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

Resources - Pregnancy

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

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.