For Every Stage of Motherhood

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Do you want to be in the best possible shape during your pregnancy?

 

Studies show that women who exercise during their pregnancy carry with less pain, have an easier delivery and a faster postpartum recovery period….

BUT do you know what exercise choices are best for YOU during YOUR pregnancy?

Belly Pilates will help you develop the ideal pregnancy exercise routine for YOU. We have the training and experience you and your baby deserve. We will comprehensively address the needs in your body so that you will feel healthy, happy and energetic during your pregnancy.

Belly’s Award Winning Expectant Mother’s Pilates Program

One of the best forms of exercise for any expectant mother is Pilates. Using the Pilates method of exercise, Belly’s program will gently & safely prepare the body for the rigors of labor while re-aligning the body.

Keeping fit during pregnancy is a growing concern among expectant mothers who understand that exercise will not only ensure a slow & steady weight gain, but provides the added benefit of keeping them strong ensuring an easier labor. Practicing prenatal Pilates is a great way to keep in shape . Pilates is form of exercise that you can modify as your body grows & your balance & energy decreases. These Pilates exercises can be easily modified to suit your changing body.

Our private session are appropriate throughout a pregnancy that is free of complications. Belly’s prenatal program is designed to help reduce the risks of any diastisis (of the rectus abdominus) & also facilitate & enhance the return of normal pelvic floor function. The focus is on strengthening pelvic floor muscles, maintaining agility & strength during pregnancy, & continue abdominal strengthening in preparation for birth. Modifications for each stage of the pregnancy will be given.

Did you know that there are movements you can do within hours of giving birth that can help significantly repair your battered body?

Belly’s Postpartum Pilates Program

New mothers rarely have time to take care of themselves with all of the cares that come along with a new baby. However, new moms can take heart that staying in shape & regaining their pre-baby figures is not such a difficult task if they practice Postpartum Pilates. Pilates exercise offers women one of the best ways to get back into shape quickly after having a baby. Our sessions do wonders for your overall conditioning as well as for your mental outlook.

The benefits of postpartum Pilates are many; designed specifically to target those problem areas that mothers face after pregnancy, our sessions are designed to firm-up & strengthen the body’s core muscles in order to create a trimmer & sleeker you. You will find greater strength in your back & stomach muscles & will increase your arm strength to help you cope with all the bending & lifting you will be doing with your new baby. Pilates will also help to improve your posture so that you will experience far less back pain & tenderness.

 

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