In Birthlight pregnancy yoga I have found the connection between what I know and practice as a doula and what yoga can offer during pregnancy and then labour and birth. It gives the power and control back to you over your own body, on the level of your own comfort; with how you move and also with how much yogic you wish to be. Exercises I teach during the classes aim to restore and maintain balance, paying attention to pelvic awareness, to the importance of breathing, to the bond between mother and baby and how all these through movement
To be able to still serve our community at Thrive yoga Amsterdam, after closing the studios for the upcoming weeks a new system has been set up. The whole studio moved online and there are now 7-8 classes daily in varying styles. I am teaching pregnancy yoga Thursday evenings from 19:00 CET. If you are already a member of the studio you can use your prenatal cards for the classes, if not, you can purchase an online membership. Online classes at Thrive yoga Amsterdam If you want to watch the classes on your phone you need to download the app
When I became pregnant with my first daughter 8 years ago I had very minimal yoga experience but for some reason pregnancy yoga felt like the thing I wanted to do. Previously I had been to - now looking back and having more experience - some very strange non pregnant yoga classes; one, for example was held next to a very noisy gym so relaxation or quiet concentration was hardly possible. Yoga in general didn't really speak to me, I felt intimidated by not knowing the correct usage of props, (especially bricks freaked me out, they looked just too
From the 3rd of April I will be also teaching pregnancy yoga at the IJburg studio of Thrive yoga from 12:45 on Mondays. It is also a 75 minute class with some gentle exercises, breathing techniques, pelvic floor exercise and relaxation. Location: Thrive yoga IJburg, IJburglaan 961 Date and time: Mondays, from 12:45 until 14:00 Price: between € 13 and € 16 per class, depending on the length of the card you buy. Sign up for a € 10 trial class here!
As of the 8th of September I will be teaching pregnancy yoga at the Oost studio of Thrive Yoga on Thursdays at 6:30pm. Come and join me if you would like to safely exercise while expecting and would like to prepare your body and mind for birth and motherhood. You can sign up for a trial class HERE My bio on Thrive's website.