Prenatal Yoga classes offer an outstanding opportunity for pregnant women to engage in safe and appropriate physical activity. Focused postures help the student develop core strength to achieve more comfort during her pregnancy. Breath awareness, conscious relaxation, and mindfulness practices help to build self-reliance and the ability to relax while under stress, qualities that can help the student cope more effectively with labor, birth and the early postpartum period.

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

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  • Strengthens muscles in preparation for labor and support for loosened joints
  • Enhances circulation
  • Increases flexibility
  • Increases energy level; combats fatigue
  • Decreases muscle tension; promotes relaxation
  • Promotes feelings of well-being and a positive self-image
  • Balances mind and body
  • Provides relief of back pain
  • Teaches breathing techniques for labor, relaxation and focus

Prenatal Yoga helps to relieve many discomforts of pregnancy including:

Heartburn, Anxiety, Back pain, Constipation, Edema, Fatigue, Headache, Hemorrhoids, Hip Pain, Insomnia, Leg Cramps, Nasal Congestion, Pubic Symphysis Pain, Sciatic Pain, Shortness of Breath and Varicose Veins