Pregnancy & Parenthood
Pregnancy Yoga a beautiful class to help you keep active during pregnancy, help prepare for the birth and bond with your baby. This class offers a gentle and safe yoga practice developed especially for pregnant bodies. The yoga postures (asana) are suitable for pregnancy, prepare you for birth and can be further adapted for common pregnancy ailments. More than just a yoga class each session also provides birth education, breathing techniques for birth and deep relaxation to empower you towards a positive birth. All led by a qualified midwife, practicing doula and yoga teacher. These classes also provide a supportive community of like-minded parents to be to share your journey with. Suitable from 14 weeks pregnant.
Pregnancy Relax & Restore a blissful class based upon Heather's Award Winning Hypnobirthing classes, this relaxing pregnancy class is designed to help still your mind and let go of your anxieties, and build your confidence for the birth room so you can retain your power and control. With restorative yoga, birth education, breath for birth and hypnobirthing relaxations, this class is suitable for any time of pregnancy.
Hypnobirthing classes Intuitive Birth's Award Winning Hypnobirthing programme will take you and your birth partner from worried to excited during pregnancy and in the birth room. With a full birth physiology section, tips and tools for during labour, baby positioning techniques and a deep dive into your rights in childbirth, these classes will give you everything you need to make sure you feel amazing about the birth of your baby. Heather works with all couples, and specialises in working with pregnant people who have a prior experience of trauma or anxiety that they want to let go of before birth. ***Our next Group Hypnobirthing course starts 12th June for 3 Saturday's, 11am-2pm - just 2 spaces left - grab your spot by booking in through the timetable.***
Mum & Baby Yoga offers a nurturing class for new parents with breathing techniques to calm the mind, yoga to stretch, strengthen and recharge your energy levels and relaxation to soothe. Each class includes both soothing baby massage and fun yoga suitable for little bodies, offering a special time for you and your baby to bond. Traditional yoga postures (asana) are adapted for a postnatal yoga practice which gently restores and tones the body after birth. All this in our wonderful community, with a chat and a cuppa. Suitable from 6 weeks postnatal (8-12 weeks post caesarean section depending on your recovery) until baby is mobile.
Postnatal Recovery class uses yoga postures (asana), breath and deep relaxation to bring the body and mind back into alignment post birth. Helps to bring awareness and strength back to your core and relieve stiff shoulders and back muscles, whilst relaxation brings mental clarity and relief. This class uses props to work gently into the deeper muscles of the abdomen and pelvic floor, working with the breath we strengthen our bodies and relax our minds. This class is suitable from 6 weeks postnatal (8-12 weeks depending on recovery) with no upper time limit as our bodies are forever postnatal following birth.