Mummy & Me Post Natal Yoga

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Mummy & Me Post Natal Yoga

Classes with Alexandra start from September 2020- please enroll with Alexandra

Mummy and Me postnatal yoga classes are designed to support mothers from about six weeks after the birth of their baby, but each mother is individual and can listen to their body later than from six weeks if this suits better. Our Mummy and Me classes focus on enabling a mother to connect physically and emotionally with their baby through special and delicate movements that reinforce bonding. Babies love watching mum move with them.

The classes are intended to be sociable and become a lovely regular practice for mothers where they can engage with other mothers during a time that can be overwhelming and isolating.

The fun friendly and relaxed atmosphere of this class makes it the perfect time for mothers to throw off the outside world for an hour and leave today’s electronic stimulants, at the studio door, whilst they focus exclusively on their baby.

Classes may also help mothers regain their strength in their back, pelvis floor and abdominal muscles after the softening process that naturally occurs during pregnancy. We also focus on neck muscles that we tighten whilst feeding babies.

We suggest that mothers who delivered by caesarean section do not attend these classes until they are 12 weeks post-delivery.

Please message the teacher Alexandra, a registered Physiotherapist, if you have questions or wish to join the classes. These classes usually run in pre-booked ‘series’. All classes at YSY must now be pre-booked.

Class Instructor

Name: Alexandra

Class: Mummy and Me post natal yoga

In 2006 Alex graduated from Teesside University with a BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy degree. She went on to have a carer within the NHS, while working for the NHS Alex attended York st John University and graduated in 2013 with a BHSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree.

Since then she has worked as an NHS Physiotherapist and also within a private practice.

As well as carrying out a range of Physiotherapy treatments she has a passion for and regularly practises Chi Kung a form of Tai Chi.

This consists of adapted Tai Chi exercises that have been developed using the principles of Tai Chi and are based around Chi Kung.

The exercises aim to improve a person’s health and quality of life.

With regular practice Tai Chi can help to reduce depression and anxiety, improve quality of sleep, improve strength and fitness, reduced high blood pressure and improve balance, coordination, mobility and flexibility.

Chi Kung involves performing movements that help to stimulate the flow of Chi through the body.

It is used to promote relaxation and meditation in motion.

In her spare time Alex enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her young family.

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