We are delighted to announce here at Aura Leisure that we recently took part in RLSS UK's Pool Extract Board (PXB) taining to give our pool lifeguards the skills to use the new rescue equipment.
Aura Leisure Cnetre approved training centre co-ordinator Emma Donegan, said:
“The Aura team thoroughly enjoyed the training and were particularly impressed with the overall efficiency of the new spinal boards. Not only does it reduce the number of steps needed, which increases the speed of immobilisation and extraction of a casualty, but it also requires less people, which is fantastic. The training was highly organised and the team learnt a lot on the day, so we’re very happy to be one of the first centres in Ireland to have undertaken the training with the RLSS UK.
Please click here to read more on the RLSS UK website.
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Aura Leisure and MyMind are working together to highlight the important link between physical and mental wellbeing.
No matter your age or fitness level, you can learn to use exercise as a powerful tool to boost your mental wellbeing and resilience. Exercise is one of the little things we can all do to look after our wellbeing. We can feel more energetic throughout the day, sleep better at night, have sharper memories, and feel more relaxed and positive about ourselves and our lives. Motivational speaker and founder of Fighting Fit for Ewings (FFFE) Nikki Bradley is an advocate for physical and mental fitness. Nikki is working with both MyMind and Aura to encourage others to look after their own mental wellbeing through exercise, getting support for their difficulties and staying positive. Nikki is currently training for the 0-60 challenge with Aura Leisure, which will see her go from being a weak swimmer to swimming 60 lengths of the pool!
Good luck Nikki, we know you can do it!
To read Nikki's story click here!
As an adult we understand that learning do swim can be a very daunting challenge. The first step is picking up the phone or even just filling out our enquiry form after that we are with you every step of the way. Below is exactly what to expect when starting your swimming journey here in Aura!
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To celebrate Father's Day this coming Sunday, June 19th we are looking for pictures of 'You & Dad' together. One photo will be selected as the winner based on how many likes you get on our Facebook page. The quicker you post the picture in the comments beneath the post the more time you will have to get those all important likes. The winning photo will be posted on Father's Day. Good luck.
The effort of thinking about going to the gym or even getting outside is often too much for some of us. However, my neglecting our health in this way we are actually putting far more stress on the mind and the body. So come along to Aura with your Exam Number from June 8th to 24th AND use our facilities for FREE! Enjoy a gym session or a swim or both!
Don't sweat it, we're here to help!
This lent, instead of ‘giving up’ something, why not ‘take up’ something positive instead?
So many of us have tried the diets where we starve ourselves, or enthusiastically pushed ourselves to the limit in the gym throughout January. Psychological studies have shown again and again that after about four to six weeks most people feel the sacrifices are too much compared to the results achieved – so we give up! It’s simply too hard to stay motivated when you’re doing it on your own.
Sleep plays an important role in your physical health. It is just as actively valuable as regular exercise and quality nutrition.
Physical Activity is for everyone, any level of activity is better for your health than none.
Everyone knows that regular exercise is good for your body but it is also one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. You don’t need to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits. Research indicates that modest amounts of exercise can make a difference. No matter your age or fitness level, you can learn to use exercise as a powerful tool to feel better.
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