prenatal yoga


TUESDAYS / 10:00AM - 11:45PM

Starts November 5th 


Purusha Yoga Studio - BERKELEY STUDIO

3048 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94705

United States (map)




This six-week series is designed to support you safely through this incredible journey and to prepare you physically, mentally and emotionally for the birth you desire. No previous yoga knowledge is necessary.

Each class includes breathing techniques, yoga poses, and mindfulness. These practices provide improved relaxation, greater physical strength, flexibility and awareness throughout your momma being.  Specific Prenatal exercises for the pelvic floor, core and other areas affected by pregnancy and labor will be given special focus. 

Prenatal Yoga group classes have been shown to relieve common discomforts, improve strength, flexibility, and vitality, increase circulation and preparing you for labor, birth and motherhood. The class also provides an important social connection to other new moms which has been shown to decrease depression and isolation while improving support and overall health. 

You are encouraged to return weekly for maximum benefit for birth preparation. A private FB community support group is included. These classes are designed for all stages of pregnancy.

Series Fee: $150 (6 sessions)

Fee is for 6 classes - 6 Tuesdays or 6 Thursdays. Students may purchase both series to attend Tuesdays and Thursdays (12 sessions). Make-up classes for these series will be held on 12/17 and 12/19.

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Emma Pearson first came to yoga when she was pregnant with her first baby and she was told by doctors that her scoliosis would cause her great difficulties during her pregnancy and birth. From learning this, Emma was motivated and determined. She began her healing through yoga and a holistic lifestyle to ease her discomforts. Her dedication to yoga and her new lifestyle paid off immensely with a healthy and natural birth. This began her life- long learning and passion to share with other mamas.

Since 1994 Emma has studied extensively and created programs that care for mothers during this crucial time, some of these trainings are: Over 500 Y.T.T, Midwifery, MUTU fitness and so much more… read full bio