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Pregnancy Pilates classes are offered in Russian, English and Greek. The instructor Anastasia Uvarova has developed a special interest in Clinical Pilates, a type of exercises created especially for patients suffering from various musculoskeletal disorders. She completed her training in Manchester (U.K). Anastasia is an Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI) Certified Clinical Pilates Matwork Instructor. Anastasia is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (U.K), member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health & Ergonomics (U.K) and Cyprus Physiotherapy Association, Senior Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Clinical Educator of undergraduate Physiotherapy students (University of Hertfordshire program) of the University of Nicosia.

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Aipeia Consulting – ethical legal and business consulting services

Aipeia Consulting provides ethical legal and business consulting services within Cyprus and internationally. We advise on policy implementation, employee rights, human rights in the workplace, discrimination and equal opportunity as part of our business and operational consulting services to both employers and employees as appropriate. Our founder, Artemis Evangelidi has Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Monash University in Melbourne Australia majoring in Human Rights and International Law. She has spent the last 16 years providing legal and operational support to companies and individuals both locally and internationally.

Location: Famagusta, Keryneia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos, Paralimni
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Anna Lyssiotou, Licensed Counseling Psychologist

  Bilingual in Greek and English. Anna Lyssiotou was trained as a Counseling Psychologist in the U.S.A. Her areas of focus and experience include: subfertility and support for couples undergoing fertility treatments, psychological issues in pregnancy as well as negative outcomes (such as miscarriage and stillbirth), psychological preparation for birth and processing traumatic birth experiences, preparation for the postnatal period and management of postnatal depression, and parenting with a focus on attachment. In addition, Anna has special interest in anxiety disorders, LBGT issues, and women’s rights issues. She has collaborated with ISIS clinic and holds a private practice in Strovolos. Contact: 99677856, alyssiotou@gmail.com

Archbishop Makarios lll Hospital (ABM lll), Nicosia

Birth preparation classes are offered in this public hospital by the midwives every Thursday in Greek for free. Contact person is Natasa or Stella 22405139. Location: Korytsas 6 Akropoleos & Korytsas Corner Strovolos, Nicosia City 1066

Location: Nicosia
Related to: birth, pregnancy

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Baby Academy

Baby Academy Limassol has gathered specialists to deliver classes, courses and group meetings in order to educate and support you in becoming the perfect parent! Events include Breastfeeding Support Group, First Aid for Babies and Toddlers, Prenatal Classes, Baby Massage Seminars and many more.

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Be Natural Organic Shop

A healthy and toxic-free diet is absolutely necessary not only for pregnancy, but also to increase the chances of a healthy conception and to form the all-important basis for our childrens’ diet! We choose organic because we know that children fed an organic diet have much lower levels of metabolites of high-risk insecticides in their bodies. We also know that choosing organic food reduces the risk of exposure to toxic pesticides in our diet. Visit our store to find fresh organic produce, organic food and beauty products, supplements, non-toxic cleaning products and much more. Special herbal teas and beauty products for pregnancy are also available. Opening hours: 08:30-19:00 every day except Wednesday and Saturday 08:00-16:00. Closed on Sundays. Contact: 22 330225 44C Larnacos Avenue, Aglantzia, 2101 Nicosia

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Birth Voice Cyprus

Birth Voice is an Initiative and a Platform which aims to give Voice to what has been forgotten in regards to the way we feel and in turn, the way we experience pregnancy and birth. We design programs providing informational, physical and emotional support to pregnant women and couples. What is a Doula? A woman, experienced in childbirth who provides emotional and practical support to a woman before, during and after birth. “I see pregnancy as a sacred journey that transforms every woman! Every woman has the right to be informed about her choices of giving birth and be respected as the one that curies in her womb the future of humanity…I don’t call my services ‘lessons’ or ‘classes’ as I believe that YOUR body knows how to give birth… I am just there to remind you that YOU can do it”. Stefanie Nicolaou (English and Greek)

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Blooming Baby

Blooming Baby instructors offer professional guidance to parents on motor, sensory, emotional, and social development of babies from birth until 24 months. Blooming Baby workshops take place weekly in Nicosia and bi-weekly in Limassol. Each session covers diverse topics and activities appropriate for the baby’s age and stages of development. You will practice one-on-one with your baby and take part in fun group activities.

