Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Post-natal exercise’
1 year ago 0
Posted in: Parenting

  Reclaiming the nurse in you and your family health.   In lieu of last winters cases of measles and the renewed debate on the MMR I thought it might be an idea to highlight some of the things that they are NOT saying in the press about measles and other childhood illnesses.   This is not a discussion on the politics of immunisations or who’s fault it is that children are getting measles (which I find as futile as [...]

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3 years, 1 month ago 0

Yoga at Mamaheaven is so much more than your average post-natal exercise class. By taking part in the daily yoga sessions offered over the retreat mamas get a chance to immerse themselves in the multi-layered effects of yoga, getting in touch with their new bodies – the bodies that have been transformed by the experience of childbirth, feeding and parenting. We observe as mothers marvel at feeling their new muscles as much as their forgotten ones, and re-acquaint themselves with [...]

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Mother & Baby Yoga
3 years, 1 month ago 0

At Mamaheaven mothers and babies take part together in mother and baby yoga classes. The mamas bring their babies with them and learn how to include their babies in their practice using playful adaptations of the classic yoga poses. These sessions can include babies of all ages allowing mothers to feel that exercise is not out of their economical, physical or geographical reach. Exercising with our babies can have hugely long lasting benefits not just for the mother but for [...]

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Paula Gallardo, Coordinator
3 years, 3 months ago 1
Posted in: Birth, Practitioners, Yoga

A founding member of Mamaheaven, Paula Gallardo has been a Doula (birth assistant) and a recognised member of Doula UK since 1995. She has three children and currently works as a pregnancy, birth and parenting teacher and advisor in  London helping many women and their partners on their journey to becoming a parent. Paula is also a trained yoga teacher specializing in pregnancy and post-natal yoga. In her work she covers many areas of the birth and parenting spectrum supporting [...]

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Tania Smith, Coordinator
3 years, 3 months ago 0

Co-founder of Mamaheaven and the first port of call for mothers enquiring about the retreat, Tania Smith lives in Brighton with her two daughters. She is also the creator of the Mamaheaven goodie bag and has a passion for all things organic. She works for Youtous www.youtous.co.uk – alternative ante-natal classes for expectant parents. She specializes in post-natal advice – care of mother and baby, successful recovery during the babymoon, baby’s health, nappy choices and issues surrounding vaccinations. As well [...]

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Erika Tourell, Yoga Teacher
3 years, 3 months ago 0

Mother of two, Erika Tourell has been teaching yoga for over 15 years and working as a holistic massage therapist for over 20 years. She is presently studying cranio-sacral therapy and chi nei tsang – a deep abdominal massage which is a form of Taoist healing.  She also holds a passion for singing/chanting/voice-healing and has been studying Hindustani vocal training with a senior Indian teacher for the last year. From 1992-95 she lived in Thailand and India studying meditation, Buddhism, [...]

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Petra Moxley, Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor
3 years, 3 months ago 1

Petra Moxley, Mamaheaven Masseuse and Mctimoney Chiropractor Petra is a registered McTimony Chiropractor and has been a massage therapist for over 20 years. Her McTimoney and massage treatments cover a range of issues in the world of menstruation pregnancy & birth. She holds a Batchelor of Science degree in Health Sciences and Complementary Therapies and is a qualified and registered McTimony Chiropractor  www.mctimoney-chiropractic.org  In her pregnant clients she has had great success in treating Pubic Dysfunction Syndrome, often bought about [...]

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