Prenatal Fitness Class
Are you confused about what exercise is safe to do during pregnancy?
Do you want to maintain your level of fitness or initiate an active, healthier lifestyle?
Do you want to be physically prepared for labour, birth and postnatal recovery?
Are you suffering from muskuloskeletal pregnancy ailments and want to know how to ease them?
Do you have questions about nutrition and pregnancy weight management?
Are you planning to breastfeed and want to know how to nourish your body?
Do you need ideas for relaxation and encouragement to take time out for self-care?
Do you have any questions about how to improve your prenatal wellness through exercise, nutrition or mindfulness?
Then this face-to-face group exercise class is for you
(from 12 weeks)
This class provides a truly holistic experience for expectant mums with a focus on circuit exercises, birth preparation, prenatal education and mindfulness. The class includes safe, functional exercises that are regressed appropriately as you progress through your pregnancy. If you want to benefit both yourself and your baby whilst preparing your body for labour, birth and motherhood then this class is for you. You will also receive further support via a private facebook group, articles, links, videos and book borrowing service.
Classes are programmed with a variety of alternative, progressive and regressive exercises/techniques so that each client attending can exercise safely and effectively at the level that is appropriate for them.
Class sizes are limited to 10 participants so that attention can be given to each person.
This Prenatal class is designed using the most effective wellness strategies with a focus on holistic health and wellbeing. In general classes will include the following practical elements/segments:
Postural alignment coaching
Corrective breathing strategies & Lateral breathing coaching
Warm-up & mobilisation routine
Postural realignment exercises
Strength & Stamina training
Integrated pelvic floor & core training
Cool down & myofascial release
Relaxation or revitaliser
As part of your Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness holistic support programme you will also receive the following support for self-study at home:
Lifestyle advice & Life laundry exercises
Stress management strategies
Self nurturing & restoration advice
Access to a book lending library
Your Instructor is here to help and support you. If you have any questions please get in touch online, arrive to class early or linger afterwards for a chat. If you have any special considerations please ensure that you disclose them as soon as possible to your instructor. Prior to class you will complete the following:
Heath, fitness & lifestyle screening via online forms