Yoga is of immense help in pregnancy and labour. It helps relaxation and stress management as well as providing tools for Mama to use in labour and birth. Yoga stretches help to open the pelvis, provide more space for the baby and can alleviate some of the yucky side effects of pregnancy for Mama. Yoga also brings a calmness of mind and an awareness of breath that are invaluable tools for labour.
Pregnancy Yoga helps to:
Release stress and anxiety
Improve general fitness and stamina for pregnancy and birth
Strengthen pelvis and spine
Strengthen clarity of mind
Bring emotional balance
Increase strength, flexibility and agility
Increase circulation and deep toning to the uterine muscles
Help with breathing and relaxation for labour and birth skills
Can reduce or alleviate back problems in pregnancy
Helps Mama to birth consciously and powerfully
Help Mama to slow down and adjust from a busy work life to being a mother
Empowers Mama to harness the strength needed to face the challenges ahead
At Mamas Retreat all of our pregnancy massage packages also include take home notes & practical demonstrations for yoga poses to use during each trimester.