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Birthlight news : Aqua Yoga

Midwives supporting the use of water during the continuum of pregnancy, birth and beyond

One of the benefits of using water during labour and birth is the ability to be mobile and alter positions easily. To enhance normal undisturbed labour is a fine balance between hormones, psychology and physiology.

22 Apr 2017

A typical day - therapeutic aqua sessions

Birthlight, one amazing organisation - the water, one amazing medium. Bring these together and offer happiness, relief, solace and joy to so many.

01 Nov 2016

Aqua yoga maman-bebe

Perrine Alliod, a Birthlight teacher in Paris, has had an article on Mother and Baby Aqua Yoga in the November issue of 'Parents' magazine.

04 Oct 2016

Aqua yoga in pregnancy - journal

Ioanna Vaporidi, Birthlight teacher and founder/director of the Aquabirth centre in Athens has published an article about aqua yoga in pregnancy to the Journal of Universal Surgery

21 Sep 2016

Aqua yoga in Ireland

Bringing aqua yoga to Northern Ireland where yoga is not mainstream and still some treat with scepticism, has been a challenge to say the least. I do feel a bit of a pioneer on the Emerald Isle.

16 Feb 2016

Birthight Aqua Yoga CPD Review

It was an absolute pleasure to spend time with a group of talented, like-minded women on the Birthlight Aqua Yoga CPD at Swimworks last month.

15 May 2015

Aqualight handbooks

This mini-series of Aqualight Handbooks produced by birthlight give detailed descriptions with photographs showing how a birthing pool, tub or even shallow water in a public pool can be used during pregnancy, birth, postnatally and with a newborn.

14 Mar 2015

Aquanatal yoga - the impact on my life

Evangelia Katsaiti shares her thoughts re how Aquanatal yoga has had an impact in her personal and professional life.

10 Mar 2015

Water Birth: Stories to inspire and inform

Ever wondered what it's like to give birth in water? In this inspirational collection of stories, edited and introduced by Milli Hill, the reasons more and more women are choosing water birth become clear.

14 Jan 2015

Birthlight Aquanatal Level 1 and 2 Courses now accredited with RCM

Birthlight is very pleased to announce that our Aquanatal Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now accredited with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

25 Sep 2014

Birthlight Family Aqua Yoga

Perrine Alliod, a Birthlight Aqua Yoga, Fertility Yoga and Postnatal Yoga teacher, very kindly gave permission for us to show these gorgeous images of herself and her children to show that Aqua Yoga is also fun for kids and families.

01 Aug 2014

Birthlight Aqua Yoga in house trainings

Birthlight was chosen by the swimming company Turtle Tots to provide Aqua Yoga training to all their swimming teachers. The training of Turtle Tums has been a great success.

02 May 2014

Aqua yoga congratulations - February 2014

Thank you so much Sally Lomas and Birthlight for the wonderful course in Aquanatal yoga. Kelly, Angie and myself had all completed our part 1 Pregnancy Aquayoga, and have all been enjoying helping our pregnant ladies to prepare for the birth of their babies, both emotionally and physically.

28 Feb 2014

Aqua yoga: aquatic connection

As far as I can remember, water was where I felt happiest, carefree and connected to life in the most cosmic way. My very first Aqua Yoga move was rolling from beaches, along the Loire river and on the Atlantic coast in France, into shallow water long before I could swim.

29 Jun 2011