Resources - Pregnancy

#11 Golden Thread Breathing

This is a relaxing breathing technique that can be used for general relaxation and coping with insomnia as well as preparing for labour. The intention is to gradually lengthen your exhalation. This sends a signal to the whole body to relax. During labour, this will help the body to produce and release the hormones necessary… Continue reading #11 Golden Thread Breathing

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Listen Online – Yoga Nidra / Guided Relaxation

Yoga Nidra is a form of guided relaxation accessible to all. It is usually done lying down but can also be enjoyed sitting. Yoga Nidra is similar to self-hypnosis and can be used throughout pregnancy for relaxation and as mental preparation for birthing and becoming a parent. Yoga Nidra can also be used postnatally for… Continue reading Listen Online – Yoga Nidra / Guided Relaxation

Resources - Pregnancy

#1 Creating Your Nest

Creating Your Nest All you need to get started with pregnancy yoga at home is space for your mat. You don't even need to have a mat yet - just set aside the space and start planning what will go in to it. Ideally your nest needs to be somewhere you can go where you… Continue reading #1 Creating Your Nest

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#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