hands in a heart shape hold baby feetPre and Postnatal Fitness programs to help you feel your best!

    • designed for the unique needs of pregnancy and new parenting
    • safe, fun and informative options
    • certified and experienced instructors
    "I love prenatal aquafit! The water feels amazing and I sleep so well after I do the class - better than any other night each week!"

    Congratulations on your pregnancy! We are excited you are considering joining our program and are looking forward to meeting you. We ask that you wait until your second trimester before beginning any of our prenatal exercise classes. If you know of any health concerns prior to joining the program please have the PARmed-X for Pregnancy filled out by your health care professional before attending the class. Thank you! 

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    Thursdays, July 5 - August 2, 2018
    7:00 - 9:30 pm

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    Prepare for a peaceful and extraordinary childbirth experience that focuses on both the psychological and physical well-being of mother, birth partner and newborn.

     

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    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    6:30 – 8:00 pm 

    Increase your strength, flexibility, and balance all in our saltwater pool. The buoyancy of the water will help improve your circulation and give you the feeling of weightlessness.

     

     

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    7:00 - 8:00 pm

    This class helps moms-to-be to increase circulation and overall muscle strength with special attention to abdominal and pelvic floor muscles. Using movements designed specifically for pregnancy, you can reach your optimal health while pregnant, assist in easier delivery, and faster postpartum recovery.

     

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    Wednesdays
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    Enhance your overall flexibility and ease those aches and pains of your growing belly. Pregnancy specific yoga poses combined with effective breathing techniques will improve your posture and teach you effective strategies to successfully cope with labour. This class will leave you in a relaxing state of mind!

     

    A pregnant woman sits with legs open wide, an instructer helps her reach upwardsCombining Pilates specific movement with gentle stretches and deep overall muscle strengthening, you will learn to engage and strengthen your pelvic floor muscles effectively. Pilates will support you in achieving a healthy and fit pregnancy and lead to easier delivery, less chance of tearing, and reduced diastasis recti (muscle separation).

    Check back soon for schedule!

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    Fridays
    10:00 - 11:00 am 

    Bond through loving touch, sound, and movements. These strengthening yoga poses are designed specifically with your postnatal body in mind. Restore the strength of your upper body pelvic floor after child birth.

     

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    Mondays
    10:30 – 11:30 am

    Postnatal Cycle will help you feel energized, increase cardiovascular health and gain strength. This high energy fun class is low impact and baby friendly, allowing new moms to get a great workout while bringing your pre-mobile baby along for the ride!
    Note: you will need to be six weeks post-partum and have your doctor’s clearance to return to exercise.

    Postnatal Aquafit

    Tuesdays
    10:30 - 11:30 am
    Fridays
    12:00 - 1:00 pm

    This cardio and muscular endurance workout will ease you back into shape while introducing your baby to water. Strengthen your core and incorporate your baby through different songs and movements. Note: babies must be at least six months old.

    Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the class to change and shower.

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    Thursdays
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm

    This high energy exercise routine will help you melt away your baby weight and regain your strength. Connect with other moms and bring your baby along with you.
    Note: you will need to be six weeks post-partum and have your healthcare providor’s clearance to return to exercise.

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    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable registration:
    140344243 RR0001

    Wheelchair Accessible

    The MNjcc is committed to accessibility. Please let us know in advance if you have any accommodation needs:

    inclusion@mnjcc.org | 416.924.6211