Enjoy yoga with your baby, in a class that fascinates them, whilst promoting their brain and body development, and healing and strengthening your body!
WELCOME! You’re here because you’re wondering… What is Yoga for Pregnancy like? And why do it? Once they pass the twelve week pregnant goal-post, one of the first classes for which newly pregnant mamas often sign up is… (drum roll please)… Pregnancy Yoga! It’s all the rage! They must be on to something! Here’s whyContinue reading “Why do Yoga in Pregnancy?”
Wow, here on the South Coast of the UK it has been SO windy lately! Yes, wind can affect your mood, and there are many tales of extreme windy weather rousing children into a state of hyperactivity and making adults feel unsettled, anxious, scattered and snappy! The effect of the wind can be so extreme thatContinue reading “Yoga for Windy Weather!”
At your appointment, your midwife will feel your tummy to see which position your baby is in. They may say that the baby is ‘breech’. What does this mean? Well, optimal foetal position for birth, is baby lying with it’s head down near your pelvis, and it’s spine curved outwards towards your belly. Breech meansContinue reading “Is Baby Breech?”
This question came up recently in our Baby Massage class. Why is it not recommended to massage your baby following their vaccinations? And what should you do if your infant massage class falls within 24 hours of your baby’s jabs? Baby massage boosts circulation. As you can imagine, this brings increased oxygen and nutrients allContinue reading “Baby Massage after jabs?”
As my son turns nine months old, this is a wonderful time to publish this article. He is reaching the end of his period of ‘extero-gestation’ and becoming more independent: a little more like a little boy than a little baby. However, baby-wearing is still proving a blessing for us, even with his increasing weight.Continue reading “Baby-wearing: what’s the big deal!?”
Recent studies show children to be more inactive and to experience more stress and mental health issues than in previous years. Society’s reliance on technology has been blamed, and whatever the reason, as a school teacher I have certainly noticed that children are lacking developmentally in physical areas such as fine and gross motor-skills as wellContinue reading “Yoga for Toddlers: creating healthy minds and bodies.”
Pilates is amazing for Postnatal Women Pilates is a great way to tone up, especially postnatally (Did you know, the postnatal period can last up to two years?!) Pilates helps to tone safely from the inside out, strengthening core and postural muscles that support the spine and relieve strain in other muscle groups. Great careContinue reading “Who can benefit from Pilates?”