Sample Experiences

These videos are an example of what Grateful Yoga's prenatal and postnatal yoga classes are like. You can practice these sequences at home during pregnancy and afterwards. 

Yoga for Pregnancy Discomforts

This video covers some basic strengthening and stabilizing areas that commonly cause discomfort during pregnancy.

Relaxation Yoga for Birth

This video includes some simple ideas for training yourself to relax during strong sensation, a great preparation for childbirth.

Video On Demand

Stream or download these "best of" classes and practice on your own schedule.  Image links will take you to Vimeo to purchase.

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Want some opportunities to practice prenatal yoga from the comfort of your own home? Join Lela Beem, yoga therapists and prenatal yoga specialist with nearly 20 years of experience in these classes for helping you feel more comfortable and confident in your pregnant body.

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Pick and choose which classes might suit your needs best. Having a down day? An anxious day? Use these practices that are suited to the postpartum year to support you coming back into balance.

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These practices are meant to help you rebuild strength and balance after having a baby, so there are videos to address diastasis recti, pelvic floor dysfunction and upper body discomfort. You will also learn basic ergonomic skills for minimizing repetitive strain injuries. With a series of short, accessible practices, you can add yoga, breathing, mindfulness and strengthening to your busy, irregular schedule with no problem. You are worth it!


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Additional Resources

Videos for home practice

Prenatal and postpartum classes for streaming or download.

Are you experiencing anxiety and/or depression?

Contact Beyond the Baby Blues, a support group for prenatal and postpartum moms in Evanston, led by therapists. Lela teaches yoga for some of these groups.

Looking for a healthcare provider recommendation?

Check our this list of trust community providers.  You can also email for personalized suggestions.