MINDFUL PREGNANCY
"A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child." ~unknown


Before you had a living, growing being inside you, you may not have been so concerned about truly taking charge of your health.  Full health isn't just about fitness or what you eat, it's a whole mindful lifestyle.  My goal is to help new moms on their journey to look and feel their best!  

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Pregnancy can be exciting and scary at the same time. Pregnancy also comes with some pretty common discomforts.  Your pregnancy doesn't have to be a dreadful experience, full of morning sickness, body aches, or lack of sleep. Start feeling your best while promoting proper health and development for your baby with these 3 mindful practices.

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    Prenatal Yoga and Pilates are specifically designed for women who are expecting.  It emphasizes breathing, stamina, pelvic floor work, restorative poses, and core strength to help the body throughout pregnancy, labor and recovery.  



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Now that you are pregnant, you may have a heightened sense of awareness that makes you question everything and whether it is safe for you unborn baby.  This includes what you're putting on your body.  Get ready to learn how to support your emotions and body all while you find comfort in your new growing baby. 

Once you know better, you can do better.  

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Finding Ease Through Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
 
Mindful Movement
Mindfulness is defined as the awareness that results from focusing attention on the present moment. For a pregnant woman, a mindful practice can contribute to relieving some of the pain, discomfort, stress, and anxiety that accompanies pregnancy to allow for a more relaxed, connected experience.

There are many practices that are uniquely designed for pregnant women offering support both mentally and emotionally during gestation and after birth, including prenatal yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises.

Aside from increasing flexibility and building muscle endurance for childbirth, prenatal yoga helps to improve sleep, increase relaxation, reduce stress and anxiety, decrease nausea, headaches, pregnancy-induced hypertension, and preterm labor.

This is such a delicate and intimate experience so it is incredibly important to honor you and your individual needs. Join me for Mindful Pregnancy to learn the benefits of a mindfulness practice during and after pregnancy and ways to implement it in a way that works well for you!


The Power of the Breath


Another benefit of practicing prenatal yoga is learning how to breathe deeply and consciously. The physical demands of labor require steady, controlled breaths, and one of the first steps to starting a yoga practice is to learn the power of breath. 

A practiced breath also helps to prepare you for childbirth by teaching you to stay calm and at ease during your pregnancy and while in labor. Steady breath is essential when practicing yoga, but breathing exercises can also be practiced on their own to help center the mind, decrease fear and anxiety, and invigorate the senses. 

Meditation focuses on the movement of breath as you inhale and exhale mindfully, allowing yourself to connect with the present and all of the sensations around you, as well as with your baby.  Being present and living mindfully takes work. 

What to Expect


During Mindful Pregnancy you will be given everything you need for a yoga practice during your pregnancy and beyond.  I will be guiding you through specific yoga poses, meditations, and breathing exercises to support creating a mindful space to help you relax and connect with your baby in a conscious, present state of mind.





A complete coordination of body, mind & spirit.
 
Low Impact Exercises for your Well-being
Pilates is a low impact workout that focuses on strengthening and lengthening exercises that promote strength, balance and flexibility while improving postural alignment.  A sequence of slow, precise and repetitive movements are performed on a mat or Pilates equipment.  

Breath Control 

During pregnancy your diaphragm must function differently.  As the baby grows it pushes upward on the diaphragm.  Pilates allows you to breath more effectively when you do not have adequate room to take deep breaths.  Practicing deep breathing oxygenates both the muscles and the brain which translates to increased mental clarity, relaxation and stress relief.  Coordinating you breath while synchronously moving your body is used to work deep core muscles to help stabilize your frame and the weight of the baby. 

Core 

Because it focuses on core, Pilates can improve posture, alleviate backaches, and help with labor and delivery.  Increased abdominal strength provides support for the weight of the uterus and baby as well as supporting the spine.  Stronger and more toned abs are less likely to separate severely (or recover more easily if they do separate).  

Strengthens and Energizes your Whole Body 

Many of the exercises strengthen your butt and legs which will help to minimize the amount of pain you feel in your pelvis and back.  In addition you'll notice that you'll be able to maintain a healthy weight.   


Other Benefits with Continuous Practice 

~Improves sleep ~ Lowered stress and anxiety ~ Improved flexibility ~ Lessened back pain, nausea headaches ~ Better circulation ~ Connection with other moms ~ More confidence ~ Shortened post-natal recovery time ~ The Benefits of Practicing Pilates During Pregnancy | Physio Logic NYC 




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