Belinda Staplehurst

Pregnancy Yoga, Birthing Yoga, Mother & Baby Yoga

Area: Leamington Spa

Pregnancy Yoga
These sessions offer you a chance to:

  • Take regular time out to relax and bond with your baby
  • Develop better breathing and postural habits
  • Prepare for labour naturally
  • Meet other pregnant women

Class Times:

Tuesday’s: 10.00-11.30am
Wednesday’s: 6.00-7.20pm and 7.40-9.00pm

Yogaworks is currently on-line!

All pregnancy and mother & baby yoga classes are available now on Zoom – cost £30 for a four week block. No-commitment trial available:

Pregnancy Yoga – Wednesdays 6.00-7.00pm & 8.00-9.00pm

Mother & Baby Yoga – Tuesdays 1.30-2.30pm (for newborn babies up to 4 months)

Please contact me and I can send you the Zoom links, as well as inviting you to join a closed facebook group.

All classes take place in Leamington. All location details are on my website.

If you wish to join a class please got go to my website  for all class details and to book on line

Students enrol in advance for each block – typical costs are £55.00 for a six week block. Casual payments are available for late pregnancy.

One-to-one sessions and with couples are also available.

In addition I run three hour workshops with partners focussing on the use of yoga specifically for labour and birthing. They all take place on Sundays 10.30-1.30 in Leamington. Private sessions can be arranged at other times.

See my website for more details and for the next workshop dates.

I am a fully qualified yoga teacher with FrYog as well as a pregnancy and postnatal Yoga teacher  and tutor holding the Birthlight teaching diploma – Birthlight is a charity dedicated to enhancing the experience of pregnancy, birthing and motherhood through Yoga.

Here are some frequently asked questions about the yoga:

When can I start the regular Yoga sessions? From about 14/15 weeks of pregnancy, after the symptoms of early pregnancy such as excessive tiredness have eased. In your first trimester you are welcome to attend one of the free breathe and relax sessions.

Do I need to have practiced Yoga before? No – the sessions are all very gentle and assume that you are a beginner.

What will the sessions involve? We often start with a breathing practice to help you calm and centre yourself, progressing to a range of gentle movements in a variety of positions, from sitting to kneeling, on all fours to standing. These movements focus on helping the body to both tone as well as to release as the pregnancy progresses, giving you time to focus on your pregnancy and to prepare for labour. Each session ends with a deep relaxation.

Can I do the sessions if I have pelvic girdle pain? Absolutely, as many of the movements focus on pelvic stability and others can be adapted, but please let me know if this is the case!

What are the benefits of doing Yoga during pregnancy? Many of us lead busy lives so the Yoga gives you a time to focus on your and your baby, encouraging you to enjoy your pregnancy as well as to prepare for motherhood. Yoga brings feelings of well-being and calm in the midst of what can be a daunting experience. You will feel better prepared for labour and birthing; Yoga can help you to tune into your intuition so that you are mentally and physically better able to cope with this challenging time. Additionally, you get to meet other pregnant women as well as to have some fun and laughter!

Mother & Baby Yoga

These classes are for you if you have recently had a baby and want to:

  • Restore your energies through simple breathing and relaxation practices
  • Gently strengthen your pelvic floor and other core muscles
  • Manage aches and pains by developing awareness of your posture and helpful stretches
  • Have special bonding time with your baby by learning simple holds, massage and baby yoga moves
  • Meet other mothers in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere

You can join as soon as 2-3 weeks after birth if you feel ready to come. Wait until after your six week check if you had a caesarian birth. The classes are for young babies up to pre-crawling, but please don’t enrol a baby who is already mobile. Please read this information sheet for more details.

Class Times:

Thursday’s: 10.00-11.30am – for babies from 4 months up to crawling
Thursday’s: 12.00-1.30
– for babies from newborn up to 4 months

People Say

I had never done yoga before but decided to try it when I was 15 weeks pregnant and absolutely loved Belinda's pregnancy yoga classes until 41st week of my pregnancy. It was very relaxing time which helped my changing body and aching back, but also helped me to prepare emotionally for birth. Not to mention amazing friendships with other to be mums and now mums!
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Name:Belinda Staplehurst
Company: Yoga Works
Phone: 07981 769920
Speciality Pregnancy Yoga, Birthing Yoga, Mother & Baby Yoga
Degree BA(Hons), MIFPA, MBRA

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