Online Birth Preparation Classes

During the month of August, we are running a series of short workshops to help you to prepare for birth, see the line-up below. These will be run by Vivien Tallis-Evans, a highly experienced and trusted birth professional.

To book simply click on the link and you’ll be directed to Zoom where you can pre-register. We will then send you an email with information on how to access the workshop on the day and how to pre-pay to secure your place. 

Individual workshops are priced at £15 each, book two for £28, three for £39 or all four for £48.

DateWorkshopWhat will be covered? 
6 Aug
Breathwork for BirthLearn how to skillfully use your breath to stay calm in pregnancy and birth
When we master the breath in labour, we remain calm and in control whatever happens on our journey in birth
Sign-up HERE
13 Aug
How to use a Birth BallHow we can skillfully work with the ball to stay physically comfortable during pregnancy and in labourSign-up HERE
20 Aug
Natural Pain Relief in BirthHow to create the most helpful cocktail of hormones to HELP you in labour, to keep you calm and in turn to prevent discomfortSign-up HERE
27 Aug
Optimal Fetal Positioning How to encourage your baby into the optimal position for birth, we will also cover how to help your baby shift from the other positions such as breech, posterior and transverseSign-up HERE
  Vivien is a qualified Pregnancy Yoga Teacher and Active Birth Associate and has been teaching since 1999. Vivien has studied extensively with many of the well-known pioneers of the current ‘natural birth’ movements. Her early studies with Janet Balaskas at the Active Birth Centre in London have been supported and developed by further training with the British Wheel of Yoga, The Krishnamacharya Mandiram in Chennai and Birth International. In 2014 she also qualified as a HypnoBirthing Practitioner. Vivien’s extensive background and experience in this area support her belief that a few basic skills can help all women to have a more calm and comfortable birth experience. She is passionate for all women to be able experience birth without fear and unnecessary pain and uses plain, practical teaching to help them achieve this.


Due to limited places, bookings are non-transferable. All cancellations incur a standard £5 cancellation fee. 


As well as offering birth preparation and pregnancy yoga, the team at Purely Pregnant have supported hundreds of mums (and birth partners) to have their best possible birth through the HypnoBirthing. We offer free online monthly Hypnobirthing Taster sessions if you’d like to learn more.