Find Essex postnatal classes in our comprehensive directory. Discover Essex-based new parent courses focused on babycare and bonding, or postnatal fitness.

Essex Postnatal Classes

West and South Essex

Alexander Techinique for Pre- and Postnatal Mums
Purple Dance Fitness, Bachelor Wing, Warlies Park House, Horseshoe Hill, Upshire – Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3SL
A specialist technique for the Mum-to-Be and New Mum with wide ranging benefits. The Alexander Technique helps millions of people across the world to naturally overcome some of the effects of a blossoming pregnancy or just after childbirth. The Alexander Technique is a NHS recognised treatment for: back, neck and joint pain, muscle tension and stiffness, poor posture, anxiety and stress-related conditions.
Judy Benoit Miller – 01992 568488 /


Ante and Post Natal Exercise Classes
David Lloyd Southend and Leigh Community Centre
Exercise classes for pre and post natal ladies – BABIES WELCOME. Come along for a safe workout. Learn how to keep fit during pregnancy, keep muscle tone and strengthen your pelvic floor. After birth come to a post natal class along with your baby, and help sculpt your body back and meet some new mums whilst you workout!
Cost: £5 PAYG
Hayley butler – 07739016366 /


Baby&Me Fitness Classes
Karis May Darling Centre, Corringham park , Grover House, Grover Walk , Corringham,, Stanford le hope, Essex, SS17 7LS
Lovely class for mummies to share with their babies, fab toning for mummies and fun songs little ones will love. Taken by qualified instructor. Suitable for babies from 6 weeks till walking unaided.
Judy marsh – 07891749521 /


Baby and Mummy Wellbeing Yoga Class
LA fitness gym, Chandits lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5LF
This will be an hour for you and baby to enjoy gentle postnatal yoga focusing on healing the body and introducing baby to the yoga mat. This is for babies up to 6 months.
Candace Redden – 07889477543 /


Baby-Mumma Postnatal Bootcamp
Harlow and LoughtonA friendly and fun personal trainer, specialising in pre and post-natal programming. I run post-natal fitness classes in Harlow and Loughton. The class is low impact, fun and designed to work on post-baby bodies, getting you back to your best after birth.
Debbie – 07956 439798 /


Basildon £1 Buggy Bootcamp
Gloucester Park, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3GR
Join us for a fun workout, all whilst keeping the kids entertained also. An opportunity for new mums to keep fit & exercise without having to worry about childcare.  Please remember to bring water & comfortable footwear & for health & safety reasons please can all babies/children stay in the buggy whilst we are exercising. Please note registration starts from 9:45am and session will start at 10:00am. Every Friday.


Brentwood £1 Buggy Bootcamp
King George’s Park, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AE
Join us for a fun workout, all whilst keeping the kids entertained also. An opportunity for new mums to keep fit & exercise without having to worry about childcare. Please remember to bring water & comfortable footwear & for health & safety reasons please can all babies/children stay in the buggy whilst we are exercising. Please note registration starts from 9:45am and session will start at 10:00am. Every Tuesday & Thursday.
Please be sure to contact Amy Redmond on 07841655960 before booking if it’s your first session.


Buggy Active Classes
Various Locations, Westcliff on Sea, Essex,
1 hour exercise class. The session includes resistance band exercises to tone and floor work when weather permits. Be prepared to burn energy and work those muscles. Come and try your first session for £5, then pay £20 for a 5 week block. Optional run intervals at our Buggy Active Plus sessions, for when you’re ready to increase the intensity further!
Zoë – 07802483961 /


Buggy Fit
Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope, Linford, East Tilbury
Welcome to Buggyfit – the best way to get back in shape after your new arrival. Being the original and largest buggy workout network in the UK, we find the greatest trainers in the industry to ensure you get the best results while having loads of fun with a bunch of like minded mums by your side. So what are you waiting for….come and get Buggyfit!
Contact Laura Smith


Clubbercise with Creche at Trinity Church, Upminster
18 Station Road, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2UD
If you like the idea of a fitness class that feels like a night out rather than a work out, you’ll love Clubbercise. Fun, easy-to-follow dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems from 90′s classics to the latest chart hits, taught in a darkened room with our very own disco lights. Creche for children from newborn to preschool.


