About Prenatal Yoga

"All You Need to Know about Prenatal Yoga Before You Come Along..."

What are the Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga?

  • In prenatal yoga you will learn different breathing and relaxation techniques that will equip you to relax in pregnancy and labour
  • You will practice poses and gentle exercises that help to reduce and relieve aches & pains associated with advancing pregnancy
  • Gentle stretches and poses will help you to gain stamina and strength and regular practice will improve muscle tone – especially the pelvic floor muscles
  • It’s a great way to maintain fitness levels in pregnancy
  • Prenatal yoga is a great way to improve flexibility, posture and alignment
  • Yoga is a fantastic tool to build and enhance your energy levels
  • Prenatal yoga classes give you the opportunity to take time out for yourself to deeply relax and connect with baby

What Should I Wear to Pregnancy Yoga Class

  • Wear comfy clothing such as a track suit and t-shirt

Where are Classes held?

Prenatal Yoga Classes run every 

  • Tuesdays from 7-8pm in Luttrellstown Community Centre D15 
  • Wednesday from 8.15-9.15pm in Castleknock Community Centre Laurel Lodge, D15
  • Thursdays from 7.30-8.30pm in Ballyowen Castle CC, Lucan

When Should I Start the Classes?

  • Prenatal Yoga Classes are suitable from 14 weeks pregnancy through to birth

Is Previous Yoga Experience Required?

  • No, pregnancy yoga is tailored to suit pregnant women during all stages of pregnancy

What Should I Expect During a Pregnancy Yoga Class?

  • Each class starts with a short relaxation session to centre the mind after a busy day, where we focus on relaxing and breathing
  • This is followed by some gentle warm ups and then the poses – done in seated, on all fours, standing, and lying down positions
  • All poses are done with the breath and focus on gently stretching and strengthening the body
  • Every class is completed with a wonderful relaxation session which is very often the favourite part of the class for most mums-to-be!

What Should I Bring to the Class?

  • Just yourself and a mat..! You may need to bring your own water too. 

How Much do the Classes Cost?

  • Classes cost €60 for a block of 6 classes which can be used over 8 weeks
  • Drop-in class €12
  • Unused classes are non-transferrable and non-refundable and may be redeemed by your health insurers depending on your policy
  • Classes in Luttrellstown & Castleknock CC are fully booked
  • Spaces will be released on the website as they become available
  • Please contact Aileen directly if you would like to add your name to the waiting list on 0868560049