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YOGA NIDRA REST MEDITATION FOR TIRED PREGNANT MAMAS
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Hi, I’m Melissa!
As a Hypnobirthing Australia Practitioner, pre and postnatal yoga specialist and birth and postpartum doula, I empower women to have a positive birth and postpartum.
Mamatoto: a word in Swahili meaning ‘motherbaby’, reflecting the concept that mother and infant are not two separate people, but an interrelated dyad.
Retreat /rɪˈtriːt/ Verb: to withdraw to a quiet or secluded place or Noun: a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax.
Prepare for your positive birth and postpartum with specialised classes, courses and retreats for pregnant women and new mamas in Milton and Online.
PRENATAL YOGA CIRCLE
Prenatal Yoga Circle will prepare you physically and mentally for labour, birth and your transition to motherhood and give you the opportunity to connect with yourself, your baby and other like- minded women.Read More
PREGNANCY DAY RETREAT
An opportunity to slow down, deeply connect with yourself and your baby and prepare for your postpartum.Read More
A Positive Birth Program for expectant couples who want to feel empowered and prepared for a calm and positive birth- regardless of how your birth unfolds. Classes are available in Milton on the NSW South Coast.Read More
I provide physical, emotional and informational support throughout pregnancy, birth and the first 40 days after birth to you and your partner. Available for homebirths or women birthing at Shoalhaven or Moruya Hospital.Read More
A Mother Blessing is similar to a baby shower but instead of the women in your circle celebrating your baby by showering them in gifts, they celebrate YOU and your transition from maiden to mother and instead of playing games, you practise beautiful rituals.Read More
MUMS & BUBS YOGA AND MASSAGE
Mums and Bubs Yoga incorporates yoga poses, baby- friendly relaxations and mini meditation to help you heal from pregnancy and birth, regain your strength, restore your energy and calm your mind.Read More
THE YOGA MAMA CIRCLE
Our mini retreat is held in circle, giving you an opportunity to listen and share, explore, enquire and then recharge with yin and restorative yoga, yoga nidra (deep relaxation) and mini meditations.Read More
From Mamatoto Blog
What sets Hypnobirthing Australia's Positive Birth Program apart from other independent birth education courses is the jam packed birth toolkit that each birthing mother and partner take home. I recommend taking all your tools with you to your birth because you just...
"If doulas were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it"- Dr. John H. Kennel A doula provides non-medical continuous physical, emotional and informational support during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period to you and your partner to help you achieve the...
I’ve put together a guide to help you choose the best yoga props for you including eco- friendly, budget and DIY options. As a studio owner for 12 years, I’ve tried and tested most of the items on my list so hopefully the only decision you need to make is what colour...
Social isolation doesn’t mean you can’t have the Mother Blessing you dreamt of. Thanks to the power of technology, you can gather your closest family and best girl friends for a Virtual Mother Blessing. A Mother Blessing is similar to a baby shower but instead of the...
“It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it” No doubt you’re grieving at the moment for the baby shower you can’t have, the babymoon you can’t go on, the face to face birth education classes you planned to do with...
With news of yoga studios around the country temporarily closing their doors due to COVID-19, many studios are moving their classes online. But for someone who’s only ever done yoga in a studio, the thought of doing it in your living room via Zoom can be daunting, but...