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Easter Kids Camp Week 2 with The elbowroom

Easter Kids Camp Week 2 with The elbowroom

 

Join us for 4 days of Fun, Games, Music, Movement, Yoga, Art & Crafts and Zen time.

Kids from 4 to 10 years are welcome to join us for the day or for all 4 days of our camp. Trips over the two weeks include:

– Grangegorman park
– Kilmainham Gaol
– Phoenix Park
– Egg hunt at the park and Hungry tree grounds

Art includes Tie Dye, painting in canvas, Painting Easter eggs, making Easter slime, planting flower bulbs, sun catchers, clay vases and more.… Read more

Posted on March 11, 2020

Befriending Anxiety with Xenia Pestova Bennet

Befriending Anxiety with Xenia Pestova Bennet

This 2-hour workshop will be led by performance anxiety specialist and professional pianist Dr Xenia Pestova Bennett, a lecturer at the University of Nottingham, yoga instructor and wellness coach.

Anxiety can manifest in many different areas of our lives – we are currently battling an international anxiety epidemic, identified is the most common mental health issue along with depression. The Mental Health Foundation estimates that anxiety is among the primary drivers of disability worldwide.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Restore and Renew with Sophia Pallaro

Restore and Renew with Sophia Pallaro

This restorative workshop is an opportunity to enjoy some deep rest and to replenish your reservoir of energy.

Restorative Yoga is a form of mellow yoga that works with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body. Dwelling in the stillness that allows us to be present with our experience, we will be able to feel supported and safe.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Qigong Workshop – One Finger Shooting Zen

Qigong Workshop – One Finger Shooting Zen

One-Finger Shooting Zen is an amazing exercise to develop internal force and mental clarity, which not only enhance our levels of Qi, but more significantly give us good health, vitality, longevity and spiritual joys.
This workshop consists of traditional Shaolin Stance training that helps build up Qi/Internal Force within the body. This incorporated with breathing techniques and flowing hand movements that will leave you feeling harmonious and full of energy.

One-Finger Shooting Zen is perfect for everyone who wishes to improve their practice, be it Yoga, Sports, Meditation, Combat etc.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

A Bridge Too Far with Bev Porrino

A Bridge Too Far with Bev Porrino

A strong backbend workshop with senior yoga teacher Bev Porrino. This workshop will take a look at why some students find back bends challenging.

With the use of foam rollers, balls, our own hands and yoga postures, we will lubricate and release the connective tissues so that we can move from gentle backbends to deeper more advanced postures with power and with strength. We’ll take a brief look at anatomical differences in a generic group so that we can focus on correct alignment and modifications for your own body.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Beginners Yoga Course – Wednesday

Beginners Yoga Course – Wednesday

This beginners yoga course is perfect for those completely new to yoga or haven’t been in a while and would like to refresh. Learn the basic postures, breath work and develop a great yoga foundation.

Yoga is one of the original concepts which today would be labeled as holistic. That means that the body is related to the breath; both are related to the brain; in turn this links with the mind, which is a part of consciousness.… Read more

Posted on March 1, 2020