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Pregnancy Yoga

 

Offering classes in Orpington, Downe, Biggin Hill, Petts Wood, Westerham, West Wickham and surrounding areas

A balanced gentle flow class including:

-Breathing practice to help calm the nervous system, prepare your body and mind for labour and birth and increase confidence.

-Yoga postures to help relieve tension as well as increase strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth

-Pelvic floor exercises to help shorten the stages of labour and heal the perineum after birth

-Relaxation to help improve your nights sleep

-Fun, friendly environment to help you to connect deeper with your baby, and meet other like minded mummies to be

This specialist yoga class is to prepare and assist your body physically, emotionally and mentally, adapting to the many changes that pregnancy brings about, to focus on your baby, and helping you for labour birth and afterwards.

- Beginners to yoga are welcome

- Suitable for after your first scan (12 weeks), until the end of pregnancy

- Please bring a mat with you if possible, i will have some mats available if needed

***I can also offer one-to-one sessions if this may suit you better, please get in contact with me for more details.

COVID 19 - Classes are currently online only 

NEXT ONLINE CLASS:

May 9th and May 16th 2021

Sundays

12-1.15pm

Instructor - Laura Skelton

Press the 'book now' button below to book your place:

Classes

I am looking to start a new face to face class in Petts Wood, please get in contact with me if you would be interested in this class.

ORPINGTON

 

Instructor - Elise Barnes

 

Time and Place

 

Mondays   7.00 - 8.15pm

Orpington Village Hall

311 High Street

Orpington

BR6 0NN

Next Course

May 17th - June 21st 2021

*Please note that this block of classes will be at a temporary venue please see details below:

7 - 8.15pm

Newstead wood school Hall

Avebury Road

Orpington

Kent

BR6 9SA

 

Pre book your place now!

Price

Block of 6 weeks    £72   (ongoing block classes)

Drop in anytime     £13.50  (subject to availability in the class - please contact me prior to the class)

If wanting to join after a block has started please get in contact with me.

Your place on the course will be secured once payment is made - you will be asked for this on the booking system.

WEST WICKHAM

 

Instructor - Elise Barnes

 

Time and Place

 

Saturdays   10.30 - 11.45am

 

Karma Studios

Surrey House

Surry Road

West Wickham

BR4 0JU

Next Course

May 22nd - June 26th 2021

Pre book your place now!

Price

Block of 6 weeks    £72   (ongoing block classes)

Drop in anytime     £13.50  (subject to availability in the class - please contact me prior to the class)

If wanting to join after a block has started please get in contact with me.

Your place on the course will be secured once payment is made - you will be asked for this on the booking system.

BROMLEY - New class!!

Instructor - Laura Skelton

Time and Place

Sundays - 9.30 - 10.45am

 

Chantry Studios

20 Chantry Lane

Bromley Common

Kent

BR2 9QL

Next Course

May 23rd - June 27th 2021 

Pre book your place now!

Price

Block of 6 weeks    £72   (ongoing block classes)

Drop in anytime     £13.50  (subject to availability in the class - please contact me prior to the class)

If wanting to join after a block has started please get in contact with me.

Your place on the course will be secured once payment is made - you will be asked for this on the booking system.

Birth Preparation Workshop

To be confirmed...

With Elise Barnes and Charlotte Tonkin

This one off evening workshop workshop combines Yoga and Hypnobirthing techniques to give you a comprehensive base for your birth preparation.

The workshop is for mums-to-be and birth partners, or solo if you wish.

Session 1 - Yoga with Elise Barnes, EB Yoga

Showing you how to move your body with the help of your partner and use of props, creating the space and softness within you, to birth your baby with ease.

You will be guided as an individual and a couple through different postures, simple pain relief using massage techniques, breathing techniques to allow you to rest and give that boost of energy when needed as well as great birthing positions to help and allow for a more open and comfortable labor. (The partner’s support in postures during labor can be so helpful and bonding). We make time for relaxation allowing you to let go of any apprehensions; this gorgeously nurturing practice allows you to stop and take time for you and your baby, giving you the space to connect with this incredible little person growing within you.

This is a fun and informative workshop where a role is created for the birthing partner so please come comfortably dressed and be prepared to get on the floor and join in!


Session 2 - Hypnobirthing with Charlotte Edun, The Good Birth Practice

Relaxation in pregnancy isn't just a indulgent treat - it has a practical effect, as when you are relaxed & confident your body produces lots of lovely Oxytocin, the primary hormone of labour.

In this session you'll learn about the hormones of birth & the practical things you can do to influence them. We'll discuss the importance of the birth environment & how you can use relaxation & breathing techniques to help you focus, feel confident & at ease.

The session will end with a guided relaxation session, and includes a link to a meditation download.

**No yoga experience is necessary and it is ideal for couples but students coming on their own are more than welcome. Suitable for students from 32 weeks or can be taken earlier if it suits your schedule better.