Yoga offers so many benefits to new moms and babies during pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. It teaches moms how to relax, breathing techniques to relieve pain, and stretches and strengthens the body in a manner that promotes safe and productive labours and postpartum healing. Learn more about the benefits of yoga and birth here.
The challenge is finding a prenatal or postnatal yoga class in your neighbourhood that fits with your already busy schedule, especially in small communities like ours. That’s why we want to offer you something better. We offer all prenatal and postnatal clients affordable customized sessions that let us design each session to meet the needs of you and your baby at each stage of your pregnancy.
- Brief Consultation with Instructor
- Customized exercises based on your aches, pains, and stage
- Breathing exercises to help prepare for labour
- Strengthening exercises based on your body and stage of pregnancy
- Stretching exercises to help open and/or heal the body for/from birth
- An opportunity to vent/chat with another mom whose been where you are
- The option to bring your partner and/or other children to your session at no additional charge
- Flexible scheduling available during weekdays, some evenings, and Saturday mornings
- Affordable rates for private sessions
All sessions are with Jennifer Kavanagh, owner and founder of Pura Vida Soul Institute Inc. A trained yoga instructor, she has studied under Dorothy Guerra on the yoga birth method and prenatal yoga. Jennifer applied these methods in the birth of her own daughter, Bellavie, who often joins her in teaching at the studio. She loves working with prenatal clients, new moms, and families by bringing humour, laughter, and joy to the yoga practice.
Pure Pregnancy: Online Holistic Prenatal Yoga Program
Pregnancy can be both exciting and scary at the same time! Your body is changing, your baby is growing, and there is a deep bond connecting between you. Our online Pure Pregnancy Prenatal program is a unique program that honours the sacred journey of pregnancy by creating a meaningful space to strengthen your body, mind, and soul in preparation for birth. This 8-week online session brings pregnant women together each week for to practice active prenatal yoga followed by education, discussions, and exercises that teach you what to “DO” in your birth process rather than being a passive recipient. You will learn poses, breathing techniques, relaxation exercises, and explore emotional and personality styles that may all contribute to a healthy and natural birth for you and your baby.
The program is based on a combination of yoga birthing, hypnosis, yoga therapy, and spiritual conception practices that includes a set of techniques that uses specific postures, comfort measures and breathing intentions in each stage of labor to create an enlightened and mindful childbirth experience.
As part of this online program you will:
• Identify your unique birth style to learn about your natural tendencies in birth
• Develop a positive birthing mantra to help you through challenging times
• Learn how to connect with your baby spiritually and in the womb
• Learn yoga poses to relieve discomfort during early labour and prepare for birth
• Identify fears around birth and learn how to release them
• Practice meditations to release fears, relax the body, and manage discomfort
• Practice visualizations to connect spiritually with baby in the womb
• Learn a meditation to help relieve the sensation of pain during labour
• Practice a yoga flow to help labour progress and relieve discomfort
• Learn the fear-tension-pain model and how to overcome it
• Practice visualizations to promote a more relaxed delivery
• Experience a psychic massage for relaxation
• Prepare a visual focus art piece to remind you of your practices leading up to and during birth
• Trust in your positive birth experience
• Reclaim your power and ability to birth your baby your way
The Pure Pregnancy program will offer you:
• Weekly videos and exercises to learn about positive birth practices
• Yoga practices to relax the body and prepare for birth
• Tutorials on different poses you may use to relieve pain and discomfort during pregnancy and birth
• Weekly reflection exercises to maintain a positive approach to birth and release fears and anxieties
• Activities to connect with your baby spiritually during pregnancy
• Downloadable meditations to help you relax, relieve pain, and connect with baby
• An online community of like-minded moms-to-be
• Additional resources and support
Regular Price: $89+HST
SALE PRICE: $40+HST Limited Time! To celebrate our initial launch of this special program we are offering the program at more than 50% off for first time participants! This price will not last long though!!
The content is available online so you can watch the videos and complete the exercises when it best fits in your schedule. The best part is you get continual updates at no additional charge and can use the program for multiple pregnancies if you wish!