Postnatal Yoga

Postnatal yoga presents the opportunity to reconnect with your body following the transformative experience of childbirth. Postnatal yoga helps you re-discover yourself in your new role as mom, and helps give you physical and emotional strength and energy to meet motherhood. We recommend you wait a minimum of 4-6 weeks after a vaginal birth and 8-10 weeks after a caesarian birth before beginning your postnatal practice.

Postnatal yoga can give your post-pregnancy body the extra-special care it needs, helping to relieve neck and shoulder tension, supporting your back, opening your hips, tightening your pelvic floor, and providing core toning. Postnatal yoga teachers are compassionate, present and attuned, and can offer adjustments and suggestions specific for your body. Conscious breathing can additionally help to relax your body and mind and help you to center. Meeting other moms in postnatal yoga classes can also create a sense of community often absent in early parenting.

Finally, most postnatal classes welcome mothers to bring their babies! These classes incorporate poses that include your baby and invite you to bond with your little one in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We understand that each of you has different needs. We encourage you to try different classes and see what fits.

Postnatal Yoga Classes
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
12:05pm - 1:30pm
Yoga Tree Valencia
Jane Austin
Pre-crawling
10:45am - 12:00pm
Yoga Tree Potrero
Erica Taylor
Pre-crawling
10:30am - 11:55am
Yoga Garden
Alexandra Rossi
Prenatal & Mom&Baby
10:30am - 11:30am
Ocean Beach Yoga SF
Lindsey Weinstein
9:00am - 10:00am
Giggling Lotus
Dina Herring
Pre-crawling
3:00pm - 4:15pm
DayOne Baby
Jordan Kersten
Pre-crawling
11:00am - 11:30am
It's Yoga Kids
Michelle Wing
Movers (crawling up to 2yrs)
10:45am - 12:15pm
Yoga Tree 6th Ave
Lindsey Weinstein
10:45am - 12:00pm
Yoga Tree Potrero
Erica Taylor
Pre-crawling
10am - 10:50am
It's Yoga Kids
Michelle Wing
♥Toddlers
11:00am - 12:30pm
The Mindful Body
Kari Marble
Pre-crawling
11:15am - 12:15pm
Presidio YMCA
Cecilie Herring
Pre-crawling
11:00am - 12:30pm
The Mindful Body
Alexandra Rossi
Newborn - pre-crawling
10:30am - 11:55am
Yoga Garden
Alexandra Rossi
Prenatal & Mom&Baby
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ocean Beach Yoga SF
Lindsey Weinstein
Pre-crawling
11:30am - 12:50pm*
Jewish Community Center
Rachel Yellin
or Kari Mrble
Pre-crawling
11:00am - 12:00pm
Carmel Blue
Sharone Mendes Nassi
Newborn - crawling
11am - 11:50am
It's Yoga Kids
Michelle Wing
‡‡Baby yoga + massage
(pre-crawling)
12:05pm - 1:30pm
Yoga Tree Valencia
Jane Austin
Pre-crawling
12pm - 12:30pm
It's Yoga Kids
Michelle Wing
‡Movers Playgroup
12:05pm - 1:30pm
Yoga Tree Valencia
Jane Austin
Pre-crawling

Please see the Studio Page for more information on classes

*$15 drop in rate for non JCC members.

**Monthly 4 week series
***Pre-registration required - see Studios for details

† 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month.

‡ This song-and play-filled class helps you teach your crawler or new walker the basics of yoga. Drop-in, stay and play for as long as you like.

‡‡ Gentle movement, songs and massage enrich development and deepen the bond with newborn and pre-crawling baby.

♥ Inspiration comes from animals in this fun, musical introduction to yoga for 1 to 3-year-olds with one adult. Possibly the world's cutest class!

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© postnatal photos by Britt Fohrman & prenatal photo by Jane Austin Yoga