Labour Workshops

Preparing for childbirth with movement and breath

Labour is a process that demands letting go of inhibitions and attitudes. The practice of yoga fully supports this and is a great training ground for the experience of birth.

Yoga for labour workshops are designed to help you feel in control of your own labour and prepare you for the work ahead. During the morning, you practice movement, breathing and visualisation techniques to cultivate a greater understanding and confidence in labour and childbirth. You learn how to move during labour, how to stay focused and calm, how to ‘go inward’ and how to trust in your own body.

The workshops are suitable for all women, whether you have already practiced prenatal yoga or not. They are ideal for those in their late second and third trimesters and will give you a good grounding in effective and simple yogic techniques for labour and birth.

All workshops last 2 and a half hours. The workshop finishes with a deep yoga nidra – a particular type of relaxation known as ‘yogic sleep’ that is deeply soothing and calming.

How to book:

Please check the class schedule for the latest workshop locations, dates and costs. As places are limited it is advisable to register early in order to secure a space. Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment in full.

Contact Allyson for more information or to register.

  • Testimonials

    • Alison’s Story

      I just wanted to let you know I had a baby boy. He arrived v quickly after just 3.5 hours in labour which I’m putting down to all that prenatal yoga! They [...]

    • Paula’s Story

      I had a 48hr stint with 3 failed epidurals – so I was totally relying on the breathing, which worked really well. I have to say I would have been a bit skeptical of the [...]

    • Lisa’s Story

      I wanted to say thank you for the great pre-natal yoga classes.  I’ve been meaning to e-mail you for weeks to say thanks and explain my abrupt departure from the class – [...]

  • Contact Details

    Contact Allyson...

    Mobile: 087 4128288
    eMail: allyson@allysonyoga.com

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