Baby & Mum Postnatal Yoga

Fully interactive yoga between Mum and Baby, these classes are a flowing mix of body and brain developing movements for babies, healing yoga for mums, and relaxation for both, allowing you to bond and have fun with your baby.

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Uniquely, these classes have abundant benefit for both Mum and Baby. Yoga is a beautiful way to heal physically and emotionally, and to find a special space to re-balance your body, and connect with your breath, yourself and so importantly, your baby.

This image shows examples of yoga practices in a Mum and Baby Postnatal Yoga Class.

For Mums:

  • Helps you to heal after birth, physically (and emotionally, if birth wasn’t as expected)
  • Improves mood and reduces anxiety
  • Helps you find relief from shoulder, neck and back pain
  • Improves muscular tone, strength and suppleness
  • Helps you regain core strength and pelvic floor health in a safe way
  • Teaches you methods to settle your baby
  • Allows you uninterrupted time to bond with, and celebrate your new baby
  • Enhances communication and the bond between you and your baby
  • Postnatal tips, chance to make friends, and peer to peer support (you are invited to stay for tea after class)

For Babies:

  • Strengthens their body
  • Improves digestion and relieves colic
  • Works on babies’ motor skills and contributes to babies’ progression from reflex to voluntary movements
  • Soothes and stimulates babies’ senses
  • Touch, movement and rhythm contributes to brain, visual and nervous system development
  • Helps settle babies and improve their sleep patterns
  • Helps babies feel calm and relaxed, laying the neurological foundations for healthy self-regulation, increasing babies’ ability to cope with future challenges
  • Gives them pleasure, laughter and fun
  • Social time after class while Mums chat (with plenty of lovely toys!)

Baby yoga classes are generally suitable from 6 weeks old – crawling, though some exceptions may apply. Please get in touch with any questions!

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