Teaching Active Birth Skills

Teaching Active Birth Skills

Just completed teaching the three days yogababy Active Birth training with a wonderful group of yoga teachers and midwives. So much learning, exploration and discovery. Next training is PostNatal Yoga Teacher Training in May 18th -20th

Im also looking forward to going to Melbourne in May to the CAPEAs conference (Plant a seed, grow a village) to present a workshop to Midwives and Childbirth educators on Active Birth Skills. Also to be inspired by Virginia Bobro, Hannah Dahlen, Rhea Dempsey and Chris May and more! 

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When a Yogababy 'baby' turns Pro!

When a Yogababy 'baby' turns Pro!

Pacha Light was one of yogababy's first babies.  In early 2000 when I was studying Childbirth Education & Prenatal Yoga with Jane Campbell-Kaye in Brisbane, I travelled to South America to help my bestfriend, Anja Light,  bring Pacha into the world - at her home in the mountains of Ecuador. I taught  her yoga techniques to stay peaceful and relaxed during labour. 

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BIRTH STORY: Meet baby Matteo

BIRTH STORY: Meet baby Matteo

I am very happy to announce you the birth of baby boy Matteo on the 26th of December, 2017. 3.7 kg. Beautiful baby who was born very quickly after only 2.5 hrs and 8 minutes of pushing! We arrived just on time at the hospital! Labour went very well thanks to breathing, counting the breaths, vocalisation, etc so thank you so much for your help again in this birth. And see you soon at baby yoga!

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A Pregnant Woman's guide to attending a General Yoga class

A Pregnant Woman's guide to attending a General Yoga class

If you are already in a routine with your yoga class before you become pregnant, it is not uncommon to want to stay in that class for as long as possible. At Yogababy, our instructors are trained specifically to teach yoga to pregnant women so our classes are quite specialised in that way to cater for your changing body and the needs.

However, if you are still attending your general yoga class, here are five things to consider during pregnancy: 

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A Yoga Teacher's guide to teaching a Pregnant Student

A Yoga Teacher's guide to teaching a Pregnant Student

So you’ve covered pregnancy in your teacher training course, or maybe you’ve even been pregnant before, but can you remember what to say in the 5 minutes you have with her before class begins?

This is especially important if your pregnant student is under 14 weeks or over 36 weeks. Here's a refresher on some key points to remember: 

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