Gain basic skills in gardening. This course will increase your knowledge on plant care and identification plus much more.
Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it wont). -James Baraz
Tai Chi for Health and Relaxation
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.
Visual Arts and Crafts
In this course we will be exploring a range of arts and crafts, no experience is needed. The aim of the classes is to help you explore your creative potential and develop your artistic skills in a supportive environment. We will be looking at different methods and techniques, with the emphasis on enjoyment.
We would like to welcome you to the Well-Being Programme with the craft of Crocheting. Crocheting has been found to be therapeutic and to calm the nerves from anxiety and stress; a great craft for everyone to learn.
Pilates is a low impact, full body form of exercise. This class will help to improve your strength, body awareness, flexibility, and balance. Options for exercises will be given making the class accessible to all and finishing the class feeling taller, stronger, and more mobile.
Courses are part funded by:
The City Of Dublin Education And Training Board (AES)