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BUMP pilates - in pregnancy and after childbirth

During pregnancy and after the birth of your baby there are so many reasons to stay active, optimising your own and your baby’s health.
Celia is a pelvic health physiotherapist and Pilates instructor and runs both pregnancy and mums and bubs classes
Please contact Celia if you have any questions or concerns, she would be happy to answer these for you.
Phone: 021 08739315 or facebook BUMP pilates
Include a range of exercises safe for all stages of pregnancy, pelvic floor training, pregnancy and post-natal topics and a fun chance to socialise with other expecting mums. It can be challenging to keep exercising if you have low energy, pain or are unsure what is safe during pregnancy. Pilates is a great way to keep active, especially if you find you are starting to slow down. The research strongly supports the many benefits of regular exercise while pregnant including:
  • Reduced pelvic, back and neck painBump pilates pregnancy
  • Reduced risk of gestational diabetes
  • Increase and maintain strength and fitness
  • Improved posture
  • Improved mood
  • Increased energy levels
  • Improved pelvic floor muscle and bladder control
  • Assist in your preparation for birth
  • Health benefits for your baby including reduced risk of diabetes, healthy heart, improved brain function and BMI range
A progressive range of exercises designed for you to start anytime from 6 weeks after your baby is born (including after c-section). Bring your bub along, we look forward to seeing you both there! Classes includes pelvic floor training, post-natal topics and a chance to have some fun time with other mums.
Starting exercise in a safe, supportive environment is the perfect way to get active knowing your are helping your body to recover. It is important to do the right exercises to help you return to the activities you love! Research strongly supports starting with the right exercises after Pregnancy, some of the many benefits include:
  • Improved pelvic floor, bladder and bowel control
  • Reduced abdominal separationBump pilates mums bubs
  • Reduced pelvic, back and neck pain
  • Improved posture
  • Increased strength and fitness
  • Maintain a healthy BMI range
  • Improved sleep, energy and mood
It is important to check with your midwife, GP or obstetrician first to see if you have any risks which may limit your exercise ability.