As a society, we give expecting mums a lot of focus. There’s pregnancy yoga, an array of body therapies, pampering sessions and baby showers. The birth itself is the spotlight. We make birth plans, go to active birth classes and everyone is really excited about the due date. (more…)
Prenatal, Pregnant or Postnatal Yoga — these are not the same animal!Yes, you read that right. There are three different stages and they each require something different. Here is a quick skinny on how to approach each of them. If you’re curious about becoming a pregnancy yoga teacher, check out YogaLondon’s Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training.
It’s your regular weekly vinyasa class, packed with students and suddenly, that former student who was pregnant walks in. She’s had her baby! Great and now…..what do you do? What are your post-natal techniques? How do you adjust for this new mom? (more…)
If you’re visibly pregnant, haven’t started showing, or are even thinking about having a baby, one thing you can guarantee is that by bringing up the subject everyone will have some advice to offer you. (more…)
Ask almost any woman who’s ever been carried a child before, pregnancy is not a comfortable process. Backache, heartburn, indigestion, leg cramps, piles, varicose veins, fatigue – the list goes on and on. Most of us have experienced at least one of the “common” forms of pregnancy pain. Some, unfortunately, get to know the list in detail. (more…)