• IMPROVE YOUR BODY AWARENESS, core strength and pelvic floor muscles

     

    Would you like to build more strength and connection in your body?

    Maybe you feel weak in your core or lower back?

    Is your pelvic floor health impacting on your enjoyment of life?

     

    NEW 10 WEEK PELVIC FLOOR AND CORE CARE COURSE STARTING IN BATH
    • Tuesday 12th November, 6.30-7.30pm
    • The Hub, Mulberry Park, BATH BA2 3BU
    • ends 28th January (2 week break over xmas and NYE)
    If you've been doing you kegels but they aren't making any difference then it's time to try something different. Learn more about your body, how to improve movement habits and posture with this biomechanics based course. Small group classes with an experienced teacher.

    SAVE £50 the early booking price of £97.50 is a super special introductory price
    - limited number available, book before 5th November or before they run out.

  • Hi, I'm emilie - good to meet you.

    Here's a brief introduction to me and the Core Care Course, there are some answers to FAQ's here and you can either sign up for the FREE email series below or scroll a teeny bit further down to grab your place on the course in Bath.

     

    Emails will go out during half term week and the early bookings close on Friday 1st November (or before if all the spots sell out before then)

  • Get back in touch with your body

    So many of us have desk-based jobs and little time to move. Add the pressure that birthing may have put on our bodies and the rush back to normal life, and many mums get left feeling disconnected and weak.

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    Practical & achievable

    make simple changes to everyday tasks

    There are changes you can make that will improve your core and pelvic floor health without hitting the gym or doing a million kegels.

     

    As a bonus, they're likely to ease anything that may be going on with back or knee pain too.

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    Improve your posture

    move well

    Better alignment and more of the right kinds of movement can benefit more than your pelvic floor.

     

    Posture isn't just about how we stand, moving well and feeling good impact on our whole lives.

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    Be mindful in your body

    bring more awareness to your self

    It sounds counter intuitive, but sometimes muscles need to relax and lengthen in order to be stronger, rather than held tight.

     

    Find out how your posture affects your pelvic floor and more.

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    Enjoy life

    Drop some stress.

    Constant discomfort and feeling like you can't keep up with your kids is not something you need to live with.

     

    Improving your postural alignment will help you to feel stronger.

    Headspace, shoulders, knees and toes.

    Whole Body Approach

    Your core doesn’t exist on it’s own! We will take an holistic approach, looking at strengthening your core strength, optimising your pelvic floor muscles, taking care of your back as well as upper body, legs and mind.

    Feel more coordinated and confident

    Small changes = big differences

    These supportive small group sessions offer personal attention and a science-based approach. You'll get individual attention and

    Open to all - not just mums.

  • Who's this for?

    This course can help you ease lower back pain, reconnect with your core muscles, minimise menstrual pain and find a fitter pelvic floor.

     

    It might be that you had a baby recently, or that it's been years since they were born. You may not have had children but want to find more comfort and strength in your body. Modern life has many strains that can negatively impact on our core and pelvic floor muscles.

     

    But there are things you can do to improve your pelvic floor and core strength that will help you live more freely.

     

    LIMITED EARLY BOOKING PLACES £97.50

    Introductory offer - £147.00 (will normally be £197.50)

  • LUCY

    "I highly recommend Emilie's classes. With a warm and gentle approach, she teaches very intuitively to your needs. I liked the way the practice was insightfully linked to everyday experience and how Emilie made suggestions for the continuation and development of the poses at home."

    CAROL

    "This is Yoga at its best. Simple, restful and ticks all the boxes. Every need is catered for here and the class encourages and facilitates all ages. Emilie is a brilliant instructor and teacher."

  • ABOUT YOUR TEACHER

    Emilie has over 10 years experience as a movement teacher. As well as being a 200 hour registered yoga teacher, Emilie has specialised in pregnancy and postnatal health and embodiment.

    Her training has included in-person learning with biomechanist Katy Bowman and ongoing education with Restorative Exercise Specialists in the UK. She's also training with pelvic pain specialist Isa Herrera.

     

    Emilie has personal experience of having to regain pelvic floor strength and knows what works.

  • FAQs

    Answers to some of the questions coming up...

    Do you do tasters or drop-ins?

    Commitment helps

    I don't do drop-ins or taster classes. Over the years I've noticed that the people who get most out of courses are the ones who commit to joining and taking part. This isn't a quick-fix approach, some people start to feel changes quickly, but you'll get the real benefits of whole body alignment over time as you develop good habits.

     

    If you'd like to get a feel for this style of teaching you can sign up for a free series of emails and videos to get a sense of what we'll be doing on the course.

    It's been a long time...

    Will the course suit me?

    Yes. It's fine to join us if you had your kids years ago, or even if you are having back / core or pelvic issues for other reasons.

