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Your Pregnant Body - Limiting Aches and Pains
Being pregnant can be an overwhelming journey for many women and it is often a surprise how much the body changes... whether it’s physical or physiological. Understanding and being aware of what can happen to your body during the different stages of pregnancy is the key to a healthy journey and helps to create an healthy environment for your baby.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on our lives. Over the past year, so many of us have struggled with overwhelming emotions and our own mental health. Learning to cope with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and those around you become more resilient.
The Art of Changing Your Mind
Any change that we want to make in our lives requires adopting a different mindset. We know this, but the question is often HOW? How do we actually adopt these positive, success-attracting mindsets? How do we change the way our mind works?
Breastfeeding: What’s Normal?
In learning how to work with our biology, as opposed to against it, and by normalizing attachment and responsiveness in the mother-baby dyad, this session aims to leave you feeling confident, capable and ready to thrive.
WOW you are expecting twins! What an amazing blessing, but also an experience that is unique on its own. As you will soon discover, your experience from pregnancy to the return home will have unique challenges that those around you, simply cannot understand or guide you on. This class is for twin mamas that are looking to understand how to best manage this amazing experience during their pregnancy and into the first year.
The Breastfeeding Diet
This class will take a closer look at the nutritional variation in breast milk, nutrients that are affected by maternal intake, and strategies to boost the nutritional value to ensure breastfed infants receive adequate intake. Specific discussion of traditional nutrient-dense foods and their use cross culturally will be highlighted.
Prenatal Yoga for 3rd Trimester
The 3rd trimester of pregnancy is the perfect time to prepare for labour and birth. This prenatal yoga session is aimed at sharing mindfulness and breathing tools that can assist with relaxation for good sleep and pain management for labour. You will relieve many aches & pains, and tone muscles to build endurance through asana practice. It introduces birth positions and ways to cultivate a positive mindset for an empowering birth.
Prenatal Yoga for 2nd Trimester
Usually known as the honeymoon of pregnancy when women start to feel increased levels of energy, less nausea and are delighted that their baby belly is actually starting to show. This session is aimed at sharing ways to nurture an optimal pregnancy using the yoga asana, intention setting and meditation techniques specifically suited for women during their 2nd Trimester.
Prenatal Yoga for 1st Trimester
The discovery of a new pregnancy brings multiple transitions for a woman, which calls for a modified asana practice for women who wish to begin or continue a yoga practice throughout their pregnancy. This session is a gentler yoga practice with restorative and gentle flow alongside relaxation and intention setting to celebrate their new phase of life.
The Targeted Dietary Plan for Peri/Menopause
“I just can’t eat like I used to” is one of the first signs that your body is shifting into the peri-menopause / menopause phase. Yes indeed, digestive issues are but the tip of the midlife iceberg. During this time your body will experience loss of muscle, hormone imbalances, loss of energy, impaired cognitive abilities.
The good news is that through a targeted dietary plan, many of these health issues can be minimized, certain complications can be altogether avoided and you will create a solid foundation of mental and physical strength.
Emotional Self-regulation: Neurobiology of stress, anxiety and overwhelm
This session aims to help women with practical tools enabling them to interrupt the escalating states of anxiety and agitation towards safety, ease and expansion - a space from where we can actually access our many resources and a wider range of adaptive responses.