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Stretch it! The benefits of stretching as part of your exercise routine →

Stretch it! The benefits of stretching as part of your exercise routine

As you age, your muscles tighten and range of motion in the joints can be minimised. This can put a damper on active lifestyles and even hinder day-to-day, normal motions.

Tasks that used to be simple, such as zipping up a dress or reaching for a can off of the top shelf, now become extremely difficult. A regular stretching programme can help lengthen your muscles and make daily living activities easier.… Read more

Posted on June 28, 2013

What To Look Out For In Babies →

What To Look Out For In Babies Pediatric Assessment

This post discusses development issues that can be linked with child birth. If you have concerns about the development of your baby – I offer pediatric assessments at the clinic.  If you’d like more information or would like to book a free assessment; contact us on 01 677 9859 of email info@the-elbowroom.com.

Birth can be a stressful experience for baby as well as mum.  The bones in their head actually over-lap to allow the exit from the birth canal.  … Read more

Posted on June 20, 2013

Get Cuddly With Your Bundle Of Joy →

Get Cuddly With Your Bundle Of Joy Infant Massage enhances bonding

Infant Massage is a brilliant bonding tool for you to communicate with your baby.   The benefits of a soothing massage helps relieve discomfort from gas, colic & constipation, improves blood circulation & boosts their immune system.  Increasing alertness & awareness.

Benefits

Essential one-on-one time will enhance intimacy, understanding and ability to nurture. See this great clip on the benefits and some tips on how to start massage.… Read more

Posted on May 1, 2013

10 Good reasons why Yogi’s should do Pilates →

10 Good reasons why Yogi’s should do Pilates

I was young, agile and very bendy. Doing a yoga practice in my early days back in the 80’s I enjoyed doing really advanced poses. My party trick was the jumping splits!

I wish I had met myself as I am now back then. What I would have said is, “take it easy, if you keep allowing teachers to sit on you and reef you into those mad twists, you will injure yourself.… Read more

Posted on March 10, 2013

Tips for yoga arm balances & inversions →

If the mention of arm balances and inversions makes your heart beat faster and your palms sweat, and not in a good way, then here is a good tip to get you started. Otherwise, come and join us at our masterclass for arm balances and inversions, for a playful exploration of these somewhat challenging poses and learn how to move from a place of fear to a place of fun!

Top Tips

The most important thing to remember with any arm balance or inversion is to move into it slowly.… Read more

Posted on February 27, 2013