Muscle Mums – Mums and Bubs exercise classes (Northbridge)

Muscle Mums exercise classes have been developed following increasing demands from mothers who want to get back to their pre-pregnancy shape and need help with early safe exercising after the birth.

Each class involves approximately one hour of post-natal specific exercises with your baby and interactive learning topics such as:

Strengthening deep abdominal and back muscles
Improving and restoring pelvic floor muscles
Adopting correct lifting and handling techniques

Small classes (a maximum of six mums with their babies) allow time for the physiotherapist to work one on one with each mum.

Vanea Atwood, our Womens’ Health Physiotherapist, has over twenty years of experience in the treatment of musculo-skeletal disorders. Vanea is located at our Northbridge clinic and has a particular interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of:

Pelvic Floor problems – assessment, treatment, education and retraining.

Pilates based exercise programs – full studio and mat work sessions.

Pre-natal treatment and exercise:

Early intervention and advice for your changing shape
Specific guidance on your safe exercise levels
Treatment for any pelvic instability and/or pain
Exercises to guide you through your labour Pilates for pregnancy

Post-natal treatment and exercise:

Post-natal check-up 2-6 weeks after delivery
Treatment and advice for mastitis
Care, support and advice or perineal trauma
Treatment of any associated bladder or bowel dysfunction
Individual and group exercise specific to your mode or delivery

Womens’ Health:

Treatment of musculo-skeletal conditions associated with ageing
Menopausal changes impacting on your muscles and bones
Osteoporosis – individual exercise advice and programs
Specific treatments related to pelvic floor problems (stress urinary incontinence, frequency/urgency, back pain)


The class is held Tuesday afternoons, 1-2pm $30.00 per class or pre-pay your program and save - just $125.00 for 5 weeks! 

Call us

Castle Hill (02) 8850 0797 Email map
Liverpool (02) 9601 8411 Email map
Mt Pritchard (02) 8786 0666 Email map
Northbridge (02) 9958 8986 Email map
Willoughby (02) 9967 0013 Email map
Wynyard (02) 9262 4147 Email map

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