Archive for 2013

Addicted to Food? Break the Spiral

Most of us would love a normal healthy body weight but do find it difficult to achieve.  In theory, weight reduction is simply cutting down on what we eat.  So why is it that we are continuously tempted to overeat? A recent study shows we eat for many reasons unrelated to our daily energy requirements. Many of […]

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Pilates promotes good posture & helps back pain

A regular Pilates routine will ensure that optimal posture becomes the foundation for a balanced, injury free way of moving. Tight muscles will lengthen and strengthen which promotes healthy blood circulation and lubricate your joints.  If you have never tried pilates before it is a good idea to get a solid foundation with a beginners course. […]

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4 Great Resolutions For Breastfeeding

Tips for breastfeeding Here are some top resolutions for easing into breastfeeding to make life easier for you. We will give you all the information you need and more in at our breastfeeding workshop taking place Sunday 29th September. Sleep when your baby sleeps. Sleep deprivation is exhausting. Get sleep when you can. Sleep in […]

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The Final Countdown 6 weeks To The Arrival Of Your Baby

Are you prepared for Birth? Are you well prepared for birth or perhaps completely overwhelmed at the thought of giving birth & ready to leave it all in the hands of the medical profession?  Either way this is an important time to take note of some worthy advice. independent birthing workshop One of the best […]

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8 Good Reasons Why Yogi’s Should Do Pilates

So you have been practising yoga for more than a year. Your flexibility and strength has improved, and you have learned how to be still and calm. Your hard work has paid off and you feel great! Yoga has worked nearly every system in your body and you’ve developed increased flexibility in postures. There is however, sometimes a danger […]

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Top tips for sucessfull breastfeeding

Women often spend so much time reading books preparing for birth but little time getting ready for breastfeeding. If you think about it we spend a few hours in labor but maybe months breastfeeding. Read this post to help get the best start and join us for the Breastfeeding workshop linked at the top of […]

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Keeping cool: Tips for kids & babies

Temperature control Given the weather we are currently experiencing let’s talk temperature control in regard to keeping your children cool in hot temperatures.  If you want more advice about this or any other child safety issues, I’m running an introduction to Paediatric First Aid on August 14th and 21st. (And it’s run over 2 mornings to […]

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Is Your Baby Windy?

To greatly enhance the early bonding relationship between parents/ caregivers and their Infant babies use gentle, tactile stimulation along with loving verbal communication. Strokes can be either stimulating or relaxing, depending on your baby’s needs and developmental level. For tips on how to help infants with colic and understand what to expect from infant massage […]

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Stretch it! The benefits of stretching as part of your exercise routine

As you age, your muscles tighten and range of motion in the joints can be minimised. This can put a damper on active lifestyles and even hinder day-to-day, normal motions. Tasks that used to be simple, such as zipping up a dress or reaching for a can off of the top shelf, now become extremely […]

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What To Look Out For In Babies

Pediatric Assessment This post discusses development issues that can be linked with child birth. If you have concerns about the development of your baby – I offer pediatric assessments at the clinic.  If you’d like more information or would like to book a free assessment; contact us on 01 677 9859 of email info@the-elbowroom.com. Birth can […]

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