Practicing Yoga during pregnancy is a great way to relieve tension and reducing anxiety, helping a Mother to connect with her own body and the growing baby inside, preparing her for the birthing process. The breathing techniques taught within this course may help reduce shortness of breath during pregnancy and even during labour. Prenatal yoga will also help with Mother’s balance, strength and endurance, while increasing flexibility in the hips and joints as her body carries additional weight with the growth of the baby.
Non-pregnant women as well as partners are also welcome to join this class to gain knowledge of movements which are safe and beneficial for pregnant Mothers. All can benefit by enjoying this gentle yoga class as it offers a strong focus is on breath work.
Props needed: block (one or two), blanket, bolster or cushion & yoga strap.
Winé Pramiyanti is passionate about making yoga accessible for all and creating intuitive classes. She is a native Indonesian from Bandung, West Java. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking from Institute of Technology Bandung. Ubud has been her home since 2005. Yoga has been part of her life for over a decade, as well as body movement, which is part of her daily practice. Women’s wellness became an area of focus since the birth of her children, inspiring her to attend prenatal yoga training in 2010. That same year, she founded and continues to lead karma yoga for expectant mothers at Yayasan Bumi Sehat, a gentle birth center based in Ubud. She is certified yoga teacher (RYT-200) through the School of Sacred Arts in Bali. She holds additional certifications for yin and yoga nidra from Swara Yoga Academy in Thailand and prenatal yoga from Yoga Leaf Bandung.