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Kirsteen Ruffell

Kirsteen Ruffell began her own Yoga practice began by chance in 1990 and she’s been enjoying it ever since. Apart from Pre & Post Natal Yoga & Baby Yoga with Birthlight she also has a background of training in Hatha & Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and she has been teaching since 1998. She finds it a great joy that Yoga can bring such benefit during pregnancy, birth and beyond, not just to Mum and baby but to partners, siblings and all the family.


Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and early Postpartum with Birthlight

with Kirsteen Ruffell
Part 1: 1 - 4 Oct 2019

Do you want to teach yoga to pregnant women? Be part of the best experience of a woman's life? Expand your reach as a yoga teacher? In this course, you’ll get comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Perinatal Yoga: Yoga for pregnancy, birth and the early postpartum as it is related to the teaching of yoga.

Utrecht | Berenkuil

Birthlight Yoga for the Repair and Prevention of Diastasis Recti | For yoga teachers, midwives, birthing coaches

with Kirsteen Ruffell
Sat 5 Oct, 2019

A healthy abdominal wall is essential for a pain-free life. This midline thinning of women’s abdominal wall associated with pregnancy is often unresolved during the postnatal period and remains in later years. Learn how to help women avoid and deal with this difficult condition.

Sint Janshovenstraat 1

Birthlight Perinatal Teacher Training - Part 2

with Kirsteen Ruffell
5 & 6 June 2020

Beyond safe and effective practice, this course aims to relay the ability to use yoga for helping pregnant women through their individual journeys. Learn to teach tailored individual classes and group sessions that foster a supportive atmosphere in which long lasting friendships may blossom among mothers to be. This is PART 2 of this course.

Yoga Moves Utrecht

Postnatal yoga training | for yoga teachers, maternity and baby health professionals

with Kirsteen Ruffell
Fri-Sun | 7-9 June 2020

Provide women with yoga practices especially tailored to the needs of the postnatal body to recover after pregnancy and birth and regain postural and hormonal balance. Learn to teach safe and effective practices to individual women after birth on a one-to-one basis and within supportive group class settings. Birthlight has been a pioneer course provider in Yoga for Pregnancy Birth and the postnatal period in the UK and worldwide since the 1990s.

Yoga Moves Utrecht

Birthlight yoga to support breastfeeding

with Kirsteen Ruffell
10 June 2020

For Baby Nurture and Baby Yoga teachers, Breastfeeding Counselors, Postnatal Doulas, Health Visitors, Nursery Nurses and other professionals. The day imparts embodied practices not taught elsewhere that can make a difference in the initiation of breastfeeding and in giving mothers the confidence to continue at turning points when they think of stopping.

Yoga Moves Utrecht