Moving Together, Breathing Together, Being Together. This is a half hour yoga and massage session for you and a partner. It is designed to help you move together, breathe together and trust each other.
During the current COVID-19 public health crisis, Lucy is currently unable to run face-to-face classes or massage sessions. However, Mother Nurture Yoga sessions are continuing online (via zoom) and 1:1 sessions/consultations by video call are also available on request. Online Classes Mother Nurture Yoga for Pregnancy Birth and Beyond - Sundays 9.30am-11.00 Mother Nurture Yoga… Continue reading COVID-19 Update
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
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 Yoga Nidra / Guided Relaxation
This model of what it is to be human comes from the Taittiriya Upanisad, and is a helpful way to understand what a 'nourishing' yoga practice might look like and what a holistic balanced lifestyle might include. To feel healthy and well we must take care of our nourishment at all of these levels. As Mums we are also responsible for nourishing our children at all of these levels and helping them learn over time to nourish themselves.
I don't mean the treadmill - how about you and your baby hit the baby gym together? Even just 2-3 minutes of lying down on your back and breathing deeply can really help to relieve postpartum back pain, soothe anxiety and encourage swift healing from the inside out. Here's a twenty minute video to give… Continue reading Hit the gym with your baby!