Category Archives: Postnatal Yoga Resources

In Memory of Roseanne Joni Tait

This week we are remembering  Roseanne Joni Tait, who was born asleep on 27 June 2016. In the week of her first birthday, I am dedicating Friday’s relaxation and meditation class to Roseanne Joni Tait and all children who have … Continue reading

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Postnatal Yoga Basics – Part 3: Vitality

Vitality (noun): the state of being strong and active; energy. For many of us, life with a new baby can leave us feeling tired or even exhausted. The combination of little or irregular sleep, constant lifting and carrying and fluctuating … Continue reading

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Postnatal Yoga Basics – Part 2: Stability

Stability (noun): the state or quality of being stable / firmness in position. This is an image of my favourite baby toy – it perfectly represents the subtle balance of alignment, strength and tone required to keep a body in … Continue reading

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Postnatal Yoga Basics – Part 1: Nourishment

Nourishment (noun): the food necessary for growth, health, and good condition. It is not just our babies that need nourishment. The first weeks and months of mothering can be like a rebirth for ourselves as we grieve for the woman … Continue reading

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The Lifelong Love Your Abs Challenge

Here’s some inspiration and information about abdominal exercises for those of us with  children – in summary: “yes” to plank and “no” to sit-ups. Our cultural obsession with flat bellies has generated very many misguided exercise programmes for women – … Continue reading

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For Mothers… Let’s Breathe!

I found this lovely Buddhist practice of compassion on belief.net. Tonglen* for Mothers – DeLona Campos-Davis I breathe in the daily frustrations small as they are, big as they can seem I breath out patience for us all. I breathe … Continue reading

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