Reconnect with yourself in your new post-birth body with mum and baby yoga
- Gently strengthen the body from the inside out, with particular attention to the pelvic floor, posture, back and core strength
- Learn baby massage techniques to settle your baby, baby yoga stretches to comfort them, and use songs, sounds and rhythms to engage with them
- Learn from your baby about movement and the cues from your baby about how they are feeling and how you relate to each other
- Discuss other issues that maybe affecting you as a Mum, from routines, feeding and sleep issues
We recommend attending from 6-8 weeks. 6 weeks is on the young side but it depends on your baby. If you have been out and about with them and they have been in any other groups they are usually fine. The class involves interaction with your little one We check for a diastasis gap in your abdominals. And work on pelvic floor recovery to get you back into shape, avoid leaking when exercising or sneezing/coughing, plus closing tummy muscles.
Usually babies are very calm during the practice, taking this cue from Mum. At any time during the class you are welcome to feed, change your baby and do anything you need to as a mum.
It’s also a time to bond with other mums. Mums often go out together after class and some become life long friends.
4 – 8 week courses with post-natal specialist Lon Gibbons
Lon works as a post-natal Doula and is an experienced yoga teacher bringing in practices for post-natal recovery (core and pelvic floor exercises) and integrating baby yoga massage, stretches ,songs etc. With her wealth of experience she also encourages helpful conversations on sleep, feeding and any issues coming up for you as a new mum. As a result there is a community feel to the classes and most people bond with the other mums attending.
8 week course starts Monday 29 October – 17 December 11:15am – £96
IMPORTANT INFO: Please note these classes are held at Grove Pilates, 15 Smith’s Yard, Earlsfield SW18 4HR. This is down the cobbled street off Summerley Street (just behind Barclays Bank) and into the yard on the right. Head to the archway past the fountain and you will see the studio the other side of the archway. Parking is available on Summerley Street or surrounding streets.
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