Pre and Postnatal Yoga, Relaxation and Meditation classes with Vedanta. Also see our website for more about Birthing workshops and consultations for Vedic astrology.
ACT Yoga & Meditation Centre established since 1989 offer these SATYANANDA YOGA classes in a peaceful garden studio in Canberra. Experienced yoga teachers guide you to progress at a comfortable level for yourself.
All classes are being run OnLine during the Covid shutdown
Timetable and Content of classes
Monday: Progressive Yoga, 5.30 pm (Not for pregnancy)
Monday: Prenatal Yoga, 7.30 pm
Tuesday: Progressive Yoga, 7.00 am (Not for preganancy)
Tuesday: Prenatal Yoga, 5.30 pm
Wednesday: Postnatal Yoga, 10.30 am
Wednesday: Prenatal Yoga, 5.30 pm
Content of Classes
Progressive Yoga & Meditation This level is for students who wish to explore yoga in more depth extending the practices learnt in the foundation course. You are recommended to complete a minimum of two foundation courses and are encouraged to develop a regular personal yoga practice before moving on to the progressive level. Cost of online classes $120 for 8 week term
Prenatal Yoga & Meditation Learn practices that strengthen, stretch, relax and energise. Preparing your body and mind to experience well-being during pregnancy and motherhood. Our classes are gentle and safe for any stage of pregnancy. Find out how yoga awareness assists a positive birth experience. No previous experience of yoga is necessary. Cost of online classes $120 for 8 week term.
Postnatal Yoga This class is for you and your baby from six weeks after birth until they can move about. Women need to have done yoga before as it is not possible in this class to give detailed instruction. Cost of on line classes $120 for 8 week term
Yoga & Active Birthing Skills Workshop - Empowering you and your partner
MIND/BODY SKILLS TO MANAGE PAIN AND FEAR IN CHILDBIRTH
This unique workshop brings together two of Canberra’s most experienced Pre and Post Natal Yoga teachers who are excited to share their combined knowledge and commitment to empowering pregnant women and their partners.
This is a practically oriented workshop which addresses the mind/body connection and its role in having a positive birth experience, however your birth unfolds.
Make informed choices about the physical and mental skills available to empower your experience.
Learn the essential role of a loving supportive birth partner to assist you in feeling safe, secure and uninhibited.
Be encouraged to trust the innate wisdom of your body and your baby.
During the day your partner will learn how to:
create a calm, supportive and loving atmosphere
ease discomfort with acupressure and massage
use relaxation and yogic breathing to keep the birth hormones flowing
support you in a variety of Active Birth positions
encourage you to focus your mind with sound and movement
use other natural pain relief techniques
practice mindfulness with meditation and visualization to witness sensations rather than reacting to them.