. This work allows the nervous and endocrine systems to come into balance and release old blocks or trauma, leaving more vital energy accessible for conscious living.… Read more

Posted on September 26, 2017

Restorative Yoga with Sophia Pallaro

Restorative Yoga with Sophia Pallaro Restorative Yoga – Restore, Relax, Rejuvenate

Restorative Yoga is a slow mindful mellow yoga that will help to support you during times of stress, fatigue or if you’re just plain overworked! Working with supported and quieting forward bends and gentle twists, this is the perfect antidote to a busy, stressful lifestyle.

Cultivate deep relaxation with reclined breath awareness and meditation to begin the practice. We will then work with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body.… Read more

Posted on September 26, 2017

Sunday Yoga Roast Workshop with Angela McDonagh

Sunday Yoga Roast Workshop with Angela McDonagh

Our Sunday Roast workshop is the perfect way to invite heat into your practice and feel invigorated, as the temperature drops outside, allow that inner glow to flow! 

The class will begin with some soothing breath work and inward reflection, moving through to warm-ups to wake up the body followed by vinyasa flow, invigorating asanas and wrapping up with a blissful yoga nidra.

What are the benefits?

Practicing yoga in a heated room assist in warming up the muscles, increases metabolism and your heart rate, this allows your blood vessels to become more flexible, making circulation easier and increases blood flow to the limbs, building up a sweat to help with weight loss.… Read more

Posted on September 26, 2017

First Aid for Burns & Scalds

First Aid for Burns & Scalds

If your child has suffered a burn or scald you need to act quickly.

• Cool the burnt area immediately with cold running water for at least 10 minutes.

• Clothing retains heat and so remove immediately from the burnt area if possible, however, do not try to pull off clothing that has stuck to the skin.  Otherwise cool for at least 10 minutes before attempting to remove.

• The size and depth of the burn will determine the type of medical help you need to seek.  … Read more

Posted on September 25, 2017