Emma Stevens Mum and Baby Yoga
Saffron Walden, Essex
An exciting and fun class learning yoga for both mummy and baby.  All babies are welcome from the age of 8 weeks to 18 months. Baby Yoga is taught over a three week course in the Friends Meeting House, High Street in Saffron Walden.  The next course starts on Wednesday 8th June at 1.30pm to 2.10pm.
Please call Emma on 07970807389


Exclusive Pilates
Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5TQ
Pregnancy and postnatal pilates, personal trainer.
07957 235080


Luisa Rennie Yoga
73 High St, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9AS
Luisa Rennie is a qualified and experienced yoga teacher, running mum and baby yoga, prenatal
pregnancy yoga classes, yoga workshops and private classes in Billericay.
07905 241123


Mind Health Movement
22 Botham House, Rollason Way, Brentwood, Essex CM14
We specialise in women’s health and take a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of our clients. We run classes, nutrition consultations, hypnotherapy, hypnobirthing, bereavement counselling and all things related to ante and post natal exercise and movement. Feel free to take a look at our website and contact us if you have any questions or would like to know more about our unique range of expertise.
07533 988177


NCT Postnatal Courses – Basildon, Billericay & Wickford
We are here to provide support and information to help parents and pregnant women in and around the Basildon, Billericay & Wickford town centres. Contact us for support and information about antenatal care, breastfeeding, new babies and support networks for new parents.
0300 330 0700


Pre & Postnatal Personal Training
Southend-on-Sea, Leigh-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea
New speedy 30-minute one-to-one, partner, or group fitness training in your home or outside. I cover the Leigh-on-Sea and Southend-on-Sea areas, during daytimes, evenings and weekends. I have a variety of packages available or I can train people for one off classes. I help women maintain fitness during pregnancy to help prepare for the birth and beyond, helping to avoid pelvic floor issues, problems with the stomach muscles and posture. I also give nutritional advice.
Laura Holland – 07740389462 /


Saffron Walden Fitness
The Business and Technology Centre, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3AQ
Exercise classes in Saffron Walden including: Pilates, bootcamps, Ladies only Bootcamps, Pre/Post natal exercise classes personal training, Clubbercise, BBX.
07738 359879


West Pilates Postnatal
42 Grange Rd, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2HS
West Pilates Postnatal has been designed to help you to safely transition between your postnatal recovery and achieving your fitness goals. The holistic courses provide the stepping-stones between having a baby and returning to optimum health and can help you achieve these goals if you have abdominal separation, Diastasis Recti, C-section or pelvic floor issues.
Mother & Baby Pilates, Stage 1 – Cost: £40.00 including support materials
Mother and Baby Pilates Stage 2 – Cost: £40.00 for 5 weeks + 1 week free, £10 drop in
Postnatal Consultation – Cost £40.00
Personal Training – Cost per 1 hour session £30.00
07837 836174


North Essex

Acorn Children’s Centre – Breastfeeding and Postnatal Support
Acorn Children’s Centre, Beridge Road, Halstead, Essex , CO9 1JH
Acorn Children’s Centre offers a range of services including groups and activities, for families with children under the age of 5 years.  The centre can provide families with information, advice and guidance on a wide range of topics.
017887 522340 / 01376 7522340 


Aiken Bodies
Chelmsford venues
Aiken bodies runs a variety of fitness classes for mums & little ones in Chelmsford, Essex. Classes include Legs, Bums and Tums, Mums Daily HIIT, and Boxing Bootcamp. Babies from birth up to 5 years welcome. It is fun for them too as it introduces them to exercise at an early age. Personal training is also available 1-to-1 or in groups.
Cost: Classes £6 PAYG, 121 Personal Training £250 for 10 sessions


Chelmsford & Dunmow
Starting September 2018. Offering pre and postnatal exercise classes – an aerobic fitness programme to help you stay healthy in body and mind. Facebook, Instagram, twitter – aqua_bumps


Beautiful Morning Yoga Classes with Sarah
Colchester, Essex
Dedicate an hour to yourself to help balance your mind, body and spirit and come and enjoy a beautiful blend of Hatha, Yin and Vinyasa yoga. All abilities welcome.
07593 590 888


