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I INVITE YOU TO JOIN ME ON THE MAT

Pregnancy yoga pose with Angeleen Knight Yoga in Hereford, UK

PRENATAL YOGA is a specialised, gentle practice designed to support expectant mothers during pregnancy. It can alleviate common discomforts and prepares the body for childbirth.

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YIN YOGA is slow-paced and meditative, targeting the body's deeper layers as you surrender into extended duration-poses. It promotes flexibility, joint mobility and balance.

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VINYASA YOGA is dynamic and flowing, synchronizing breath with movement. It builds physical strength, flexibility and balance, as well as mental well-being.

FLOW WITH ME FOR FREEDOM AND JOY

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Hello, I'm Angeleen, known to most people as Ange. 

I grew up in Australia, where the sun was an ever-present force. It continues to inspire me to bring an uplifting energy to my classes, which take place in Hereford, where I have recently relocated from Brighton.

 

I will lead you to flow with an open heart, honouring the beauty of your own unique body as we uncover the freedom and joy of mindful movement

 

It is a great privilege for me to disperse the joy I generate on my mat into my relationships with my students. In the spirit of ahimsa, the principle of non-harming, I hold a non-judgmental space where everybody is welcome.

Angeleen Knight's 300 hours yoga training badge

300hr Yoga Alliance Professional Vinyasa yoga teacher quaification

Angeleen Knight's prenatal yoga certification badge

85hr Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training with Sally Parks of Sally Parkes Yoga School 

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30hr Yin Yoga training at SPACE Yoga Studio with Toby Tomkinson

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I've had the pleasure of being in Ange's classes after long tiring days at work and always came out feeling refreshed and energised. She is a great instructor and gets the level just right with a great flow to the yoga. She's also very welcoming and super friendly. Very much recommended.

STEVEN SOMMER WOOD

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

AN ENERGISED PREGNANCY AND EMPOWERED BIRTH WITH PRENATAL YOGA

Pregnancy is a beautiful and transformative experience. But the miraculous process of bringing life into this world can also come with some discomforts. 

Feel better and stronger

My prenatal yoga classes can help alleviate pain and tension, strengthen muscles used in childbirth, improve sleep and reduce stress and anxiety.​

Connect with other mums-to-be

The classes provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with other mums-to-be and feel supported through pregnancy. 

 

The practice is gentle, nurturing and suitable for all body types and fitness levels.

Prenatal yoga

YIN FOR A DEEPER STRETCH AND STRESS REDUCTION

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In yin yoga, poses are held for 3-5 minutes or longer. When you surrender to gravity in this way you will experience a deep stretch of connective tissue such as ligaments, tendons and fascia.

 

Mobility, balance and stress reduction

My yin yoga classes promote increased flexibility, joint mobility and balance. The practice also focuses on mindfulness and deep breathing, and you are likely to experience emotional release and stress reduction. 

The classes are suitable for all body types and fitness levels.

BUILD STRENGTH AS YOU FLOW WITH VINYASA

Vinyasa yoga empathises smooth, purposeful transitioning between poses in a continuous sequence, guided by a series of sun salutations.

Strength, flexibility and mindfulness

My vinyasa classes are a holistic practice that promotes both physical and mental well-being. We build physical strength and flexibility while practicing mindfulness and breath awareness.

 

I welcome beginners as well as more experienced yogis and offer poses that suit your form.

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  • What should I wear?
    Something loose or stretchy, that allows you freedom to move. Yoga is usually done in bare feet, but please bring an extra layer of clothing and socks for relaxation at the end of the practice.
  • What should I bring to the class?
    Your yoga mat and an open mind!
  • Which yoga class is right for me?
    It depends. If you're pregnant, the pregnancy yoga classes are obviously a great choice. If you want a deep stretch and a release of emotions, try yin and if you want something a bit more dynamic, vinyasa is a fantastic practice. You can combine different styles. Just come along and try!
  • How often should I practice yoga?
    It's really up to you how often you practice. Obviously, the more you practice yoga the more benefits and results you will feel
  • What is prenatal yoga?
    Prenatal yoga, also known as pregnancy yoga, is specifically designed for pregnant women to practice throughout their pregnancy. This form of yoga focuses on breathing techniques, gentle stretching, and relaxation to help women prepare for childbirth, alleviate common pregnancy discomforts, and promote overall physical and emotional well-being. Prenatal yoga classes are typically led by certified instructors who are trained to adapt poses and sequences to accommodate the changing needs of pregnant bodies. It is a safe and beneficial form of exercise for most pregnant women, but it is always important to consult with your healthcare provider before starting any new exercise program.
  • Do I need prior yoga experience to do prenatal yoga?
    No prior yoga experience is necessary. The classes are designed for all levels, including beginners.
  • Is Prenatal yoga safe for all pregnant women?
    Prenatal yoga is generally safe for most pregnant women, but if in any doubt, consult with a doctor or midwife before starting any exercise program during pregnancy, especially if you have any medical conditions or complications.
  • What can I expect from a prenatal yoga class with Angeleen Knight?
    You can expect a safe and supportive environment for pregnant women to practice yoga. The classes are designed to help you stay active and healthy during your pregnancy while also preparing your body for labour and delivery. Angeleen will guide you through yoga poses that are safe for pregnancy, focusing on breathwork, gentle stretches, and strengthening exercises that will help you feel more comfortable and confident as you approach childbirth. You can also expect to meet other expecting mothers and build a community of support during this special time in your life.
  • When is the best time to start prenatal yoga?
    You can start prenatal yoga at any time during your pregnancy, but many women begin in the second trimester when their energy levels are typically higher and some discomforts have eased.
  • What are the benefits of prenatal yoga?
    Pregnancy yoga can help improve flexibility, reduce stress, alleviate common pregnancy discomforts, enhance relaxation, and prepare the body for childbirth.
  • What should I wear to my prenatal yoga class?
    Wear comfortable, breathable clothing that allows you to move freely. Maternity yoga pants and a supportive sports bra are good choices. Bring a yoga mat too.
  • Can I continue practicing yoga after my due date?
    It's generally safe to practice prenatal yoga until your due date, as long as you're comfortable and not experiencing any complications. However, you must listen to your body and, if in any doubt, consult with your healthcare provider.
  • Can prenatal yoga help with labour and delivery?
    Many women find that the breathing and relaxation techniques learned in prenatal yoga can be helpful during labuor and delivery, promoting a more positive birthing experience.
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