PREGNANCY YOGA (Ante natal yoga) & POST NATAL YOGA
(Birthlight/Yoga Gro/Classical Yoga)
Pregnancy yoga is a wonderful, safe and gentle way to exercise, enjoy your growing baby, relax and prepare for childbirth and beyond. It is suitable for all women from the second trimester (14 weeks) onwards. The classes consists of time to stretch,tone, relax and breathe in small groups so individual attention can be given to each person.
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Bishops Stortford Bishops Park Community Centre- Wednesdays . 8-9 p.m.
Bishops Stortford Bishops Park Community Centre - Saturdays 10-11 a.m.
Bishops Stortford Fridays 12.15-13.15 at Akasha Wellness (many people join when they go on maternity leave)
Ware Ware Arts Centre Saturdays 12.30-13.30
GIFT VOUCHERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOGA IN PREGNANCY (Pre natal yoga)
Pregnancy yoga benefits include:-
Strengthens and tones safely the pelvis, pelvic floor and all areas of the body
Encourages good posture in class and for everyday life
Helps try to get baby in the optimal foetal position for birth
Can aid digestion and circulation
Can help alleviate certain pregnancy discomforts such as heartburn, tiredness,headaches, backache
Breathing techniques for pregnancy, labour and beyond
Care of the pelvis to try to prevent pelvic girdle pain or can help if suffering from this.
Deeply relaxing and nurturing
Helps you bond with your baby
Encourages friendships within the group
Helps you feel prepared for birth
The classes cover
Poses (asanas) to stretch and strengthen
Good body posture to protect the body during pregnancy
Care of the pelvis in pregnancy
Time for women to chat and share experiences.
Positions for the two stages of labour
Breathing for the two stages of labour
Partners classes are also arranged so they can learn how to support you during labour.
I hope these classes will be a valuable asset to you in pregnancy, for birth and beyond. People tend to join and continue until they have the baby with friendships continuing after. Whether you are 14 weeks or 42 weeks you are welcome.
Prices: (including handouts)
£60 for a 6 sessions to use over 8 consecutive weeks or £10 a session (subject to space). Towards the end of your pregnancy payment is on a weekly basis.
POST NATAL YOGA & RELAXATION CLASSES
Penny is happy to run courses subject to interest
This course offers a continuation from the yoga in pregnancy in a gentle fashion allowing the body to fully recover. Good posture, pelvic floor and other strengthening and stretching exercises are taught along with breathing and relaxation to help calm and mind and body.
For more information on either pre natal (pregnancy yoga) or post natal yoga call Penny on 07944 416572 or email me on the contact me page.