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Join me, Biddie, your only Holistic Core Restore® coach in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and reclaim your core, confidence and control in the only dedicated exercise programmes that focus on creating a stronger core and pelvic floor- for life. Small classes, private 1-2-1 coaching and online programmes in The Box at The KP Golf Club in Pocklington.
The Everywoman programme is a chance to focus on you for 6 weeks in a progressive and holistic way to help you connect with your pelvic floor and strengthen it so that it is fit for purpose.
Diastasis is common to many women post birth, or later in life, diastasis recti can be described as the stretching, weakening and dysfunction of the front and sides of the abdominal muscles and includes the connective tissues and fascia of these muscles.
Our next Everywoman courses start in June, see the website for a full list of our courses and times
If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or have had a baby and would like some direction on restoring your functional fitness, optimising your wellbeing or weight loss, then I can help.
I will work with you to achieve your aims and goals by maximising your performance and minimising injury, focusing on mobility, fitness and strength.
Your sessions will be designed to fit around your routine. I will come to your home, office or a park at a time that suits you offering 1 to 1 or small group sessions.
If you would like a free, no obligation consultation or would like to know more about me and my offer then please visit my website www.customfit.live
Aqua-natal classes are perfect for mums-to-be as they offer a holistic approach to mental and physical well-being. Combining relaxation with cardio-vascular exercise, these classes provide the perfect physical preparation for labour in the soothing and cool comforts of water. Through the use of gentle exercises, we also introduce mums-to-be to movements in the water which can also be used with the baby after birth. There is an opportunity to relax and understand how the body moves and reacts to water, in preparation for swimming with the new baby when he/she arrives. We promise to pleasantly surprise mums-to-be with the immense benefits they will experience, as well as the fun they will have in the class.
– Experience the perfect balance of relaxation, laughter and exercise – a wonderful way to unwind and stay healthy in pregnancy
– The classes take a holistic approach to mums’ physical and mental well-being, combining relaxation with cardiovascular exercises to help prepare the body for labour
– Our teachers pass antenatal swimming training that is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives Trust, our own extensive aquanatal training and STA Aquacise/Aquanatal and Antenatal Swimming
– Classes take place in the soothing, warm comforts of pools, providing one of the safest ways to exercise in pregnancy
– There’s a science behind it too! Exercise and relaxation release your body’s natural happy hormones, endorphins, which suppress pain and help you (and baby) feel calm – not only helpful in later pregnancy, but also really important during and after labour
– And once baby arrives, the familiar noise of the pool means they’ll be relaxed when you take them swimming too
– You can also use the exercise techniques to get gently back into shape!
It is all quite gentle, however, you get a great workout hence preparing your body for labour. What better way to make some new friends to share your experiences with too? It is possible to join at any point throughout your pregnancy.
Our 45 minute classes run on Mondays & Fridays from 7:30pm at the ROKO Health club, Clifton Moor, York. We charge £42 for a 6 week block of lessons.
Our centre is a focal point for all things pregnancy and baby – we have the best pregnancy and post-natal classes in York (we have won the Little Vikings Best Pregnancy Class award for the last 3 years running), we also run birth preparation classes and hypnobirthing courses, and host baby massage, and the home birth support group. Sophie is an experienced birth doula and mindfulness teacher, and Alison is a Women’s yoga specialist and mentor. Fran (currently on maternity) is one of the most inspiring teachers you’ll ever meet.
We have taught pregnancy and post-natal yoga to thousands of women over the past 15 years. There are several reasons why we have such a great reputation: our classes feature evidence-based discussions helping you make informed decisions – we are big supporters of women’s choices around birth – and our post-natal classes lead to long lasting friendships (as well as tea and cake!).
Wednesday 10.30am – 12.15pm
Booking and pre-payment required for all classes. Possibility to swap days and make up missed classes.
10A Nunmill St, York, YO23 1NU
These Classes are a fantastic place to come and enjoy a good stretch with some flowing Yoga movements. They are wonderfully beneficial for creating a sense of well-being while helping you feel comfortable with your body, while pregnant. We will enjoy some deep breathing with specific breathing techniques for birthing. Pregnancy Yoga is a great way to stay active while staying flexible & mobile throughout.
