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 Yoga Fairy or the Karma Queen? →

The Yoga Fairy or the Karma Queen?

The yoga fairy is wonderful, she grants you lots of small things like a smiling yoga teacher, a warm place to practice yoga. Sometimes she bestows upon you that elusive yoga pose that you’ve been breaking your asana to get into for weeks.  She probably fills the water jugs and folds the blankets too. The other ‘Wan’, the cosmic equaliser is the voice inside your head that keeps on nudging you when you’ve forgotten to do something like put the trash out, pick the kids up or cancel that class you booked earlier in the week.… Read more

Posted on February 22, 2017

WHY DO YOGA? →

WHY DO YOGA?

There are too many wonderful reasons why you should try yoga. It makes you strong and flexible. It helps with musculoskeletal problems and can actually help you maintain your sanity.

Yoga is inclusive accessible and easy to do.  Don’t let the daily parade of acrobats and contortionists who float across the internet put you off.  None of that matters. All of that ‘posturing’ is so far away from the true meaning of yoga which when you look at it properly it has one simple goal.… Read more

Posted on February 22, 2017

The elbowroom will be closed on the 8th March – Strike4Repeal →

The elbowroom will be closed on the 8th March – Strike4Repeal

In support of the women of Ireland and to highlight our commitment to women-centered health care, The elbowroom will be supporting its staff’s decision to strike on the 8th of March. This means the centre will be closed for the day, re-opening on Thursday the 9th March.

We are doing this because the Irish Government still has not called a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment.

Solidarity Space

The elbowroom will open it’s doors on the day to campaigners and supporters of the Repeal The 8th movement.… Read more

Posted on February 19, 2017

Pilates – The Original Sequence with Aideen Macken →

Pilates – The Original Sequence with Aideen Macken

When Joseph Pilates wrote ‘Return to Life through Contrology’, he picked 34 exercise to create a sequence that moves, stretches, strengthens, and massages the entire body. These exercises remained at the heart of his comprehensive method.

In this 2 hour workshop, you will discover the art of Pilates with an exercise method where you control your body, mind, and muscles.

The moves he designed focus on core muscles in the “powerhouse” (abs, pelvic floor, lower back), proper alignment of the spine, and awareness of breath.… Read more

Posted on February 18, 2017

Candlelight Flow Yoga with Aideen Macken →

Candlelight Flow Yoga with Aideen Macken

Take time to enjoy a yoga flow with Aideen Macken in the peaceful ambiance of candlelight and a fabulous soundtrack.

Candlelight flow is a mellow flow class practiced by candle light for an even more, relaxing experience.

The slow gentle flow of postures will enable you to create a fit, healthy, strong, more flexible body – at your own pace. Tune into the natural rhythm and notice how with less effort things unfold in their own sweet time.… Read more

Posted on February 18, 2017

Alban Eilir – Spring Equinox – Balance and Flow →

Alban Eilir – Spring Equinox – Balance and Flow

Alban Eilir “The Light of The Earth” marks the brightening of our days into Spring.

 At this equinox, the duration of day and night are equal once again.

Join us for a rebalancing and renewing flow of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations), standing and arm balances as we celebrate the return of brightness, lightness, and warmth.

Beginning with a deep, releasing warm up we will build heat through a flow of Vinyasas before restoring ourselves with a rejuvenating Nidra.… Read more

Posted on February 18, 2017