Yoga for Pregnancy

Ref: C2342907

We will work on a selection of yoga movements suitable for all stages of pregnancy and work too with a range of movement suitable for labour working too with both breath and sound. The tutor is able to work with backache, carpel tunnel syndrome, SPD and pelvic instability and the various symptoms of pregnancy. Each session is adapted to the needs of the individual.

Course aim

These sessions are suitable for women from 15 weeks of pregnancy. We will work on yoga movements suitable both for pregnancy and labour, the role of the breath being key.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • 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 movements suitable for pregnancy.
  • Understand how to practice a range of yoga movements and birthing positions for labour.
  • Understand how to use the breath for both pregnancy and labour.
  • 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 will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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.)
  • Please bring a 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
  • Check out positive birth stories on:

What can I do next?

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

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