Aqua Yoga in Norfolk
Julie Kamara offers Aqua Natal Yoga classes, for pre and post-natal women, and Well-Woman Aqua Yoga classes, for gentle excercise and general wellbeing, at Ingworth, Norwich, NR11 (North Norfolk).
photo by: Francoise Freedman/Birthlight – used with kind permission
Aqua Natal Yoga
Aqua Natal Yoga is a specialist, low-impact exercise for both pre and post natal women. The water helps to provide a great opportunity to enjoy the freedom of movement whilst supported in the water.
Pre-natal Aqua Yoga
In pre-natal women:
- the exercises aid expansion breath control,
- improves circulation,
- aids stretching
- and allows for opportunity to relax in the water.
In the later stages of pregnancy, movements practiced in the water will to assist your baby into a favourable position for birth.
An ideal exercise to bring you and your baby closer before they are even born.
Post-natal Aqua Yoga
Post-natal aqua yoga helps:
- to realign the spine,
- strengthens and tones the abdominal muscles,
- tones the pelvic floor muscles
- and provides a sense of overall wellbeing.
It is best to wait for confirmation from your midwife or doctor at your 6 weeks check that gentle exercise can be undertaken, particularly if you have had a c-section.
Well-women Aqua Yoga
Well-woman aqua yoga classes are also available. These classes are designed to allow yoga exercises to be practiced in the pool whilst being fully supported by the water. A range of movements are undertaken with the aim of stretching and toning the body in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.