Join Sophie, for a workshop on pre- and postnatal bodies, and how this might affect a yoga or movement practice.
In this workshop, Sophie will take you through the three trimesters of pregnancy; how a woman’s body changes; common complaints throughout this time; how this may alter her practice; and, most importantly, what alternatives you can offer her during your class. You will also look at the three months following birth – known as the fourth trimester – and learn how to help a woman adapt her practice to suit this stage.
What we will cover
- The pregnant body: trimesters 1 – 3
- Labour, and how this can affect recovery times
- The postnatal body: trimester 4
- Alternatives to common postures and sections of a yoga class throughout all trimesters
During this workshop, you’ll work in small groups to come up with sequences for the group to suggest how a pregnant or postnatal lady might adapt it to suit the pre- or postnatal stage they are in.
Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in, and bring a pen, paper and any questions you may have!
Suitable for qualified yoga teachers. If you aren’t a yoga teacher but wish to attend, please first email