Buggy Boot Camp It
Chelmsford, Essex
Welcome to buggybootcampit, the post natal fitness solution brought to you by the industry leading experts at DNA Group Fit. We have put together a fantastic structured program for you and your fellow mums that will allow you to safely and effectively return to a great state of health and fitness.  On completion of your  introductory 4 weeks you will then be able to participate in our weekly post natal fitness classes: Buggy LBT, Buggy Boot Camp, Buggy Box Fit.
07734 470 727


Chelmsford NCT Support Groups
The Chelmsford and District branch is run by local parents and we offer support, information and friendship to new parents and parents-to-be, antenatal and post-natal courses, breastfeeding support, NCT Baby and Toddler Groups and support groups. Visit our support pages for more support groups.
01245 201121


CJ’s Fitbumps
Chelmsford and surrounding areas
CJ is a pre and postnatal holistic health coach, group exercise instructor, personal trainer, nutrition expert and author of The Winning Physique. She provides specialist pre and post natal fitness classes and coaching at Riverside Ice and Leisure as well as offers one to one personalised health coaching programs lifestyle consultations and personal training.


Colchester FitBack & Bump
Colchester and Marks Tey
The FitBack and Bumps postnatal course is a 4 session educational exercise programme designed to give you all the information you need to regain your flat tummy and fitness after pregnancy and birth. Specifically it will help you to regain a flat stomach, improve core function and develop your pelvic floor muscles to reduce the incidence of stress incontinence. Each postnatal session lasts for 1 hour and incorporates educational components with Pilates style exercises to activate your core and postural muscles.
07971 295465


Colic Support Programme
Colchester, Essex
Does your baby suffer with Colic or is difficult to settle? If you have answered yes we know that this can be a very difficult time for both parents and babies. I teach a 90 minute Support program where you can learn many natural tried and tested techniques to help relieve the symptoms. Please take a look at my website for more details.


Harlequin Children’s Centre – Breastfeeding and Postnatal Support
Harlequin Children’s Centre, Spa Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 1NA
Breastfeeding support, a support group for families with children with Special Educational Needs, teen parents, single parent support, baby first aid courses, twins and triplets, and family learning.
01376 535270


Le Leche Drop-In Breastfeeding Cafe
Quaker Meeting House, 6 Church St, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
For friendly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support from pregnancy through to weaning, just say ‘la lay-chay’. We have an informal breastfeeding cafe that meets every 2nd and 4th friday from 10-12. Please come and join us at the Quaker meeting House (behind the cinema, near the Arts Centre in Colchester Town Centre.)


Miracle Babies – Colchester Neonatal Family Support Group
Beehive Centre, Queen Boudica Primary School, Cowper Crescent, Colchester, Essex CO4 5XT
Colchester Miracle Babies is a new Family Support Group based in Colchester Essex for families who have had babies born too early or unwell and have spent time on Neonatal Units. Families can come together once a month to chat and share their experiences, eat cake and drink tea whilst the babies and children play.


Simon Hull’s Kia Kaha Mums
New mum and baby circuit class held in Chelmsford at TST Gym. Circuit style sessions for adults looking to get back to fitness. Bring the kids and turn your workout into playtime. Mondays at 9.30am, £35 for 6 sessions.
Contact Simon: 07891 441223


The Valley Children’s Centre Postnatal Support
The Valley Children’s Centre, Park Lane, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2RH
The Children’s Centre also offers a 1-1 outreach service for families with Children under 5. Family Learning Workshops and Course, Access to Health Visitor, Ante-natal, Post-natal and Breastfeeding support.
01787 223673 


YogaBabe – Mum and Baby Yoga
Deadham and New Braiswick
Come along to Nurture yourself, Revitalise, Recover, Bond and Socialise. This drop-in class is suitable for babies from 6 weeks to mobile (after your 6/8 week check).
07801 350469


Yoga with Vikki
Chelmsford and Great Baddow
Postnatal yoga courses run in six week blocks, they can be started as soon as the woman feels ready after the birth. Babies are brought along to class. The focus with postnatal yoga is to use gentle exercise and breathing techniques to regain physical strength, tone muscles, re-stabilise the pelvis and lower back, enjoy relaxation and develop a closer bond with your baby. Postnatal yoga courses run on a Wednesday 11am-12pm and 12-1pm at The Hummingbird Centre, Writtle, Chelmsford. Mother & baby classes run as a follow-on to the postnatal course on a Wednesday, at 10am and 11am with Sarah at The Junior Trading Post in Great Baddow.