Pre aND POSTNATAL YOGA


postnatal yoga for mothers with babies
from 6 weeks to crawling

yogaloft. merl // mondays 14:15 - 15:30 - starting november 12
with Manuela schrade

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Postnatal Yoga is specifically adapted to women's bodies after birth. It helps "new" mothers recovering after birth and finding their new balance.

In a postnatal yoga class we start by using simple techniques to close the body and regain core strength - always working with the pelvic floor to recover and rebuild it.

We then move into more dynamic poses and movements which help build up endurance and improve general health. Relaxation and breathing exercises are a very important part of the class to release tension and helps to calm the nervous system and relieve stress.

It is recommended to take the Postnatal 5 class card to benefit from the progression of exercises in the classes over five sessions.

Bringing your baby with you to the class means that the bonding process is going on. The babies will be included in some exercises in order to learn how to integrate yoga in your everyday life. On the other hand babies enjoy observing their mothers and often relax during the class because of the soothing and cozy atmosphere.

It is also a wonderful place to share tips and information between the mothers:)

Please bring your own blanket for your baby.

max 6 participants (classes can be booked through the mindbody booking system)

drop-in class             € 25

5 class package         € 100


PRENATAL yoga FOR WOMeN 14-42 WEEKS PREGNANT


yogaloft. merl // wednesdays 14:15 - 15:30
with Manuela schrade

Prenatal yoga facilitates a healthy mental, physical and emotional transition from woman to mother, aids in the bonding process with the baby and prepares the body and the spirit for the upcoming birth. The class explores fitness with movements that are safe for the pregnant body and also designed specifically to strengthen muscles needed for childbirth. To help stimulate emotional well-being in both mother and child we also do breathing exercises and a guided relaxation as part of each class. Along the way we share tips and tricks to help you throughout the pregnancy and also as a new mother after the birth.

Read more on our YL university page - why pregnancy yoga? written by lorien roback.

max 10 participants (classes can be booked through the mindbody booking system)

drop-in class             € 25

5 class package         € 100


prenatal yoga Events

prenatal Yoga & Music at the philharmonie

We are proud to announce our partnership with Philharmonie Luxembourg
Join us for 'Yoga at the Phil' this winter & next year for live classical music played by cathy krier, combined with various styles of yoga.

Upcoming Dates:

21 November 2018 - Yoga & Schubert (open now) 
prenatal yoga 15:00-16:30
27 february 2019 - Yoga & BRahms (registration opens 11 December) 
prenatal yoga 15:00-16:30

For more information and to register: https://www.philharmonie.lu/en/programm


Baby Massage Foundation Workshops

with Jessica Sicre

yogaloft. merl
Sunday November 11 // 14:00 - 15:30 // Click here to book- Fully BOOKED
please contact jessica directly to book a private class

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PRE and postNATAL TEACHER

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Manuela Schrade

In 2017/2018 manuela specialized in Perinatal Yoga with a training from Birthlight Trust (founded by Francoise Barbira Freedman) which is offering a comprehensive and holistic overall approach for pregnant women.

During manuela's own pregnancy she experienced how helpful Yoga can be throughout this changing time. Yoga accompanied her and her baby during their nine month journey, connected them together and prepared them for birth and the time after.

Manuela also teaches our german vinyasa flow and kids yoga classes.