Pre & Post Natal Yoga

Yoga, Pregnancy and beyond

Pregnancy changes your body in so many different ways, as do the demands of your newborn once they have arrived. Yoga can be an excellent tool to help build your body’s strength and resilience to help support your growing baby and that of your newborn.

Is Yoga For Me

Curious about yoga but unsure where to begin?

Our guide offers a step by step guide to answer your questions

Everyone seems to be doing yoga these days, there’s Hilaria Baldwin contorting herself into all sorts of shapes in glamorous places and Gisele Bundchen striking a pose. There are also millions of ordinary men and women around the globe learning the art of yoga and incorporating elements of its moral code into their lives.

In this article I hope to show you how Yoga can benefit you, explain the different yoga types, help you identify which one might suit you, provide you with information about online yoga videos and how you can locate your nearest yoga class.

Category: Pre & Post Natal

Opening and Closing like a Flower

How Pre and Postnatal Yoga benefits a Woman’s Body and Spirit Imagine a serene yoga studio with soft morning light coming through the tall windows. A group of women at different stages of their pregnancy are happily sitting in a circle with their teacher. Some have a big protruding belly, for others it is still Read More

Pregnancy Yoga

Photo by Marcos Moraes on Unsplash When I was asked to write about Pregnancy Yoga, I thought, great, yes, I can whizz this out in no time sharing my love of Yoga and my fantastic experience of pregnancy yoga, why it’s so good to attend classes and teach them! But actually, when I started to Read More

Embracing physical and mental change: A post-natal journey

In this article, I want to address the importance of acceptance, space and letting go. Although as the title states my focus is more on the post-natal journey, my story and the techniques I suggest can be applied to all walks of life, especially for those who have experienced something that has taken hold of Read More

Practicing yoga as a newbie mama

My experience – how fitting in yoga while being a mama is turning out for me… My little boy Rio will be two years old in August.  Two years ago I couldn’t have imagined how I’d ever fit in a regular yoga practice while caring for my new little baba, but slowly I made it Read More

Yoga for Babies

We all know that babies are natural Yogis, so it makes sense to help them enjoy this ancient practice. But, the focus of baby yoga is on gentle stimulation and bonding between parent and baby – not exercise. It’s essentially about the parent and baby connecting with one another, learning to develop trust and confidence, Read More

Disturbing video on facebook is not ‘baby yoga’

Here is an article from Birthlight in response to that awful video: Dear all Birthlight teachers around the world, I picked up a Metro  free newspaper on the tube on my way to Heathrow airport this morning and found a piece by Laura Elvin entitled ‘Facebook: “Cruelty” video is Baby Yoga’. The article explains how Read More

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