Resources - Pregnancy

#2 Surya Namaskar for Pregnancy

Surya Namaskara or 'Salute to the Sun' is a common practice in many yoga classes. It is often used at the beginning of a class as a way to warm the whole body, but it can also be a whole practice in its own right. There are many different forms of surya namaskara and this… Continue reading #2 Surya Namaskar for Pregnancy

Resources - Pregnancy

#1 Creating Your Nest

My name is Lucy Maresh and I am a mother of two and a yoga teacher in Northumberland, UK. If you live nearby, I'd love to meet you at one of my Mother Nurture classes. However, the Pregnancy Yoga techniques I am sharing here are all chosen for you to practise at home. We will… Continue reading #1 Creating Your Nest

Quotations and Inspirations, Resources - Pregnancy

Blessing for a Mother to Be

"Nothing prepared my heart to open like this" I find myself whipering these words as I look at this image taken exactly ten years ago in the beautiful morning light that casts shadows on my yoga room wall. Heavily pregnant with my first child I can see now the precipice on which I stood, the… Continue reading Blessing for a Mother to Be

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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