Bodylove Mamas was created for mamas by a mama, with passion, experience and expertise.
Our method is grounded in anatomy and designed to empower, prepare, support and educate you at any stage of motherhood.
Launched in 2015, we host the largest and growing catalogue of dynamic, challenging, mindful and fun workouts, updated weekly and specially tailored to pregnancy, postnatal recovery and life as a strong mama.
Workouts are challenging, mindful and specific to you and your journey.
Prenatal - The Fundamentals - Foundation Workouts & Exercise Instruction
There is nothing more important than discovering a strong connection to the muscles of your deep core during your pregnancy. A great place to begin your journey, these short instructional videos, explain and demonstrate some of the most important core exercises you will perform throughout your time with Bodylove. Learn all about the muscles of your deep core - namely your Pelvic Floor Muscles and Transverse Abdominis, and how to best train them over the course of your pregnancy.
Ali guides you through breathwork & self-massage before bed routine to help improve your sleep, nourish the nervous system, unravel tension held in the neck, hips and thighs & safely massage the belly & breasts.
7 Mins - Diastasis Recti Causes & Prevention - No Props (Prenatal)
Ali discusses prenatal diastasis or abdominal separation - how to avoid making it worse and of course what you can do to strengthen the deep core muscles that are the focus of diastasis prevention and rehab.
3 Mins - TVA Series - Small Ball & Block (Prenatal)
Feeling the wrap and connection of the transverse is a crucial skill to learn. You also need to know how to maintain this connection to continue to support and stabilize the body during exercise and in everyday life. TVA counting challenges you to maintain the TVA activation as you count - starti...
The sideways elevator targets the deep connection of the TVA and the isolations ask you to be able to control the level of connection without ever letting go completely. Ali does this fundamental demonstration in all fours to challenge the connection of the muscles even more.
2 Mins - Pelvic Floor Series - Bolster or Cushion (Prenatal)
In this video Ali demonstrates an important pelvic floor exercise similar to a kegel type move. It is an important exercises to master as the activation mimics what you need to do when you sneeze or cough to not pee!
4 Mins - Pelvic Floor Series - No Props (Prenatal)
In this foundation exercise Ali is working to connect the very low and deep abdominal muscles to cause her pelvis to gently tilt backwards. Be careful not to simply imprint the low back on the mat but rather feel as though you are scooping out the very low belly with an ice cream scoop and hollow...
6 Mins - Pelvic Floor Series - Small Ball & Block (Prenatal)
In this video Ali demonstrates a short pelvic floor series - 'pea up a straw', '5 count hold' and 'emergency stop' that not only challenges the idea of the pelvic floor but also asks you to be able to hold the contraction and importantly squeeze the muscles for an immediate support (aka when you ...
4 Mins - Pelvic Floor Series - Small Ball & Block (Prenatal)
We all know how to do a legal but when you are pregnant you need your muscles to not only squeeze but lift - this fundamental exercise uses imagery to help you connect your mind to the action of the muscles.