There will be a guided relaxation towards the end of the class, that will leave us floating home…but not before we have a little social tea, chocolate & chat After class (optional) but a great place to make new friends
“I really can’t Thank you enough, for all the techniques you’ve passed on and how confident that made me, especially when things didn’t go to plan, to use breathing to stay calm. your Yoga classes were such an integral part of my pregnancy, not just the class themselves but also the emphasis you put on encouraging us to have tea and biscuits after class to socialize. I have made some wonderful new friends through this and I’m truly grateful. I can’t wait to come back for baby number 2” ………Carla mother to Bertie
Mondays – Mummy and Baby Yoga 1.30-2.30pm St Luke’s church hall, Burton stone lane
Tuesdays – Pregnancy Yoga 5.30-6.30/7pm Millers Yard, Gillygate
Wednesdays – Pregnancy Yoga 5.45-6.45/7.15pm Central Methodist Church Hall, St Saviourgate
I also run a weekly Postnatal/ Mummy and Baby Yoga class on Monday afternoons.
Please visit my website to book a complimentary taster session
Turtle Tums is a specialist Aqua-Natal Yoga course developed in association with Birthlight. Aqua Natal Yoga is a beautifully effective pre-natal exercise with low impact stress using water resistance, buoyancy and adapted yoga poses in the relaxing environment of a warm water pool.
Aqua Natal Yoga prepares you and your body for birth by teaching you controlled breathing and gentle exercises, designed specifically for child birth only and is an ideal form of pre-natal exercise irrespective of your level of fitness. Maintaining fitness during pregnancy will also help you cope better with the birth and speed your return to full post-natal fitness.
The classes are 45 minutes and are suitable for Mummies-to-be 14 plus weeks to Childbirth. The courses run on a 5 week cycle up to 36 weeks of Pregnancy and then on a weekly basis up to 40+(5). Continuation up to birth is very much on your personal wellbeing, but is still very beneficial and safe in the preparation for the birth of your baby.
Our classes have numerous health and well-being benefits, but it’s also a great opportunity to meet other like-minded mums-to-be, whilst bonding with your unborn baby and having a fantastic and safe workout. And, when the little ones are born, the friendships can continue by introducing your little ones to the wonderful World of Baby Swimming Classes at Turtle Tots.
Mention Mumbler Offer: 10% first term discount for aqua natal classes
Wednesday Evening 8.00pm
For further information please contact Paula Stewart
The Principal Hotel (Previously Royal York Hotel & Spa) , Station Rd, York, YO24 1AA
Yoga For Modern Life is a specialist in yoga for fertility, yoga for pregnant women and yoga for mums and babies. Classes are friendly, relaxed and down to earth – using yoga as the perfect antidote to the stresses and busyness of pregnancy and motherhood. We also have brilliant Birth Preparation and Hypnobirthing courses, and help mums and baby’s connect through loving touch in Baby Massage classes too. All this is to help empower women to have a positive and confident pregnancy, birth and motherhood.
“Susan is wonderful, very knowledgeable in so many areas of pregnancy and birth and I loved the structure of the class which allowed time to reflect on your week and get to know the other mums to be.”
Everyone is warmly welcomed – regardless of fitness level, age, shape or size. In a busy world take some time to reconnect with yourself, and with your baby.
Mondays – 7.15pm – 8.30pm Pregnancy Yoga | Manor Studios, Poppleton
Tuesdays – 10.45am – 12.15pm Mum & Baby Yoga | All Saints Hall, Poppleton
Thursdays – 1.15pm – 2.15pm Baby Massage | York Yoga Studio
Thursdays – 7.30pm – 8.45pm Pregnancy Yoga | York Yoga Studio
Saturdays – Monthly Hypnobirthing & Birth Preparation Courses
One to one and bespoke yoga, hypnobirthing and baby massage classes are also available.
