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#5 Wall Stretch / The Ladder

This pair of poses can be enjoyed against a wall (or tree!) at any point during your day. In both poses the weight of your baby is leaned forward and away from your spine, so can help to relieve back ache and to allow your baby some wiggle room! Part 1: Wall Stretch Place the… Continue reading #5 Wall Stretch / The Ladder

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#4 Palm Tree Sequence

The "Palm Tree" sequence is a lovely, easy stretch for your upper body. The idea is to lift your ribs up and away from your hips, thus creating a little extra space for your breath and for your baby. If you are suffering from heart-burn this may provide some relief and if you are working… Continue reading #4 Palm Tree Sequence

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#3 Breathing Love to Your Baby

This is a centering practice that can be done at any time for just a few breaths, or for longer periods (e.g. lying down for relaxation).  It's a lovely way to connect with the babe within and remember you are pregnant during a busy working day. You can breathe love to your baby at any… Continue reading #3 Breathing Love to Your Baby

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#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

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#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