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Cypriot Breastfeeding Association – Gift for Life

The Cyprus Breastfeeding Association “Gift for Life” was founded in 2009 by pediatricians, parents and supporters of breastfeeding and as an evolution of the Nicosia Breastfeeding Support Group. Its aim is to promote breastfeeding to future parents and to support them after their baby is born. The association holds monthly meetings and seminars in most cities in Cyprus. It also provides a free helpline: 8000 6262 (mama).

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Dance Company

Weekly morning and afternoon pregnancy pilates lessons Demetra Antonatou: ballet teacher and pilates instructor with specialization on pregnancy My passion for dance led me to the wonderful world of Pilates! Especially during my own pregnancy I felt the great psychological and emotional changes that occur and saw how beneficial pilates can be to help the expectant mother to feel confident, to relax and to feel simultaneously stronger. The Dance Company offers: Pilates for pregnant women from from the first trimester as well as pilates lessons for all levels, classic ballet, hip -chop jazz, musical theater, contemporary dance, dance fitness Phone: 96 77 30 64. Nicosia, Orpheus 19

Location: Nicosia
Related to: pregnancy

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Earth Spa and Wellness Center: Pregnancy Pilates

Pregnancy treatments and massage packages are among Earth spas signature treatments! Packages include weekly treatments that are designed to relieve mother from pregnancy symptoms and help a smooth baby development.  These treatments include reflexology, general and pelvic lymphatic drainage, abdominal toning, back and neck treatment, sciatic treatment. Earth Spa and Wellness Center officially opened its doors in May 2010 in the Makenzy Area and brought a breath of fresh air to the town of Larnaka. With friendly and highly specialized staff as well as state of the art equipment, Earth spa is offering a large variety of treatments for the face and body, as well as beauty and hair treatments. The Spa’s main philosophy and goal is not only outer beauty but also the rejuvenation and relaxation of all senses, including mind and spirit. At the same time Earth Spa offers Pilates and Gyrotonic sessions, either private or group. There are also special packages for couples, pregnancy, friends, hens parties, wedding packages, birthday parties, and many more, in the specially designed rooms of the Spa. Special seminars regarding the mindRead More

Location: Larnaca
Related to: pregnancy

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Euforia Wellness Center

Euforia Wellness Center is a specialized Centre of Complementary Therapies and Antenatal Preparation by a qualified midwife. We combine the ancient wisdom of nature with evidence based practices. We offer Personalized massage therapies Detox & hydration therapies Facial treatments using natural products Reiki Euforia Maternity: Antenatal classes, personal or in groups. Pregnancy massage to relief from sore muscles, cramps, headaches etc.Baby massage course (5 X 90 minutes lessons) Call: 70 087005 (we speak Greek and English) http://www.euforiawellnesscenter.com/ https://www.facebook.com/EuforiaWellnessCenter/ aimilia@euforiawellnesscenter.com  Opening hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-18:00 Address: Georgiou Kargou 3, apartment 104 2014 Dasoupoli, Strovolos Nicosia

Location: Nicosia
Related to: birth, postnatal depression, pregnancy

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Filotokos

Filotokos is an NGO based in Limassol founded by local midwives which support natural birth and offer psychoprophylaxis, a method of preparing women for childbirth without anesthetic, by means of education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises. Contact: 96 847893

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Hippocampus Slings

Hippocampus slings are the first truly handmade slings, made to match the weather conditions and living in Cyprus. All fabrics are made of natural fibers (cotton, linen, silk or a mixture of these) and so are gentle to baby’s skin. They can be used from birth for 3+ years of age (approximately 15-18 kgs). According to research, there are  many benefits for mother and baby when babywearing! Wearing you baby in a sling means that all its needs for proximity and touch are covered, while mother has her hands free to use! We also make handmade changing pads and nursing covers. Contact number 97825002 

