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New to meditation? Try a simple meditation exercise →

New to meditation? Try a simple meditation exercise

In preparation for our evening of music mantra meditation in honour of international happiness day we have prepared a short guide to a simple seated meditation. Join us on the night for a great experience in collective meditation and the opportunity to reserve a meal afterwards with your new community.

New to meditation? This exercise will help you to sit still and concentrate. These are 2 basic functionsthatwill allow you to progress toward a meditation practice.… Read more

Posted on March 16, 2015

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 →

Prana Power CONNECTION: WITHIN AND WITHOUT

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