CalmMama : Breathe, Relax, Birth

CalmMama : Breathe, Relax, Birth
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Learn deep relaxation & hypnosis techniques for a calmer pregnancy and an undisturbed birth.

CalmMama: breathe, relax, birth is a perfect way to help your body rest, relax and bring forth life.

Using breathing, visualisation and deep relaxation techniques, take a rest from the stresses and anxieties you may be feeling during pregnancy and in preparation for birth.

This workshop, suitable for any stage of your pregnancy, will help you gain an insight into how to use relaxation, breathing and hypnobirthing techniques in pregnancy and during birth.

Taught by Emily McElarney a pre and post natal yoga teacher and experienced Hypnobirthing practitioner, this workshop is a great introduction to the tools used in hypnobirthing.

Great preparation for pregnancy, birth, and the next 18 years + of parenthood.

The workshop focusses on many elements to support pregnancy, pre-labour, labour, birth, and recovery including:

Breathing techniques

Deep relaxation

Hypnobirthing methods


Movement to calm and open

Relaxation in active birth

About the author: Emily McElarney

Emily McElarney

Emily McElarney is a mum of three, all of whom were birthed naturally in Dublin maternity hospitals, using Hypnobirthing.     She is a huge advocate of hypnobirthing and of promoting natural birth and of the normalcy of birth. Empowering mums and dads to be are hugely important to Emily and her goal in classes is always to empower couples to make informed choices around the birth of their children.   A qualified yoga teacher, Emily teaches pre-natal yoga and postnatal mum & baby yoga in The elbowroom.   A former journalist, Emily currently contributes to media discussion on birth and normalcy of birth on a regular bases.  She also writes for several publications on birth, birth preparation and infant bonding and engagement.

The elbowroom has an extensive range of classes for all ages and abilities. We offer such an eclectic mix to enable you to find something that will suit you. If you need any advice, please contact our class advisor who can point you in the right direction.