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Holistic Nutritionist Barbara Karafokas

Barbara Karafokas MSc, is a qualified holistic nutritionist and a Health, Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. She loves to teach others about healthy eating and living. Barbara offers nutritional counseling on many topics such as  infertility, pre-conception, pregnancy, breastfeeding, weaning babies, fussy eaters(toddlers), kids and teens. She will guide and advise you, how best you may nourish yourself and your family. She is also the author of ‘The Med Life Diet – 12 Essential Steps to Creating Healthy Eating and Healthy Lifestyle Habits & Attitudes for Life”.  E-mail:      barbara@barbarakarafokas.com Tel:            + 357 99 682327

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Midwife Tanny Tran

Tanny is a midwife and graduated from City University (London) with a Bachelor in Midwifery in 2010. She trained as a student midwife at the University College London Hospital (UCLH) and was registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council. Tanny teaches antenatal classes covering pregnancy care, labour and birth, postnatal care for mother and newborn, and breastfeeding. She also offers private support and advice services to mothers for breastfeeding and care of newborn babies. Tanny is dedicated and committed about educating and supporting women in their journey in becoming mothers. She is a volunteer member of Birth Forward organization and coordinate the birth experience support groups. Prior to being a midwife, Tanny was a qualified pharmacist and graduated from the School of Pharmacy, University of London in 1993. She also obtained a Diploma in Business Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and worked as a hospital and community pharmacist in London. She is a mother of two and currently lives and works in Limassol, Cyprus. For further information and details of her classes, please contact Tanny onRead More

Mums in Cyprus

Mums in Cyprus is a free to join, young website community by mums for mums. Innovative and refreshingly different, MiC is you, me, and all the other fabulous mothers on this island we call home. Whether you are a first time mum or a seasoned mum, whether you live in Cyprus or are planning to move here, join us and mingle with all the wonderful, fantastic, multi-tasking super-mums out there. With plenty of dedicated forum categories and networking opportunities, MiC provides a platform for communication, advice and friendship. There are also lots of spesific language groups which makes it easier to communicate with people in Cyprus from your own language background.

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Musical Steps Cyprus

Our unique, award-winning music classes are for everyone from newborn babies through to toddlers, preschoolers and young children. Musical Steps classes help develop communication, language, listening, creativity and co-operation, and they’re a great way to meet people and bond with your baby. We use instruments, props, movement, games, nursery rhymes and songs to create a magical fun-filled experience which children (and adults!) love. Tel: +357 70009039 Offices: 5, Pavlou Karolidi, (Flat 102), 2051, Strovolos www.facebook.com/musicalstepscyprus  www.musicalsteps.co.uk

Location: Nicosia
Related to: early years of parenthood

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Pachamama Centre – Pregnancy Yoga, Biodanza and Bach Remedies

Pachamama Center in Nicosia has Yoga and Tango classes with weekly groups and private lessons. Additionally  we are doing Biodanza & Essential Remedies therapies- (Bach). Our yoga is consider therapeutic, because we are concentrate not only to exercise our body, but to heal different injuries, or other functions of the body. Also we want to seek internal balance and peace. We are working with people who have special needs or special difficulties . We have yoga on the chair for people who cant seat on the floor. With pregnant women we are creating groups of yoga and Biodanza to prepare the mother to enjoy a healthful journey until the day she will give birth, but also to create a special bond with her child and feel support with the other mothers of the group and the facilitator Yoga Eleftheria Christou is Yoga Teacher since 1995. She study Yoga in three different schools, Ananda Marga, Oki Yoga, and Integral Yoga and is a member of International Federation of Yoga. She is Specialist in therapeutic Yoga for pregnant women, and generally for allRead More

