Our specialised Pregnancy Yoga classes aim to enhance the health and wellbeing of mums to be, supporting you through the physical and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy, as well as providing a time to relax and connect in with baby.
The classes emphasise developing strength and mobility in the legs, spine and pelvic floor, gently opening hips and pelvis (without over stretching), and opening the chest and shoulders. The exercises counter the rounding and hunching that can occur during pregnancy whilst also creating vital space for breathing.
No experience is needed and the course is suitable at any stage of pregnancy. If you have a history of miscarriage or are experiencing complications then give us a call or email so we can discuss how we can best meet your needs.
Classes consist of yoga postures (asana), gentle flowing sequences (vinyasa), breath awareness and exercises (pranayama) and relaxation/meditation. Props, such as blankets, bolsters and straps may be used to provide support and comfort.
Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga include:
Maintaining strength and flexibility
Improving circulation (helping reduce fluid retention)
Awareness and toning of pelvic floor muscles
Easing back and pelvic pain
Promoting relaxation/stress management
Connecting with baby
Sharing of ideas, thoughts and experiences with other mum to be
Options for Pregnancy Yoga Classes:
Tuesdays 5.30pm - 6.45pm with Jan
Tuesdays 7.00pm - 8.15pm with Anna
Wednesdays 5.30pm - 6.45pm with Casey (not running Term 4, 2018)
Thursdays 5.30pm - 6.45pm with Anna
Saturdays 9.00am - 10.15am with Anna 7 Romy