Pilates & Birth Preparation Class


5 week course of exercise, knowledge, friendship and relaxation

Wednesday eve 6.30-8.15 pm The Retreat  Eastney Community Centre.  Bransbury Park

An introduction to Pilates in Pregnancy is a gentle low impact exercise and is considered one of the best forms of exercise for a pregnant woman. It helps maintain and improve the condition of the abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, it is a safe form of exercise while pregnant and can be hugely beneficial. Many women attend Pilates classes during pregnancy or in post natal recovery. Exercises can be adapted at each stage of pregnancy to allow for a gentle exercise. There will be new topic each week to help guide you through your pregnancy and prepare for birth. Recent research has shown the benefit of pregnant mums starting pelvic floor exercises in the first trimester so as to reduce damage later on .You will learn optimal fetal positioning, positions for labour and birth, signs of labour and lots of useful tips.This is a midwife led class .Please note…You are entitled to time off work to attend ante natal midwife checks, parent education , aqua natal and relaxation classes whilst pregnant. You are welcome to attend any time from 12 weeks on wards. This course is very gentle and you can attend as a beginner of Pilates.

During week 5 of the  course, Roamy Hunt One of the UK’s  top baby wearing Consultants  will be available to go through the Benefits of Babywearing, discuss which products are most suitable from newborn and  you the chance to try a few out. She will have carriers and slings available to purchase – so you’re all ready for once baby arrives – or, if you’d prefer, you can book a one-to-one Consultation – for more detailed, tailored help and advice – either once baby arrives or beforehand

You will be added onto a group private messenger so you can get support, receive info and keep in touch with the other mums to be. Week 4 you wilL receive a gift pack

Start in the Retreat for a chat re different aspects of labour and birth and then move down to the studio for a lovely Pilates class, you will also learn some great breathing for labour and birth and some deep relaxation  £55




To book a Pregnancy Pilates course  please click on link below…

Pregnancy Pilates & Birth Preparation Dates and booking








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10.30-12 Post Natal Pilates and recovery Course. 6 week course booked on line to help the new mum get started in light exercise .Aimed at abs, pelvic floor and back care.

Osteopath Treatments for mother and baby with Elaine Elkington, Registered Osteopath 07770 606 359-Held in the Nursery

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09.45-10.15 Parent + baby aqua fit £5.50 Roko Drop in - see calendar to ensure class is on 

10.30-11.15  Aqua natal at Roko  Copnor Rd. 10.30am in the pool 11.40-12.15  chat in the lounge £5.50 Non members welcome.Free parking-Drop in

Baby Sensory with Emily in the nursery

Friday Baby Massage /first Aid 


Monthly labour and birth couples workshops.



If you are a small group of mums, Julie can tailor a class especially for you so you can have your classes together. Retreat/nursery occasionally available for hourly hire, contact us below for more info.

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