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 beginer of pilates.
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…
10-12 am in the Nursery .New Mums Group Babies up to 20 weeks old. Advice, support , friendship and baby weigh in .£4 Drop in
1.15-2.45 Baby Massage with Julie
Respond course runs-This is a free 7 week course for any mothers suffering with low mood or anxiety. you will need to be assessed and booked onto the course. For more info e mail/call Julie or see Talking change website Respond Course
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
6.30 -8pm Pregnancy Pilates and birth preparation .inc deep relaxation Book on line 5 week course
09.45-10.15 Parent + baby aqua fit £5.50
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
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.
If you are looking for information on a pregnancy related service that isn’t listed here please contact us via the form below.