Pre-Natal Yoga

"Results show that practicing yoga during pregnancy can help increase the self-confidence of pregnant women and decrease stress, anxiety, as well as the pain experienced during labor. Other studies of the physical effects of yoga show reduced discomfort during pregnancy."  Read full article here.

Learn techniques for a yoga practice that can sustain you through and beyond your pregnancy. Understand how to safely practice w/ modifications in other non-prenatal yoga classes.  Is Prenatal Yoga Right for You?



*Yoga practice through the trimesters
*Importance of meditation/visualization
*Pranayama - breathing techniques to aid focus during labor
*Special prenatal sun salutations created by Shiva Rea
*Pelvic floor awareness and strength cultivation
*Standing poses to build strength
*Seated poses to encourage relaxation and enhance flexibility
*Practicing with the wall/props
*Recommendations for a post-natal yoga practice

Classes consist of discussion, yoga practice and meditation/relaxation. Please dress comfortably and bring water to drink.

Private lessons and group classes available.  Group class meets on Saturdays 10am in Highland Village.  Contact me:  yogabridge@hotmail.com

About the Instructor:

Susan Reeves, MA, E-RYT 500, RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher)
Yoga/Meditation Instructor, Co-founder of Yoga Bridge (Cancer Support)
*Instructor of Prana Flow ®  Yoga, Restorative, Pre/Post Natal, Gentle Yoga
*Relax and Renew® Restorative Certified Instructor w/ Judith Lasater
*Shiva Rea Prana Flow ®   and Pre/Post Natal-trained

Read more about the benefits of pre-natal yoga here.


***For doula services, I highly recommend Melissa Hentschel.  You may find more information here on her web-site:  http://www.earthybirths.com/about.htm

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