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Your waters have broken: Let a sanitary towel be your friend →

Your waters have broken: Let a sanitary towel be your friend

In this post we look at how you look after yourself and your baby when your waters break before labour starts.

What is amniotic fluid?

Protective water around your baby inside the membrane sac. After 20 weeks it is mostly produced by the babies kidneys – Yes its wee. It’s straw coloured with flex of vernex which is your babies skin.

It provides a protective, cushioning environment for your baby to grow.… Read more

Posted on January 26, 2019

Rehearsing Labour : Harness the power of your breath →

Rehearsing Labour : Harness the power of your breath

I’m a great believer in working with women to provide practical and effective ways to ride the waves of labour. There are many things we can practice before birth to give us the best opportunity for a more physiologically normal birth.

Don’t ever underestimate the power of breath and relaxation and the best preparation for birth. And it is practice that counts. As with many things its 1% theory and 99% practice that will make the different for birth preparation.… Read more

Posted on January 20, 2019

Can Reflexology help fight stress? →

Can Reflexology help fight stress? Given the times we’re living in stress has become an endemic part of our lives. Many of us are looking to traditional and non-traditional approaches to reduce our stress levels.

Stress has become a factor in more scientific studies. Researchers have discovered that the more stress, anger and sadness someone experiences the less adept their bodies are to responding effectively. It’s almost as though the pressure exerted on the body by constant stress can cause it to go beyond its capacity to bounce back to normal.… Read more

Posted on January 18, 2019

Naturopathy →

Naturopathy

 

Naturopathy with Siobhán Carroll at The elbowroom

Naturopathy is for people who are ready to take control of their wellbeing and are willing to do the work to make changes that will benefit their health now and into the future. It’s a medicine of empowerment and of self-healing. Working with plant medicine, nutrition, sleep hygiene, lifestyle medicine, detoxification principles, Ayurveda, Bach flower essences, homoeopathic tissue salts and more, conducting 1:1 health consultations with clients of all ages.… Read more

Posted on January 16, 2019

Yin Yoga 300hr with Eimear Beardmore →

Yin Yoga 300hr with Eimear Beardmore
This is a 4-day training course with Eimear Beardmore.

With dates on 2nd & 3rd February and 23rd & 24th March 2019.

Eimear Beardmore is delighted to be leading a 4 day 50hr Yin Teacher Training in The Elbowroom in February and March 2019. With a background in education, she has designed a curriculum that supports trainees as emerging teachers and practitioners of yin. Drawing on her experience in dance and somatics Eimear will be situating the practice of yin yoga at the heart of this training.

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Posted on January 14, 2019

Lower Back & Hip Mobilisation Workshop with Joseph Devlin →

Lower Back & Hip Mobilisation Workshop with Joseph Devlin

Lower Back & Hip Mobilisation Workshop

Participants will continue to deepen their relationships to the Lumbar Spine, Pelvic Girdle & Hip Joints & begin to develop a pain-free relationship with their own bodies using simple techniques that can be applied at home or shared in a class environment.

Physical Therapist & Movement physiology teacher Joseph Devlin continues to develop this workshop designed for beginners and advanced movement practitioners, who have experienced injuries or pain in their lower back and hips.

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Posted on January 9, 2019