Holistic Education


Gain basic skills in horticulture. This course will increase your knowledge on plant care and identification plus much more.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi Ch’uan (commonly referred to as Tai Chi) is a form of slow, rhythmic exercise which originated in China and is now practiced all over the world. For whom? As a form of exercise Tai Chi does not require any great strength and is suitable for people of all ages and all levels of physical ability. What will it do for me? Tai Chi is well known for its health benefits. The movements are performed in a slow, relaxed manner. This calms the mind and releases the physical and mental tensions of our stressful modern life-style. The regular practice of Tai Chi has been shown to:

• Improve blood circulation and breathing

• Improve balance and co-ordination

• Strengthen muscles and joints

• Slow down the effects of arthritis and osteoporosis

• Help to relieve and manage day-to-day stress.

Mindfulness For Everyone

Whether you are a beginner or familiar with mindfulness practice, this course is for you. Mindfulness helps us come into the present moment which slows us down in a busy world. you may just want a quiet meditation hour or to build regular practice into your daily life. It's up to you.


Flower Arranging

Come along and see for yourself just some of the beautiful things you can create for you and your friends/family with flowers. In this course we will be using fresh flowers to create floral arrangements, bouquets and displays for a variety of occasions including Halloween and Christmas creations. Learn new skills which will help you make the most of a simple bunch of flowers and turn it into something special and unique. You can if you think you can!


There’s more than one way to skin a cat. This course will endeavor to encourage each person to find their own ‘cat’ and the most comfortable way to ‘skin it’! The visual creative process is within everyone and by exploring various ways of creating an image you too can enjoy painting, drawing and printing. This course will be a non-challenging form of approach to creativity. Explore and enjoy other methods of visual creativity without any academic or formalized restraints. All that is required is an open mind and willingness within an atmosphere of relaxation and episodes of invigoration. If you want to enlighten your creativity whether or not you are artistic, do come along.



This course will include stretching, balancing and relaxation for total well being.



Courses are part funded by:

The City Of Dublin Education And Training Board


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