Baby Bumpkin baby classes are focused on the unique relationship between the parent/carer and the baby. There are some yoga inspired movements in conjunction with the special stimuli Julie uses during the session.
Post-Natal Yoga classes are specially designed to give Mums some much needed time to enjoy a gentle, post-natal yoga sequence, in the company of their baby. This helps to strengthen and tone the body after birth, including some work on pelvic floor exercises, releasing tense shoulder and back muscles, and stabilising the pelvis.
The classes combine storytelling, music and simple baby yoga movements demonstrated with the fun Baby Bumpkin doll. The emphasis is on giving babies the opportunity to explore movement and their senses.
The class is suitable for babies from 6 weeks old through to being mobile. Once mobile (shuffling or crawling), this session is no longer suitable. The unique story structure provides parents/carers with lots of ideas on how to communicate and play with your baby at home.
Baby Bumpkin is a very relaxed, informal way to have fun with your baby, whilst at the same time really helping with their physical and emotional development.
Parents/carers are guided through the movements and there’s also time for tea and chat amongst the group in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Each week explores a new adventure with Baby Bumpkin to stimulate your baby’s senses, this will
The classes include gentle stretches for mum and baby, as well as providing creative techniques and ideas to play with your child at home. We use music, multi-sensory props, rhymes and fun to bring the stories to life!
Early Fine Motor Skills:
Whatever stage your baby has reached, the movements and props help to encourage hand and finger movements which are the basis for more complex skills
Emerging language skills are nurtured through movement, exploration of sensory props and gestures
For mum/ carer:
Time for tea and coffee, and a supportive group chat at the end of each session.
Post Natal Yoga classes are designed to support you through the first exciting year and beyond, drawing on the latest research in baby development.
The class is suitable for babies from 6 weeks old through to being mobile. Once mobile (shuffling or crawling), this session is no longer suitable.
Enjoy the community of other new parents while in a comfortable setting where you may feed or change your baby as needed. Dads are very welcome too, and will benefit equally from the yoga and the interaction with their baby.
Classes are suitable for babies who are from six weeks to being mobile. If you recovering from a c-section, it is advisable to wait until the scar is fully healed.
Benefits for Baby
Benefits for Mum/Dad