Deanne Liew's Yoga Classes
Honour Your Body
A dynamic pregnancy sequence that focuses on the lower back and pelvis area together with a little bit of leg work. Plenty of resting between poses between poses to keep you going. You will need a blanket, mat, bolster and a block. Suitable for 2nd and 3rd trimester.
Heart Opening Sequence
Reorganise the weight in your changing body. So often the chest gets heavy and sinks during pregnancy. This sequence will bring yourself back into balance, give energy and vitality to the shoulders and neck and re-stabilise your upperbody to lower body ratio. You will need blocks, a bolster, a blanket for the knees when on alll fours. Anyone with pelvic girdle issues should take care during leg lifts. Deanne will offer modifications.
Moon Sequence For Pregnancy
A largely standing pose moon yoga sequence. It can be practiced in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, it's fantastic for safely gently energising during pregnancy. A wonderful alternative to Sun Salutations! Perfect for all trimesters but those suffering with pelvic pain in the 3rd trimester may need to modify squats. Deanne will give guidance during the video.
Yoga For Sciatic Relief
Sciatic pain is common in pregnancy, and many others may need sciatic relief. This targetted class is gentle and focused on relieving pain on the sciatic nerve. You'll massage your feet, stretch your legs and open your hips and you'll learn moves to do every day for those of use who suffer from sciatic pain.
Partner Yoga: It Takes Two
A class which is great for pregnant mums to connect with their partner, but it's a wonderfully, relaxing short yoga class to practice with your partner at anytime. Expect a very relaxing, releasing, nurturing class focused on connecting your breath with your partner whilst enjoying gentle, supported stretches.
Tips for Pelvic Floor
A pregnancy yoga class in which Deanne shows us some tips and exercises to help us with our pelvic floor muscles, crucial for all women, but especially for pregnancy.
Pregnancy: Tips for Better Sleeping Positions
Deanne shows some tips for how to sleep better when you are heavily pregnant. Not yoga, but very helpful tips to keep you comfortable when you're in bed. You will need bolsters, 2 cork blocks, a foam block, a blanket and some cushions to help to prop yourself up.
Gentle Pregnancy Flow
A lovely, nurturing flow yoga class for pregnancy. This class will warm up your body, perfect for mornings or anytime your joints and limbs could do with a bit of a stretch - great for moving you and your baby. Ideal for those in the second and third trimesters, but move, as ever, with care.