What are the benefits of Mums & Bubs Yoga classes?
Updated: Feb 27
Mums & bubs yoga classes are a popular as a way for new mums to get back into shape and bond with their babies. These classes offer a unique opportunity for new mums to combine the benefits of yoga with the special bond they share with their babies.
What is Mums & Bubs Yoga?
Mums & bubs yoga is a type of yoga designed specifically for new mums and their babies. The classes are designed so that new mums can practice yoga with their babies in tow. The classes are usually taught by experienced postnatal trained yoga teachers who understand the specific needs of new mothers and their babies.
Benefits of Mums & Bubs Yoga Classes
Mums & bubs yoga classes offer a wide range of benefits for both mother and baby. Here are some of the key benefits:
1. Bonding Time
Mums & bubs yoga classes offer a unique opportunity for new mums to bond with their babies. The classes encourage mothers to hold, cuddle and interact with their babies throughout the yoga practice. This can help to strengthen the bond between mum and baby, and promote a sense of closeness and connection.
2. Physical Benefits
Mums & bubs yoga classes offer a gentle and effective way for new mums to get back into shape after giving birth. The classes are designed to help new mums to rebuild their strength, improve their flexibility and to develop strength. The gentle stretching and movements can also help to relieve postnatal aches and pains.
3. Mental Health Benefits
Mums & bubs yoga classes can also offer significant mental health benefits for new mums. The classes provide a safe and supportive environment for new mums to relax, de-stress, connect with other mums and focus on their own wellbeing. The practice of yoga can also help to reduce anxiety and promote feelings of calm and wellbeing.
4. Social Connection
Mums & bubs yoga classes can be a great way for new mums to connect with other like-minded women in their community. The classes provide an opportunity for new mums to share their experiences, offer support and make new friends.
5. Baby Development
Mums & bubs yoga classes can also offer a range of benefits for baby's development. The gentle movements and interactions can help to stimulate baby's senses, promote healthy sleep patterns and aid digestion. The classes can also provide a calming and soothing environment for babies, helping to reduce fussiness and promote relaxation.
Q: Is Mums & Bubs Yoga Safe for New Mums and Babies?
A: Yes, mums & bubs yoga classes are safe for both new mothers and babies. The classes are designed specifically with the needs of new mums and babies in mind, and are led by experienced postnatal trained yoga teachers (who are also mums) who understand how to adapt the practice to suit individual needs.
Q: Do I Need Any Yoga Experience to Attend Mums & Bubs Yoga Classes?
A: No, you don't need any prior yoga experience to attend mums & bubs yoga classes. The classes are designed to be accessible for all levels, including beginners.
Q: What Should I Bring to a Mums & Bubs Yoga Class?
A: You should wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely, a yoga mat, a mat for you baby to lie on and any toys, bottles etc they may need.
Mums & bubs yoga classes offer a wide range of benefits for both new mums and their babies. These classes provide a unique opportunity for new mums to bond with their babies while also getting back into shape and focusing on their own wellbeing. If you are a new mum looking for a way to improve your physical and mental health while also connecting w
ith other local mums - you should give Mums & Bubs Yoga a try.
Mums & Bubs Yoga runs Wednesdays 11am with DeeDee. You can check out our timetable here.