Archive for 2019
Promoting Spontaneous Labour
If you are facing the prospect of medical induction, we understand this can be a very stressful time. Although we do recognise that induction can be a very necessary procedure to ensure the health of you and your baby, we are also very aware that the pressure to have your baby can be potentially based […]
300hr Yoga teacher training – open day – November 29th, 12pm
Take this opportunity to meet with a few of the teachers who feature on this diverse and advanced 300hr offering at the elbowroom. This free online event will give you the opportunity to meet with some of the teachers hear them speak and ask them any questions you might have about furthering your development in […]
What type of posture do you have?
Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are your hamstrings too tight? Pilates is one of the most effective ways of correcting posture. We always recommend you start a beginners course – see our schedule here Negative effects of poor posture The truth is – […]
What is Kundalini Yoga?
How is Kundalini Yoga different from other styles? Kundalini Yoga was brought to the West by Yogi Bhajan. It is considered one of the most comprehensive forms of all of the Yoga traditions. It combines many practices such as meditation, mantra, physical postures and breathing techniques. It is a Royal (Raj) Yoga as it contains […]
What Even Is Hot Yoga?
Hot Yoga is an ever growing yogic trend these days, but what’s it all about? A typical hot yoga class begins with breath work and inward reflection, moving through to warm-ups to wake up the body followed by vinyasa flow in a heated room, invigorating asanas and wrapping up with a blissful savasana (lying down […]
Partner Yoga with Aga Chojnacka
Partner Yoga – Double The Fun! It’s a brand new, fun workshop to suit everyone, regardless of size, age, marital status or level of experience. You can join us on your own, bring a friend or a date and make loads of new friends:) First comes a warm-up with energising sun salutations, then we move […]
What is a Doula?
The word ‘doula’ (pronounced ‘doo-la’) is a Greek word meaning ‘woman servant or caregiver’. More recently, it refers to someone who offers emotional and physical support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth. In Ireland a Doula is a woman who provides a Doula service usually for a fee. The principal […]
Face Yoga Workshop with Timea Farkas
Join this 2-hour face yoga workshop if you are ready to say goodbye to sunken cheeks and flabby chins, lines around your mouth and eyes, and dark circles and puffy eyes! I was begged to share my secret of my youthful look, and here is your chance to learn it. For the price of a facial […]
Pregnancy Acupuncture with Clare Foley Acupuncture has become a hugely popular therapy to support pregnancy, labour and postpartum health in recent years. Every woman wants her pregnancy to go smoothly and acupuncture is a great way to regulate and optimize our natural cycles. Whether you-and-bump are aching for a good night’s sleep or you’re preparing […]
Relaxing Into Labour: 10 Tips from a Doula
As a Doula I often get called during the middle of the night. This tends to happen when the first sensations are starting for a new mother. I walk in and everyone in the house is busy doing the labour thing. I nearly always spend the next hour trying to get everyone to relax and go back to bed. I […]