Post-natal › Mollie McClelland Morris
Online yoga is especially suitable for new mum’s who may be juggling with the new timetable, sleeplessness and not be able to leave home very much. Do wait at least 6 weeks after giving birth to bond with baby and recover. You may be ready to return to their regular practice after 8 - 10 weeks after giving birth, but it is really important that you consult their doctor for advice on when to resume practicing yoga. You may be tempted to do some ”˜core’ work, but again, only do this when your body is really ready and you have discussed this with your doctor.
Please don’t rush any exercise, listen to the body and do not feel compelled to follow any post-natal celebrity fitness/weight-loss miracles. Take responsibility for your own body.
Benefits of post-natal yoga
- Increases energy and rejuvenates the mind
- Strengthens the back, abdominal and pelvic-floor musclesShow more
Pelvic Floor Awakening
Everyone needs to take care of their pelvic floor. The first 10 minutes is a tutorial to bring about deep awareness and understanding of this area. Gentle supine movements eventually build to a stronger standing flow working core stability and balance, all with a focus on caring for your pelvic floor. Gentle, slow paced and extremely beneficial for everyone. You may like to have blocks or a bolster ready for support during the final relaxation.
New Mothers (3): Strength & Balance
Part 3 of Mollie's series for new mothers. Continue to strenthen your pelvic floor and build stability with stronger standing poses and balances all still at a gentle pace, perfect for recuperating bodies. You may like to have blocks or a bolster ready for support during the final relaxation.
New Mothers (2): Hips & Core
New Mothers (1): Pelvis Strengthening
Welcome To Mollie's gentle loving sequence to get you moving after birth. Take each class separately or together, depending on what your little one allows! Perfect 20 minute instalments that fit around the demands of even the busiest new mum! Start your journey back to yoga by exploring and strengthening your pelvis. Find time between feeding and the changing table for yourself or how about getting a group of mums together to do this series and have a little social time too? No worries if the babies want to join in!