My new book Postnatal Pilates comes out today! And it's #1bestseller in Family and Lifestyle Physiotherapy on Amazon!! Whoop! It's your guide for trying to make yourself feel better, stronger, more supported in your motherhood graft: being a mum is physically hard work, we need to be strong for all the lifting, pushing, carrying, … Continue reading Postnatal Pilates – my new book is out now!
This time last year I got together with an amazing group of women to have a very exciting meeting, with Baroness Cumberlege who is the Independent Chair of the Better Births Maternity Review, working to ensure women receive the treatment that they deserve when having their babies. We wanted her advice about how we could … Continue reading The Bounce Back! Your postnatal health, wellbeing and fitness
I'm doing two FREE workshops next week: Your Confident Mothermorphosis for you beautiful bumps, and a pelvic floor restore workshop at Level Six Peckham next Thursday morning 6th December, babies welcome – come along if you can. If you don't already, you can follow me on Instagram @mothers.wellness.toolkit – I share there lots of postnatal healing … Continue reading Your pelvic floor – how to build pelvic floor rehab into your day to day
I'm excited to be adding two monthly workshops to the schedule in the new year. I'd love to hear your thoughts, and if you're in south London, come along! For mums to be Your Confident Mothermorphosis A workshop introducing a toolkit of tips to help you release anxiety and soothe your body as you enter … Continue reading Pregnancy and Postnatal mindfulness and core strength workshops
Around the second trimester, depending on the size of your bump, you will have experienced some degree of abdominal separation: diastasis recti. The rectus abdominis muscle is your “six-pack” muscle. It runs down your front, from your breastbone to your pubic bone: two segments running vertically parallel and intersected by a fibrous band, the linea … Continue reading Diastasis recti – how to strengthen your separated abdominals post-birth
Hello, my name is Anya. Lovely to have you here. I help women who are experiencing challenges in their postnatal recovery to strengthen their pelvic floor, restore their core and rebuild their vitality, in body AND mind. It breaks my heart that too many women put up with postnatal physical discomfort and dysfunction, critical inner … Continue reading Be the mum you want to be
I've just taught my Pelvic Floor Health and Wellbeing course at Market Studios in Greenwich. It's my favourite course to teach - and today there was a teeny weeny 10-week old baby there, which is always the best part of my job, soaking up the baby cuddles. One of the mamas there was talking to … Continue reading Build the right foundations