Nicole created this Prenatal series with the intention of moving beyond the ordinary by offering yoga and much more. Her goal is to provide you with exceptional guidance and address your individual needs in a supportive and social setting where your journey into motherhood can be celebrated.
With a holistic focus, Nicole, thoughtfully interweaves yoga, childbirth information, and heart to support you throughout your pregnancy, and prepare you for birth and beyond. Her additional training in fertility and postpartum yoga give her the expertise in keeping your entire journey in mind.
Classes will include the yogic tools of breathwork and meditation as well as a variety of yoga styles ranging from gentle flowing movements, supported stretches, and long restorative holds. This is a great opportunity for you to experience the benefits of yoga, sip tea and chat all things pregnancy among friends you are sure to form.
Recommended for women in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters with approval from a health care provider. Beginner friendly, all fitness levels welcome and no previous yoga experience necessary.
This series will include:
-information/discussion on anatomy, wellness and nutrition*
-developing mindfulness and greater mind/body awareness
-therapeutic applications to relieve common pregnancy discomforts (low back, hips, neck, sciatica, acid reflux, swelling, etc..) by using specific yoga postures and stretches
-an understanding of the Pelvic Floor muscles and Transverse Abdominis (deep core muscles) and incorporating exercises to train and tone these areas to support your body in pregnancy and in postpartum prevention.
-stress reduction and deep relaxation using guided meditation and yogic breathing techniques
-creating Sankalpa (a yoga word for setting an intention of the heart) for birth and motherhood
-preparation of your body, mind and emotions for birth and motherhood by tuning you into your own innate birthing wisdom and intuition
-addressing emotions and fears surrounding birth and helping you to build confidence and trust using affirmation
-building heartfelt connections and relationships with your unborn baby and moms-to-be in your community
-implementing body positivity, selflove and selfcare practices.
*(please advise of any food allergies)