Adult Fitness & Wellbeing

Parent and Baby Fitness

Mum and baby fitness classes and groups in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Surrounding Areas.

Fledgling Love Parent and Baby Wellness 💕

Make friends & share your experiences with other new parents.

We run Baby Massage Courses – Baby Yoga Classes – New Mama and Baby Nurturing Circles.

And we also offer Hypnobirthing & Breastfeeding Support.

💖Are you a new parent looking for a bespoke Baby Massage Class? 💖

Come along and join our lovely Nurturing Hygge Baby Massage course. This class is run in a small friendly group, to give more attention to the Mama & Baby in a beautiful relaxed Hygge space. Dads welcome!

💖 Learn some wonderfully relaxing Baby Massage techniques to help deepen your loving bond with baby, creating your own little love bubble together. Set over 5 weeks, this is a compassionate space to bring your baby, connecting through touch as you learn new Baby Massage strokes each
💖 Deepening your connection and bond with baby, learning strokes to help relax baby, sleepy time strokes, teething strokes and congestion strokes. You will be taught a selection of both Indian and Swedish massage strokes.
💖 We will teach you a tummy and colic routine that parents say is ‘amazing,’ learning strokes that you can practice throughout the day that will help relieve the symptoms of colic, wind and constipation. Helping support your baby’s immature digestive system.
💖 This is a very relaxed and friendly class and is completely baby led. Do as much or as little massage as baby is happy to do in each session.
💖Each week we recap on all of the previous strokes so that you will be confident in massaging your baby.

Classes are kept small, giving you a more personal and bespoke service and hot drinks and cake are served at the end of each massage session. This is the part of the class when we nurture the parents, holding space, talking together about life with a newborn. We are here to support and help you on your parenting journey. We finish each session with a Mindful guided meditation, helping you feel relaxed and rejuvenated 💕.

You will receive :
🌟A bottle of organic sunflower oil for massaging baby.
🌟A Baby Massage Booklet and Colic routine handout.
🌟A goody bag for both you and baby
🌟A voucher to join us at a Mini Massage and Baby Yoga class

You can book your 4 week class online – Click here.

I am Bernadette and I am a qualified Baby Massage Instructor and qualified Nursery Nurse (N.N.E.B) with over 35 years of newborn and early years experience. I am also a mum of 5 and grandmother of 4 who fill all of our lives with fun, love and laughter.


Classes are held at:

Fledgling Love Parent & Baby Wellness, Nutley Way BH11 8LD.

07522 106522
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Learn swimming in a safe, fun and supportive environment.

We offer a wide range of lessons across multiple locations in BCP including:

💦 Parent and Baby classes
💦 Pre-school classes
💦 Non-swimmer and swimmer classes
💦 Small Group classes
💦 One to One lessons
💦 Adult lessons
💦 Aquanatal classes
💦 Mermaid Lessons

Locations include Hamworthy, Canford Heath, Branksome Park, Branksome, Parkstone, Wallisdown, Ringwood, Ferndown, Wimborne, Sandford, Wareham, Talbot Heath, Bournemouth & Christchurch.

We are always happy to talk to you about your individual needs or concerns.

Each of our teachers has their own individual teaching style which we foster – and are happy to develop within our teaching framework.

Our Mermaid Lesson is a fun activity allows young swimmers to wear a special mermaid tail outfit and learn how to swim like a real-life mermaid (or merman!) Our mermaid lessons last 90 mins during which each attendee will be shown how to channel their inner mermaid and become confident at mermaid swimming.

Contact us for more info or to book.

01202 031701
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The Junction Swimming Academy is based on developing the individual through excellent training methods … continuous improvement … whilst always in a positive, encouraging and FUN atmosphere.


Flexible class day/times

7 days a week

Continuous assessment – Complimentary Badge & Certificate

Trial Session Available

STA badges/certificates to be achieved

Warmest pool in the area

Upfront or monthly direct debit options

Excellent viewing facilities

Coffee Shop open seven day a week


All course details can be found on our website (see details below).


For further details please contact:

Rachael Barrett (Reception Manager)

01202 777766
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Amba Yoga

Tuesdays 10.30-11.45am at the TOSH, Boscombe – please enquiry for next course details.

Fridays 11.15am-12pm at Pavilion Dance Bournemouth.

All things yoga and somatic education and movement. Pregnancy, post natal and mum and baby yoga. Birth empowering hypnobirth workshops. Connective nurturing yoga for all abilities & ages.

Please contact Amba Cooper on 07866 053360 for more info.

