IS IT OKAY IF I HAVE NEVER PRACTICED YOGA BEFORE?
Yes! Yoga benefits the mind and body at any point in life. Nurture Natal classes are designed to honour the the limitations of the pre and post natal body. Additionally, options are provided to modified postures.
IS IT OKAY TO START YOGA IN THE MIDDLE OF MY PREGNANCY?
Yes! Whether you do yoga through all nine months of your pregnancy or just the third trimester you will notice the benefits before, during and after birth.
HOW FAR INTO MY PREGNANCY CAN I PRACTICE YOGA?
You can continue your yoga practice right up to giving birth.
HOW WILL YOGA HELP MY PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY?
By strengthening the essential muscles needed for birth, stretching and softening the ligaments and fascia to make room for baby and connecting to breath and body to focus the mind, the practice of yoga will prepare you for the birth process and your natural ability to give birth .
WHEN CAN I START BABY & ME YOGA?
For vaginal births you should wait about 4 weeks after birth. For cesarean births you should wait at least 6 weeks. Please consult with your health care provider before returning to yoga.