Pregnancy and Post-natal Pilates //

Strengthen your abdominal, hip and pelvic floor muscles to help your body adapt to the postural changes during and after pregnancy

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This low impact Pilates class is specifically designed for pregnant women and new mums.

The class concentrates on exercises to strengthen the abdominal, hip and pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy and after childbirth.

The classes help your body adapt to the postural changes during pregnancy and to regain tone and fitness after pregnancy.

The class is a small group class so exercises can be adapted to suit your individual needs.

The classes can be attended from 12 weeks of pregnancy.  We advise that you discuss the classes with your GP, Obstetrician or Midwife before attending.

Women can attend post-natally from 6 weeks depending on their mode of delivery.

A one on one session with a Women's Health physiotherapist is required before attending.

Why Pilates during Pregnancy?

Pilates during pregnancy can be beneficial for:

  • Posture

  • Strengthening your core

  • Strengthening your pelvic floor

  • Helping with back, rib, shoulder, hip and neck pain

  • Improving your flexibility

  • Improving labour stamina

Why Pilates after Pregnancy?

Pilates after the birth will help with:

  • Posture

  • Strengthening your core

  • Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles

  • Improving your fitness

  • Improving your flexibility

Classes are available in both Naracoorte and Bordertown, depending on demand and physiotherapist availability.

Cost $20 per class

Classes claimable on private health insurance and participants are welcome to bring their babies to all the sessions.

Own exercise mat, chi ball and theraband encouraged, but not essential.

Naomi Gill is a qualified Women's Health and Continence Physiotherapist consulting at Naracoorte and Bordertown.

To book your place, call your local clinic.

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PO Box 175 BORDERTOWN SA 5268

BORDERTOWN 8752 2330 | NARACOORTE 8762 1515 | KEITH 8755 1530 | KINGSTON 8752 2330

 

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