Yoga is a wonderful way to keep the body strong and prepare it for childbirth. It can also offer a lot of relief for the aches and pains the women experience as their bodies change throughout pregnancy. Everyone is different so be sure to ask your doctor is prenatal yoga is right for your pregnancy!
upcoming prenatal yoga sessions
Flow through poses that are safe for any stage of pregnancy designed to strengthen the body for labor and ease those new pregnancy symptoms.
Great drop-in classes for pregnant yogis:
Feel free to drop in to any adult classes on the schedule. All of our teachers can help you modify your practice for your pregnancy. If you already have a regular yoga practice, you can likely continue it with permission from your doctor. If you are new to yoga, try some of our recommendations below:
Move though this yoga practice designed for beginner yogis coming to a heightened awareness of your body, mind, and spirit. Taking a balanced and open approach to yoga, this class is geared to move the body, focus on the breath and be present while learning the foundations of a strong Vinyasa practice.
Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 PM
More and more the medical community is recognizing the numerous benefits of Yoga
as a method of healing and living with chronic pain. Gentle Yoga is slow, steady &
comfortable practice. Using postures that strengthen muscle in a functional way to
support joints while creating stronger bones. Exploring the use of postures to balance
strength with flexibility creating more energy.Incorporating Breathing techniques
that calm the nervous system, often lessening anxiety. Great for beginners and all levels.
Tuesdays from 9:45-10:45 AM &
Yin yoga is an incredible practice built to stretch and strengthen connective tissue and improve the function of the nervous system. Poses are held for 3-5 minutes which is both a challenge for the body and the mind but can feel incredibly restful and help to work through trauma and emotion held throughout the body. For those with a deep meditative practice or favor something slower and gentle, this is an incredible addition to your practice. For vinyasa yogis, yin yoga can really work for improve flexibility and complement your yang practice.
Sundays from 5:00-6:15 PM
This gentle practice combines postures with mudras, and mantras to prepare the mind and body for Meditation. This 45 minute flow allows us to quiet the body and be present with our thoughts leading into 15 minutes of peaceful Meditation.