Laragh Glendalough notes week October 21st


Hi,I will be sending you the notes for wk beg 28th shortly because of the Bank Holiday.Kind RegardsDeborahLaragh Glendalough Notes Week beg 21st Oct 2019

Midterm at the Brockagh Resource Centre

Next week for midterm the following regular classes will break for that week: Pilates (Mon and Thurs, Adult and Children’s Classes), Yoga with Louise (Thurs, Floor and Chair Yoga Classes).

Pilates Classes in Laragh

Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and Improvers welcome!  Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve 7pm and Thurs morn at 10am.

Curvy Whirlies Fitness Class

Sunshine Fitness is proud to announce that our ‘Curvy Whirlies’ plus-sized ladies class is coming to the Brockagh Centre in Laragh this November 6th. This low-impact and fun exercise class will focus on strength building using a mixture of gentle movement, weights and stretching. No skinny-minnies allowed! Wednesday nights at 8pm, first class free and €5 drop-in thereafter. Please call 0876035780 or PM the page for more information.

Mindfulness & Craft Workshop 

Make your own Christmas cards, gift tags, gift bags & handmade presents while learning to switch off and become more mindful. This popular workshop takes place in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Sat Nov 9th, 10-4pm. All materials and lunch provided. Book with Linda 0872694954 or

Footfalls Walking Festival

Footfalls Walking Festival will be based in the Brockagh Resource Centre from Fri 25th to Mon 28th of Oct with many of the walks taking us through Wicklow Mountains National Park. All walks are led by experienced walking leaders who will enhance your day with information on local history flora and fauna.The weekend offers a selection of walking choices such as Lugnaquilla (925 m), a night walk, moderate to easy walks throughout the weekend. Please note: Walks may be changed on the day depending on weather conditions or the fitness level of the group at the leader’s discretion. Contact info at 0404 45152,

Violin Lessons

Violin teacher on in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Thurs from 1-2pm and Sat, 11-12pm. All types of music for beginnes to advanced levels. Lesons that will make learning the violin fun and fast. To book phone Siobhan Kelleher 087 92 82 650 or email

Active Retirement

The group meets every Tuesday morning at 11am in the Brockagh Centre and for lunch once a month at various local venues (new members welcome).  Their next monthly lunch will be in Lynhams on the 12th Nov.  Our Christmas Tea Dance is on Sunday 17th November from 3 – 6pm, music is by the Wicklow Man. We are looking for prizes for our raffle so if anyone has any unwanted gifts that they would like to donate it would be greatly appreciated. Annual Christmas shopping trip, Wed 20th Nov.  also the Christmas party is on Tues 10th Dec in Co. Meath. There are a limited number of places left, call Denise 0404 45600 asap for further info. Our Christmas lunch will be in the Wicklow Heather on 17th Dec. We are currently organizing our breakaway for next year, further details to follow.  If anyone would like to offer their services or share their skills with the group please contact the centre.  For more information on the group or outings/trips call Denise on 0404 45600, email or drop in to the centre.

We Love Art

Art and crafts classes for children of primary school age take place on Monday afternoons. Classes cover a wide range of art and craft techniques and processes, giving kids an outlet for creative self-expression while learning new skills.  Classes are small and places must be reserved in advance, the first class is free for new students. Almha Roche is a professional artist and an experienced and qualified art teacher. The first class is free for new students.  See Facebook: weloveartcrafts. To book, or for further information, please contact Almha on 086-3897732.

Adult Art Classes

Mon morning drawing and painting classes are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced painters.  Students choose the medium(s) with which they wish to work, and develop their interests and personal style with Almha’s advice and guidance.  If you are thinking of getting back into your art, or trying something new to explore your creative side, now is a good time!  Classes are at 11-12.30pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. To book, or for further information, please contact Almha on 086-3897732.

Elevation Dance School

Our Modern Dance classes focus on Jazz, Lyrical, Acro Dance, Ballet ISTD and Commercial styles as well as ISTD syllabus work giving a well-rounded understanding of the Modern Theatre style. Classes are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre every Mon, Wed and Sat for all age groups and levels. Senior Advanced Contemporary Rep and technical training incorporating classical, release, contraction and floor work.Saturdays:10:00- 1:00pm and Senior Dance TeamAdvanced training for pre- professional experienced dancers. Drama is also incorporated with some classes. Go to or contact Kate on 086 8256775 to find out more.-

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