Pregnancy Yoga Classes Live Online

  Wednesday Evening Saturday Morning
Taught by Janet Balaskas Janet Balaskas
Time 7.00 – 8.30pm 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
Location Online Live Streaming Online Live Streaming
Booking Sign Up & Book Online Sign Up & Book Online

Holiday dates:

2020: The last classes are on Wed 16th Dec and Sat 19th Dec.

2021 Classes begin again on  Sat 2nd Jan 

Please note: There will be no Saturday class on

16th, 23rd 30th Jan & 6th Feb. They will resume on Sat 13th Feb.

Wed classes will continue as usual every week from the 6th Jan.

“Thanks for continuing to teach online, your classes are very grounding and a real source of equanimity in these turbulent times. Amazingly just as good online as in person – I am loving the classes.”

To join book online here   Email Janet: jb@activebirthcentre.com

Classes with Janet Balaskas – live streaming on zoom to your living room!

Wednesday evening : 7.00 – 8.30pm  Book online

Saturday morning 10.30 — 12.00pm  Book online

Cost

£12.00 per class or £60 for a block of 6.  Sign up/Book online.

You can select any 6 classes. They do not have to be consecutive and can be a combination of evening and morning classes.

Email: jb@activebirthcentre.com 

Please read our Cancellation and Refund policy at the bottom of the page

About your Teacher

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Janet Balaskas is the pioneer of pregnancy yoga and has taught and inspired teachers all over the world. She brings her unique wisdom, warmth and experience to these inspirational  pregnancy yoga classes which bring you all the benefits of yoga as well as preparation for your birth.  They are designed to help you to develop a regular practice with a focus on the most essential postures and to be compatible with Active Birth and HypnoBirthing courses.  You benefit from a deep yoga class to ease body and mind, in addition to breathing, relaxation, visualisation, Active Birth and self hypnosis techniques.

What makes Janet’s classes unique?

  • A deeper, more focused approach to breathing and relaxation in the postures – perfect for birth.
  • A 90 minute class in the convenience of your own home – no need to travel anywhere!
  • Carefully controlled numbers ensures that your particular needs are met.
  • Special guidance for pelvic pain, spinal problems or other.
  • A consistent group ensures that there is a personal connection with the teacher. 
  • Janet is a highly experienced and knowledgable teacher who can advise and guide you through your pregnancy.
  • Each class provides a calming and relaxing stretch and is also wonderful preparation for birth.
  • Includes both Active Birth positions and Hypnobirthing techniques.

READ THE REVIEWS!

Here is some of the amazing feedback Janet gets every week!

“I really appreciated the online  yoga sessions, they really helped put me in the right frame of mind! 
I’m happy to say I got my VBAC, I had a very short labour, I use the yoga moves, the breathing techniques and pausing at the end of the exhalation to anchor myself worked brilliantly.”  

“The relaxation and breathing techniques you taught me in yoga kept my 24 hour labour a tranquil serene, meditative and calm one!!”

“Thank you Janet for your calm, rational and truly helpful advice provided in the yoga sessions I looked forward to each week.  They helped me to maintain calm and focus and led to a comfortable and instinctive natural birth!!  Your classes, out of many things I tried to do to prepare for labour, helped me and stuck in my head the most- so thank you!

“The yoga with you has been so fantastic and been a total life saver during what has been a very physically hard pregnancy”

“I went into labour  after the yoga class! Contractions were very intense very quickly but I managed to stay home until 2am, we arrived at hospital at 2:30am and our baby was born 50mins after!  A water birth again. I sometimes felt overwhelmed, but I managed, so a big thank you again for the yoga classes and your precious advices, I am 100% convinced I wouldn’t have had the same births if I hadn’t come to your classes.”

“The yoga classes were superb and gave me so much to take with me into labour. Having had this experience I can’t imagine how women manage without it. I felt calm and in control most of the time. Even at the stormiest moments my yoga breathing was a life line.”

“I did a course of yoga with Janet and the tips I got were priceless during labour.  I had a 5 hour labour  – the midwives couldn’t believe how quickly this first birth was going!”

” After many years of working as a nurse, when I became pregnant with my first child I started to practise yoga. This was triggered by Janet Balaskas’ Active Birth book which my best friend gave to me with the recommendation “… this is all you need. Don’t read any other book.” And she was absolutely right. Everything in that book made total sense to me. I practised yoga. I swam. I rested. I went for walks. Everything I did for myself, I did for my baby.  In my husband’s eyes I was beautiful – and I felt beautiful. I also felt strong and powerful. I was so happy. And it was in this state of happiness that I went into labour and had what I could only describe at the time as ‘the most beautiful experience ever”.

Our Cancellation and Refund policy

Once booked, classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please do not request a refund or transfer if you are unwell or unexpectedly unable to attend.The only exception is in extenuating circumstances such as admission to hospital or baby being born early, in which case you need to let us know without delay by emailing info@activebirthcentre.com. If you have an unpredictable work schedule it is better to book single classes than a discounted block. Please do so in good time while there are still places left. Thank you for your co-operation. We appreciate that you don’t ask us to make exceptions. This policy was created with your best interests in mind and to make the system manageable for us and class numbers consistent.When we are away
Classes are continuous throughout the year with the exception of Christmas, New Year and the Easter weekend, when we are closed. If your teacher is away, you can rest assured that our locum teachers are hand picked to be a good replacement for us and we are sure you will benefit and be inspired by their teaching and knowledge. One of our main locum’s is Lola Alcarez Perez who is a highly experienced Pregnancy Yoga and Active Birth teacher and a doula. She brings a special warmth and depth of knowledge to the classes, which women always appreciate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Active Birth Centre
25 Bickerton Road, (Left Gate)
London
N19 5JT
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Tel: 020 7281 6760
Email: info@activebirthcentre.com

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Pregnancy Yoga
Janet Balaskas Active Birth Workshop©

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