Welcome, parents and parents-to-be!
Prenatal + Postnatal
Our instructors provide extra care and support for our prenatal & postnatal clients. Try classes with Krista, Darcie, Taryn, and Jaimée! Below is a list of prenatal-friendly classes offered right now.
Postnatal? Keep using that list of prenatal-friendly classes for gentler and relaxing class options, and boost your energy with core-strengthening Pilates or Fusion classes with Krista, Scotty, Erika, Talea, and Tash; plus any yoga class!
Tip: take it easy in your first few classes that incorporate Pilates, to see how it feels. Postnatal folks find Warm and Hot classes helpful to ease sore muscles. (Childcare comes with a lot of lifting and carrying, doesn't it?) Heat can help you relax and recharge.
TIP — Look for the letter "P" next to instructor names on our Full Class Schedule of classes at the studio and online. This tells you the instructor will offer additional support and care to prenatal participants in their classes.
Prenatal-friendly friendly classes we run every week (updated Sept 30th, 2023)
TWO CLASSES WITH EXTRA PRENATAL SUPPORT!
ONE: $15 FLOW + YIN
Every Thursday at 8:30pm
Extra support for expecting participants with instructor Jaimée Horn.
Learn about this wonderful class option for expecting parents & bring your partner, family, or friends!
Our $15 Flow + Yin class is enjoyable and beneficial for everyone with healthy mobility. This reduced-price class invites you to slow down and link flowing from each posture to the next with grace & deep breathing, then find stillness with Yin Yoga.
FLOW – Flow intentionally from one posture to the next with slow and steady breath. Expect an original sequence each class, designed to activate your body's natural intelligence.
YIN – Transition to postures anchored on the floor, held for 2 – 5 minutes, to yield to the body’s needs and explore its interior landscape.
PRENATAL SUPPORT – Flow + Yin is taught by Jaimée Horn, who fine-tunes entry & exit of different postures, incorporates props, and suggests modified postures so you can skillfully and safely enjoy a wide range of classes as your body changes. Jaimée has decades of Teaching Experience, Prenatal Yoga certifications, is a Doula and a Mother.
TWO: HATHA + FLOW
Every Sunday at 11:30am
Extra support for expecting participants with instructor Darcie Ladd.
Tap into your breath, and find new spaciousness in your body. Join one of the most beloved and well-versed yoga instructors in Toronto for the perfect Sunday morning class.
PRENATAL SUPPORT – As well as being certified to teach both prenatal and postnatal yoga, Darcie has long been a teacher's teacher, as Core Faculty in Yoga Teacher Certification Programs in our city for years. Join us on Sundays at 11:30 to find out why so many instructors chose learn to teach Pre- and Postnatal Yoga with Darcie.
All of our Prenatal-friendly classes:
Mon 12:30pm — Hatha w Stephanie
Mon 4pm — Hatha with Tash
Mon 6pm — $15 Beginner Yoga with Taryn
Mon 7:30pm — Hatha + Restorative with Taryn
Tues 12pm — Flow with Darcie
Tues 6:15pm — Hatha with Liz
Wed 8:30am — Flow w Scotty
Wed 5:30pm — Hatha w Tash
Thurs 12pm — Flow w Stephanie
Thurs 7pm — Flow with Scotty
Thurs 8:30pm — $15 Flow + Yin with Jaimée
Fri 12pm — Hatha with Taryn
Sat 10am — Hatha with Tef
Sat 11:30am — $15 Beginner Yoga with Liz
Sun 9:30am — Flow with Tef
Sun 6:30pm — Restorative with Taryn
Sun 8pm — $15 Hatha + Relax with Taryn
1) Instructors with a "P" next to their name on our class schedule have additional skills, knowledge and/or training specific to all prenatal and postnatal clients.
2) Postnatal Tip: try some Hatha classes before jumping into faster-paced flow class to assess how you feel & learn modifications that support your body.
3) Add your email for updates on events like specialized prenatal & postnatal series, as well as deals and sales.
4) Find classes quickly: click the calendar icon at the top right of any page of this website to view our full schedule. Booking classes / updating your bookings is easiest on our app for Apple or Android. Keep reading for specialized prenatal and postnatal series.
Prenatal & postnatal series taught in small groups by highly-trained specialized instructors are offered based on demand. Unlike our classes, these must be booked in advance, with the full series paid upfront.
We mark these series "on hiatus" when they are not currently running, with options to request them so we can run series based on demand. Once we have enough folks waitlisted to run a series, we will reach to offer you priority enrollment! It's also a great idea to add your email to receive Series and Event notifications, plus deals and sales.
Prenatal Yoga series
On Hiatus — Each Prenatal Yoga session within the series includes a 60 minute specialized prenatal yoga class, and an optional 15 minute community discussion + personal check in after class ends.
Prenatal Series are led by a specially-trained prenatal yoga instructor who is also a doula. They are designed to be well-rounded giving you an opportunity to move, breathe, relax and connect with both your baby and other expecting parents. Suitable for all levels and all trimesters, and no yoga experience required.
Parents-to-be of all gender identities and expressions are welcome.
Parent + Baby Yoga series
On Hiatus — Our postnatal-friendly Parent + Baby yoga series give new parents with pre-crawlers a chance to relax, limber up, and meet other new parents in the area. They are a wonderful way to build community, and to feel supported while you navigate life with your little one. Parents of all gender expressions are welcome, whether you are the birth parent, or not!
Our elevator will take your stroller right up to our studio, and you are welcome to feed your baby during class, snuggle them into a cozy next of blankets and bolsters, and to step out of the classroom to soothe your child in our lounge when needed. If your baby has trouble settling, the instructor will often step in to assist or hold them during class.
Postnatal Pilates series
On Hiatus — A Postnatal Pilates series focus on rebuilding your core strength which supports both your back-health and pelvic floor. Anyone who has given birth benefits, no matter how many years it has been since you had your child! For newer parents, this series can improve lingering pain, and improves strength and stamina to help you lift, carry, and play with your child with more ease.
Parents of all gender expressions are welcome, whether you are the birth parent, or not! Participants who have given birth recently should be fully healed, and if there were incisions to facilitate the birth of your child, we recommend being cleared by your doctor before enrollment.