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Birthlight started with informal, small birth preparation classes taught by Francoise in Cambridge in the 1980’s. As an anthropologist at Cambridge University, Dr Françoise Freedman was asked to share parenting skills that

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Becky Minihan Tells What’s Unique about Birthlight Aquanatal Yoga

What’s different about Aquanatal Yoga with Birthlight?

There is now a great deal of research about the benefits of yoga during pregnancy: as a practice which targets body and mind together with a focus on

The Birthlight Well Woman Course changed me, and changed how I teach

The Birthlight school first changed my perspective on teaching yoga to women in 2014-15, when I studied pre- and postnatal yoga with Kirsteen Ruffell. I had been teaching traditional hatha yoga and yoga nidra for

Maternal emotions and human development

The role of the mother’s biochemistry in foetal development is well known. Good nutrition and avoiding toxins are advocated in all maternity care programs. There is less awareness however about the information relayed by