Yoga for Pregnancy

Ref: C2342070

The course will work with a range of movements suitable both for pregnancy and labour. We will watch a DVD of birth and also breastfeeding and have outside speakers on 'Infant Massage' as well as someone from a previous course, come in with her baby to share her experiences.

Course aim

We will work on yoga movements suitable for pregnancy as well as yoga movements for labour. The role of the breath and low sound will be integral to the course. Each session will finish with a short mindfulness breathing meditation for pregnancy.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for pregnant women from 15 weeks.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Be familiar with yoga movements for pregnancy.
  • Be familiar with yoga movements and birthing positions for labour.
  • Be able to work with the breath for labour.
  • Be familiar with mindfulness breathing meditation for pregnancy.

How will I be taught?

  • Students will get the most out of the course if they practice what we do at home.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • There is a pregnancy pack covering everything we do in the course available through email to the tutor.

What else do I need to know?

  • A mat and firm pillow.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • Check out web site for positive birth stories and download DVD on yoga for pregnancy and CD on yoga for pregnancy.

What can I do next?

  • Attend a general yoga class.

Download full course information sheet

Yoga for Pregnancy

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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