Pregnancy Courses in Frome


    Unique movement-based courses to help you move through pregnancy and towards birth with more ease and confidence.

    Join them to help you stay fit, learn about your birthing body and feel confident about meeting your baby.


    Which course is for me?


    Alignment for Pregnancy or Moving Towards Birth


    Both of these courses bring together simple yoga-based poses, embodied movement and mindfulness with biomechanics and tip for life to ease the transitions as you move through pregnancy and approach birth. You can join either session whenever you're ready, but essentially ALIGNMENT FOR PREGNANCY is aimed earlier on and MOVING TOWARDS BIRTH is more specifically for birth preparation.


    Both are rooted in developing awareness and choice.
    Although there is information and guidance, you are in control of what you do in classes.



    Core elements of both courses:

    • embodied awareness practices

    • deep relaxation techniques

    • focus on breathing

    • information about your changing body

    • Stay strong for birth and beyond

    • Make friends & share your experience




    Yay! You're pregnant.


    You've heard that pregnancy yoga is a good thing to do, but maybe you've never stepped foot into a yoga class before, or you don't know how to change your practice to adapt to growing a little person.


    This course will help you become more aware of your movement patterns and get set up for a more comfortable pregnancy. Let's take the best bits of pregnancy yoga, add modern understanding of the body and time to connect with your self, your baby and other pregnant folk.


    • understand how everyday movement can help or hinder you

    • practical tips for work set-up and addding functional movement to real life

    • learn how your pelvic floor actually works

    • deepen your awareness of your amazing changing body

    • relaxation for pregnancy

    • time to meet and connect with other parents-to-be




    Mondays 7.30-8.45pm

    12th September - 17th October 2022




    You're getting closer to meeting your baby.

    The more you learn about your body and the process of birth, the easier it is to follow your intuition, step into your power, tune into your body and take birth in your stride - no matter what goes down.

    The course will:

    • develop body-awareness

    • learn about pelvic and other core muscles

    • explore active birth positions to work with gravity

    • get ideas about how to work with your body

    • take time to relax deeply

    • meet other expectant parents

    There will be movement for your whole body; heat to toe, wrists, ankles, core and pelvic floor. We’ll also explore some of the key mind-body connections that can help you stay calm and focussed for birth.





    Mondays 7.30pm - 8.45pm

    • June 6th - July 18th 2022


    at RISE Frome, Whittox Lane, BA11 4AS




  • Alignment for Pregnancy

    🌸 Understand your pelvic floor better

    Moving Towards Birth

    💓 Prepare mind and body for birth

    Alignment for Pregnancy

    💪 Get good movement habits in place during your pregnancy

    Moving Towards Birth

     ✨Focus on relaxation, intuition and self care practices.

    Alignment for Pregnancy

    🧠 Increase embodied awareness

    Moving Towards Birth

    🌀 Connect with your breath

    Alignment for Pregnancy

    💺Tips for comfort during pregnancy

    Moving Towards Birth

    🧠 Understand positions for labour

  • Taking time out to pause and feel into your body is vital in pregnancy; during this part of your life you’re more sensitive emotionally and physically.


    Being aware of sensations, changes and feelings can help you use them to your benefit in everyday life, labour and as a parent, these are embodied awareness skills you can start developing now.


    Each class has an element of guided relaxation, regular cues to help you notice sensation throughout the class.

  • testimonials

    what people say about Emilie's classes:



    "Emilie is down to earth and friendly; she creates an inclusive and warm environment for the classes.


    I recommend these classes for the all essential 'me' time during pregnancy as they've really helped me to breathe, stretch and properly listen to my body."



    “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 all evening.”



    "Emilie helped me feel more in control, less apprehensive and to know what to expect, so I could navigate a calmer way through - knowing how to listen and respond to my body.

    The whole experience was really lovely."



    “The classes were comprehensive, covering all of the body from head-to-toe. There was good focus on breathing, relaxation and preparing for birth in various positions.

    I enjoyed the relaxation at the end and almost fell asleep! I felt very nurtured by Emilie and would be happy to recommend her to other expectant mums.”


    biomechanics and embodied tools for birth
    7 week course
    June - July 2022

  • Birth Preparation Workshops in Frome

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

  • information and booking

    Or use the link below to check booking and availability for upcoming birth preparation sessions in person in Frome with Emilie.

  • About Emilie

    Classes are led by Emilie, a Doula, Embodied Yoga Principles teacher, biomechanics and pelvis geek and childbirth educator. Her approach is science-based, down to earth and trauma-informed. She’s mum to 2 kids and has been working with birthing families for more than 14 years.

  • FAQ's


    When can I join?

    Anytime time you feel ready - as long as you have the go-ahead from GP/midwives.

    What should I bring?

    Bring a yoga mat / blanket / pillow / water / snack - anything you need to be comfy.

    PLUS a tennis (or other smallish ball)


    I'm in need of a concessionary place

    Message me for a discount code.


    What other support do you offer?

    Doula support, 1-2-1 antenatal sessions and group classes.


    Argh, the timings don't fit

    Please get in touch about options for you - if there's enough interest I may be able to add more courses, or an online course may be coming up soon.


    Is there anything my partner can join too?
    Check out my other classes and workshops, I am also available for sessions to help coach birth partners.


    I'm not local - can I join online?

    Watch this space & send me a message. I'd be happy to offer this if there's folk interested.


  • Where it's at:

    Whittox Lane, Frome, BA11 3BY

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    Classes and Workshops

    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.

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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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