Lisa Wilkinson's Blog Post
After teaching for years in the Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda traditions, Marianne’s personal practice evolved into her own approach, called Shakti Rasa, a fluid style that incorporates breath and meditation into powerful asana work. Along with Shakti Rasa, she teaches the Vinyasa Krama sequences of Krishnamacharya as transmitted through Srivatsa Ramaswami. Her classes also include pranayama, chanting, and meditation. For years, she studied in India with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and other traditional yoga masters.… Read more
Sophia is a vastly experienced yoga and meditation teacher and has been practicing meditation since her teenage years and yoga since her early twenties. She has explored a variety of meditation traditions and in recent years has been consistently working with Mindfulness.
Over the years she has attended a host of meditation retreats in Ireland and abroad. She has visited Plum Village in France and has practiced with Thich Nhat Hanh and his students.… Read more
The time of year of diminishing light and colder temperatures challenges us both energetically and emotionally.
It becomes increasingly hard to stay motivated, to take action and keep our spirits high. Yet winter is also a time of hibernation and provides us with the opportunity to nourish ourselves, to go inward and reflect upon what seeds to plant for spring to come.
This kundalini yoga workshop brings light into the winter darkness while exploring challenges and opportunities inherent in winter times.… Read more
Yin for Stress Do you find yourself fatigued? Do you feel like you never have enough time to yourself?
The effects of a yang lifestyle, constant busyness and bombardment of media, can leave us feeling drained physically and mentally. Our nervous system is flooded and overloaded without time to wind down and chill out. When we’ve eased this tension we can feel our feelings, think more clearly and access energy more readily in the body.… Read more
After 14 years of training new yoga teachers, The elbowroom is now focusing on advanced yoga teacher training to help further teachers practice, careers and passion for yoga.
Our open day is a great opportunity to view our facilities and gain a valuable insight into the training. Join us December 9th to discuss all the elements of the course and to answer any of your questions. Susan church will discuss both the course and individual electives.… Read more
Many of us have experienced back pain at some stage in our lives. Varying diagnoses can be given to people and often we have difficulty seeing any improvements. Your back is an incredibly complex structure, an evolutionary masterpiece comprised of bone, muscle, ligaments, fascia, nerves, and disks.
Studies suggest that 80% of our population will suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. This unexpected burden often strikes down even the most flexible of yogis and the strongest of athletes.… Read more