Bellies & Bubs Prenatal Yoga Classes are ideal for beginners through to more advanced students
Pregnancy Yoga Classes
Bellies & Bubs Prenatal yoga classes are ideal for beginners through to more advanced students
Yoga is both safe and beneficial during the 2nd and 3rd Trimesters of Pregnancy.
As the meaning of Yoga (Union, Yoke) suggests, it is the unity of body, mind and spirit. In pregnancy, this ‘joining’ or union’, the intertwining of mother and baby and the intricate bond and connection that lasts a lifetime; is never more apparent.
Bellies & Bubs Pregnancy Yoga classes are ideal for beginners through to more advanced students and recommended in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters (from 12 weeks). All postures (asana) are adapted to support the varying stages of pregnancy and the ongoing hormonal, structural and emotional changes, as your baby develops and grows.
If you’re looking for something more to help prepare your body and mind for a physiological birth; our specialised Birth Prep Yoga classes are recommended from 28 weeks.
Classes are kept small to ensure the benefits and safety for each mum and bub.
Yoga for Birth
These classes provide you with guidance, education and support by learning ways to align and balance your body and baby with optimal foetal positioning. making room in the pelvis for your baby to better align itself more symmetrically at the 3 gates of the pelvis, active birth and birth skills principles; to help you and your bub journey toward an empowered and physiological birth. These classes are ideal if you are looking for additional support for VBAC, or previously traumatic birth or assisted vaginal birth.
This specialised class, provides additional guidance, strategies and techniques to add to your ‘birthing day’ tool kit and includes:
• mindfulness/breath awareness
• conscious relaxation
• creating a balanced and aligned body
• optimal baby position
• birth skills techniques
• birth positions and maximising the pelvic space
What to wear
Wear something comfortable and easy to move in - gym wear, yoga pants, tights or a loose t-shirt are ideal. The practice of yoga is done barefoot, so wear footwear that is easy to slip off and on.
What to bring
Mats, pillows, blanket, straps, wedges etc., are supplied. If you prefer to use your own Mat, you're most welcome to do so and just bring a bottle of water. Please refrain from eating a heavy meal at least 1.5hrs before class. If it's your first class, please also bring the health form, completed and signed (unless you have emailed or sent as SMS) prior to class.
Classes are held on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night from 6:00 - 7:15/7.30pm. Please arrive 5-10 mins earlier to your first class and ensure you download and bring your completed health form with you.