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Pilates for sports

Pilates for sports
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Are you trying to improve as a sportsperson? Not as athletic as you used to be? Believe it or not, the answer to solving these problems is Pilates. Yes, Pilates for sports. No longer is Pilates just for women who are trying to stay fit, but it’s also now a trend in bettering ones athleticism!

I bet you are thinking, ‘How in the world could Pilates and sports be connected?’ First of all, doing Pilates exercises helps with posture.… Read more

Posted on July 24, 2015

Do you suffer neck pain while working?

Do you suffer neck pain while working?
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4 Exercises to reduce work induced neck pain

We all carry tension in our neck and shoulders. This tension tends to get worse while sitting at a computer or when you’re on your phone. This can be exacerbated when tired, stressed or busy.

The most important thing to remember is to maintain GOOD POSTURE. Poor posture will eventually lead to back or neck pain. Remember to sit up straight in your office chair and make sure your work space has been ergonomically reviewed.… Read more

Posted on July 15, 2015

Dynamic or Static? Are your stretches working?

Dynamic or Static? Are your stretches working?
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Running has seen an increased in popularity in Ireland in recent years.  Running is one of the easiest forms of exercise, just put on your trainers on and go, right?

It’s not quite that simple if you intend to keep running long term.  A fitting warm up and cool down routine is key to staying injury free, so you can keep pounding the path.

Join Ciarán on Saturday the 18th for his runners workshop to get hands on advice. 

A warm up is important because it prepares your body for activity.… Read more

Posted on April 15, 2015

Back Care Workshop

Back Care Workshop
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Join our resident physical therapist Ciarán Aherne for this back care workshop. You will be guided through a series of stretching and strengthening exercises and educated on the mechanics and movement of the spine. You will leave with a home care exercise program leading towards a pain free lifestyle.Suitable for people with back discomfort, old and new injuries or those wanting prevent back problems.

 

Posted on March 11, 2015

Get Lucky with Zumba & Win €45 class credit

Get Lucky with Zumba & Win €45 class credit
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We’re always up for a festive giggle @ The elbowroom.  We would love if you’d join us for some craic & spraoi @ next Friday evening’s Zumba class.

Karla came up with the great idea that you should wear something green to celebrate St.Patricks Day.

We agree and think the zumbi with the most imaginative out-fit deserves €45 class credit.

So get your green thinking caps on, we look forward to seeing you on Friday 13th March @ 6.40pm with your fabulous green attire (even if it’s just your zumba lucky socks!)

Posted on March 11, 2015

Pilates Foundation Course

Pilates Foundation Course
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If you are looking for Pilates classes in Dublin, this great four week foundation course with Aideen Macken will bring you through all the basics needed to get a solid foundation for your Pilates classes. From engaging your core, getting a great neutral curve in your spine to using your breath effectively.

Open to complete beginners, this course is your starting point before trying any of the drop in Pilates classes.… Read more

Posted on March 10, 2015
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