What is Prenatal Yoga?
Yoga is designed to help support expectant mums both physically and mentally and attending these lessons will provide the opportunity to meet and socialize with other expectant mums. Many mothers look forward to being taught relaxation techniques preparing them for child birth . Below are a list of other benefits a group prenatal yoga class provides.
- It is a yoga lesson or one to one session that is designed for the specific needs of pregnancy
- Lessons provide the opportunity to learn and practice strategies and techniques to help expectant mum’s to reduce everyday stress and prepare for labour
- Lessons include gentle stretching to limber the body and promote health, breathing techniques to help calm the mind and the opportunity to try sitting and lying positions for comfort
- Lessons also provide valuable time for the mother to take time out from her busy life for some ME time once a week, time to relax breath and be nurtured
How can prenatal yoga help me?
During pregnancy yoga offers women a safe way to strength, improve and maintain flexibility and promote wellbeing, combining stretching the body, stimulating healthy circulation of blood and oxygen, using breathing to focus attention inwards to promote physical and mental wellbeing.
Yoga helps to reduce back and sciatic pain which in turn reduces fatigue and discomfort in the spine. This wonderfull gentle exercise calms the mother and helps her to be more in tune with ones self in preparing for childbirth.
How can Prenatal Yoga prepare me for child birth?
Yoga can play an important role during pregnancy as generally pregnant mums who do yoga appear healthier both in mind and body and this helps them cope better through labour. Yoga boost the circulation and can also help with fluid retention, stretching exercises relieve aches pains and back problems which are commonly experienced during pregnancy. Encouraging breath and body awareness yoga helps during birth to reduce worries helping women to learn to adapt to new, unfamiliar situations.
Where can I receive more information and guidance on prenatal yoga classes?
Our prenatal yoga Clinic (The Cenacle Treatment Centre) is located at former St Mary’s Rectory, Stockport, next to Manchester and Cheshire and provides Yoga treatments along with many other alternative and complementary therapies.
Our location is set in peaceful relaxing grounds, adding to the healing and calming atmosphere of our clinic. The aim of our Prenatal yoga Centre is to focus a number of alternative health therapies under one roof, thereby offering a comprehensive range of treatments for clients in the North West region.
For further information, call us on 0161 483 9005 or complete an enquiry form below and one of our friendly staff will be happy to call you back and help with your enquiry.
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