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!
Three (positive) judgments I make about every single woman that steps on to their yoga mat in my class.
Read why I believe specialist yoga for women (and in particular mothers) is so important.
1. Rest 2. Move 3. Stabilise Back pain of various types is a common story in my Mother Nurture Yoga classes for pregnancy and postnatal recovery. From slight niggles to debilitating aches I have met a lot of women who are managing back pain. In this article I wanted to focus on some of the… Continue reading 3 Simple Back Care Solutions
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