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


Active Mums Post Natal Exercise Classes
Friars Children’s Centre, Friars Primary School, Constable Way, Shoeburyness, SS3 9XX
Bring your baby for this fun & effective workout. Tutor – Zoe. Six week course £18


Brentwood Monday Evening Bootcamp
St Martins School Hanging Hill Lane Hutton Brentwood Essex CM13 2HG
A fun, fitness session for all fitness levels and abilities. Come along every Monday and bring friends or family members and enjoy a fun community workout every week! Work at your own intensity and come and be a part of the healthy active lifestyle community in Brentwood. £20.00 per block of 10.


Buggy Active Classes
Various Locations, Southen-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 /


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


Fit-School Postnatal Fitness in Epping
Brambles Room, Epping Registry Office
The Tuesday Post Natal Pilates class in Epping, run in partnership with the local children’s centre is also baby friendly. They are welcome to come and watch (but do note this is a class for mummies).


Fit-School Postnatal Pilates in Epping
United Reformed Church, Epping
This is a steadier paced Pilates class, perfect for those returning to exercise after babies, a break or an injury but please note we’d advise you attend at least one specific post natal course (above) if you can.


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


MamaBabyBliss Yoga & Massage Classes for Pregnancy, New Mum, Baby & Toddler
Base Jump Trampoline Park, 26a Brook Road, Rayleigh, SS6 7LX
Hadleigh Old Fire Station, Hadleigh SS7 2PA
Sam is the MamaBabyBliss Teacher for Hadleigh, Benfleet and Rayleigh in Essex. She currently offers classes in pregnancy yoga, postnatal yoga, baby massage, baby yoga, toddler yoga, daddy workshops and birth preparation workshops, together with offering these classes on a 1-2-1 basis.
07817 890003


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


OneFitMama Billericay & Brentwood
Basildon- Billericay – Brentwood
OneFitMama classes are designed to help new mums get into shape without having to arrange childcare. The classes combine moderate exercise with our special baby or toddler zones to ensure that while you get a great workout while your little one has fun and makes new friends. Our specialist instructors are trained to ensure your workout is not only effective but also safe so you can rest assured you and your baby are in safe hands.


OneFitMama Southend
Leigh-on-Sea – Southend-on-Sea – Rayleigh – Rochford – South Benfleet
OneFitMama classes are designed to help new mums get into shape without having to arrange childcare. The classes combine moderate exercise with our special baby or toddler zones to ensure that while you get a great workout while your little one has fun and makes new friends. Our specialist instructors are trained to ensure your workout is not only effective but also safe so you can rest assured you and your baby are in safe hands.


Parents1st for Expectant Mums and Dads in South Essex
Basildon – Billericay – Wickford- Thurrock- Canvey Island.
Offering a range of friendly and free activities during pregnancy, birth and after the birth. They include: One-to-one visits to expectant mothers and fathers from a Pregnancy Pal; Birth Buddy support; Keeping active before and after birth (Laindon and Canvey Island only); First aid; Dads network; Once in a lifetime videos; Groups.
01268 525 758


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


Mid/North Essex

Acorn Children’s Centre – Breastfeeding and Postnatal Support
Acorn Children’s Centre, Beridge Road, Halstead, Essex , CO9 1JH
Activities to support expectant mums and babies from birth to first steps. Breastfeeding support available.
0300 247 0014 


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


Baby Massage and Yoga Classes with Sarah
Colchester, Essex
Accredited by The Royal College of Midwives, this course has been developed as a comprehensive five step programme designed to introduce both you & your baby to the basic principles of baby massage in a clear, consistent & easy to follow fashion. The sessions are run on a weekly basis to allow you ample time to practice and perfect the techniques in the privacy of your own home.
07593 590 888


Chelmsford Buggy Fit Club
Chelmsford, Essex
A free, friendly and fun buggy club where you can keep your babies and toddlers with you and still have a healthy active lifestyle with other local parents!
07929 014917 /


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


Pregnancy & Postnatal Massage/Wellbeing Therapy
Colchester, Essex
Postnatal Massage in the early days can help to balance the body and mind after birth giving you that much needed time out to rest and recover. Later on it can help to relieve tension in the back, shoulders and neck that can develop from poor posture from a weak core and from carrying and feeding our babies. Sarah also offers an amazing treatment to really help you unwind, relax and overcome any worries or concerns, stress or anxiety you may be feeling during your pregnancy or after birth. Vitali-Chi is a very relaxing treatment working on the same principles as Acupuncture but without the use of needles.


Harlequin Children’s Centre – Under 1s
Harlequin Children’s Centre, Spa Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 1NA
A welcoming group for parents and carers with babies under 12 months, as well as parents-to-be. Enjoy sensory and educational activities and a range of toys. A chance to meet and chat with other families.
0300 247 0014


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.)


Little Hands Healthy Family – Baby Beginnings
Little Hands Healthy Family Delivery Site, Stanway Fiveways Primary School, Winstree Road, Colchester, CO3 0QG
Calm and relaxing, breast-feeding friendly drop in for new mums and mums to be. Suitable for babies who are not yet crawling.
01206 372 300


Silver End Infant Feeding Group
Silver End Healthy Family Delivery Site, Silver End Village Hall, Broadway, Silver End, CM8 3RQ
This session is run by trained peer supporters. Come along to talk to other breastfeeding mums for information and support or just for a chat in our friendly play space.
01376 587 960


YogaBabe – Mum and Baby Yoga
Deadham and Myland, Colchester
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.