Article Category - "Pilates & Fitness"

Back Care Workshop

Back Care Workshop
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.

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Posted on March 11, 2015

Get Lucky with Zumba & Win €45 class credit

Get Lucky with Zumba & Win €45 class credit

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!)… Read more

Posted on March 11, 2015

Pilates Foundation Course

Pilates Foundation Course

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

A Runners Stretching Workshop

A Runners Stretching Workshop

Join our resident sports specialist and physical therapist – Ciarán Aherne for the ultimate runners workshop.

Warming up and warming down is vital for anyone who runs or plans to run. Stretching exercises are paramount to protect your hips, ankles, knees and feet is vital to stay injury free.

Learn how to:

  • Stretch the right muscles without straining your joints
  • Effectively build muscle to maintain endurance
  • Use an efficient warm up and warm down routine each time you run
  • Help stay injury free and keep running for many years to come
  • Build up your competitive advantage if racing is your game

If you would like info on any of our classes or workshops to support your fitness plan, please email, reception with your enquiry, best of luck with your running.… Read more

Posted on March 6, 2015

Runners Workshop

Runners Workshop

Now that the weather is definitely quite challenging, your warm up and cool down regime is even more important. Learn vital techniques, perfect for anyone who runs or plans to run. Along with stretching, strengthening exercises to protect your hips, ankles, knees and feet is vital to stay injury free.

For all runners getting ready for the half marathons over the next few weeks this is the perfect routine for you.  Join our resident sports specialist and physical therapist – Ciaran Aherne for the ultimate runners workshop.… Read more

Posted on January 14, 2015

Movember is a great time to Run

Movember is a great time to Run

Why is it that men so often ignore their health both physcially and emotionally. The good people at Movember give men the opportunity and confidence to learn and talk about their health and take positive action. At the elbowroom we want to nurture this action with you! We’ll have a series of blogs this month to help you along the road to a healthy fitness plan.

Although some may be fighting fit and ready to take on the world, many are in the midst of cancer treatment, just getting over surgery or in recovery, I came across this inspiring article on the merits of running “What it take’s to outrun cancer – stories of amazing men fighting battles with cancer” When we are ill, many of us are unable to see beyond the pain or discomfort and feel more comfortable hiding away trying to ignore the symptoms.… Read more

Posted on November 5, 2014