Whether you couldn’t touch your toes even before getting pregnant or were regularly doing headstands without a care in the world, there are good reasons to start doing yoga now that you’re expecting.
If you’re a mum-to-be who’s been watching your body change over the past few months, yoga can help you adjust to the changes and also prepare yourself for the physical demands of childbirth.
Prenatal yoga classes in Singapore are usually a bit more expensive than regular yoga classes, because the teachers are usually specially trained to teach it.
Here’s where you can take classes and how much you’ll need to pay.
7 studios in Singapore that offer prenatal yoga
|Yoga studio||Price per class||Trial class|
|Art of Yoga||$19.17 to $26||$10|
|Beauty Mums and Babies||$27 to $35||$45|
|Yoga Mala Singapore||$30||$45|
|Como Shambhala||$40 to $42||$45|
|True Yoga||$65 a month for unlimited classes||Free|
|Pure Yoga||$140 to $190 a month for unlimited classes||Free|
Art of Yoga
This cosy boutique studio in the East Coast area offers a welcoming alternative to the bigger, more impersonal studios. If you live in the east, this is one of the most affordable studios out in Singapore for yoga.
They conduct hour-long prenatal yoga classes several times a week. They also have postnatal yoga classes, though they are not as frequent.
This is one of the few studios where prenatal classes cost the same price as regular classes. A 30-class pass costs $575, while a 20-class pass costs $480. Both are valid for 6 months. A 10-class pass, which is valid for 4 months, costs $260. Trial classes are open to long-term residents of Singapore and cost $10.
The only downside to this studio is that there are that shower facilities are limited and the location is rather far flung for people who do not stay in the east.
Address: 119, 121 Upper East Coast Road, #02-01 Singapore 455245
Beauty Mums and Babies
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This is not a yoga studio but a spa and wellness centre for expectant mothers and their babies. Their services include prenatal, postnatal and baby massage, educational clinics, hydrotherapy for babies and prenatal and couple yoga classes.
Their prenatal yoga classes are designed for women who are 20 to 36 weeks pregnant. With a maximum class size of 8 and a focus on spinal alignment, developing your birthing muscles and deep breathing, this is a class for ladies who are doing yoga to prepare for the birthing process.
A 40 session pass costs $1,080, 20 sessions cost $600 and 10 sessions cost $350. If you’re unsure, try a trial session for $45 first.
Address: 290 Orchard Road #14 -11/12 Paragon, Tower 1 Lobby F, Singapore 238859
If you work at Raffles Place, Yoga Mala’s Circular Road location is perfect for after-work classes.
A ten-class prenatal yoga package, valid for 6 months, costs $300, and you can also try single classes for $45.
Their studio is equipped with full shower and locker facilities, mats are provided and they also provide towels for rent, so popping by on a whim after work is easy and convenient.
Address: 49 Circular Rd, Singapore 049404
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This boutique yoga studio has expanded to four branches, but still retains a rather friendly, cosy atmosphere compared to the big chains.
They conduct pre-natal yoga classes at their Guillemard, Punggol and Tampines branches, with Punggol having the most packed pre-natal schedule, at three classes per week.
These classes are appropriate for pregnant ladies at any stage of pregnancy, and are gentle enough to be safe all the way up to your due date.
They don’t offer free trial classes, so you’ll either have to purchase an 8-class pass for $280, or test out a single class for $40.
Addresses of Yoga Inc outlets:
- 100 Guillemard Road ,#01-08 Singapore 399718
- 21 Yong Siak Street Singapore 168651
- 9 Sentul Crescent #01-03 Singapore 828654 (Safra Punggol)
- 1 Tampines Walk, #B1-06, Singapore 528523 (Our Tampines Hub )
True Yoga, which is affiliated to the True Fitness brand of gyms, has one enormous outlet at Pacific Plaza comprising 9 studios, and is suitable for those who live or work in the city area and are looking for a gym-like atmosphere with a packed schedule of classes.
Their pre-natal yoga classes are targeted at women who are four to eight months pregnant. They also have post-natal yoga which you can start practising 3 months months after a natural birth or 6 months after a caesarean.
The studio is equipped with showers, lockers, steam rooms, a relaxation lounge and OSIM massage chairs, and you can book your classes online.
They are having a promotion right now offering membership at $65 a month. As a member, you can attend unlimited classes, although you should be prepared to commit to a long contract. Contact them for a free trial class before making a decision.
If you’re not an existing member, this might not be worthwhile as you’ll have to pay even for the months immediately before and after delivery during which you will not be doing yoga.
Addresses of True Yoga Studios:
- Chevron House
- Djitsun Mall
- Great World City Plaza
- Harbourfront Centre
- Income @ Tampines Junction
- Pacific Plaza
- Suntec City Mall
- Velocity @ Novena Square
- Viva Business Park
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Como Shambhala is a wellness centre that not only conducts yoga and pilates classes but also provides massage therapy, naturopathy consultations and more.
Their pre-natal yoga classes are intended for mothers-to-be who are at least 12 weeks pregnant. You can also enrol in post-natal yoga 4 to 6 weeks after natural birth or 10 weeks after a caesarian with your baby in tow.
A five-class pass costs $210 and is valid for 2 months, while a 10-class pass costs $400 and is valid for 4 months. Before signing up, you might want to try a single class, which costs $45.
Address: 402 Orchard Rd, #06-01/02, Delfi Singapore 238876
This huge chain of yoga studios is affiliated to the Pure Fitness brand of gyms, with five outlets in central areas such as Raffles Place and Orchard. They’re considered one of the premium studios in Singapore and have a huge range of classes as well as beautiful studios and facilities.
For what you pay, you get unlimited access to all their classes and branches, as well as the use of their facilities like showers, lounge and so on.
Membership at Pure Yoga typically costs about $140 to $190 a month, and they also provide free trial classes if you contact them to ask.
Do note, however, that you’ll still be obliged to pay for the months you’re not able to practise yoga before and after giving birth. For this reason, you should consider signing up with them only if you are already a yoga enthusiast and wish to continue practising after giving birth.
Addresses of Pure Yoga outlets:
- Chevron House
- Ngee Ann City
- Asia Square Tower 2
- Suntec City
- Republic Plaza
Have you ever done prenatal yoga in Singapore? Share your recommendations in the comments!
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