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Preparation for Childbirth - A Yoga Workshop for Couples

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  • Sun 20 May ’12, 1:30pm – 5:30pm


Yoga in Daily Life Centre, 23 Jessie St, Te Aro, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Per couple: $95.00

This workshop provides an opportunity for couples to enhance awareness of and confidence in pregnancy, labour and birth using ancient techniques of yoga.

The workshop covers:
• gentle postures for pregnancy and birth
• full body breath
• vocal toning – how to use your voice to ease the intensity of labour
• relaxation
• pressure points
• postnatal care for mother and child according to Ayurveda
• discussion around the role of the advocate
• general tips on creating optimum conditions for birth to be as normal and natural as possible

The presence and encouragement of a woman’s partner is a powerful aid to the birthing process. Partners will be encouraged to understand how to support the birthing mother with confidence and sensitivity. This awareness and presence can lessen the requirement for medical interventions. Calm and flexibility ease the birthing process, reducing pain and increasing the joy of giving birth.

Deepen your relationship with yourselves and your unborn child. Beneficial at any time during your pregnancy as well as for 2nd and 3rd pregnancies too! No previous experience necessary.

Facilitated by Mukti Legerska and Anja Foley – certified and experienced yoga teachers.

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