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MAMS ON THE MOVE

A gentle push in the right direction!

In November 2018, Active Northumberland was awarded a Sport England grant to help new mams get active.

As a new mam, you might be unclear about the type and amount of exercise that is appropriate during and after pregnancy, or about the benefits that exercise can bring. Here at Active Northumberland we are keen to help support and encourage new mams to take part in exercise.

We offer a range of low cost ante natal and post natal 'Mams on the Move' classes which are specially designed for mams-to-be as well as new mams and are supervised, FUN and very sociable!

See below for class timetable, prices and more information about our Mams on the Move classes.

WE WILL BE RUNNING A LIMITED TIMETABLE OF ONLINE MAMS ON THE MOVE CLASSES FROM W/C 4TH JANUARY. PLEASE SEE THE TIMETABLE BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
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Online Class Timetable

**PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE RUNNING A LIMITED TIMETABLE OF ONLINE MAMS ON THE MOVE CLASSES FROM W/C 4TH JANUARY. PLEASE SEE THE TIMETABLE BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION**

MAMS ON THE MOVE 2021 TIMETABLE 

*Please ensure you've enrolled first by emailing Jemma Burt our Wellbeing Co-ordinator at jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk before booking a class. Please note this only applies if you haven't attended a Mams on the Move class previously.*
 
Activity Class Type When Where Price
Mama's Postnatal Core Stability™*
(6 week course)
Online Tuesdays
10.30-11.30am
(Starting 16th February)
Delivered via Zoom. Link will be available upon receipt of payment. £20 for 6 week course.
 Please email Jemma Burt to book at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
Mama's Postnatal Core Stability™*
(6 week course)
Online Saturdays
9am-10am
(Starting 6th March)
Delivered via Zoom. Link will be available upon receipt of payment. £20 for 6 week course.
 Please email Jemma Burt to book at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
Mama's Antenatal Pilates™  Online
Tuesdays
6-7pm

 
Delivered via Zoom. Link will be available upon receipt of payment. £2.00 per session.
 Please email Jemma Burt to book at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
Antenatal Birth Preparation Course
(6 week course) 
Online Saturdays
10.30-12noon
(Starting 6th March)
Delivered via Zoom. Link will be available upon receipt of payment. £45 for 6 week course
 Please email Jemma Burt to book at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
Mama's Yoga™
 
Online Tuesday's 7-8pm
(Starting Tues 2nd Feb)
Delivered via Zoom. Link will be available upon receipt of payment. £2.00 per session.
 Please email Jemma Burt to book at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk

*Before taking part in this class, all new mams MUST:

1 - Be 6 weeks post natal (or 12 weeks after a c-section)
2 - Have had an 'all clear' 6 week postnatal check
3 - Please arrange enrolment with Jemma Burt before your first session by emailing jburt@activenothumberland.org.uk

Please note that Mams on the Move sessions will not run on Bank Holidays.

NEW Mama's Core Stability™

Why not join our NEW 6 week online Mama's Core Stability™ class from the convenience of your own home...with or without baby! 

The 6 week class works on regaining core stability and strengthening your pelvic floor muscles nd is suitable for all postnatal women especially if anyone has a diastasis recti.

The course will be delivered by Rachel Rafiefar Antenatal Educator and Chair of the Guild of Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Teachers. Guaranteed to be fun and interactive whilst being tailored to your individual post pregnancy exercise needs.

TO BOOK in the first instance please email Jemma Burt at jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
new mamas core stability

Online Mama's Antenatal Pilates™

We are now taking our popular Mamas Antenatal Pilates™ sessions online! These online classes led by our specialist Antenatal Educator Rachel Rafiefar, will help you feel more confident for your baby’s arrival by helping you to: 
 
- build strength 
- relax 
- learn breathing techniques 
- stretch out your pregnancy aches and pains 
- look after you physical and emotional help 

TO BOOK contact Jemma Burt at: jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk
online mamas antenatal pilates

Online Birth Preparation Course

If you are having a baby and finding everything a little overwhelming, would like to learn more about pain relief, birth positions, breathing techniques and more, then this course is for you!

In this 6 week course you will learn:
  • breathing techniques to help you relax and use during your baby’s birth
  • how to move in labour and find birth positions that work for you
  • how to make a birth plan
  • different pain relief options available to you
  • how to stay healthy during pregnancy
  • how to look after your emotional and mental health 
  • about different types of birth 
Rachel Rafiefar is a Childbirth Educator and is passionate about childbirth and helping women feel confident during childbirth and getting ready to have a baby. Partners are welcome to attend the sessions.
online birth preparation course

Online Mama's Yoga™

Stretch away those pregnancy aches and pains with our NEW online Mama's Yoga™ class. Led by our specialist Hatha Yoga Teacher and Antenatal Educator Rachel Rafiefar, this class is help you: 
  • Learn breathing techniques which are good for pain management and reducing anxiety 
  • Build muscular strength and endurance helping to build stamina for birth 
  • Learn how to increase circulation and promote relaxation 
  • Improve balance and co-ordination 
  • Connect with your baby as well as your mind and body on an emotional level 
We look forward to welcoming you and supporting you and your baby in this amazing journey! 
online mamas yoga

FREE 'Time for YOU' sessions

Mams on the Move – FREE ‘Time for YOU’ sessions
STARTING FROM MONDAY 15th FEB!

There’s a quote we love at Mams on the Move and never has it been so true as during these difficult times:

‘You were someone before you were their mam and that person matters!’

We know that being a mam or mam-to-be is one of the best feelings in the world but life is pretty tough at the moment and it’s natural to feel all sorts of emotions from anxiety, worry and stress to feeling overwhelmed and just not quite yourself.

Our FREE ‘Time for YOU’ Zoom sessions are specially designed for mams and mams-to-be to help put aside some well-deserved time for you, whilst supporting you emotionally during these challenging times.

Our wellness coaches Rachel and Julie will be running the following ‘Time for YOU’ sessions via Zoom:

‘Restore, relax and rejuvenate’ with Rachel

Living life to the full: ‘How to get the most out of the life we are living’ with Julie

VIEW our session timetable and TAKE PART by joining our supportive and friendly Mams on the Move FB Page HERE 👉 
https://bit.ly/mamsonmoveFB
free time for you sessions

1000+ Facebook Members COMPETITION

Mams on the Move – 1,000+ FB Members...Let’s celebrate! 

HOORAY! Our Mams on the Move Facebook Page has reached over 1,000 members. Thanks to everyone who has joined our community of mams, supporting each other through FRIENDSHIP and becoming more ACTIVE before and after having a baby!  

To celebrate this exciting milestone, we are giving away a ‘ME TIME’ luxury Goodie Bag to one lucky mam - and which mam doesn’t need some ‘Me Time’ right now!? 💜  

To join our friendly group and enter our celebratory giveaway, JOIN our ‘Mams on the Move’ Facebook Group HERE 

Competition T&C's HERE 

Competition open until midnight on Thursday 25th Feb!

Good Luck!
 
1000 facebook members competition

January 2021 Promotion

*PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING OUR JANUARY OFFER AS OUR OUTDOOR CLASSES ARE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS. THE OFFER WILL BE AVAILABLE AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE TO RE START OUT OUTDOOR CLASSES.*

Come to any of our outdoor Mams on the Move sessions in January and get your hands on one of our free Mams on the Move branded Thermo Travel Cups...perfect for keeping warm in the winter and getting that much needed caffeine fix on the go! 

Terms and Conditions:
1. Promotion runs from 4th-31st January 2021.
2. Promotion applies to Mams on the Move outdoor classes only (Mams with Prams).
3. One gift per person.
4. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
5. Offer subject to availability.
january 2021 promotion
further information

Further Information

If you'd like any more information or need to chat anything through, please contact our wellbeing co-ordinator, Jemma Burt.

Jemma leads all the 'Mams on the Move' classes and will be very happy to discuss anything to do with the programme.

You are also welcome to join the 'MAMS ON THE MOVE' FACEBOOK GROUP where you will find out information about the classes and join in the conversation with other mams!

CONTACT: Jemma Burt, Wellbeing Co-ordinator, 01670 622178
jburt@activenorthumberland.org.uk

Before completing physical activity with us, we will ask you to ensure you have read in full our Health Commitment Statement, available here, and our PAR-Q, available here.

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