Yoga Nidra is a form of guided relaxation accessible to all. It is usually done lying down but can also be enjoyed sitting. Yoga Nidra is similar to self-hypnosis and can be used throughout pregnancy for relaxation and as mental preparation for birthing and becoming a parent. Yoga Nidra can also be used postnatally for… Continue reading Listen Online – Yoga Nidra / Guided Relaxation
1:1 Yoga and Mentoring for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond. The purpose of individual yoga tuition is to support you in developing, maintaining (or re-kindling) a regular home practice. If you are pregnant, trying to conceive or mothering small children, your home practice needs to include and support this. It may include traditional yoga asana, breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, self care massage, and lifestyle guidance based on the philosophy of yoga and the sister science of ayurveda.
I have created here a series of articles and videos to help you get the most from your Mother Nurture Classes and to support you in making time for yoga at home. We will be covering three main types of yoga practices: Postures Breathing Relaxation The practice suggestions here will be suitable for most women,… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga Resources
Postnatal times can be challenging – we are navigating new territory in our bodies, daily rhythms and lifestyle. I am often asked how long it takes to 'get back to normal', but think of this time more as a transformation in to something new - whether its your first baby or fifth, you need to… Continue reading Postnatal Yoga Resources
Monthly outdoor yoga meet for women and babies, in and around Alnwick. First Wednesday of every month, 11.00-11.45am, free. The session will include 20-30 minutes of simple standing yoga that can be enjoyed while pregnant, baby wearing or with babies in prams. The emphasis is on good standing posture and efficient breathing, releasing tension from… Continue reading New! Mother Nurture Monthly Meet-Up
Self care face massage based on ayurvedic marma points. For relaxation and facial rejuvenation – grab your favourite face cream or essential oil. (8 min 46 seconds)
Calendula is renowned as a medicinal, healing plant and has been used for centuries for healing wounds, burns and rashes. The sunshiney flowers are also a traditional remedy for boosting the immune system and lifting the spirits - you only have to look at them to feel better. I wanted to share here their use… Continue reading Calendula Postpartum Sitz Bath