Category Archives: Exercise

Yoga after birth – when and how to restart your practice

The whirlwind of birth has settled, and you have finally started to find somewhat of a rhythm with your baby. A few weeks after baby is born, most new moms start to think about getting back into a Yoga or fitness routine. How can you restart your practice safely after pregnancy and birth? Your doctor […]

Running during Pregancy: Dos & Don’ts

Running while pregnant is making its way into the mainstream. Previously unrecommended, many women who ran before pregnancy now continue to run well into their third trimester, modifying their approach to the sport as their pregnancy progresses. Why the shift? In part, the recent open-mindedness is due to a greater acceptance and understanding about what […]

Visualization in Yoga during Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood

Yoga is one of the most widely recommended prenatal exercises for a variety of reasons. For one, it is a low impact exercise that is adaptable to all body types and can accomodate many physical limitations. It’s also an activity that brings together physical, mental and emotional components at the same time. Lastly, it can […]

Prenatal Yoga Series – Skandasana

Skandasana, or side lunge, is a wonderful pose for opening the hips during pregnancy and building core strength in a gentle way. Opening the hips can provide physical relief as well as emotional relief. Oftentimes when we are stressed, we carry that stress around in our bodies, creating tension throughout the body that can cause […]

Top exercises for new mums by top trainer Kerry Vaughan

Catching up with top mum trainer Kerry Vaughan was an incredible treat for us at Kalila. Of course we had to ask her for her top moves for new moms who are getting back into their fitness routine post-birth. Here are two of her faves: Pelvic Floor Strengthener: •Start lying flat on the floor with […]

Quick Core Strength Move for New Mums

Looking to increase your core strength but don’t have much time? Check out Claire’s top move for working your middle area throughout the day. Looking for more challenges? Check out Mia Tango Maternity‘s Wellness Challenge on Instagram. Find our challenges as well as many others to get you moving towards a healthier you! For more […]

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