Prenatal Yoga Series with Alessa
Prenatal Yoga Series
with Alessa (while 34 weeks pregnant)
Prenatal Yoga with Alessa is a series is a collection of feel-good prenatal yoga tools, including:
- Grounding meditation to connect to the present moment and to your baby
- Nurturing self-massage
- Joint release sequence
- Adapted prenatal sun salutations
- Birth preparation asanas & flows
The design of these sessions is to help you feel good as well as prepare mindfully for the big moment of your birth. Practice with them individually, or link them together to create a customized practice based on availability.
These practices are suitable for any stage of pregnancy, and especially for the final trimester. These are also appropriate to practice in the weeks leading up to your due date.
Meet your Prenatal Yoga Teacher
Alessa is fascinated by the universe of knowledge and benefits that have been deployed through the practice, study and teaching of Yoga. Her curious nature has led her to study in India, Barcelona, Italy, London, Nicaragua & many places around the globe exploring diverse yoga systems and guides, deeply influencing the unique way she guides her classes. Her deep love for mama Earth is a central focus of her life and in her teachings; creating mindful, nature-inspired, playful, creative classes that invite everyone to honor their unique needs. For Alessa, the balance of the yang & yin yoga practices is an essential to achieve balance & reconnect to peace and stillness within.
Alessa sees Yoga as medicine & therapy. She began practicing yoga to help cope and heal from pain caused by scoliosis in her back. Alessa experienced first-hand its physical & mental benefits. She is deeply passionate about sharing this healing medicine with others so they too can experience the benefits of the practice and use them as tools to cultivate wellbeing in their lives.
Alessa is also a certified Ayurvedic yoga massage therapist, Thai and herbal massage specializing in prepartum and postpartum. She recently gave birth to a little boy, loves sharing yoga with mums and future mums! Alessa is convinced that prenatal yoga is the best tool to navigate the many many aspects that come along the unique and intense experience of being and becoming a mamma.
Prenatal Yoga Flow
A yoga practice for self-care and connection. Dedicate this time to yourself and your baby through meditation, mindful feel-good movements, and a relaxing supported savasana aiming to ease your body and mind into utter serenity. An ideal flow to practice every day or every other... [ Read More ]
Prenatal Meditation - connect to your baby
Allow yourself 10 minutes to pause and become aware of this special, unique moment in your life. Close your eyes and journey inside to connect to your baby through breath and body, awareness and visualization. An ideal meditation to practice every day during your pregnancy.
Meditation & joint mobility
This short practice is perfect for any time of the day to cultivate awareness & piece of mind through stillness and meditation. It is followed by a short sequence of mindful joint fluid movements to release tension and stagnation.
Prenatal adapted sun salutations
Follow this practice to learn a variation of sun salutations designed to accommodate your growing bump, a perfect way to begin your day or incorporate mindful moment any moment during your day when you need it. Can also be added to the Meditation & Joint... [ Read More ]
3rd trimester birth prep & savasana
This practice will guide you through a series of movements and flows to help you prepare for a mindful, easeful birth. Includes a guided, relaxing, nurturing savasana to fully integrate. Recommended especially for the final days before or after your due date.