Yoga for Pregnancy

Ref: C2342785

This course is suitable for women from 15 weeks of pregnancy. We will work on a range of movements for all stages of pregnancy and prepare for labour and childbirth using relevant movement working with both breath and sound. The tutor is able too to work with backache, pelvic instability, carpel tunnel syndrome and any 'aches and pains' that arise in pregnancy.

Course aim

This course will work on yoga movements suitable both for pregnancy and labour. The role of the breath will be an integral part of the course in preparation for labour.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Understand how to practice a range of yoga movements suitable for pregnancy;
  • Understand how to practice a range of yoga movements relevant to labour and childbirth;
  • Understand how to practice the breathing technique suitable both for pregnancy, labour and childbirth.
  • Gain an understanding of mindfulness breathing meditation.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • A yoga mat and firm pillow.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • Positive birth stories on tutor's website: www.yogawithnerissa.co.uk

What can I do next?

  • Come back to yoga at a later date after your baby is born.

Download full course information sheet

Yoga for Pregnancy

Enrolment 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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