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Prenatal and Mums and Bubs Yoga – Thursday mornings
Join us for a dedicated Yoga class designed for pregnant women and new mothers (pre-crawling babies are welcome). We will explore how we can practice Yoga safely and effectively while pregnant and post birth and how we can include our babies in the practice.
You will learn and practice a variety of gentle Yoga techniques designed to help us de-stress, bring balance and good health to all our bodily systems and bring peace and calm to the mind.
Classes suit all levels of fitness and experience, including beginners to Yoga, and are tailored to suit individual needs. Modifications (either more gentle or more physically challenging) will be offered as required.
Classes will include instruction and practice in:
Chitra will offer a wide range of options for how to practice each technique, encouraging everyone to be in the moment, to honour their own bodies and have fun!
Other Yoga classes – term 1, 2020: click link to book
Note: Pregnant women and new mums are also welcome to all other Yoga classes offered by Chitra and will be offered safe alternatives where needed.
Preparation for class:
Wear comfortable clothes for exercise and aim not to eat for a couple of hours prior to class. If you need to eat, have a light snack.
If you are bringing your baby, please bring a floor mat or blanket for your baby to lay on.
Chitra Stern has been teaching Yoga since 1989, in Australia, India and the USA. She has trained with the Gita School of Yoga in Melbourne and with Integral Yoga in the USA, and is certified to teach Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced and Pre-natal/post partum Integral Yoga Hatha classes. She has also completed Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training and has trained with Amy Weintraub, completing level 1 and 2 Yoga for Depression teacher trainings. Chitra is also a Level 1 Integral Yoga teacher trainer and co-director of the Integral Yoga Centre of Melbourne. Her focus in Yoga is on opening to our natural inner peace, freedom and joy by letting go of competition, accepting and enjoying ourselves as we are, being present in the moment and having fun!