Teri Cockerham instructs the following:
Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga
Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga is much more than reducing stress and gaining strength. It is a time to intimately connect with the life growing inside. Explore the spiritual transformation of motherhood with yoga, breath work and meditation.
• Learn conscious relaxation techniques to restore energy and build confidence
• Experience whole body breathing to connect with the body’s natural rhythms
• Practice vocal toning as a tool for awareness
• Learn yoga postures to integrate the mind with the body’s rapid changes
Appropriate for women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant and those who have just had a baby.
More warm ups are provided, sun breaths are used instead of sun salutations and postures are not held as long. Inversions offered are gentle in nature such as legs up the wall. Each posture is taught with modifications to accommodate any level.
Slow, deep and mindful. A meditation in motion that invites you to cultivate a steadiness of mind as you go deep into the physical and subtle/energetic body. Emphasizes the integration of inner and outer, breath and body, mind and heart. Variations of postures given so you can challenge your edge or take it down a notch.
A quiet practice, a series of long, slow postures that targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Poses are held from 1-5 minutes long.