Are you Hip enough? →

Are you Hip enough?

Opening your hips takes time. The good news is that, as with every journey connected with physical change, every step on the path takes you to a new level of opportunity. Tight hips are a major roadblock for many students who want to deepen their yoga practice and master a wider range of poses.

If you can’t join me in a Yin hip opening workshop on Sunday 15th March, Try these hip opening poses offer stretches and strengthening to the hips but some add their own inherent learning process as mastering them can seem a little daunting at first.… Read more

Posted on March 12, 2015

Interested in craniosacral therapy for your child? →

Interested in craniosacral therapy for your child?

Are you interested in affordable Craniosacral Therapy? The elbowroom set up the CST Foundation to support families of children who need ongoing Craniosacral treatment who can no longer afford it. Parents and siblings are also encouraged to attend.

On Saturday March 28nd from 10am-4pm.  We have 1 hour appointments available for families on a donation basis (min €20)

Many common childhood conditions can be helped through the use of Craniosacral Therapy.Read more

Posted on March 12, 2015

Back Care Workshop →

Back Care Workshop
Join our resident physical therapist Ciarán Aherne for this back care workshop. You will be guided through a series of stretching and strengthening exercises and educated on the mechanics and movement of the spine. You will leave with a home care exercise program leading towards a pain free lifestyle. Suitable for people with back discomfort, old and new injuries or those wanting prevent back problems.

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Posted on March 11, 2015

Prana Power →


In this workshop, we will look deeply into Prana (energy). We will put a big emphasis and practice on Pranayama (breathing techniques) looking at three stages of respiration: Inhalation (Pooraka), Retention (Kumbhaka) and Exhalation (Rechaka).

With the breath being the life force and so intimately connected with all the functions, cells and organs of the physical body as well as the emotional and mental bodies, by controlling, clearing and energising the breath we also influence all these dimensions on a highly positive level.… Read more

Posted on March 11, 2015

Let’s make Self-Loathing a Thing of the Past →

Let’s make Self-Loathing a Thing of the Past

Do you know that the concept of self-loathing is unheard of in some societies?

The Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard likes to tell an anecdote about the Dalai Lama. During a conference on how East meets West in the Indian town of Dharamsala, one of the American psychologists talked about ‘self-loathing’. At first, the Dalai Lama thought he’d misheard, and he asked the interpreter to repeat his translation several times. He then asked for someone to explain what on earth this concept was, since it was inconceivable to him that a human being could hate himself.… Read more

Posted on March 10, 2015

A Runners Stretching Workshop →

A Runners Stretching Workshop

Join our resident sports specialist and physical therapist – Ciarán Aherne for the ultimate runner’s workshop.

Warming up and warming down is vital for anyone who runs or plans to run. Stretching exercises are paramount to protect your hips, ankles, knees and feet is vital to stay injury free.

Learn how to:

  • Stretch the right muscles without straining your joints
  • Effectively build muscle to maintain endurance
  • Use an efficient warm up and warm down routine each time you run
  • Help stay injury free and keep running for many years to come
  • Build up your competitive advantage if racing is your game

If you would like info on any of our classes or workshops to support your fitness plan, please email, reception with your enquiry, best of luck with your running.… Read more

Posted on March 6, 2015