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Prenatal Yoga


This class is taught by:

Laura Baker

Laura completed her 200 hour teacher training at Stray Dog Yoga Studio in 2015. Laura aims to meet her students where they are in their practice, inviting them to develop a loving self awareness of their bodies and minds on and off their mats through light-hearted yet intentional vinyasa flows.
Pregnancy is a time of change, both physically and mentally. It can be exciting, yet apprehensive as our bodies change with the growth of new life! Prenatal yoga is a wonderful compliment to staying healthy and fit during pregnancy. Unlike other forms of exercise, prenatal yoga can ease the stress pregnancy puts on the body, calm the mind, and prepare the body for delivery. Strengthen and open hips and shoulders, and learn strategies to help ease the back pain that develops during the later trimesters. Mothers will also learn a mula bandha practice in order to tone and prepare the pelvic floor, vital to health prior to and after delivery. Also learn pranayama exercises that help during delivery, and with insomnia as the pregnancy progresses. Finally relax in a restorative position designed to help the body release, allowing for mental and physical rest. This class is perfect for those new to yoga, as well as the seasoned practitioner.Gretchen Dudek, E-RYT, taught prenatal yoga at Oxford Athletic Club for over six years, during which she worked with many expecting mothers and was able to address specific needs, and develop a class which she found helped prior to, during and after delivery. Many of the infants she taught in the womb, later joined her for preschool yoga!

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Aug 19 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Aug 26 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Sep 09 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Sep 16 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Sep 23 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Sep 30 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Oct 07 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Oct 14 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Oct 21 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Oct 28 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Nov 04 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Nov 11 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Nov 18 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Nov 25 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Dec 02 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Dec 09 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker
  • Sun Dec 16 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm with Laura Baker