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Relax & Restore Through Mindfulness

Relax & Restore Through Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a gentle way of being present and seeing clearly what is happening in your life.

Being aware of what you are doing while you are doing it. Have you ever gone for a walk and realised at the end of it you were so completely consumed with your thoughts you never took in your surroundings, felt the wind on your cheek, smelled a scent on the breeze or acknowledged your limbs working to propel you forward?… Read more

Posted on April 17, 2016

Can you build strength through yoga?

Can you build strength through yoga?

Yoga concentrates on strengthening the whole body rather than isolating specific muscles, like you would do in a gym.

This allows the muscles in the body to work in tandem. We recruit other muscle groups to act as stabilisers as well as the muscles that are in action.

For example in Chaturanga Danasna (four limbed staff/plank pose) we feel it first in the upper body, then abs, back, inner thighs and even the muscles in the feet are working.… Read more

Posted on April 10, 2016

Unlimited Classes €59

Unlimited Classes €59 30 days of unlimited classes Available to all new clients for €59

Join us at The elbowroom – Select Your 30 Day Intro Pass

Home to Dublin’s best teachers and beautiful spacious studios, The elbowroom offers classes in yoga, Pilates, body conditioning, HIT, Zumba, suspension training. All of which are included in this offer.

– This is a one-time introductory offer available to new clients
– This pass activates when you book your first class

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Posted on February 25, 2016

Why should runners do yoga?

Why should runners do yoga?

Yoga and running. Two totally different disciplines. What could they ever have in common. More than you’d think!

Yoga will help lengthen tight muscles and will also help to strengthen the core, feet and ankles while improving your posture.It also helps you breath more efficiently and can help you overcome some of the mental challenges that runners undoubtedly face.

Specific muscle groups tend to be over worked while you run due to the repetitive nature of a runners movement.… Read more

Posted on February 23, 2016

Video: Mindfulness and how the brain works

Join Sophia Pallaro who will host a 4 weeks course on a ‘Introduction to Mindfulness’ starting Thursday February 18th. This course will explore different mindfulness practices that can help us be more present in and aware of ourselves and our surroundings.

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Posted on February 16, 2016

8 benefits of meditation – Fuse it with your practice

8 benefits of meditation – Fuse it with your practice

The practice of meditation is gaining popularity all over the world and is often recommended as a way to help us cope with the chaos of our daily lives.

The benefits of meditation are becoming increasingly apparent and include:

  • Improved immune function
  • Decreased anxiety
  • Stable blood pressure
  • Better quality of sleep
  • Reduced inflammation in the body
  • Improved emotional stability
  • Feeling grounded
  • Greater mental clarity and connection to intuition

Meditation is a practice that helps us to silence the mind and connect to the stillness within.… Read more

Posted on December 8, 2015