KL & Surrounds
A2-3-3, Solaris Dutamas 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL (03 6207 8929/www.b-alignpilates.com). Few yoga centres offer pre- and postnatal Pilates courses. The fully equipped studio in Solaris Dutamas is staffed by certified Pilates instructors determined to help mothers reduce their birth pains. Call centre for class schedules.
1 Lorong Ara Kiri 1, Lucky Garden, Bangsar, KL (03 6203 0112/www. cocoonyoga.com). Cocoon Yoga offers prenatal yoga classes, which are designed to help expecting mothers build up stamina for labour. Kids aged three and above can tag along to participate in the specially tailored kids yoga classes. Centre opens in conjunction with classes.
NEW Prana Yoga
Unit 2.3, Second floor, Pusat Kreatif Kanak Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48 Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL (012 976 4866/www.pranayogakl.com). Prenatal yoga classes at Prana Yoga are conducted in a small setting to encourage support and a sense of community between expecting mums. The classes will help expecting mums remain fit and healthy throughout the pregnancy by incorporating modified yoga poses that strengthen the back and other parts of the body. Centre opens in conjunction with classes.
NEW Surya Yoga
Various locations in KL (03 7803 6044/www. suryayoga.com.my). An intimate yoga specialist studio with personalised classes, sessions are held for intermediate and hardcore yoga practitioners seeking to refine their flow and technique. Prenatal yoga classes as well as yoga for kids aged four to 11 are available too. Get in touch with your inner self and achieve overall wellbeing in a cosy environment.
NEW Elaine Yoga
Tanjung Bungah, Penang (012 447 0072/ Facebook: Elaine-yoga-Penang). Elaine believes in helping the expecting couple by providing full support. She also conducts birthing classes and childbirth education classes besides prenatal yoga. Call to enquire class schedule and prices. Johor
NEW PEACE Studio
Various locations in Johor (ompeace.com.my). PEACE Studio specialises in prenatal yoga and fly yoga, also known as anti-gravity yoga, which uses a special hammock that allows participants to practise the poses in mid air. The studio also has regular workshops and training sessions. You can opt for private prenatal yoga classes if a group class isn’t something you fancy. Call to enquire class schedule and prices.
Various locations nationwide (www.yogaclub. com.my). Bestowed ‘Best Yoga Centre’ by Tourism Malaysia two years in a row, Yoga Club offers a variety of classes including pregnancy yoga. The centre has myriad branches in Penang, KL and even in Singapore.