11 Breastfeeding Tips for New Mums →

11 Breastfeeding Tips for New Mums

At the elbowroom we are passionate about promoting breastfeeding while supporting and empowering mums-to-be and new mums. Whether it’s through our prenatal yoga classes, our post natal mum and baby classes, our breastfeeding workshops or our new mums group, we are always working to normalise breastfeeding while encouraging and supporting mums. Here are my top tips for newly breastfeeding mums:

1.Believe you can breastfeed your baby
The mind is very powerful.… Read more

Posted on July 29, 2016

The elbowroom New Mums Group →

The elbowroom New Mums Group

You’re tired, emotional and constantly starving. You want to get out and talk adult but you don’t want to sit with people who have make-up on or who brushed their hair in the past 48 hours because if night feeds was a look…you’d be the pin-up.  What you need is coffee…coffee, cake and a psychotherapist…tadaaa! The elbowroom New Mums Group!

Join Aoileann O’Donnell every Thursday morning from 10.30 until 12.00 in the elbowroom Kids Canteen.Read more

Posted on June 21, 2016

Mum & Baby Yoga Teacher Training Team →

Mum & Baby Yoga Teacher Training Team

We are delighted to announce that Orla Crosse will be joining the teaching team for our Mum & Baby Teacher Training course.

As both a yoga teacher and Chartered Physiotherapist, Orla’s knowledge of normal and abnormal movement patterns will ensure you will learn how to observe, identify, adjust, suggest pre-poses for and correct all of your students.

About Orla Crosse

Orla, an experienced Sports Physiotherapist, is the founder and lead yoga instructor at Performance Yoga.… Read more

Posted on June 26, 2017

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore →

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore

By building body awareness students will be empowered to release tension and find ease in the back body through the poses offered.

This workshop will be beneficial for people battling with a backache, gym goers, and people who spend long periods of time on their feet!

What Is Yin Yoga?

Yin is a practice that targets the ‘yin’ tissues of the body encouraging deep release and unwinding of tension. Poses are held for minutes at a time to target the deeper layers of connective tissue while simultaneously promoting and maintaining mobility.… Read more

Posted on June 23, 2017

Dynamic Handstanding with Deirdre Murphy →

Dynamic Handstanding with Deirdre Murphy

Dynamic hand standing; moving lightly through space

We will approach handstands through a slightly different lens — playing with moving, spinning, and fluidity. If you’re looking to increase your comfort and to simply to play with inversion, this is the workshop for you. Participants must be comfortable attempting, and cartwheeling out of handstands. There will be some element of sliding on the ground — layers of loose, light clothing which cover the limbs are advised.… Read more

Posted on June 23, 2017

Somatic Unwinding – Rebooting Your Neuromuscular Software →

Somatic Unwinding – Rebooting Your Neuromuscular Software

We’ve all experienced plateau’s in our Yoga practice –  times in our practice that no matter how much work or effort we put in we just cannot seem to make any forward progress in our practice.    

Sometimes we put this down to being tight or stiff in certain areas or perhaps it’s that we experience pain and can’t find a way out of our old patterns of muscular tension. Or we just put it down to us being kind of klutzy and awkward because that’s always how we’ve been.… Read more

Posted on June 21, 2017

Become a mum & baby yoga teacher – Open Day Saturday 1st July →

Become a mum & baby yoga teacher – Open Day Saturday 1st July

Looking to train as a postnatal yoga instructor? – Join us for this opportunity to speak with our dedicated and experienced senior yoga instructors Melissa Curtis as she explains the benefits of teaching yoga to mothers and their new babies.

This hour-long session will give you some insight to what a mum and baby class involve, unique yoga asana that allows mother and baby to bond while giving mother the essential skill of relaxation and mindfulness techniques.… Read more

Posted on June 20, 2017

Career change? It worked out for me! →

Career change? It worked out for me!

I work in a job that challenges me every day. A job where I need to use my body and mind in equal measure. A job that benefits me hugely not just financially but in other ways too. It’s a job that allows me to bring my kids to school and collect them and be there for them, for homework, hearing about their day and to cook the dinner.

My job is one which puts me in touch with wonderful, inspirational people every day of the week.… Read more

Posted on June 6, 2017