THE BENEFITS OF YOGA DURING PREGNANCY
It is recommended for women to exercise in pregnancy as there are many advantages, but it's not the time to start a new sport or fitness regime. That's why yoga is perfect for pregnancy and beyond. It's very gentle and suits beginners and those with a good yoga practice equally.
The benefits now being documented are;
natural pain relief techniques
positive impact on maternal and infant mental health
helps to manage pelvic girdle pain (PGP).
strengthens pelvic floor muscles
MEETING YOUR NEEDS
Pregnancy, birth and motherhood are precious times and we all approach them differently; that's why I offer my services in a variety of ways;
A workshop on labour & birth to focus on information for decision making and how yoga can benefit you on your special day.
Weekly classes in available as passes of 6 & 9 or single classes for those who like something to look forward to.
Life is hectic for most of us so 1:1 sessions at your home at a time that suits you.
Group sessions at discounted prices at your home or a local venue can be arranged to suit your needs. Suitable for pregnancy, postnatal, mother & baby and labour & birth preparation.
1:1 PERSONAL YOGA
Have you ever had the feeling that you should be doing something but didn't have the time? Then this is for you. These sessions can be anywhere from 30-90 minutes. Pregnancy yoga, postnatal yoga or mum & baby yoga at a time that suits you.
Weekly pregnancy yoga classes in Seaford and Meads in Eastbourne are suitable for those who have never tried yoga before as well as those with a good yoga practice. You can attend the classes after your 12 week scan until 42 weeks of pregnancy, book in advance only.
Mum and baby yoga group is a group - with a difference. Your little one can play while you practice yoga. This class takes place at Downs Leisure in Seaford and The Practice Space in Newhaven. Please contact them directly for further details. Suitable after your postnatal GP check until approximately 12 month post birth.
Please contact me to discuss any questions you may have.
GROUP SESSIONS, PARTIES & CORPORATE
Would you like to enjoy a pregnancy yoga class with a few pregnant friends? Maybe you want to organise a baby shower with a difference? Or perhaps a personalised antenatal session at home with your birthing partner? Do you know a new mum who deserves a personal yoga session? Are you looking to set up local services to improve maternal mental health, infant mental health, female pelvic floor, pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy in East Sussex? Whatever you're thinking of...just ask!
About Maternal Sunshine Yoga
My name is Kelly, I'm mum to an energetic 6 year old, a lively 3 year old and I am Maternal Sunshine Yoga. I qualified as a midwife from Kings College London in 2008 and I completed my pregnancy yoga teacher training in 2017 with Sally Parkes Yoga. I am a registered with Federation of Antenatal Educators (FEDANT - reg no.13005). I've been practicing yoga for around 20 years but it was during my first pregnancy that my love for yoga really began. It helped me with my endless complaints of pregnancy (nausea, vomiting, PGP, headaches, oedema to name a few) but the bonding that took place between us is hard to describe. When he finally arrived in my arms, I felt as if I knew him already. As he grew, we enjoyed mum & baby yoga together which was a very positive experience during a time of infant reflux (but that's another story!). I continued to practice yoga during my second pregnancy and now both my little ones love to copy me whenever I get a spare 5 minutes for my own practice! I'm very passionate about women's health and maternal mental health in particular.
Monday 10 a.m - 8.30 p.m
Tuesday 10 a.m - 8.30 p.m
Wednesday 10 a.m - 8.30 p.m
Friday 7 a.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m - 12.30 p.m
If you would like to find out more, then please get in touch.
THE ACTIVE LABOUR & BIRTH CLASS
This 2 hour class will focus labour & birth and how yoga can benefit your experience.
It will cover;
☀️places to birth your baby☀️
💕signs & stages of labour💕
☀️pain relief & coping techniques☀️
💕positions for active labour💕
You will also experience a pregnancy yoga class to help prepare for when your special day arrives. This class is suitable for all levels of yoga. The focus is on providing you with confidence in movement during labour and how to allow your body to relax during those important ‘resting’ moments. This workshop is for you and your birthing partner.
Ideal from 30 weeks of pregnancy.
If you have any questions, please get in touch. Booking your mat is essential. The next class is 29th February 2020.