Pregnancy Series

Pregnancy Yoga is a gentle approach to exercise during and after pregnancy, consisting of stretching, focused breathing, and mental centreing. Combined with healthy living and nutrition, it ensures positive pregnancy and recovery. The series puts any expectant mother in tune with their growing baby and changing body, and will ease you back into fitness postpartum.


Studies suggest that prenatal yoga has numerous benefits for mothers and babies, including:

Regular yoga throughout pregnancy helps maintain and strengthen your pelvic floor, but it’s vital to get the all clear from your doctor first! Our teachers are trained in pregnancy modifications and these are made throughout the series, based on the individual.

It’s crucial to be gentle with your body and recovery. Muscles, ligaments, and joints remain soft after pregnancy and for up to 3 months postpartum. We encourage you to enjoy your new body whilst supporting your growing baby and can’t wait to be part of your pregnancy journey.

  • Expands the lungs to their full capacity
  • Helps to reduce morning sickness and mood swings
  • Helps alleviate sleep disorders and irritability
  • Provides oxygen to the whole body, something much needed during pregnancy
  • Improves and strengthens every muscle in the central part of the body without compression
  • Increases the flexibility of the spine and corrects bad posture
  • Promotes proper kidney function
  • Releases in frozen shoulders
Hands to FEet Pose
  • Increases the flexibility of the spine and the sciatic nerves
  • Increases the flexibility and strengthens most of the tendons and ligaments of the legs
  • Improves blood circulation in the spine, legs and the brain
  • Do not create any pressure at any time during the pregnancy to the abdomen, so adjust the legs to hip width or wider for ALL forward bends
  • Relieves sciatica, a very common issue during pregnancy
  • Helps relieve lower back pain
  • Increases blood circulation in the knees and ankle joints
  • Naturally massages the nerve roots in the feet
Eagle Pose
  • Supplies fresh blood to the sexual organs and the kidneys
  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Improves the flexibility of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints
  • Firms and strengthens upper arms, hips, thighs, calves and ankles
  • Transfers the circulation from one side of the body to the other, then equalises it, circulating fresh blood to each internal organ and gland
  • Increases circulation to the heart and lungs
  • Increases the size of the rib cage and improves the elasticity of the lungs
  • Helps relieve lower back pain
  • Provides the most cardiovascular stimulation in the series
  • Increases the circulation and strengthens the heart muscle
  • Improves posture
  • Firms hips, buttocks and upper thighs
  • Helps relieve depression and constipation
  • Stretches the spine
  • Increases circulation to the brain and adrenal glands, which regulate hormones
  • Helps to relieve and prevent sciatica by stretching and strengthening the sciatic nerves and tendons in the back of the legs
  • Improves every muscle, joint, tendon and internal organ in the body
  • Helps lumbago and rheumatism of the lower spine by flexing and strengthening the last five vertebrae
  • Increases strength in the hip joint and the muscles of the side of the torso
  • Strengthens the thigh and back muscles which are so important when carrying and also delivery the baby
  • Stretches the pelvic are in preparation for delivery
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Calms and relaxes the mind and central nervous system
  • Assists the body in establishing pelvic stability
Dead Body Pose
  • Returns blood circulation to normal
  • Teaches complete relaxation
  • Helps restore energy levels and gives vital organs a change to refresh and renew
  • Supports the body’s innate healing process
  • Helps prevent flatulence, lower back pain and constipation
  • Improves digestion
  • Straightens the spine
  • Eases the tension from the inner thigh area, while stretching knees and groin
  • Tones the nervous system, the kidneys, stomach, intestines, pelvic organs and the nerves Connected with sexual function
  • Stretches and stimulates the muscles of the belly and throat
  • Normalises the function of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, pineal and adrenal glands, Imperative for hormonal balance
  • Eases the upper body congestions, opens and expands the chest and eases neck tension
Bridge Pose
  • Realigns the spine and relieves backache
  • Massages and stretches the colon and abdominal organs, improving digestion
  • Tones female reproductive organs and is especially recommended for women who tend to miscarry
  • Rejuvenates tired legs
  • Helps to relieve and prevent gout and sciatica
  • Excellent for firming buttocks and hips
  • Strengthens and tones the hammock of muscles of the abdomen which cradle the baby
  • Reduces lower back tension and encourages the baby through gravity into the favourable anterior position
  • Stretches and strengthens the psoas muscles which wrap around each side of the pelvis
  • Lubricates and increases circulation in the joints
  • Helps cure sciatica and varicose veins which are often associated with pregnancy
  • Helps prevent hernia
  • One of the great ‘feel good’ poses for pregnant women as it gives a deep stretch to the lower back
  • Provides maximum relaxation
  • Relieves indigestion, constipation and flatulence
  • Improves mobility of shoulder girdle and associated muscles
  • Stimulates the nervous system
  • Releases emotional tension
  • Strengthens muscles of the back, shoulders and buttocks
  • Improves flexibility of the neck and spine
  • Increases flexibility of the shoulder muscles, hip joints and last five vertebrae of the spine
  • Stretches the sciatic nerve
  • Increases circulation to the liver, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, thymus and intestines
    be careful not to compress the abdomen
  • Stretches the sciatic nerve and hamstrings
  • Detoxifies the kidneys
  • Stretches the inner thighs, hips and pelvis
  • Separate the legs as much as possible
  • Stimulates the ovaries
  • Improves flexibility in the hip joints, groins, knees and ankles
  • Alleviate tightness and tension across the lower back
  • Helps correct posture by stretching and strengthening the muscles of the legs and back
  • Helps prevent scoliosis, arthritis and rheumatism
  • Increases circulation and nutrition to the spinal nerves, veins and tissues
  • Relieves lethargy, releases tension, helps cure vertigo and dizziness
  • Stretches the spine, helping it to regain its mobility
  • Improves oxygenation to the body
  • Rids the body of toxins
  • Energises and revitalises the body
  • A simple breath control helps in releasing the emotional tension and the likelihood of post natal depression