    Why is it a long course?

    Movement for change

    This course has quite a different approach to most pelvic floor or fitness classes, where we look at lifestyle, habits and whole body alignment. It's a course because it takes time to change habits and we make progress through repetition and gradually building on the movements.

    I'm pregnant/recently postnatal

    Will the course suit me?

    The course is totally fine to join if you're pregnant.

    If you're recently postnatal you're welcome to join too, as long as you've got the go-ahead safety-wise from your GP.

    What are the teacher's qualifications?

    Emilie's background and training

    • 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training (YMCA and Yoga Alliance accredited)
    • Trained with Katy Bowman, author of 'Diastasis Recti' & 'Move Your DNA'

    • Your Pelvic Matters Teacher Training
    • Course with Isa Herrera, physical therapist, author & pelvic pain expert

    • Diastasis Recti Training

    • Personal experience of regaining pelvic floor strength following the birth of her second child.

     

    Where is the course held?

    Lovely new community venue in Combe Down

    The venue is Mulberry Park Hub, in the new estate in Combe Down. It's has free parking for cars and bikes and is on the routes for bus numbers 2/3 and the U2 Universtiy bus stops a short walk away. The venue is clean and modern with underfloor heating. It's about 15 minutes bus ride from town and very close to Widcombe and Foxhill.

  • CORE CARE 10 week course

    Starts 12 November 2019

    The Hub, Mulberry Park BATH, BA2 5BU

     

    Introductory Early Booking Rate - £97.50

    Intro Rate - £147

     

    Standard Price £197.00

  • Finances difficult?

    Want to join, but on benefits or otherwise financially tricky? Don’t let money be what steers your options. I’m able to offer some discounted spaces, am open to payment plans and happy to chat if there’s something else you have in mind that could work.

     

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    Classes and Workshops

    1. Block Bookings (i.e. a course of classes) may be cancelled in certain medical circumstances by arrangement. If there is a waiting list for your course we will try and fill your place if a cancellation is made more than 2 weeks in advance of the course start date. No refunds will be made for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course start date or after a course has begun.

    2. Private Classes will be refunded or rescheduled if 7 full days notice is given, a 30% refund or alternative booking will be offered if more than 48 hours notice is given.

    3. Concessionary Discounts are available - please discuss with Emilie to get a discount code.

    4. A booking is confirmed once motherslove and the client have both agreed a date, time, duration and location for a the class.

    5. motherslove reserves the right to refuse admission.     

    6. motherslove has the right to alter the programme or teaching staff if circumstances are beyond their control.

    7. If a class or workshop has to end or is interrupted for reasons beyond our control sessions will not be refunded.

    8. Latecomers may be admitted at the discretion of management and teacher/workshop leader.

    9. Our timetable may be subject to change during the school holidays.

    10. Refunds will be issues or an alternative offered is sessions are cancelled by motherslove.

    11. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process.

    Massage
        1. All treatments provided by motherslove will last for the specified duration purchased - consultation is an important part of the treatment and will for part of the time.

        2. Treatments will only be conducted if motherslove deems the treatment safe for the client to receive.

       3. GP/Consultant permission may be required before treatments can be provided.

        4. motherslove reserves the right to terminate a treatment immediately if the client demonstrates inappropriate  behavior.
        
      5. Payment will be collected for the full treatment price, provided more than 10 minutes has been spent massaging the client.

       6.  If the therapist is unable to collect money before leaving, an invoice will be sent to the client’s address.

        7. All invoices must be paid within 7 days of issue date.

        8.  A booking is confirmed once motherslove and the client have both agreed a date, time, duration and location for a treatment.

       9. If a cancellation is made more than 24 hours before a treatment, the client will not be charged.

       10.  If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of the treatment, they will be expected to pay a cancellation fee for each hour cancelled.

       11.  The cancellation fee must be paid within 7 days of the cancellation.

        12. motherslove has the right to cancel a treatment by giving 24 hours notice.

        13. motherslove has the right to cancel a treatment without notice if the room or environment is unsuitable for the treatment to be provided, or if the therapist is taken ill.

        14. motherslove commits to rearranging treatments to a new time and date within two weeks of the cancelled treatment where possible.

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    name 
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    demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

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We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    Internal record keeping & in case of medical emergency.

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Privacy matters 

When you signup for a course, workshop or massage with me I take down some personal details in order to understand your needs and to help us communicate well.

Your privacy matters to me, so this information is kept under lock and key if it’s on paper or password protected if digital. It’s a condition of my insurance that I keep records for 7 years. This website is connected to Google Analytics, Mailchimp, Acuity and Facebook. 

I do my best to ensure that services I use (e.g. Acuity) also uphold your privacy. I cannot be responsible for data breaches elsewhere, if you prefer records to be kept on paper please let me know and we can make that happen.

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