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Timetable changes

Some wee changes to my yoga classes in Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Pregnancy yoga still available, but unfortunately postnatal yoga classes are taking a wee break. Check out my timetable; http://www.dharma-yoga.co.uk/timetable/

Pamela xx

New yoga room in Motherwell

The Health and Wellness Hub have moved so we’ve moved with them. Gorgeous new space for our pregnancy (antenatal) and postnatal yoga classes in Motherwell, Lanarkshire. The babies in our postnatal yoga classes certainly liked it 🙂

Optimal Foetal Position

Talking about Optimal Foetal Position this week in pregnancy yoga classes. Is it possible for you to help your baby in to a position that provides them with the quickest and easiest route into the world? Can your actions in late pregnancy help to determine the length and comfort of each stage of labour, and the number of contractions needed to birth your baby?

Antenatal yoga classes every Saturday and Sunday in Motherwell.

Get in touch to book your place if you’re keen to know more 🙂

Timetable update

Here’s the timetable from July 2018

General, pregnancy and postnatal yoga classes available across Lanarkshire.

Monday 11.30 – 12.45pm
Beginners Ashtanga,
Aquatec Motherwell

Thursday 7 – 7.45pm
Chair Yoga,
Newarthill Community Centre (term time)

Friday 11.00 – 12.00pm
Mummy and Me (postnatal yoga)
The Hub, Motherwell

Saturday 9 – 10am
Beginners Ashtanga,
Aquatec Motherwell

Saturday 10.30 – 12.45am
Pregnancy Yoga,
The Hub Motherwell

Saturday 11.15 – 12.45pm
Beginners Ashtanga, (this is a family friendly session),
The Hub Motherwell

Sunday 10 – 11.15am
Pregnancy Yoga
The Hub Motherwell

Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or to book a place.

Pregnancy Yoga Classes in Lanarkshire

Are you planning on producing one of these wee cuties in the near future? Congratulations! Why not join our gorgeous group at pregnancy yoga class to help you get ready for the big day?

These antenatal classes include yoga postures that will help you through your pregnancy and labour, some lovely and well deserved relaxation and we usually spend a fair amount of time chatting about what you might expect from, and how to get ready for, child birth.

Yoga during the prenatal stage can help with aches and pains, cramp, heartburn, and helps your body to prepare for the marathon that is labour and child birth….and even provides a lovely space to have a rant when hormones just get to THAT stage

The classes are suitable for any stage of pregnancy and any level of yoga experience.

Classes run on Saturday 11.30 – 12.45 or 10 – 11.15 on Sundays in Motherwell. They’re suitable for any stage of pregnancy and any level of yoga experience.

Costs £48 for 6 classes (with 7 weeks to attend 6 sessions). This is a rolling programme of classes so you can get started whenever suits you rather than having to wait for the start of a block.

Call/text 07963 304156 or email pamela@dharma-yoga.co.uk to get booked in.

Why I teach postnatal mum and baby yoga classes

So, once upon a time I had a wee baby boy, and he was gorgeous and squishy and loved. Unfortunately though he also cried a lot, and he really didn’t sleep a lot and so I was searching for something that could help us get through this soul crushingly difficult time.

And one day I thought I found the answer; this baby class told me that their specially created sound track could sooth even the grumpiest of babies, and that their moves and stretches would sort out even the sorest of cholicy tummies and that we would have an amazing hour just cooing and bonding with each other…so I signed up…obviously!

Unfortunately the class wasn’t the happy ending I had hoped for. My gorgeous wee boy cried through the whole class (well, OK he didn’t cry for the first 5 minutes) while the brave teacher persevered with the rest of the group and to this day I still have no clue what the magic sound track was!

The happy ending did come…in it’s own time. Our wee boy slowly adapted to life on the outside and stopped crying (most of the time) and I’ve realised that all babies get there in the end. Some just get there a bit quicker than others and in the meantime the best thing we can do is look after ourselves, and talk to other mums cause bloody hell, we’re all going or been through it.

So why am I telling you this? Because I wanted to offer a class that would have helped me when I was going through those tough times. And since I’m a yoga teacher, mummy and baby yoga seemed the natural place to go. There’s no big promises but just a few simple things to let you know;

1. Talking about the good stuff and the crappy stuff with those that are in the same boat REALLY helps

2. Yoga will help you to look after yourself and you can give your body the time and space it needs to gently recover.

3. One day in the not too distant future you’ll be able to drink that entire cup of tea or coffee in one go, without frequent microwave re-heats.

4. Oh, and babies love wiggly fingers in tree pose (it’s totally a thing!)

My Mummy and Me (postnatal yoga( classes are focussed on recovery of your body while offering babies some gentle stretches and songs. There’s no need to block book, classes cost £7 per session and run on Fridays 11am in Motherwell

If you’d like to talk (or text or email) you can reach me on 07963 304156 or pamela@dharma-yoga.co.uk

Pregnant?…Trust me, you NEED this class :-)

Join this gorgeous group every Saturday at our pregnancy yoga class in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. We include yoga postures that will help you through your pregnancy and labour, some lovely and well deserved relaxation and we usually spend a fair amount of time chatting about what you might expect from, and how to get ready for, child birth.

Yoga during pregnancy can help with aches and pains, cramp, heartburn, and helps your body to prepare for the marathon that is labour and child birth….and even provides a lovely space to have a rant when hormones just get to THAT stage 😉

Class runs from 11.30 – 12.45 every Saturday, and they’re suitable for any stage of pregnancy and any level of yoga experience.

Costs £48 for 6 classes (with 7 weeks to attend 6 sessions).

Send me a wee message if you’d like more info or to book in; pamela@dharma-yoga.co.uk / 07963 304156

Pregnancy Yoga Motherwell

Saturdays pregnancy yoga class is having a wee change of time and venue from Sat 19th May. We’re moving to the Heath and Wellness Hub in Motherwell, and the class will now start at 11.130am. This is a lovely class that includes  bit of a chat about the whole pregnancy and child birth malarky, yoga postures that will help with both of these and then a lovely long relaxation.

Pregnancy Yoga Motherwell

Classes cost £48 for a 6 week block (or £9 for drop in).

If you’d like to talk more about the classes feel free to give me a wee call (Pamela 07963 304156).

Bandhas

Talking about bandhas in class today and their impact on positions like shoulder stand, jump through, bridge and boat.

Here’s a nice wee video of all that in action. Check out the first guy when he lifts his arms overhead at the start of sun salutation; hollowness just below the rib cage is uddiyana bandha engaged.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu9Sq1RvuoA

A new year…

A brand new shiney year :-). Here’s the timetable for the start of 2018

General, pregnancy and postnatal classes available across Lanarkshire.

Monday 11.30 – 12.45pm Beginners Ashtanga, Aquatec Motherwell


Thursday 7 – 7.45pm Chair Yoga, Newarthill Community Centre

Friday 11.00 – 12.00pm The Hub, Motherwell, Mummy and Me (postnatal yoga)

Saturday 9 – 10am Beginners Ashtanga, Aquatec Motherwell

Saturday 10.15 – 11.15am Beginners Ashtanga, The Hub Motherwell
(this is a family friendly session)

Saturday 12 – 1.15pm Aquatec Motherwell Pregnancy Yoga

Sunday 10 – 11.15am The Hub, Pregnancy Yoga

New absolute beginners yoga class planned for Thursday evenings. Let me know if you’d like to be contacted when details are sorted.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or to book a place.

Pamela x