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Autumn 2024 class is on! Join us at any time with flexible packages.



As a Midwife Ira has been delivering services to Canberra's women and their families since 2001.

To-day, together with a clinical practice in Canberra, she shares her wit and inspirations offering safe and powerful Aquanatal exercise to Canberra expecting and birthed women.

Research revealed that exercising in pregnancy150 min/week brings the most significant health benefits to both, Mum and Bub, if started as early as 14-16/40.

Also it is proven in medical trials that regular exercise in pregnancy reduces the risk of caesarean section and instrumental delivery.

Exercising in the pool is not everyone's preference but if you love to feel weightless and be soothed by warm 32 degrees water, you can take Aquanatal Program classes at Belconnen and do other exercise as well: Yoga, walking, stationary bicycle, etc.

As a Remedial Massage Therapist, Ira has been working with families since 2009. Close collaboration with Physiotherapist and Ostheopath and continuous learning ensures great results and clients' satisfaction.

Benefits of doing Aquanatal Program with Midwife:

- find joyful social musical environment, make friends

- chat in water doing brain-storming

- access a self-paced learning of topics 

- learn easy strategies to prevent pregnancy, birth and baby's complications

- be proactive to implement those strategies to achieve well pregnancy, better birth and strong baby

- build stronger core, pelvic floor, tone your heart and body, boost your mood and "exercise" your baby

- it is recommended to prepare your body before conception as pregnancy challenges skeletal, ligamental, fascial and muscular integrity but you can have REMEDIAL THERAPY SUPPORT via BUNDLES

(see how to save with payment options) 

Autumn Term 2024

in progress on Wednesdays

If you unable to download and print out, Registration forms avail at the pool.

Dads/partners exercise for FREE if space permits!
Small pool entry fee not included and paid to CISAC $5.50/person(thank you CISAC for 50% discount)

Prices Autumn Term 2024

-40% DISCOUNT in Bundle4:$20/class/15classes+$90/60min/5 massage treatments - $750(your savings $300)

Package15: $25/class/15 classes - $375

Bundle3:5 flexible classes+60 min pregnancy massage - $300

Package5R: $30/class/5 regular classes(Cancellation policy applied)- $150classes

Bundle2: 5 regular(Cancellation policy applied) classes+60min massage - $250

Package5F: $40/class/5 flexible classes - $200

Bundle1:1 flexible class+60 min massage -$150

One off flexible class $45

Package 10F: 10 flexible classes(to be used within 15 weeks)- $350

Remedial Pregnancy massage 60 min assessment and Treatment $120.

Package5M: 60 minX5 Remedial/Relaxation massage treatments $500.





Aquanatal exercise has been researched and revealed an amazing benefits for women. Please, check out our primary site and Facebook page @iramayaquanatalcanberra for an updated list of extensive benefits and references.   Water adds protective and supportive environment in that way that even heavily pregnant women can exercise safely "till labour sets in". Women - water exercisers - resort to less pain relieve in labour. That can reduce the chance of complications. Water dissolves stress and recharges body and mind in unique way that only water can do. Being exposed to exercise all over the year, especially in winter, helps to create stronger non-specific immunity to resist seasonal colds.

Dancing in water and laughing along with other women, sharing stories and a bite-to-eat, being guided by practicing Midwife-instructor will immensely support your beautiful Self and your forming Little One.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Queanbeyan, NSW, Australia


Please download the "Registration" and "Clearance" forms by clicking the boxes below. Please email back both completed forms. 

Ira may Family Massage Therapies and Aquanatal Canberra is a great support in pregnancy for Mum and family.
Ira May Family Massage Therapies and Aquanatal Canberra is a great support in pregnancy for Mum and Family

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Ira May Family Massage Therapies and Aquanatal Canberra is a great support in pregnancy for mum and family
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