Movement & Exercise
Exercise in Pregnancy Guideline
Prenatal fitness classes that focus on improving muscular balance, cardiovascular endurance and core stability.
Appropriate for women at all stages of pregnancy
Description: yoga-based classes to build strength, stamina and endurance, find calm with restorative meditative work
Appropriate for all stages of pregnancy and all levels of practitioner
Rama Lotus Yoga Centre
Kundalini-based prenatal yoga combines easy flow postures, breathwork and mediations. Hatha-based prenatal yoga involves gentle postures and breathing techniques.
Suitable for all stages of pregnancy
PranaShanti Yoga Centre
Yoga for Childbirth Workshop
Part 1: Practice integrating active meditation and breathwork for pregnancy and birth as well as discussion of yoga tools for labour.
Part 2: discussion, group activities and question period to discuss birth and how to use tools like yoga, meditation, mantra and breath to manage fears and anxieties of childbirth.
Beyond Yoga Studio & Wellness Centre
Class to learn how to modify yoga postures for practice throughout pregnancy.
Little Lotus Yoga
Classes utilize breathing techniques, increase strength and relieve tension through yoga postures.
Salsa Babies Ottawa
Low-impact Latin dance class for expectant moms.
Dovercourt Recreation Centre
Yoga postures to stretch and strengthen the entire body and breath work for relaxation.
Low-impact fitness program for expectant moms to strengthen and prepare the body for childbirth.
Strength training for pregnancy and preparation of body for childbirth that focuses on strengthening the core and pelvic floor.
Integrate Healthcare Collective