Friday, September 16, 2011

Itsy Bitsy Yoga!

The girls and I went to their first baby yoga class this morning! This is the start of a series of classes that we'll be going to over the next several months (Mommy & baby, music, swimming etc). The class is called Itsy Bitsy Yoga and was at Zen Beginnings in Toronto.

I know that the question on most of your minds is, 'what on earth do you do at baby yoga?!' The class is all about the babies. She showed us different 'postures' or movements to help develop baby's muscles, relieve gas and digestive upsets, build neck and back strength and relax them to help promote better sleep. Some of the movements are done to songs to ensure that we (the moms) don't move too quickly.

The girls did incredibly well! There were no tears for the entire class. And yes, they were the only set of twins. There was another woman there who has twins but doesn't do classes with both of them, so she only had her daughter with her. I alternated back and forth between the girls. The instructor was nice enough to do everything twice so I was able to do each exercise with both of them. I have never heard such giggles coming out of the two of them!

I got several complements on 'what good babies' I have! I also got several "how do you do it?!" comments. I walked out of their with two sleeping and relaxed little ones. All in all, I was really proud of them and think it was a great introduction to health and fitness for the girls :)


  1. That sounds like an awesome class. I wonder how The Bean would do in a class like that...I'm not sure he knows how to relax!

  2. Teagan is the same way! She has endless energy but actually seemed to really like it!

  3. You have inspired me to take Hannah to East Village Yoga this Wed and give it a go - she is also a ball of energy like Teagan and The Bean, so hope she finds it relaxing. Sounds like you had a great time!

    - Kate