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Prenatal Yoga Course

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 @ 9:30 am - Wednesday 19 June, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Symone prenatal yoga

Prenatal Yoga Six Week Course

Congratulations on becoming a mother, it is a life-changing event. We believe all women deserve to enjoy their pregnancy and have an empowering birth experience knowing every pregnancy is different and unique to you.

At Inhale Life we provide a safe, nurturing environment for you to nurture yourself prenatally and postnatally.  Our classes are guided by our experienced prenatal yoga teachers who have their own experiences to share with you.  Our classes are designed to strengthen and prepare you for labour as well as to relax you and teach you tools to mentally prepare for your birthing experience.  Our classes are suitable for all trimesters and levels of experience.

Why Do Yoga When You Are Pregnant?

Yoga commonly attracts women who are pregnant for many reasons:

> Ease the aches and pains of pregnancy, including back ache, indigestion, sciatica and calf cramps

> Connect deeply with yourself and your baby

> Strengthen, relax and nourish your body

> Prepare your mind for birth and motherhood

> Meet other local mums-to-be

> Feel confident that all poses are safe for you and your baby

Course benefits: 

The Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy

In addition to providing a time for you to connect with yourself and your baby, practising yoga for pregnancy has many physical and emotional benefits:

Physical Benefits:

  • Builds strength and flexibility to your body to support you throughout your pregnancy and prepares you for labour.
  • A focus on breathing and relaxation techniques that will again assist you throughout your pregnancy and childbirth to calm the nervous system.
  • Maintains your overall body fitness and increases your energy and vitality.
  • Increases your overall comfort by removing tension and muscle tightness alleviating some of the common discomforts of pregnancy.
  • Improves your circulation and muscle tone assisting your respiration, digestion and overall immunity.
  • Helps to re-align your posture which can alter significantly during pregnancy
    Lessens fatigue and promotes the ability to get a better night’s sleep.
  • Introduces positions that will help you to move freely and instinctively during labour
    Helps to speed up the recovery process after giving birth.Emotional Benefits:

    Provides a special time for you to connect with the changes in your body and to connect with your unborn baby.
  • Teaches you how to quieten the mind through relaxation and meditation.
  • Helps to build your confidence by heightening your natural abilities to cope with change.
  • Provides an opportunity to connect with other mums-to be and to share in your experiences.

Meet your facilitator: Symone Espodito

DietitianExercise, Physiologist and yoga teacher.
B.App.Sci (Ex Sport Sci/ Ex physiology), B.Sci (Nutr/Dietetic Hons)
Symone has completed her 350hrs Hatha Yoga Teacher training and holds a Bachelor of science degree as an Exercise physiologist and Dietitian, and works as a Health Coach. Her experience over the past four years makes her approach holistic and accommodates all aspects of health and well-being. Her background as a dancer brings lightness and joy to classes, focusing the practice of asanas, pranayama and mindfulness meditation. Symone’s view is that yoga and movement is for all, no matter your phase or journey so far. She encourages to have an open heart to experience the fullness of every opportunity you take to show up for yourself on the mat especially as a mum.

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Join a Community of Pregnant Women and New Mums

We know that having a community and support system is important – even more so during this journey as you transition into your new role as a Mum. That’s why we pride ourselves on creating an environment where you can make new friends who are sharing this new experience alongside you.

Our online members-only community is a safe and supportive place to ask questions, make connections and learn from each other.

It’s a place where the community can chat and be real with each other.

We’d love you to come in and join us!

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Wednesday 15 May, 2019 @ 9:30 am
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Wednesday 19 June, 2019 @ 10:30 am
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