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Becoming a Strong Mum: Strengthening Prenatal Bodies

Congratulations on welcoming your new bundle of joy into the world! Now, it’s time to prioritize your mental and physical well-being, ensuring you’re in optimal condition to care for your little one.

Postnatal Pilates is one of the most effective forms of self-care for new mothers. Not only does it expedite your recovery (whether you’ve had a vaginal birth or a cesarean section) by strengthening and repairing weakened muscles, but it also reduces pain or tension and enhances mental clarity through mind-body awareness. These benefits, along with numerous others, will bolster your ability to navigate the demands of the postnatal period and ease you back into your regular exercise routine.

Postnatal Pilates Benefits

  • Strengthens pelvic floor muscles, preventing incontinence
  • Aids in the recovery of diastasis recti (abdominal stretching) and strengthens abdominal muscles
  • Assists in restoring the primary sling
  • Alleviates muscular and skeletal discomfort
  • Improves spinal and pelvic stability
  • Enhances postural awareness
  • Encourages social interaction
  • Promotes psychological well-being
  • Reduces anxiety and postnatal depression

Eager to begin Postnatal Pilates?

At Active Movement Studio, we offer small group mat Pilates and personalized one-on-one reformer or mat Pilates sessions, specifically designed to keep you active and feeling your best postpartum as you embark on this exciting new chapter of your life.

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