• Antenatal Workshops

     

     
    mind body movement for comfort in pregnancy, confidence in birth and postpartum recovery

  • birth rehearsal workshop

    A 2.5 hour session that works perfectly as an addition to your antenatal course or as a refresher.

  • about this workshop

    This workshop is a great practical part of your birth preparation, whether you're using it as a refresher course or planning for your first baby.

    The session is structured as a mini birth rehearsal, so you can get a sense of the potential rhythm of a birth. We’ll use partner yoga, active birth techniques and massage to help you and your partner prepare for birth with confidence.

    You may have an decent idea of how birth works, but would like to explore options and remind yourself of process in a practical, relaxed session.

    Perhaps you’d like to explore some movement and massage principles that can help you understand how your birthing body works, and help yourself and your birth partner prepare to meet baby with with calm and confidence.

     

    •  tools for calm

    •  understanding the body and brain in labour

    • practical biomechanics

    • remind yourself of the stages of labour


    Led by Emilie, a doula, antenatal and yoga teacher with over 13 years experience working with families in the year of childbirth.

    suitable for...

    Most people choose to come along during their last trimester, it's a great way to use what you've learned in pregnancy yoga and antenatal classes in a practical way while learning some simple massage techniques.
     

    practicalities

    Small, friendly group session with chances to move talk and experience.


    It’s ideal if you can bring
    • a yoga mat

    • a blanket

    a scarf along (something like a Pashmina or a hammam towel is ideal - or anything woven of a similar kind of size).

     

    All are welcome to join us for a social cuppa at a nearby cafe afterwards.

    NEXT COURSE -
    Sunday 6th February 2022, Frome

  • now booking

    £40 - booking includes space for you and your birth partner
    • access to digital handouts

    - free 15 min follow-up call

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    1. Block Bookings (i.e. a course of classes) may be cancelled in certain medical circumstances by arrangement. If there is a waiting list for your course and a cancellation is made more than 2 weeks in advance of the course start date, I will try and fill your place if. No refunds will be made for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course start date or after a course has begun.

    2. Private Classes will be refunded or rescheduled if 7 full days notice is given, a 30% refund or alternative booking will be offered if more than 48 hours notice is given.

    3. Concessionary Discounts are available - please discuss with Emilie to get a discount code.

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    9. Timetable may be subject to change during the school holidays.

    10. Refunds will be issues or an alternative offered is sessions are cancelled by us.

    11. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process.

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