Exercising gently and safely during your pregnancy can be a wonderful way to keep active and fit, as well as help prepare your body and mind for birth. We've found some fantastic prenatal exercise classes around the Coast for you to check out.
Please remember to always check with your doctor or midwife before undertaking any form of exercise during pregnancy.
The Yoga Collective Location: Terrigal
Yoga is a fantastic way you can gently exercise during pregnancy and the classes at The Yoga Collective in Terrigal are simply beautiful, relaxing and calming for any expectant mother. Classes are held over a six week course and participants can expect to learn yoga postures and breathing techniques, that will not only help you stretch and strengthen your body, but also help you prepare yourself for labour and birth.
Progressive Pilates Central Coast Location: Yattalunga
Progressive Pilates Central Coast in Yattalunga offers Reformer Pilates classes, which are suitable for pregnant women. Sessions are run privately or with one other participant and make use of a reformer Pilates machine.
Singingbird Yoga & Birth Support Location: Various Central Coast Locations.
Singingbird is a wonderful place to check out if you are pregnant or not long had a baby. They offer many services for post and prenatal mums, including hatha flow and prenatal yoga. Connect with your baby and prepare for birth over a 6 week prenatal yoga course. Prenatal yoga classes are held at Woy Woy and Long Jetty.
Yoga Inlight Location: Norah Head
The classes at Yoga Inlight are kept small and provide a supportive environment, where everyone moves at their own pace. Their prenatal yoga classes offer a safe and gentle way to move the body whilst pregnant and teach techniques to support the mother and baby's well being.
Living Om Location: Erina
Learn how to prepare your body and mind for pregnancy, labour and birth from the prenatal yoga classes at Living Om in Erina. This six week program will help you to relax and enjoy your pregnancy, as well as helping you to stay active safely and bond with your baby.
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