Yoga is both safe and beneficial during the 2nd and 3rd Trimesters of Pregnancy.
As the meaning of Yoga (Union, Yoke) suggests, it is the unity of body, mind and spirit. In pregnancy, this 'joining' or union', the intertwining of mother and baby and the intricate bond and connection that lasts a lifetime; is never more apparent.
Bellies & Bubs Pregnancy Yoga classes are ideal for beginners through to more advanced students and recommended in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters (from 12 weeks). All postures (asana) are adapted to support the varying stages of pregnancy and the ongoing hormonal, structural and emotional changes, as your baby develops and grows.If you're looking for something more to help prepare your body and mind for a physiological birth; our specialised Birth Prep Yoga classes are recommended from 28 weeks.
Classes are kept small to ensure the benefits and safety for each mum and bub.
This specialised class, provides additional guidance, strategies and techniques to add to your 'birthing day' tool kit and includes:
• mindfulness/breath awareness
• conscious relaxation
• creating a balanced and aligned body
• optimal baby position
• birth skills techniques
• birth positions and maximising the pelvic space