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Dance From Around The World

Dance From Around The World
Learn to dance around the world with Rachel Runswick!
Rachel is a dancer and acrobat who has studied different dance styles from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and beyond. We might even learn the Haka from New Zealand Maori culture!
Sibling Discount 10% off your additional booking fee if you enrol two or more family members.

Please book through The elbowroom reception to avail of this.

Number: 01-6779859 or info@the-elbowroom.com

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Posted on May 15, 2019

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

The word ‘doula’ (pronounced ‘doo-la’) is a Greek word meaning ‘woman servant or caregiver’. More recently, it refers to someone who offers emotional and physical support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth. In Ireland a Doula is a woman who provides a Doula service usually for a fee.

The principal is to give ‘mothering to the mother’, enabling a woman to have the most satisfying experience that she can from pregnancy and into motherhood.… Read more

Posted on March 16, 2019

Kids Art & Painting with Hannah Feery

Kids Art & Painting with Hannah Feery

Let your toddlers thrive through our engaging and entertaining toddler art classes! Known to be a favourite educational activity for toddlers and parents alike, our toddler art classes guide children step by step in creating their very own art projects to proudly exhibit at home!

Art & Painting classes for toddlers and kids, from the ages 2 – 7 are available Wednesday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30! Hosted by the wonderful Hannah Feery your budding Picasso will explore painting on canvas, drawing, sparkling crafts, and more, all while receiving the crucial, developmental benefits of art, including healthy expression of emotions, enhanced fine motor skills, greater concentration, healthy social skills, and cognitive problem-solving skills

Book your little one in on Wednesdays here!… Read more

Posted on February 26, 2019

4 Weeks Summer Kids Camp

4 Weeks Summer Kids Camp

The elbowroom is running 4 weeks of summer kids camp (ages from 4-10 years old). Full days of arts, crafts, games, yoga, dancing and as much outdoor activity as weather permits.

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.

Time spent outdoors

The camp is suitable for all children in mainstream education. Children should wear rough and ready clothing and bring their own packed lunch, a morning snack is provided.… Read more

Posted on May 5, 2018

Parenting Teens – Being The Calm In The Storm with Aoife Bairead

Parenting Teens – Being The Calm In The Storm with Aoife Bairead

Parenting teens- Being the calm in the storm

There’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes! The same can be said for the teenage years; what can appear to be a dramatic and difficult change in your relationship with your child is, in fact, their opportunity to develop the vital tools of adulthood and you, the parent, are their safety net.

This workshop will look at the incredible changes that are happening in your child’s brain, and equip you with tools that you can use to help your relationship with them while supporting them through these milestones.

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Posted on February 16, 2018

Singing lessons – Pitch Perfect! with Cat Dowling

Singing lessons – Pitch Perfect! with Cat Dowling

 

Pitch Perfect singing lessons! 

The emphasis of this music class is on fun, confidence building, finding our voice, teamwork, appreciation of music, learning rhythms and sounds and performance.

There will be a performance to parents of one song per month. There will be instruments!

We will run two groups for different age groups – Senior and Infants.

No previous musical or singing experience necessary.

Music expresses that which can not be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.

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Posted on January 8, 2018