Pregnancy yoga classes will help you meet the challenges of pregnancy and birth with strength, confidence and calm, and are open to women in their second and third trimesters.
The weekly live-streaming Pregnancy Yoga classes will begin on September 22nd, 2020. You can read more on Clearlight's online classes website.
Online article — Barrie Risman recently interviewed Clearlight and asked her which yoga practices are most beneficial in pregnancy, which should be avoided, and more... Read the interview here.
In the livestreaming program Couples Workshop: Preparing for Childbirth with Movement & Breath, expectant couples learn and practice breathing and movement specifically for labour and childbirth to encourage a supportive and positive childbirth experience.
Next live-streamed workshop: Saturday, October 17, 2020. Spaces limited, register early to reserve. Option to attend live-streaming program or to access recording only.
Visit Yogaspace's very own collection of birth stories written by women who have taken our prenatal yoga classes, and who have generously shared the details of their unique labours and delivery experiences with us. Be sure to also visit the Yogaspace babies page.
Mom and Baby yoga provides an opportunity to regain core strength and flexibility, to practice baby massage, and to meet other moms and babies (2 to 8 months)! Fun, informal, the babies are the 'bosses' in this class! These classes will resume as live-streaming, interactive gatherings in September 2020 - stay tuned or sign up for the Yogaspace Newsletter to be alerted when registration begins!!
Visit the Yogaspace babies page to see the birth announcements and photos of babies who were inside their mom's belly during pregnancy yoga! Precious....
The Yogaspace prenatal & postnatal resources page has a selective listing of Montreal groups and health resources for expectant and new moms.
Read our growing collection of fascinating, gripping and beautiful birth stories written by Montreal mothers and fathers.
These stories illustrate how each labour and childbirth is truly unique and also provide a forum in which we learn from each other.
Specialized private sessions in fertility yoga to support your overall wellbeing, to reduce stress and to help create favorable circumstances to invite pregnancy with or without reproductive assistance.
Fertility Yoga is offered as a series of private meetings with each session being tailored to your own individual needs and circumstances. These sessions include dialogue, breathing exercises, gentle yoga (accessible and adaptable to all bodies), and guided meditation. Your unique needs are first assessed in order to provide you with specific, personalized yoga and meditation practices that will vary each week, depending where you are in your cycle. In addition, each session always includes practices to directly improve your overall felt sense of wellbeing.
All classes are currently being held online as live, interactive gatherings. You can read more and sign up on the new website.
When Yogaspace classes are held in-person,
they are held at the studio location inside of the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex in Montreal (NDG/Westmount) near metro Vendome.
Pregnancy yoga and childbirth classes, Yoga with Baby, Mindful Yoga and Yoga Nidra classes - all with Clearlight - are all currently offered as live-streaming classes.
Clearlight’s Mindful Yoga classes offer a mindful approach to asanas (postures), practical core-strengthening work, balancing breathing exercises, and relaxation with meditation, all to cultivate the many benefits of yoga - including strength, flexibility, calm and overall well-being.
These classes are a synthesis of Kripalu Hatha Yoga, Pilates-Inspired Bodywork, and Nondual Wisdom teachings as embodied by BodySensing and Yoga Nidra meditation.
The Autumn 2020 session of weekly classes begins September 21st. Join to access all practices, live-streamed and recorded.
iRest Yoga Nidra is an accessible form of meditation for those seeking deep relaxation and wellbeing, and an effective way to cope with everyday stress.
The practice of Yoga Nidra and the Nondual wisdom teachings inform and inspire Clearlight's teachings, and all of the classes she offers at Yogaspace.
The next session of iRest Yoga Nidra classes will begin in September 2020.
Learn more on the Yoga Nidra page, or visit the registration page to reserve your place. Small group size, spaces limited.
You can view the class calendar on the classes page and learn more about registration on our rates page.
Read more about Clearlight Gerald. She has been teaching these classes and offering private sessions since 1999. For any questions, please call or contact us.
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• On the resources page for pregnancy & new moms you will find an extensive list of contacts including Montreal doulas, Montreal massage therapists, Montreal breast feeding support groups, and many more.
• Visit our new West Island perinatal resource page for expectant and new Mamas on the West Island and in the Vaudreuil area.