Antenatal & Postnatal

Antenatal & Postnatal

The Antenatal class has changed into a workshop event, over some Saturday afternoons we have two versions one for just mums and one for mums and partners, covering natural birthing techniques, stabilising the pelvis and diastase plus other occurring pain such as lower back. You can book the next workshop and events using the below tab. Antenatal workshops combine Yoga and Pilates, all together work in the preparation for birth. Pilates improves spinal and pelvic stability conditioning of the pelvic floor, including posture awareness, joint stability and supportive muscles. Pilates will help you maintain muscle strength and flexibility, helping in the prevention of lower back and pelvic pain. Yoga will help in the calming of the mind, body and breath uniting you and your baby as one, with gentle asana practices, meditation, relaxation and pranayama breathing techniques, helping improve your awareness of both you and your baby. Postnatal courses which were for six weeks are now also a workshop, you and your baby together working through yoga and Pilates, baby massage and calming techniques. Pilates for you – Stabilisation of joints, correction of posture after birth. Strengthening weakened abdominal and pelvic muscles. Diastase recovery the separation of the abdominal muscles. Yoga for you – relieves stress and strains on the mind and body. Internal care and cleansing through pranayama and bandha, gentle asana practice for you both. Breathing practices to calm baby, digestive techniques to help relieve baby, plus baby yoga and so much more. An afternoon of fun.