If you are an expecting momma, you may have read that prenatal yoga has many potential benefits during pregnancy. Not only can improve your quality of sleep, reduce stress & anxiety, increase flexibility & endurance that can help with childbirth, it can also decrease some physical ailments like muscle pain. If you are wondering where you can take prenatal yoga classes in Kelowna, here are some options.
Laura Martini brings her 17 years of yoga practice and 15 years of teaching to you with both prenatal yoga classes and Baby & Me yoga classes. Courses are held at her Mandala Studio. In addition to their in studio session, Laura offers online options for people looking for more flexibility. She notes that the “relationship between motherhood and yoga has become an obsession of mine” and relishes opportunities to teach these courses.
Locating in both Kelowna and just to the north in Lake Country, Invati Yoga & Wellness provides a wide variety of different yoga classes including recurring prenatal yoga classes. These 60 minute long classes focus on strengthening both your body and mind as you move quickly towards motherhood. This can be a great way to connect with other expecting moms in the community.
The YMCA provides free prenatal yoga classes in Kelowna for expecting mothers. These courses are supported with funding from Interior Health and The Bridge Youth & Family Services. Prenatal yoga classes are held virtually on Tuesdays.
Services. Prenatal yoga classes are held virtually on Tuesdays. These courses comprise a series of options for expecting mothers that also include education sessions and prenatal barre classes.
Just to the south in the little town of Penticton you’ll find Purple Lotus Yoga Studio. While it is a bit of a drive to get there, they do offer a six-week prenatal yoga series that focuses on stretching, breathing, and empowerment. The classes also focus on postpartum healing and are accessible to even those with no yoga experience.
Happy Day Yoga is led by Hannah Day, who has over a decade of experience teaching yoga to women. In addition to nature retreats in the Okanagan Valley, Happy Day Yoga provides online courses of BirthPrep Yoga. This is a six-week long series of prenatal yoga courses that are paired with birth education. Each week focuses on a new topic.
If prenatal yoga classes are something you have been looking for, then look no more, these places will provide many amazing options for you. Why not further celebrate the motherhood journey with a maternity photoshoot? Take a look at my Maternity Portfolio and reach out if you are interested in having me capture memories of this precious time.
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