Mum & Baby Yoga classes in London (From 8 weeks until the start to crawl) To nurture cognitive and emotional development, connection with your baby and obtaining the benefits of postnatal yoga. This class focuses on movements with your baby, the sessions include baby massage and yoga movement to bond and ensure a happy and healthy baby. Relaxation and some postnatal exercises are included for mum too (to stabilise the pelvis, strengthen pelvic floor and lower abdominal muscles, to regain and maintain healthy posture after birth, to develop relaxation skills, to self- nurture).
Mum (or Dad) and baby yoga classes in London provide the stimulation of touch, movement and rhythm, as well as the benefits of deep relaxation. The series of sequences encourage flexibility and bring balance and harmony to the body systems. Each movement supports the baby’s individual development, strengthening the physical body and maintaining flexibility. Tactile stimulation contributes to the development of the brain and the nervous system. Baby yoga can help to settle babies and to improve sleep patterns. The movements and massage will aid digestion and give relief to colicky babies. Yoga will promote normal healthy growth preventing many problems from occurring.
Baby yoga benefits for baby
- Strengthens and aids development
- Improved sleep patterns
- Aids digestion
- Enhanced interaction
- A balance of activity and relaxation
Benefits for mum
- Helps to regain strength and maintain posture
- Tones the abdominal muscles and pelvic floor
- Nurturing oneself whilst enjoying activities with your baby
- Deep relaxation
What the baby yoga classes cover
Classes include baby yoga and massage for overall strengthening and development. There is a balance of stretching and relaxing sequences. Songs and rhymes are co coordinated with some of the movements. Postnatal yoga is included for Mums and each class finishes with a joint relaxation for parent and baby. Dads are very welcome too and will benefit equally from the yoga and the interaction with their baby.