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Pregnancy Yoga All You Need to Know

Prenatal Yoga FAQ

Common questions, such as whether yoga is suitable for beginners, what to bring to a class, what the class involves, and when to start doing yoga during pregnancy.

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A listing of prenatal yoga classes in Dublin and surrounding areas

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Testimonials

‘I would like to thank you and just say that your course is brilliant. You are a great teacher and I enjoyed classes very much. I will recommend you to my friends.’ Monika, Glasnevin

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Recent Blog Posts

This is a selection of recent articles on Yoga

Nov 4, 2014

Getting Your Baby into Position for Birth

Postural habits can influence the positioning of your baby, particularly in the later months of pregnancy.  Posterior presentations have risen in recent years and this is thought to be due to our current lifestyle, with mums driving more, sitting at desks and relaxing in soft furniture. How does this have an effect? The baby’s back is the heaviest side of its body so it will naturally gravitate towards the lowest side of your abdomen. Therefore, if your back is lower than your tummy, for example, if you are lying...

Oct 24, 2014

Pelvic Floor Muscles – What You Need to Know

  Pelvic Floor Muscles – What You Need to Know The pelvic floor is made up of different layers of muscles, ligaments and tissues that act like a hammock to support the organs of the pelvis: the uterus (womb), vagina, bladder and rectum. Pregnancy and vaginal delivery may weaken or stretch some of the muscles of the pelvic floor or even result in damage to pelvic floor ligaments or tissues.  This can cause urinary incontinence (leakage) and even pelvic organ prolapse (ie when the vagina, bladder, rectum or uterus...

May 8, 2014

Eating for two – Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Eating for two during pregnancy does not mean eating twice as much as normal.  While calorie intake should increase by about 300 calories per day, the most important increase should be in terms of the nutrients you consume.  In that sense, you are nourishing two bodies so the quality of the food you eat is more important than the quantity.  The foods you choose to eat during pregnancy can help to support your health and your baby’s development.  Eating wisely during pregnancy can also help you to lose weight more easily...

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