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PILATES FOR PREGNANCY

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Pre and Post Natal Pilates

 

During and after pregnancy many physical changes occur that can have a huge impact and long lasting effect on your physical health and body. We are expertly trained in pre and post natal pilates and can safely and effectively help you with many of the physical effects that occur before and after birth.

Pre Natal Pilates

 

From conception your body is starting to adapt and change to accommodate your baby.

 

The physical implications are huge! Your centre of gravity starts to change and this will place tension and stresses through your body as your pregnancy progresses.

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We are passionate about helping you help yourself, we feel that by giving you the right exercises you can maintain your strength and energy levels that will leave you being able to cope with your new baby.

 

If you are experiencing any of the following then Pre Natal Pilates is going to really help you right now and after birth!

 

• Upper and lower back pain

• Pelvic floor weakness

• Abdominal weakness

• Pelvic Girdle pain

• Knee and hip pain

• Tiredness and fatigue

• Carpel tunnel syndrome

• Bowel issues such as constipation

• Stress

• Cramps

These are but a few issues that we can help you with. We will devise a pilates program that is tailored to your needs that will help you feel the best that you can be during your pregnancy.

Post Natal Pilates

 

For approximately 9 months your body has been carrying your new addition and then all of a sudden the majority of the weight associated with pregnancy has gone!

 

These physical and hormonal changes after birth can be very impactful and we are here to help you regain your pre-pregnancy body back, safely and effectively!

 

Are you worried about which exercises are safe after pregnancy? Are you concerned about your belly? Do you have pelvic floor issues? Such as leaking and weakness? We are expertly trained in these areas, and we will design you a tailored postnatal pilates exercise program to get you back on track. There are many physical implications that can occur after pregnancy if you are experiencing any of the following then please get in contact we can help!

• Diastasis Recti (tummy gap)

• Pelvic Floor weakness

• Prolapse

• Abdominal weakness

• Upper and lower back pain

• Pelvic girdle pain 

• Tiredness and fatigue

• Stress

1-1 Pilates - Pre and Post Natal      

 

Whether you’re a new mother or a mother-to-be, Pilates could help you stay fit and healthy before during and after your pregnancy. At Back Your Body, we offer a variety of bespoke 1-to-1 Pilates lessons for both pre and post-natal mothers. The exercises covered in these lessons can help you understand all the physiological changes you go through during and after pregnancy and help ease your transition into motherhood and regain your physical confidence much more quickly.

About Pilates For Pre and Post-Natal Mothers

Our pre and post-natal Pilates lessons can teach you a variety of breathing, stretching, and relaxation techniques, as well as pelvic floor exercises. This can help you ease the process of childbirth, as well as improving your physical recovery afterward. There is strong evidence to suggest that managed physical activity both during and after pregnancy can help you improve your range of movement, body positioning, and more.

 

What to expect from Pilates For Pre and Post-Natal Mothers

During our 1-to-1 Pilates lessons, we will devise a routine specific to your needs, as well as previous experience and physical activity levels. Through teaching correct posture and physical alignment, as well as pelvic floor exercises, we can help you address the many changes your body undergoes during pregnancy. By improving back and muscle strength, length, and flexibility, we will also be able to offer some relief from some of the less pleasant changes.

 

How can Pilates For Pre and Post-Natal Mothers help?

Pilates lessons can help you address a wide range of the issues commonly found during or shortly after pregnancy. It can help improve your posture and increase muscle tone, which means to decrease feelings of exhaustion and also leads to better sleeping habits. With the improved balance and breathing techniques, you will find it easier to manage and prevent back pain, as well as to remain relaxed. It can also strengthen your pelvic floor, helping you recover from the aches of childbirth.

Am I a good candidate for Pilates For Pre and Post-Natal Mothers?

Pre-natal Pilates lessons are suitable for those who are in week 12 or beyond of their pregnancy. However, regardless if you are an expectant mother or a new mother, it’s recommended that you consult with your doctor to ensure that you are physically capable. Pilates is recommended due to the fact that it is a low risk, but an effective, form of exercise but it may not be suitable for those who have conditions that could make them prone to injury, such as those with osteoporosis

 

Arrange an appointment today

If you want to find out whether our 1-to-1 Pilates lessons could be the right fit for you, if any of our other services might work better, we’re happy to help. Don’t hesitate to get in contact with Back Your Body if you have any questions or want to arrange an appointment. Book online, call us at 07963 632 717 or leave a message on the contact page and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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