Benefits of Yoga

Prenatal Yoga

  • improves sleep
  • reduces anxiety and stress (for both mama and baby)
  • increases the strength, flexibility, and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth
  • relieves aches and pains
  • teachers proper┬ábreathing and brings your awareness to your breath
  • enhances balance
  • helps you to open your hips for childbirth
  • decreases the risk of preterm labor, pregnancy-induced hypertension, and intrauterine growth restriction
  • is a wonderful way to bond with your baby
  • stimulates baby
  • is a great way to meet other pregnant women and a community that can help to prepare for the stress of being a new parent
  • encourages confidence
  • prevents dropped uterus and maintains tone of pelvic floor and vagina
  • prevents incontinence
  • prevents lower back pain after pregnancy
  • maintains abdominal muscle tone
  • helps mother stay fit… physically and mentally

 

babies

  • parent/child bonding
  • better sleep
  • helps with digestion (eases gas pains and ‘colic’)
  • relieves fussiness… happier baby
  • promotes a healthy lifestyle from an early age
  • encourages neuromuscular development
  • reduces stress and anxiety
  • develops relaxation techniques
  • increases body awareness
  • aids the natural development of movement from birth – walking

 

Toddlers

  • playful way to relieve stress and frustration
  • parent/child bonding
  • better sleep
  • increases attention span
  • increases body awareness
  • nurtures self-esteem and creativity
  • builds a healthy lifestyle

 

Preschoolers, kids, & Tweens

  • builds self-esteem
  • nurtures creativity through imaginative play
  • reduces stress and anxiety
  • teaches relaxation and coping techniques
  • helps with focus, balance, and flexibility
  • builds a healthy lifestyle
  • nurtures independences

 

Parents / Caregivers

  • discover your child’s personality and learning style
  • learn ways to calm your child
  • build your confidence as a parent
  • reduce your stress and anxiety
  • create memorable moments with your child
  • engage in a structured physical activity