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 online course supports you in the process.

Course contents - five one-hour sessions, weekly. Next Course start: 10.9.2022, 10:30am

- The special characteristics of the first year after birth.
- The principles of the Alexander Technique in the context of motherhood: aware, relaxed and mindful 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. € 60 for five hours. A Zoom recording (in agreement with other participants) can be provided if you can't make it on certain dates. Recordings 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!

No problem can ever be solved by the same consciousness that created it.

Albert Einstein

Just as you have the impulse to do something, stop.

Early Zen scripture

Everyone is always teaching one what to do, leaving us still doing the things we shouldn’t do.

F.M. Alexander

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Everybody wants to change the world, but nobody wants to change them self.

Leo Tolstoy

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