Resources - Pregnancy

#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

Resources - Pregnancy

#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

Lucy and her baby May 2019
Mother Nurture Northumberland, Resources - Postnatal

Why I Never Went Back to Normal

I'm still practicing and teaching many of the things I learned during my first pregnancy and the postnatal recovery time that followed. Have I ever gone back to 'normal yoga'? Well, no, because frankly I have never gone back to 'normal' (whatever that means) and also, I discovered something exciting about my body in the process of having a baby - it's FEMALE!

Resources - Postnatal, Resources - Pregnancy, Resources - Womb Wisdom

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