Regularly practising yoga during pregnancy is a way to not only tone and strengthen your body for birth but also helps to complement your HypnoBirthing classes because it encourages mental relaxation, too.
JANE HOULDING of Radiant Yoga is an experienced Prenatal Yoga, and Mum & Baby Yoga teacher who runs classes in and around Beckenham in south London. The classes are very friendly, relaxed and professional. Jane has also recorded her own relaxation CD, which is great for use during pregnancy. For more information on Radiant Yoga, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.radiantyoga.co.uk.
KATHLEEN BEEGAN teaches pregnancy yoga classes in her home in Streatham, south London. The two-hour classes combine gentle stretching, toning, breathing and relaxation techniques for pregnancy and labour, and are followed by time for discussion (and tea!) The classes are friendly and relaxed, and suitable for all abilities, even if you’ve never done yoga before. Kathleen has been teaching Pregnancy Yoga classes since 1992 and is also a registered Shiatsu therapist and doula (professional birth companion). For more information, call 07753 700435 or email email@example.com.
ROSANNA KALLIABETSOS is a Hatha yoga teacher and Reiki Master and founded InJoy! to provide Birthlight Pregnancy Yoga classes for mums-to-be, mums, and couples and their babies. She also offers birth preparation classes. Rosanna’s classes are intimate and friendly, and are held in central Croydon, south Croydon and Coulsdon. For more information on InJoy!, call 020 8407 4035 or 07542 791423, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.injoy-yoga.com.
FELICITY WRIGHT of Anahata Power Yoga is an experienced Ashtanga, Prenatal Yoga, and Mum & Baby Yoga teacher who runs classes in and around Crystal Palace, as well teaching in central London for several renowned yoga companies. Felicity’s classes are fun and energising as well as grounded. Her classes have a strong focus on calming the nervous system which can help women enjoy their pregnancy with minimal discomfort, cultivate breath awareness and strengthen the body in preparation for labour. For more information email email@example.com or visit www.anahatapoweryoga.com. or www.facebook.com/anahatapoweryoga.
LEANNE MARSHALL of Prior Yoga teaches Vinyasa Yoga classes at The Riverside Community Centre in Carshalton and Fitness4Less in Sutton. Having practised yoga since the age of five, Leanne trained with Appleyoga, which was founded by Katy Appleton. For more information, call 0770 980 8220.