York Pilates People is a bright and spacious new studio in York’s city centre, offering a wide variety of Pilates classes taught by Louise Fellows. Our timetable includes classes from 7:30am til 8pm, for beginners, intermediates, pregnancy and post-natal women.
“I’m a complete beginner and Louise is great at explaining and demonstrating the movements so that I understand how they should feel. I began to feel the benefits straight away: more awareness of posture, muscles working that I’d forgotten about and pleasure at taking time for exercise.”
This class is adapted to ensure that you exercise safely after giving birth, taking to account the stress that your abdominal muscles have undergone. Pelvic floor tone is subtly regained through postural awareness and low-impact exercises. Babies aren’t actively involved in the class, but there will be space for them to stay beside you as you exercise. The family-friendly Daughter cafe (on the ground floor of the same building) have kindly agreed to provide space for buggies and use of the baby changing facilities. Fridays 12pm.
To find out more, see our timetable and to join, go to www.yorkpilatespeople.com
2nd Floor, 10 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD
Calling all busy mums looking for Group Fitness Classes or Personal Training.
Small more personal classes, Fun Exercise, 30 min, 45 min and 1-hour classes/personal training available on mornings and evenings ensuring you can fit in your exercise without impacting on your family time. For Mums with Babies/Toddlers under 4 Years we offer our Mum & Bring Baby/Toddler Fitness & Pilates Classes, workout for Mum & supervision for baby/toddler in a sectioned off area in the same room.
Mention Mumbler Offer: 14 Day Free Trial of our Mum & Bring Baby/Toddler Sessions or our Platinum Studio Membership
5 Devonshire Ct, Clifton, York YO30 5PQ
T: 01904 593481
I offer both personal and group training sessions specifically designed for women in their own homes/gardens or a local park. Whether its pre natal or post natal fitness, Mums in Love with Fitness can help you reach your goals. Most importantly your little ones will enjoy our sessions just as much as you do!
Post Natal Classes £7 per session paid on a ‘pay as you go’ basis
Thursday 10-11am, Clements Hall, York
Thursday 2-3pm, Burnby Community Hall, Pocklington
T: 07803 015094
Yoga for pregnancy classes are suitable for pregnant women – from 14 weeks right through to birth.
Every Saturday 10 – 11.15am at Millers Yard, Gillygate
They are an enjoyable way to maintain fitness, prepare for birth, meet new friends and learn more about your changing body and how your baby develops.
The poses have been specially adapted to develop strength and increase energy – working with the pregnant body and taking into account the individual needs of each woman.
T: 01904 264129
Mondays St.Lawerences primary school 6&7pm beg/imp
Wednesdays Foxwood community centre 9.30 improvers 10.30am beginners
St.edwards confessor church on Tadcaster rd 6.15 beg/imp 7.15 int/adv &8.15pm beg/imp
Thursdays Heworth Rugby club elm park way 9.30am int/adv &10.30am beg/imp
Personal training/recorrective suitable around client/trainer.
T: 07828 727539
Pre and Postnatal Pilates Classes – with Stott Pilates teacher Claire Maplethorpe Eames.
Knavesmire Children’s Centre 12.15 – 1.15pm Mondays.
Postnatal class: 1.30 – 2.30pm Mondays
Cost: £60 for a 6 week course
Private lessons are available on request on a 1-2-1 or friendship group.
Knavesmire Children’s Centre, Trafalgar street, York. YO23 1HY
T: 07476 055646
RSM York is a free walking group for mums and their babies. Pregnant ladies also very welcome.
Monday at 10am Millennium Bridge entrance of Rowntree Park (starts again on 3rd Sept 2018)
Tuesday at 10.30am Tang Hall Explore Library YO31 0HA
Term Time only
It’s a great chance to meet other new mums and chat about what’s been happening with your little people whilst getting some fresh air and gentle exercise. We’re a really friendly bunch and it’s a great way to start the week!
We’re completely volunteer led so if anyone has any free time and a heart to support other mums whilst enjoying some fresh air yourself then we’d love to hear from you or just pop along on a Monday morning!
Find us on Facebook at Ready Steady Mums York