For pregnant women in the Shoalhaven who want to prepare for positive and empowering birth and postpartum.

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga 

  • Safe way to exercise and stay fit during pregnancy
  • Improves muscle strength, flexibility and endurance for labour and birth
  • Alleviates common discomforts in pregnancy like lower back pain, swelling and muscle tightness
  • Learn ways to relax during labour, birth and mamahood
  • Learn breathing techniques for pain management during labour and birth
  • Gain confidence in your ability to birth your baby
  • Sleep better
  • Reduce anxiety, worry and fear
  • Bond with your baby
  • Meet like- minded women and start building your Tribe

Here’s What other Mamas have to say:

I have been doing prenatal yoga with Melissa for about 12 weeks now and it is absolutely amazing. Not only does she physically help your growing and changing body, but she emotionally and mentally supports you through your whole journey. Melissa has so much knowledge to share and does it in a way that makes you feel so comfortable and informed. Making it a small intimate group allows you to share your worries, thoughts and feelings with other expecting mothers. Melissa always listens to how you are feeling and will have some advice to help you. I can not recommend Mamatoto Retreat enough to all expecting mums and the tea and treats at the end are a yummy bonus!

Caitlin W 
Caitlin W

Prenatal yoga classes does not scrape the surface of describing the support, care and guidance you are given by doing the mamatoto retreat courses. The benefits you reap from having Melissa double as yoga instructor and trained doula are astounding. Melissa takes extreme care in planning her lessons and providing all the extras you need when growing a human! (Treats). Melissa is a sponge and retains any information you let her know and will always pass on a book she thinks you might like, or check in with you to see if you have healed from your aches/pains. These classes provide a wonderful platform for exercise, self care and meeting like minded individuals. I am so grateful for the experience I have had at Mamatoto Retreat!

Nina T 
Nina T

When: Mondays 5.30- 7pm from June 15

Where: Mamatoto Retreat in Milton

Investment: $29 per week

Class is currently FULL however Livestreaming is available. Please get in touch HERE to join.


In addition to your weekly face to face class, you’ll have access to my online membership, Mama Retreat At Home which includes:

1 x LIVE Prenatal Yoga class: Tuesdays 6-7pm on Zoom or Facebook (replay anytime)

1 x Prenatal Pilates class: Uploaded on Saturdays at 9.30am on Facebook (replay anytime)

1 x Fortnightly Mamas Circle: on Zoom (time to be confirmed)

Private Facebook Community of like- minded mamas


(valued at $19.50 a week)


Who’s this class for?

Pregnant women in all trimesters, whether you’re a first time mama or a seasoned professional who wants to feel relaxed, connected and empowered during pregnancy, birth and motherhood.

When can I start classes?

If you’ve been doing yoga for a while, you can continue to do so when you fall pregnant making adjustments for your changing body. If you’re new to yoga, wait until you’ve had your 13 week scan and got the all clear from your GP or midwife to exercise.

What if I’m a Beginner?

Classes are for all levels- including complete beginners. I’ll encourage you throughout the class to listen to your body and if a pose doesn’t feel comfortable, I’ll suggest ways you can modify it so it feels good and gives you the most benefits.

What do I need to bring?

Due to increased health regulations, please bring your own mat, a towel and a water bottle.

What do I wear?

Clothes that are stretchy, comfy and make you feel good. Layering is best in case you get hot or cold. No shoes or socks are necessary.

Do I need to register online?

To help us manage our class numbers, please register online.

Can I get a refund or if I miss a class?

Unfortunately, I’m unable to refund you for any missed classes or transfer to the following term so unless you’re unwell or away, do your best to come along. You will have access to the Tuesday 6pm Livestream Yoga (+ the replay) and the weekly pre- recorded pilates class.

How do I cancel my membership?

Cancel anytime. You can manage your own membership using the link provided to you in the email you receive before each direct debit. You can cancel your membership before the payment is due and you won’t be charged. From here you can also view all of your past payments, and update the credit card on file for your next payment.

Got more questions?

Call Me (Melissa): 0452 580 005 or email me:

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