Resources - Postnatal

The Life-Long Love Your Abs Challenge

Here's some inspiration and information about abdominal exercises for those of us with  children - in summary: "yes" to plank and "no" to sit-ups. Our cultural obsession with flat bellies has generated very many misguided exercise programmes for women – even in the yoga world. Many exercise systems in use today, including most styles of… Continue reading The Life-Long Love Your Abs Challenge

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Mother Nurture Yoga Kneeling Sequence

This simple sequence is a staple in my Mother Nurture Yoga classes. We start in a really stable position on all fours, which allows pressure to be relieved from the spine and weight to be evenly distributed over both arms and legs. Padding can be used for knees and wrists. The weight of the womb… Continue reading Mother Nurture Yoga Kneeling Sequence

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Pelvic Floor Healing – The Diamond Kite

I find this a really helpful way of experiencing the area of soft tissue we commonly call the "pelvic floor".   Once you can feel and sense this diamond shape area muscle you can work with both contractions and relaxations to keep the area toned. These exercises are for all women and are suitable both in pregnancy… Continue reading Pelvic Floor Healing – The Diamond Kite