Birthlight Postnatal Yoga uses original sets of yoga practices, many of which are now mainstream, that are uniquely suited to help you regain your core-strength, your figure, emotional well-being and overall fitness after birth by restoring tone to the deep muscles of the pelvis and lower back. A range of ‘Steps to postnatal recovery’ are taught and can be started at any time after birth (1:1 at home in the first 6-8 weeks and at White Horse Yoga Centre following your 6-week postnatal check).
Each step works towards ‘closing’ the body, re-knitting the abdominal muscles and building strength and stamina. Postnatal Yoga sessions use Pranayama (yoga breathing), with the additional benefit of inducing deeper sleep and reducing postnatal fatigue. These Postnatal Yoga practices are suitable for women however their babies have been born. Attendees will create a new foundation for better physical and emotional well-being at the same time as being energised from within. More dynamic yoga postures are gradually incorporated to make a safe transition to general yoga or other forms of exercise with long term benefits for women’s health.