Bringing a new life into this world is the most magical and beautiful human experience and a privilege of being a woman. All women are equipped by nature to have the innate ability and power to carry out this most common and yet extraordinary undertaking. As the more progressive Western societies are moving away from the trend of medicalization of childbirth and recognizing it more and more as a natural process, it is our desire to promote that healthy attitude through our personal prenatal yoga classes by empowering woman to feel connected to their inner self and baby to enjoy this most wonderful experience, free from fear and stress.
Prenatal Yoga Teachers
Benefits of Prenatal Yoga
• Develop Connection: Cultivates self awareness to better access your inner wisdom and natural mother instinct. You’ll learn to hear the needs of your body and feel confident and secure in childbirth and motherhood. • Maintain Balance: As weight and body shape changes during pregnancy, you can feel wobbly and unstable. Yoga can help you get comfortable with their changing center of gravity and stretch and strengthen the muscles required to counterbalance the big belly and prevent risk of falling. • Relieve Pains and Discomfort: With increase weight of the baby during pregnancy and hormonal changes, issues such as back pain, water retention, and leg cramps are common complaints. Prenatal yoga strengthens the muscles that support the back and its gentle movements and stretches improve blood and lymph fluid circulation prevents other discomforts. • Learn to Breathe: Knowing how to breathe deeply and fully can be incredibly helpful during pregnancy for calming and centering purposes, and to maximize oxygen flow for you and your baby. It is an invaluable asset as you face the physical demands of labor, birth, and motherhood. • Calm the mind: This meditative practice helps you stabilize your mood, relieves anxiety and stress. It also helps you being present to bond with your baby. • Quicker postnatal recovery: Staying fit during pregnancy makes getting back in shape much easier after birth. Resuming your practice with postnatal yoga can help stabilize the lose joints strengthen the weakened core and pelvic floor muscles and prevent postpartum depression
• Please consult your doctor before you start your prenatal yoga program to ensure you are in good health and there are no pregnancy complications. Prenatal student policy needs to be signed prior to the start of your class. • You may request time off from your yoga program as needed to suit your condition. Yoga teachers are not medical personnel. Please consult your doctor when there maybe complications. • You may attend one or two classes with your partner or your birth attendant for them to learn techniques to support you during your pregnancy and labor and to share the pleasure of welcoming a new life together. • You may start your postnatal yoga practice, once you have your doctor’s approval. (Usually it is recommended to wait about 30 days if it is natural birth and about 60 days for a caesarian birth) • Monitor the amount of sweat your body is excreting. While working up a light sweat is fine, make sure you do not overdo it and become overheated. When your core temperature rises too high, it may have an effect on the baby. • Remember that it is important for you to stay hydrated during pregnancy. Excess sweating causes you to lose liquids quickly. Stick to a light sweat at the most, and make sure you replenish lost fluids with plenty of water during and after the class. • Pay close attention to your breathing. Breathing is one of the most important parts of both yoga and childbirth. Proper breathing techniques will not only help you manage your stress, but also keep necessary oxygen in your lungs and for your baby. Try it out now! Or contact our representatives for more information.