How are you?
You are amazing.
You grew a whole new person!
But I get it, you're tired and maybe even it feels like your body's not quite
your own right now?
If you're in need of some space to reconnect with your body, you're in the right place.
Nurturing postnatal classes to help you prepare reconnect with and nurture your body post birth.
- coming soon -
daytime outdoor postnatal classes
Emilie's approach blends science-backed body knowledge using modern biomechanics, embodiemnt techniques that can help you take yoga into your everyday life; it’s straight talking mindfulness and movement that’s accessible to all.
Developed and taught by Emilie, a doula, yoga and antenatal teacher with over 12 years of experience with pregnant and postnatal families. She's passionate about postnatal recovery and has trained in supporting diastasis recti issues, healing pelvic floor and helping with continence problems. Emilie's also an NCT breastfeeding supporter and an experienced mama to 2.
the benefits of postnatal yoga
Classes are for new mothers in the first 6 months postnatal, whatever your experience: Mums who may have had caesarean births, pelvic floor issues, abdominal separation or are breastfeeding are all welcome (provided your GP gives you the go-ahead).
Balance & posture
Yoga can help you adjust to the changes in your the body. Classes are designed to ease aching shoulders and get you back to moving after the birth of your baby.
Movement to gently strengthen legs, arms and core muscles every week can help ease you through get through the early months of parenting.
Soothe aches & pain
Common pain areas like tense shoulders and lower back pain can be gently eased to help you get on with caring for your baby more comfortably.
Time for you
Having space and time to adapt to new motherhood can be vital for peace of mind. In classes there’s time to chat, share experience and meet other mums.
When to join and what to expect...
When can I join?
Choose your package
What to expect?
a place to BE as much as DO
There are babies in the room. Sometimes mamas haven't slept well. Some folks will get more chance to move others will be tending to baby more. Try not to place to big an expectation on getting things done in class.
You can rock up in your PJs if it's that kind of a day.
It's a no judgement zone.
what other mothers say:
"I love the Baby & Me yoga classes as it gives me a little time each week to reconnect to my body and breathing.
Emilie has a really calming presence and is great with both mums and babies.
Highly recommended "
"I just wanted to say thank you so much for yesterdays session, it was magical and just what me and baby needed.
Thank you so much!"
- Mum to Isla (4) and Niamh (4 months)
"It’s a really lovely class, yoga for the mums with lots of stretches, and she tailors the class to what we need, and the babies are with us and being entertained and engaged.
All the babies are aged between about 2 months and crawling and Niamh loves it, she laughs and giggles her way through the class, I see it as our one on one time, I’d happily recommend it to others. "
“Thanks for your time and lovely attention. I really enjoyed the whole class, especially because it had a bit of everything, it wasn’t only yoga and exercise.
After the class, I felt very relaxed.”
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