Now you have the swimwear its time to find a local Prenatal or Pregnancy Aqua Aerobics class close to home. We have created a list of locations across Australia & New Zealand.
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Prenatal Pregnancy Aqua Aerobics Class Information
What’s the difference between these & my regular Aqua Aerobics or Exercise classes?
Aqua Natal, Prenatal Aqua or Pregnancy Aqua is a fun workout tailored specifically for the needs and abilities of a pregnant body, your regular classes may include some activities or exercises, which are not recommended during pregnancy.
What are the benefits of Prenatal Aqua Aerobics?
- Provide health and wellness both during pregnancy and following birth
- Maintain and improve fitness
- Improve women's posture and relieve possible strain on the back
- Build muscular strength and stamina
- Offer an exercise in water program minimising the risk of straining or injuring joints
What you need to know before attending?
- Most classes will require a medical form to be completed by your doctor or midwife this is usually available via email, post or downloadable from their website
- Usually classes are suggested from 12 to 14 weeks gestation or after the first trimester but check with the instructor, as you may be able to start sooner.
- Appropriate swimwear will be required some pools do not allow T-shirts, shorts etc
- Classes will usually be run by Midwife, Specialised Instructor or Physiotherapist
- Daytime classes may offer onsite childcare with a booking system (Children may not be left unattended on the pool deck)
- Most Physiotherapist run classes offer a private health insurance rebate
Please check specific details with the instructor before attending your first class as class times registration procedures may change from time to time.
What should I take?
Remember to take your towel, change or clothes and water bottle. If it’s your first class don’t forget your medical form.
We advise you to always seek advice from your medical professional before starting any new exercise programs during your prenatal and postpartum period.