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Smile Hypnobirthing

Smile Hypnobirthing is a full antenatal educational program, based on logic, scientific evidence and female intuition. Smile Hypnobirthing empowers the mother so that she always be in charge, while enjoying the miracle of pregnancy and birth. Hypnobirthing mothers give birth in a gentle way, trusting the natural ability of their body to birth. A hypnobirth is usually easier, shorter and comfortable and in many cases even pain-free, and so medical interventions most of the times are avoided or eliminated. Also, hypnobirthing helps the baby to arrive in a smooth and calm way, as nature intended, ready to bond with its mother and settle easily into healthy sleeping and feeding patterns. The main techniques of Smile Hypnobirthing are: self-hypnosis, relaxation techniques, breathings, positive affirmations, energy balance and massage techniques. The benefits of attending a hypnobirthing course are many with the most important being the achievement of a natural, gentle and comfortable birth. Other benefits are: releasing of stress, fear and tension; informed choices; control and confidence during birth; shaping a positive attitude towards pregnancy, birth and life itself! Hypnobirthing is aRead More

Location: Nicosia
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The Centre

Weekly Pregnancy Yoga classes and Monthly Breastfeeding classes.   Birthlight Pregnancy Yoga Course is an internationally acclaimed pregnancy & well woman yoga that strives to enable women to give birth with minimal intervention, whilst acknowledging this may not be possible for all. The early weeks of breastfeeding can be challenging. Come with your baby and receive help and guidance in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. Sleepy babies, burping, pumping and storing breast milk, and returning to work will be some of the topics discussed. Sharing experiences with other mums will help you gain confidence in breastfeeding.

Vedanta Yoga Centre

Yoga has never been alien to us. We have been doing it since we were a baby! Whether it is the Cat Stretch that strengthens the spine or the Wind-Relieving pose that boosts digestion, you will always find infants doing some form of yoga throughout the day. Yoga can be many things to many people. We are here to support the well-being and personal evolution in body, mind, heart and spirit. Rather than information, women take body memories and awareness to their labour space: this is how yoga is effective. Pregnancy Yoga Every Monday from 18h30 to 19h30 at Vedanta Yoga Centre  and Birthlight Yoga every Sunday from 11h30am to 12h30 Studies have suggested that practicing yoga during pregnancy can improve sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, increase the strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth. Maria Valvi is a certified Yoga teacher. Birthlight Yoga for Maternity aims to enhance women’s comfort during pregnancy and labour and to reduce the need for medical intervention in childbirth with carefully selected and tested adaptations of yoga. The Vedanta Yoga centre offers a Birthlight Pregnancy YogaRead More

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Vicky Michael Newborn & Baby Photography

My name is Vicky Michael and I specialize in newborn and baby photography.  Capturing the peacefulness of a sleeping newborn baby, the new smiles of a 3 month old or the adorable chubbiness that comes with being a toddler is something I hold very close to my heart. They are only this little for so long and having my clients entrust me to provide them with these once in a lifetime images is such an honor

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Yoga & Birth (hypnobirthing)

Justyna Oratis is a certified yoga and hypnobirthing teacher.  She has traveled around the world for five years learning and practicing different teaching styles of yoga. Justyna is teaching  well woman, pregnancy, postnatal, mummy baby and kids yoga classes. Her path truly flourished when she got pregnant and felt a deep inner connection to her body and the life inside her. Inspired by ideas of having a calm, relaxed and in control  birth she embarked on another teacher training course in London KG Hypnobirthing. Her purpose is to empower woman to make them believe in their amazing body and mind abilities as a women to conceive, carry and give birth. She is passionate about birth through educating pregnant women and their birth partners how to best prepare themselves for the special time in life in order to be informed and have calm, relaxed birth no matter whether the birthing path will take. Justyna is teaching The WiseHippo Birthing Programme which is a complete antenatal course. She is teaching privately and in yoga studio. For more information please get in touch. https://www.justyogabirth.com/ https://www.facebook.com/JustynaYoga/ justyna.oratis@gmail.com 96903828

Location: Limassol
Related to: Pregnancy Yoga, birth, pregnancy

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