Blossoming Bellies: Prenatal Yoga & Birth Prep

July 28 - Aug. 4, 2024

2:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Yoga Soup

Join Carone, Mitsuko and Kylie for two fruitful sessions on July 28 and August 4 prenatal yoga series to nurture your mind, body and baby in the community. Immerse and invest in the power of your body, and drop into its wonder with sound healing, breathwork and visualization. Explore yoga positions for labor, awaken your pelvic floor, and embrace the journey of pregnancy for a confident and empowered birth experience.

This series is designed to give you the tools for a more empowered and easeful pregnancy, labor, birth and beyond. Topics that will be covered:

Preparing the body for an easier labor, birth and postpartum recovery.

  • Breathing techniques for calming the mind and promoting relaxation.
  • Understanding the pelvic floor muscles and their role in pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Exercises to strengthen and release tension in the pelvic floor muscles.
  • Gentle stretches to relieve common pregnancy discomforts (e.g., back pain, hip tightness, swollen feet).
  • Yoga poses for each trimester, focusing on stability and alignment.
  • Positions for labor and birth that facilitate comfort and progression.
  • Assisted poses and massage techniques for pain relief during labor.
  • Visualization and relaxation exercises to reduce fear and anxiety about childbirth and build confidence in the birthing process.
  • Mindful movement practices to connect with the baby and the changing body.
  • Strategies for managing stress and finding balance during pregnancy.
  • Sound healing and yoga Nidra for deep relaxation.
  • Creating a safe and supportive community.
  • Providing additional resources for pregnancy and postpartum support.

No prior yoga experience is necessary, all levels and trimesters are welcome!

Blossoming Bellies: Prenatal Yoga & Birth Prep

28 Parker Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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