Yoga is one of the best forms of exercise during pregnancy. It helps to keep aches and pains at bay and increases energy flow, allowing you to relax body and mind, preparing yourself for the physical demands of birth and motherhood itself. No previous experience of yoga is required and many who join the class have never done yoga before.
Movements and stretches incorporated with the breath, to renew energy, create space and alleviate pregnancy discomforts.
Yoga in a variety of positions e.g seated, all fours, standing, walking.
Classes are varied and can include use of birthing balls, chairs and fun practices working in pairs.
Tips and techniques for use during labour, including breathing and positions.
Breathing practices for pregnancy and labour.
Classes are fun and relaxed and many new friendships have been formed from these classes over the past few years.
"I'm so pleased that I had a positive birth, I never imagined that I would go through labour without
any medication at all! I really feel your yoga classes and breathing techniques got me through labour."
"I can honestly say that your yoga classes were the single best thing I did for myself during my pregnancy."
"I can wholly say that what I learned during the yoga classes really helped me during labour as I breathed my way through the first 14 hours at home. I would highly recommend these classes for anyone."
Sarah is qualified antenatal teacher with experience of teaching women and their partners practical skills for labour, and brings this knowledge and experience, along with her birthlight training, into these classes.