Mother Nurture Northumberland, Resources - Pregnancy, yoga

Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Wednesday evening yoga and wellbeing for women who are 14-42 weeks pregnant. The classes include relaxation, meditation and simple, flowing yoga sequences. They are non-competitive and suitable for any level of yoga practice and experience including complete beginners. It is suitable from 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Mother Nurture Northumberland, Resources - Postnatal, yoga

Yoga for You and Your Baby

Yoga and wellbeing for women and babies 0 - 12 months, online or in Shilbottle (near Alnwick) Northumberland. These unique classes combine gentle postpartum recovery exercise for new mums with songs, massages and movements for the babies. Postnatal Yoga is healing from within and includes breathing exercises, pelvic movements, postural awareness and lifting/carrying techniques as well as relaxation with your baby. Baby massage and yoga are woven into the class so you and your baby can both be soothed and restored.

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Mother Nurture Park Meet

A free outdoor yoga meet for women and babies, in and around Alnwick. The session includes 30-45 minutes of simple standing yoga that can be enjoyed while pregnant, baby wearing, with babies in prams - or after nursery/school drop-off. The emphasis is on good standing posture and efficient breathing, releasing tension from head, neck and… Continue reading Mother Nurture Park Meet

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Mother Nurture Yoga 1:1

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.

Resources - Pregnancy

#11 Golden Thread Breathing

This is a relaxing breathing technique that can be used for general relaxation and coping with insomnia as well as preparing for labour. The intention is to gradually lengthen your exhalation. This sends a signal to the whole body to relax. During labour, this will help the body to produce and release the hormones necessary… Continue reading #11 Golden Thread Breathing

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Pregnancy Yoga 12 – Love Your Feet

Whatever you think of your feet, they are incredible pieces of natural engineering which allow us to stand upright, walk and balance. During pregnancy our body's weight and centre of gravity gradually changes as our babies grow and this has an impact on our feet! By loving our feet with warmth, exercise and massage we… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 12 – Love Your Feet

Resources - Postnatal

There Is No Going Back to Normal

The transition into motherhood 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 for me that's not the right question. Every pregnancy is a rite of passage - a transition in to something new… Continue reading There Is No Going Back to Normal