Prenatal Yoga

Mondays from 5:30 – 6:45 PM with Sue

Tuesdays from 5:00 – 6:15 PM with Alison

Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:15 PM with Alison

Beautiful Birth Choices Yoga Studio & Learning Center
681 Winton Road North
Rochester, NY 14609

Class Schedule and Registration

Buy class passes online here

Space is limited, registration is recommended.

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Class Description

Our prenatal yoga classes are sequenced and designed for your changing body and growing baby.  We invite you to come and be a part of an amazing group of women where we hope you will learn a little more about yourself, develop a deeper connection with your baby and feel grounded as your baby’s birth day draws closer.

Each yoga practice will consist of safe, gentle postures that will also include some breath work and mindfulness meditation. In our classes you will learn skills and techniques you that will be able to draw on and use during labor and the birth of your baby, or any time during your pregnancy when you might be feeling nervous, anxious or stressed.  It is our hope that our yoga classes will help prepare you for the hard work of giving birth to your baby and allow you to cultivate more self-awareness during this transition to new motherhood.  Whether this is your first baby or your fifth – every baby is a beautiful new beginning.

We will provide a safe, open space where we encourage you to ask questions, share your doubts, fears or concerns – from the changes your body is going through to the new life growing within you.  Our community at Beautiful Birth Choices extends far beyond the mat.

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga for Pregnancy

Yoga can help ease the discomforts of pregnancy, such as lower back pain, rib pain, muscle aches, sore hips, sciatica, edema and more.

A regular yoga practice in pregnancy can help encourage your baby into an optimal position, which can positive impact on your labor and delivery.

Reduce stress and anxiety during pregnancy.

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga for Labor and Delivery

Increase strength, flexibility and stamina to help prepare you for the physical work of giving birth to your baby.

Practice with breath and movement to help you cope  with the various stages of labor.

It is our hope that you will be able to draw upon the techniques learned in class to help you stay relaxed, calm and focused as you work to bring your baby into the world.

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga for the Postpartum Period

A regular yoga practice during your pregnancy can help make your recovery from pregnancy, labor and birth easier, including recovery from cesarean section.

Meditation can help bring mindfulness to your parenting.

Many mothers find community through our yoga and child birth classes at Beautiful Birth Choices , a community that continues to support them through new motherhood and beyond.

Pricing

These passes can be used at any of our yoga classes.

New student Introductory Special: Buy your first 2 classes for $20.
1 class pass for $14
5 class pass for $65
8 class pass for $98
9 class pass for $90 (exclusive to BBC Members!)

Buy class passes online here

You are welcome to register for class as soon as you’ve made your purchase.  You may also register for class and pay for your yoga passes at the studio with cash, check or credit card when you arrive.

Purchased classes are credited to your account in our yoga scheduling system and deducted after each class you attend.

Private prenatal yoga classes are also available, please contact us for details.

Your Class Experience

During our practice we will focus on proper alignment within each asana (posture) to safely achieve the benefits of a yoga practice.  Our classes are safe and suitable for all trimesters.

No prior yoga experience is necessary.   Our studio is equipped with all the props you will need for class, but feel free to bring your own mat if you prefer.  We suggest  you wear comfortable clothes you can move in and bring a bottle of water.

Please try to arrive 5 – 10 minutes before your class start time.  If you arrive a little late, come in quietly and join your class in progress.

Our Instructors

Sue Fox and Alison Spath are both RYT 200 have been trained and certified in Prenatal Yoga through Open Sky Yoga Center.

For more information please email yoga@bbcroc.com or call Alison Spath at 585-451-9968