Pilates and Pregnancy
Lancashire Pilates Studio – “Helping to deliver miracles”
Pregnancy is a special time and you will want to look after yourself and of course take care of your unborn or newborn child. Pilates exercises can help towards an easier pregnancy, delivery and recovery. Under the guidance of our Pre and Post Natal Specialist Instructors, we can help prepare you for the changes that your body will go through.
Pilates is a gentle low impact form of exercise and as such it is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise during pregnancy.
the forthcoming demands of motherhood.The demands on the body changes throughout each trimester of your pregnancy. Our specific pre-natal programme of exercises are adapted at each stage of pregnancy and will help to create a supported posture and prevent pregnancy related backache. Each exercise can also help prepare the body and mind for labour and also
If you are preparing for an active birth we can help the body to create the strength it needs for childbirth and labour. You will also learn useful breathing techniques and rest and relaxation exercises to help ease the tension of labour.
By following our programme, you will learn more about your body so that you can make the right choices for yourself in supporting the birth of your choice. We will also work in conjunction with and on the recommendations of your Midwife and Doctor.
Life with a new baby is both challenging and rewarding. Take time out to re-connect with yourself in our postnatal Pilates program. Our focus during this phase of your experience of motherhood is to help you regain your pre-pregnancy shape and strengthen the muscles that have been stretched, whether you have had a normal delivery or caesarean section. Our emphasis is on stronger spinal and abdominal muscles, and working to re-address your muscle imbalances and posture.
We look forward to helping you re-energise and re-connect with your body after your welcome into motherhood.
For more information, please call the studio on 01282 611385 or e-mail us via the contact page.