Prenatal Wellness

Starting Tuesday October 2nd, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, “no class Dec 25th and Jan 1st” – continuing into 2019. Taught by; Jessica Malacarne, RNMP, RPYT, CLD,  LOCATION: Lucina Centre, 9505 163 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 3M6.

Pregnancy is a unique and precious time in life, which soon passes! Life’s internal and external factors influences the mother-to-be and this new life within. A mother needs a loving environment to nurture her body-mind, emotions and her spiritual process. Yoga and Ayurveda are natural approaches to wellbeing and supports a healthy lifestyle.

Our Prenatal Wellness Program Includes Birthing Flower techniques with wholistic approaches to body-mind breathing methods, gentle movement, meditation, and relaxation to help you the mother-to-be prepare for childbirth and adjust to life with your newborn. Each week incorporates a topic to nurture your journey into motherhood.  

Practical Tips:
  • Please consult with your Midwife or Obstetrician before starting physical activity during pregnancy, and before attending the Birthing Flower Prenatal Wellness Program.
  • This Program is designed for the First, Second and Third trimester during pregnancy, these practice are gentle on the body.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class.
  • It is recommended not to eat one hour before class.
  • What to Wear? comfortable clothing, cotton is ideal, your skin should breath!
  • What to Bring?  your own yoga mat and blanket
Weekly Topics To Nurture Your Journey Into Motherhood
  • October 2nd The Rhythmic Art of Breathing
  • October 9th Yoga Nidra for Pregnancy 
  • October 16th The Dance for Birth
  • October 23nd The Art Of Birth Ball
  • October 30th “Get Ready” for Birth
  • November 6th The Gift of Meditation
  • November 13th Iron Rich Foods and Ayurvedic Nutritional Tips
  • November 20th Tips for Self-Care Abhyanga Massage During Pregnancy
  • November 27th The Relationship of the Ayurvedic Six Tastes During Pregnancy  
  • December 4th Ayurvedic Nourishing Tips for Self-Care
  • December 11th Stabilizing The Pelvic Floor for Self-Care
  • December 18th Ayurvedic Nourishing Tips for a Good Night’s Rest
  •  No Class Dec 25th and Jan 1st – Continuing Into 2019
Yogic and Ayurvedic Applications Applied During Pregnancy Nurtures; 
  • Physical Activity Into Daily Routine.
  • Breathing Quality During Birth Contractions
  • Stability, Flexibility, and Relaxes of the Whole Spine
  • Posture and Body Awareness
  • Stamina to be Ready for Childbirth
  • Digestion and Food Absorption
  • Healthy Weight Management
  • Clarity of the Mind and Supports a Good Night’s Sleep
  • The Metabolic System Function to Help Remove Toxemia From the Body
  • Circulation of the Lymphatic System to Help Support Lactation.
  • The Mother’s Physical, Mental and Emotional wellbeing.
  • Stability and Flexibility in the Hips, and the Joints to Manage the Intensity of Childbirth
  • Stability of the Uterus to Help Maintain Proper Position During Pregnancy
  • Balances the Nervous System
  • Stability of the Pelvic Muscles to Help Improve a Health Postnatal Recovery
  • The Relationship Between the Mother and the New Life Inside and Outside the Womb
  • Positive Relationships with Other Expecting Mothers-to-be

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