Postnatal Care

Available Online and In Person

Postnatal Yoga

Our bodies go through so much, growing and birthing a baby, so we need to take care when healing and restoring post birth. 

This class offers a mindful approach to your incredible post baby body and mind, in a soulful way which focuses on time for you.

Suitable for new mums, 8-12 weeks postpartum to crawling. Classes are available with or without your baby.

Mums who are able to take some time for themselves are able to join a deeply restful restorative class also.

For in-person sessions we comply with Current Covid-19 Guidelines. Our space is Steamed, Sanitised  and thoroughly  cleaned after each session. Temperature checks and sanitiser are provided upon arrival. Masks can be removed when given all clear.

Advantages

Help regulate hormonal balance

Restore and nourish the internal organs as your body rebalances

Resume exercise that works with your body in a nurturing atmosphere which prevents isolation and helps ward off Baby Blues

What You Need

When

Choose 1 class a week, with the option to join Tuesdays or Thursdays

Enquire for information on One One to sessions.

Post Natal From

Motherhood Circle

A mother centric check in to discuss motherhood and receive tips from wellbeing experts on
Nutrition, Lactation, Yoga, Ayurveda, Essential oils, Reflexology and more!
Circles are Postnatally focused for mothers with newborns to toddlers (0-3yrs)
Once a week for 3 months 12 sessions

or Once a fortnight for 4 months 8 sessions

As practices are accumulative, a commitment to a least 4 sessions is required to be booked in advance.

Depending on the time of the year, classes take place in-person and or online via Zoom 
What you need to join in online/ A quiet room or space– Comfortable seat or space to lay down a mat, cushion or blanket 

A sliding scale contribution of £7-12 per session or £28 -48 for 4 sessions pay via PayPal or if you prefer a direct transfer please contact us.              

Frequently Asked Questions

In some areas, evidence based yoga is available as a social prescription activity. Please enquire with your local GP practice and ask to be referred to a link worker with whom you can discuss your individual needs and suitability for the Bija Pregnancy Yoga course by self-referring

To make the course as accessible as possible some classes are available on a sliding scale. Please see the website for more information. Are there any free spaces? For every course that runs a free space is reserved for somebody who is unable to participate due to financial circumstances. Contact us for more information.We have worked in partnership with MumsAid as well as Fivexmore to help make the course more accessible.

The course is also available in a more bespoke setting via one to one sessions in the studio, at your home or on Zoom. Private classes offer a more direct approach to posture, offering personalised adjustments for where you are in your pregnancy, with a more flexible schedule to suit you. Shared classes, where you can join with a partner or friend are also available. Please contact us for further information. 

All props are provided including blankets however we strongly suggest you bring your own towel or blanket. You may wish to bring your yoga mat, pillow or props if you have them, an additional blanket and some cosy socks for your relaxation. Bring some water as well to ensure you stay hydrated. If you are undertaking the online course, then apart from anti-slip mat please

You’ll Need

  • Time
  • A laptop or tablet
  • Space to practice – 6ft by 5 ft should be enough to move around comfortably

This list of props will enhance your experience and enable you to make the most out of the class:

  • Yoga mat (anti-slip)
  • Strap or long belt or scarf
  • Bolster or 2 thick cushions/pillows
  • 2 blankets
  • 2 yoga bricks or big, thick, hardback books (dictionaries are great)
  • Eye pillow or covering
  • Chair (from time to time)
  • Birthing ball (optional)

Safety is of paramount importance – please ensure your mat is sticky enough to support your changing body without slipping and your peripheral area is clear of obstacles. A waiver or email consent must be signed in order to participate.

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Wear comfortable clothes you can move in. You are welcome to keep your socks on when layingbut please ensure they are non-slip

Subject to availability, you are welcome to come along to the first session and pay for that one class as a one-time stand-alone and then sign up for the full 10-week course. Email us for this option

Enrolment closes after week 2. Therefore, if you are unable to make week 1 but are able to make week 2 then you may still undertake the course choosing to pay the full course fee or paying the remainder. Unfortunately if you have not been able to attend weeks 1 or 2 it will not be possible to attend subsequent weeks of that particular course.

Yes. To join the waitlist contact us via wellbeing@bijagarden.commentioning your current status (pre or postnatal, your preferred day/time of class and which course (s) you are interested in attending; whether Online or In Person–Group, Private or Shared classes

If any of the following warning signs occur, it is advised that exercise should be terminated: vaginal bleeding, dizziness, headache, chest pain, muscle weakness, preterm labour, decreased foetal movement, amniotic fluid leakage, calf pain or swelling and dyspnoea without exertion. Additional contraindications are listed  here.

Contact Today

Tell us a bit about yourself, how we can help or any questions you may have.

If you have had a C-Section it is best to wait a minimum of 10 weeks before joining a class. We will discuss your individual needs prior to beginning a course.

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We comply with Current Covid-19 Guidelines. Our space is Steamed, Sanitised  and thoroughly  cleaned after each session. Temperature checks and sanitiser are provided upon arrival. Masks can be removed when given all clear.

We comply with Current Covid-19 Guidelines. Our space is Steamed, Sanitised  and thoroughly  cleaned after each session. Temperature checks and sanitiser are provided upon arrival. Masks can be removed when given all clear.