POSTNATAL YOGA

Postnatal yoga uses movement, balance and relaxation to allow your body to recover from pregnancy and birth. It helps to heal the body and mind, and repair all the tissues back to their former glory. The class is designed to nurture new mums and provide a safe environment for them to heal and repair their bodies, to talk about their experiences of birth and as a new mum, and safely allow them to reconnect with their bodies.

The benefits of postnatal yoga can be divided in three categories:

Core benefits
Restores hormonal balance, helps build up strength in the spine, minimises the effects of holding and feeding a baby, provides rest and instant relaxation, helps reduce anxiety and depression, restores the body towards full core strength.

 

Physical benefits

Promotes general health, promotes stamina and strength, toning the deep abdominal muscles, relieves stiffness, strengthens pelvic floor muscles, strengthens abdominal and back muscles for core strength, expands breathing, improves blood flow, detoxification and movement of fluids, promotes hormonal balance, stimulate cell growth and repair, maintains flexibility in the spine and joints.

Emotional benefits
Nurturing yourself, renewing energy, relaxation and deep rest, relieves and prevents postnatal depression, connects breathing with emotions, interaction with other mums.

Private and group sessions available.