Article Category - "Children’s Services"

Playful Parenting with Aoife Bairead

Playful Parenting with Aoife Bairead

Playful Parenting – Using your relationship and the power of play to support your child

The Playful Parenting workshop is designed for parents of pre-­school and school-age children. As they move into these more social and routine led spheres, children can begin to develop a range of new social and emotional behaviours. Anxiety, defiance, hyperactivity and communication difficulties can develop and parents may struggle to support their child through these experiences.… Read more

Posted on October 27, 2017

Mid-term Halloween Camp

Mid-term Halloween Camp

The elbowroom is running a spooktacular midterm camp for kids (ages from 4-10 years old) this October 31st to November 3rd, 2017.

Art & crafts, games, music, gymnastics, movement, sports, yoga and zen time! We have a special theme each day which will be integrated into our activities.

Great selection of activities

A great selection of activities for all primary school aged children to help build confidence, foster creativity, building friendships in a community of children and facilitators.… Read more

Posted on October 5, 2017

Kids Yoga with Tanja Thomas

Kids Yoga with Tanja Thomas

 

Tanya will teach this fun and flexible class where there will be a balance between spontaneity and structure so that kids learn to listen to each other as well as express themselves creatively.

Kids learn best when they are having fun, so classes interweave story, song, games, and poses, allowing children to learn in a multi-sensory environment which explores kinaesthetic, visual, aural, inter-and intra-personal learning.

•Have fun in a non-competitive environment

•Yoga teaches specific calming techniques and breath work

•Yoga teaches self-acceptance

D7 ET kids will be picked up from school and brought to the class.… Read more

Posted on September 8, 2017

12 Weeks Gymnastics Programme

12 Weeks Gymnastics Programme

Kids will love this excellent recreational programme in which gymnasts progress at their own pace through the class.

They will learn the basic to advanced gymnastics skills which help to improve overall flexibility, strength, body awareness and develop great self-esteem. Children at this level can be invited to compete at friendly competitions. These classes cater for boys and girls of all abilities.

•Improves spatial awareness: Gymnastics is considered a spatial activity, which means the more children move in different ways, the more connections are made in the brain that improves spatial awareness.Read more

Posted on September 8, 2017

Grade Syllabus Ballet with Aileen Rogers

Grade Syllabus Ballet with Aileen Rogers

This class brings imagination, rhythm, musicality, and movement together to provide a fun and engaging environment for any child that is interested in dance or movement of any kind.

Ballet improves flexibility, strength, and posture.  It is an excellent form of exercise, teaching discipline and focus.

Aileen Rogers is a Dublin based choreographer. Her background in dance dates back to childhood with strong influence in classical ballet, tap, modern contemporary dance.… Read more

Posted on September 8, 2017

Juvenile Ballet – Junior and Senior Infants with Aileen Rogers

Juvenile Ballet – Junior and Senior Infants with Aileen Rogers

This class brings imagination, rhythm, musicality, and movement together to provide a fun and engaging environment for any child that is interested in dance or movement of any kind.

Ballet improves flexibility, strength, and posture.  It is an excellent form of exercise, teaching discipline and focus.

Aileen Rogers is a Dublin based choreographer. Her background in dance dates back to childhood with strong influence in classical ballet, tap, modern contemporary dance.… Read more

Posted on September 8, 2017