Article Category - "Children’s Services"
Parenting teens- Being the calm in the storm
There’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes! The same can be said for the teenage years; what can appear to be a dramatic and difficult change in your relationship with your child is, in fact, their opportunity to develop the vital tools of adulthood and you, the parent, are their safety net.
This workshop will look at the incredible changes that are happening in your child’s brain, and equip you with tools that you can use to help your relationship with them while supporting them through these milestones.
The elbowroom is running special 2-day midterm camp for kids (ages from 4-10 years old) this February. Two days of poetry, folklore storytelling, art, nature walks & yoga!
Great selection of activities
A great selection of activities for all primary school aged children to help build confidence, foster creativity, building friendships in a community of children and facilitators.
Time spent outdoors
Time will be spent outside in the fresh air as long as Mother Nature doesn’t send any wet days our way (Fingers & toes crossed).… Read more
Pitch Perfect singing lessons!
The emphasis of this music class is on fun, confidence building, finding our voice, teamwork, appreciation of music, learning rhythms and sounds and performance.
There will be a performance to parents of one song per month. There will be instruments!
No previous musical or singing experience necessary.
Music expresses that which can not be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.… Read more
Tanya will teach this fun and flexible class where there will be a balance between spontaneity and structure so that kids learn to listen to each other as well as express themselves creatively.
Kids learn best when they are having fun, so classes interweave story, song, games, and poses, allowing children to learn in a multi-sensory environment which explores kinaesthetic, visual, aural, inter-and intra-personal learning.
•Have fun in a non-competitive environment
•Yoga teaches specific calming techniques and breath work
•Yoga teaches self-acceptance
D7 ET kids will be picked up from school and brought to the class.… Read more
Kids will love this excellent recreational programme in which gymnasts progress at their own pace through the class.
They will learn the basic to advanced gymnastics skills which help to improve overall flexibility, strength, body awareness and develop great self-esteem. Children at this level can be invited to compete at friendly competitions. These classes cater for boys and girls of all abilities.
•Improves spatial awareness: Gymnastics is considered a spatial activity, which means the more children move in different ways, the more connections are made in the brain that improves spatial awareness.… Read more
This class brings imagination, rhythm, musicality, and movement together to provide a fun and engaging environment for any child that is interested in dance or movement of any kind.
Ballet improves flexibility, strength, and posture. It is an excellent form of exercise, teaching discipline and focus.
Aileen Rogers is a Dublin based choreographer. Her background in dance dates back to childhood with strong influence in classical ballet, tap, modern contemporary dance.… Read more