The transition into motherhood can be challenging – we are navigating new territory in our bodies, daily rhythms and lifestyle. I am often asked how long it takes to ‘get back to normal’, but for me that's not the right question. Every pregnancy is a rite of passage - a transition in to something new… Continue reading There Is No Going Back to Normal
Yoga and wellbeing for women and babies 0 - 12 months, online or in Shilbottle (near Alnwick) Northumberland. These unique classes combine gentle postpartum recovery exercise for new mums with songs, massages and movements for the babies. Postnatal Yoga is healing from within and includes breathing exercises, pelvic movements, postural awareness and lifting/carrying techniques as well as relaxation with your baby. Baby massage and yoga are woven into the class so you and your baby can both be soothed and restored.
1:1 Yoga and Mentoring for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond.
The purpose of individual yoga tuition is to support you in developing, maintaining (or re-kindling) a regular home practice.
If you are pregnant, trying to conceive or mothering small children, your home practice needs to include and support this. It may include traditional yoga asana, breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, self care massage, and lifestyle guidance based on the philosophy of yoga and the sister science of ayurveda.
I don't mean the treadmill - how about you and your baby hit the baby gym together? Even just 2-3 minutes of lying down on your back and breathing deeply can really help to relieve postpartum back pain, soothe anxiety and encourage swift healing from the inside out. Here's a twenty minute video to give… Continue reading Hit the gym with your baby!