For: Pregnant women who want to feel confident in how to prepare their bodies for a better pregnancy, birth and post partum recovery.
Where: Private studio in Cumming, GA.
Why should I take this class? This class combines birthing and postpartum care education with exercise into one! Take advantage of the wealth of knowledge of an experienced Physical Therapist who specializes in women’s health. During class, you will perform group exercises while engaging in topics such as: how to ease back pain, leg swelling, hemorrhoids, perineal tearing during delivery, pelvic floor awareness, incontinence, how to recognize labor and when to call your doctor/midwife, how to heal faster and more safely after delivery, breast feeding/nursing postures, how to lift baby and nursing positions, postpartum depression, osteoporosis, abdominal diastasis recti monitoring, how to reduce cesarean risks, and more!
Studio classes: CDC recommendations will be followed: hand hygiene, masks will be required if not vaccinated. Do not come to class if you are ill.
This private wellness class provides one on one individualized attention from a Physical Therapist with specialties in prenatal and postpartum women. Sessions include gentle stretching, strengthening and relaxation exercises with Yoga and Pilates influence, physio balls, Thera-band, and light weights. Childbirth education, training and post partum care are incorporated into your sessions. Relaxation training is included at the end of class.
Medical clearance by your OB/Midwife for exercise is required prior to taking this wellness class. This class does not act as a substitute for Physical Therapy. If needed, Physical Therapy services can be provided. Please inquire.
A physio ball, the size should be according to the length of your tibia (floor to kneecap), measured in cm.
A Yoga mat
Ensure that your feet are not slippery. Yoga socks are recommended.
Face Mask if not vaccinated for COVID-19
The following will be available to you to use during your sessions:
A Yoga strap or rope. Pillows. A pair of light hand weights (1-3#). Thera band (red for medium or yellow for light resistance).
No experience is required for this class. Always trust your body and do the exercises that feel comfortable to you.
I look forward to meeting you!
Reminders: Please return your exercise waiver/medical clearance before class. Thank you and be well!