Birth Area Yoga & Fitness Centers
Birth is a slow release. Dedicating time before baby’s arrival to physical activity and self-care can help you become more in-tune with your body’s inborn ability to create space and movement in the pelvis. The laborious part is being able to listen and respond to your baby’s spatial and physical needs inside your pelvis. Your ability to bend and flow with each moment will effect your partnership with your baby, even the smallest changes in positions can make all the difference. Fortunately, the centers listed below keep affordability in mind and understand that providing classes also connects you to community which is also so essential. Enjoy your journey!
1337 45th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
Treat yourself to a private prenatal or postnatal yoga class tailored just for you. Ask specific questions and focus on things that feel most relevant for you. Some possible topics we can focus on: pelvic floor health (pregnancy, birth & beyond!), breathing for birth, relaxation, posture & alignment, addressing common discomforts of pregnancy, baby holding muscles and developing a home practice to take with you. Anything goes…this is YOUR time.
Blossom Birth and Family
290 California Ave, Suite A
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Blossom offers the Bay Area’s most popular and comprehensive Yoga Program for pregnant and new moms [sic], taught by extensively trained and experienced instructors.
Personalized, comprehensive live-stream pre/postnatal and Pelvic Floor Yoga™ classes, from a veteran teacher with nearly two decades of experience. Jeanna’s classes go beyond pre/postnatal exercise, offering a variety of tools for better birth, postpartum, and parenting experiences, as well as a supportive and resourceful parenting community.
Harmony Birth & Family
621 E. Campbell Ave, Suite 14
Campbell, CA 95008
Harmony offers a yoga and other “fitness” classes to support your overall health and wellness, both during and after pregnancy. Their classes are tailored to help you build strength, flexibility, and calm – physically, mentally, and emotionally – since all are pivotal to a healthy pregnancy, birth, and person!
The Circle Family Center
245 Sea Ridge Rd, Suite C
Aptos, CA 95003
A non-profit, located in Aptos, with a mission to support all new and expectant families in Santa Cruz County. They offer groups, classes & workshops to support families as they navigate pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting.