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Preparing for Birth with Yoga

A series of two workshops, each lasting two hours, for pregnant women and their birth partner/supporter. Ideally the workshop 1 would be taken at around 32 weeks pregnant and workshop 2 at around 36 weeks. However, they can be also be taken together as a one day or weekend retreat.

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#9 The Pelvic Diamond

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. What's the best pose for feeling my diamond? Personally, my favourite pose… Continue reading #9 The Pelvic Diamond

Resources - Pregnancy

#10 Side Lying Relaxation Position

Once you are more than 28 weeks pregnant, the safest position for relaxation or go to sleep is on your side, either left or right. This is because when you lie on your back, the weight of the baby (and placenta, and amniotic fluid) can compress the vena cava, an important blood vessel which returns… Continue reading #10 Side Lying Relaxation Position