Online course: Time-out for you to be you and not a mum...for pregnant women and women who already have a baby.

The first year after birth is a time of change and transformation. It is a phase of life with change coupled with diverse, new challenges. This course supports you in this process.

Course contents - five one hour sessions

- The special characteristics of the first year after birth.
- The principles of the Alexander Technique in the context of motherhood: aware, relaxed and mindfully days with your little one.
- Practice: the Alexander Technique while lying down in semi-supine - Self-care and relaxation
- Recognizing and avoiding stress patterns; dialogue and exchange
- Dealing with fatigue and exhaustion
- Wrestling with the maternal sense of duty - how do I really feel?
- Holding the baby without shoulder, neck or back tension
- Carrying the baby (in a sling or otherwise) without back pain
- Awareness in dealing with the baby and the family; going slow and taking mini-breaks
- Your calm relationship with the baby
- Being out and about with the stroller without exertion
- Maintaining your social contacts and taking time for yourself

Max. 10 participants / course. Flexible time and course start in agreement with participants. € 60 for five hours. A Zoom recording (in agreement with other participants) can be provided if you can't make it on certain dates. This recording will be deleted at the end of the course.

Course leader

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I don't make contracts with participants as I know clients value flexibility. If you can't make it shortly before (or after signing up) I refund your money. Looking forward to meeting you!

Change involves carrying out an activity against the habit of life.

F.M. Alexander

Practice non-doing, and everything will fall into place.


When you stop doing the wrong thing, the right thing does itself.

F.M. Alexander

You translate everything, whether physical, mental or spiritual, into muscular tension.

F.M. Alexander

We must be the change we wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi