The Mommy Sessions
A workshop series geared toward the expecting, new and seasoned mother. This series will guide you through everything you need and want to know about pregnancy and postpartum care. We will talk about pre and postnatal fitness, pelvic floor health, chiropractic care, essential oils, breastfeeding, nutrition and more.
Each workshop is approximately 2 hours filled with practical information, access to vendors that align with each topic, door prizes and light refreshments.
Cost: $20.00 per person for pre-registered attendees (non-refundable, transferrable upon request), $25 at the door
Bodhi Tree Teaching Centre
#212 – 17695 65A Ave Surrey, BC V3S 5N4
Presented by: Muscles & Mommies Fitness. For questions and further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.762.1731
Session #1 ~ June 6th
Caring For Your Pelvic Floor Before, During & After Pregnancy
This session, with Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Sheree Budgell, will give you an overview of the anatomy and functions of the pelvic floor.
Sheree will discuss:
The Pelvic Floor & Pregnancy: What you can do to manage pregnancy related symptoms and minimize the risk of pelvic floor trauma during labour
The Pelvic Floor & Labour: Protect your pelvic floor during the 2nd stage of labour
The Pelvic Floor & Postpartum (the 4th Trimester): Optimal pelvic floor healing and considerations for return to exercise
Common postpartum issues related to your pelvic floor & core (eg. incontinence, pelvic pain, Csections, DRA) and when it is best to see a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
Sheree Budgell is a physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic health and postpartum rehabilitation. Sheree is qualified to do internal pelvic assessments and treatments on dysfunctional pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and scar tissue. Sheree is qualified to use the "Rost Therapy" techniques on clients with pelvic girdle pain, in particular clients with perinatal low back, pubic or groin pain.
Session #2 ~ July 11th
The Benefits of Pre and Postnatal Chiropractic Care Paired with Essential Oils to Ease Pregnancy and Postpartum Symptoms
This workshop will discuss the benefits of chiropractic care paired with essential oils to safely support your body during different stages of pregnancy, as well as labour and postpartum. You will learn how to safely and effectively ease common symptoms throughout your pregnancy and beyond into motherhood.
Dr. Emily McManus is a chiropractor, essential oils educator and a mama to two young boys. She has been using and learning about oils in depth for over 3 years and first started using oils to support symptoms during her first pregnancy. Dr. Emily has been a chiropractor for 7 years, her chiropractic practice is pregnancy and pediatric focused. She is passionate about truly empowering women and their families to take care of their health proactively and self responsibly.
Session # ~ Sept 19th
Pre and Postnatal Fitness: The Do’s and Don’ts to Keep You and Your Baby Happy and Healthy
Join Erin Osborne, Personal Trainer and Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, as she discusses the safety, contraindications and myths and misconceptions surrounding fitness and the pre and postnatal body. There are so many questions and issues that should be addressed so women are confident keeping themselves healthy during this time of change. This workshop will also include a 30min easy workout and stretch session suitable for for everyone.
Come in comfortable clothing ready to move your body.
The person behind Muscles & Mommies is Erin Osborne. Erin is a registered personal trainer (BCRPA), pre and postnatal fitness specialist, Bellies Inc. core confidence trainer and a trained birth doula (DONA).
Erin shares her passion of health and wellness with many people especially expectant and new mothers. Her doula training, many years of doula practice and being a mother herself, partnered with her fitness passion and training gives her a valuable insight as to the changes one’s body goes through while pregnant and how to endeavor to return that body to its pre-pregnancy state. As a Bellies Inc. Core Confidence trainer Erin helps women with diastasis rectus abdominus (DRA) post pregnancy to strengthen their abdominal muscles prior to returning to a fitness regime. This helps ensure they don’t further damage their abdominals and pelvic floor. This program has seen many amazing results.
Erin is registered as a weight trainer, personal trainer and pre and postnatal fitness specialist with BCRPA (British Columbia Parks and Recreation Association) and is always advancing her fitness education. In her spare time Erin enjoys yoga, running, snowboarding, hiking, swimming and many other outdoor activities. Over the years she has run many 10km races, the tender knee 12km trail race in North Vancouver and in 2013 she ran her first half marathon.
Erin lives in Clayton Heights where she operates a home based fitness studio. She also travels to client’s homes for core confidence and personal training sessions. She would love to meet you and see how she can help you achieve your fitness goals.
Fall 2019 Sessions ~ Presenter information coming soon!
Session #4 ~ Oct 17th ~ The Immediate Postpartum: How to Prepare Yourself & Your New Family For What Lays Ahead
Session #5 ~ Nov 14th ~ Postpartum Mental Health and Well-being