Aqua Babe Broadstone Poole

The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre, Station Approach, Broadstone, BH18 8AX.

Swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and children in Poole and surrounding areas. Progressive lessons structured to best suit your baby or child’s needs. The main focus is on having fun, as this inspires the baby or child to learn through play.

For further information contact Kim on 077 07617634.

Baby Hustle at Rise Bournemouth

Rise Bournemouth, 104 Commercial Rd, Bournemouth, BH2 5LR.

 Baby Hustle brings your baba along for your workout. Geared towards healthy mums and lively little ones, Baby Hustle is a fantastic way to meet new mums and find a routine tailored to your post-pregnancy body.

Please contact Rise Bournemouth on 01202 559127.

Baby Sensory Poole & East Dorset

Various times, Mondays & Fridays.

Community Learning & Resource Centre, 41-44 King Street, Wimborne, BH21 1EB.

St Mary’s Longfleet Church Centre, Kingston Road, Poole, BH15 2JD.

Welcome to Amy Moody’s Baby Sensory classes for babies from Birth – 13 Months. Specifically designed from birth, to aid your child’s development, the classes are packed with an incredible variety of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, singing and more.

For further information contact Amy Moody on 07971 574565.

Baby Squids New Forest & Christchurch

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays.

We run classes in Ferndown, Hoburne Park in Christchurch and St. Marks School in Bournemouth.

We teach babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers (aged 0–4yrs.) at each of these venues. All our pre-school swimmers learn important swimming skills using our progressive milestones programme, whilst all the time having huge amounts of fun.

Please contact 07545 138165 for more info.


Tuesday & Thursday mornings – Moordown St. John’s School

Wednesday mornings – St Marks’s Primary School

Classes are approximately 30 minutes and are very structured with 8 babies per class. Babysplashers focus on the importance of water safety. Once your baby is confident we start to teach them to be independent. £11.75 per lesson.

Please contact Louise on 07970 513919 to book.

Buggy Beat Wimborne

WOW Ladies Fitness, Unit 2b, Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, BH21 5AH.

Tuesdays 9.15am (all year round).

Buggybeat is outdoor fitness for YOU!… baby/ toddlers come along too!

Older children welcome during school holidays.

Pre-booking essential, small friendly groups with coffee date at nearby cafe after each session.

Contact number 07720288122.

Buggy Tone

Fridays, 11.15am, Littledown Lakes & Play Park.

Outdoor Buggy Tone, a specialist pre & postnatal conditioning workout designed for all Mum’s, full body workout. We also run a postbaby Tone fitness and therapy classes, bring your baby & meet new mums Monday & Wednesdays.

Contact Gina on 079 40454000 for more information and to book.

Chess Smart PT

Chess is a personal trainer, CrossFit L1 coach, and pre/postnatal exercise coach. She offers 1:1 & semi private PT sessions in Pokesdown, as well as hosting an online postpartum training platform Mum Eternity.

Please contact Chess on 07713018732.

EB Fitness & Well-Being

Emma from EB Fitness & Well-Being is based in Wimborne but offers classes in Blandford, Shaftesbury, Poole and surrounding areas:

Pregnancy Fitness & Relaxation Classes

Positive Birth Preparation & Antenatal Courses

Private Hypnobirthing Courses

Bootcamp, Pilates, Mum & Baby Fitness, Chill&Chat Coffee Morning

Breastfeeding Peer Support & Personal Training.

Contact Emma on 07877 377526 for more info.

Elouise’s Baby Massage Classes

Full body baby massage 1-1 and group classes focusing on your babies health needs, bonding to create love, secure attachment and confidence, brain and muscle development, tummy time and bed time routine.

For more information contact Elouise on 07900 993180.

Eternally Fit Mum Power Postnatal Fitness

Monday: 9:30am Alum Chine Bournemouth (Seasonal from April – October)
Tuesday: 10:30am, St Francis of Assisi Church, BH8 9SH

Low impact cardio, strength & core restore. Experienced pregnancy and postnatal fitness instructor also available for PT & group training.£8ph, Babies & toddlers welcome, toys provided.

Please contact Lucy 07834064895 for more information.


The Gate Way Church, 502 Ashley Road BH12 3BL.

Every Friday morning from 9.30am for around 45/50min.

Free fit club for anyone wanting to get in shape, whilst having fun and being part of a positive community. Our free fit club is open to all fitness abilities and little ones are welcome!

Free Spirit Holistic Therapies

Run by Katy Wise, Free Spirit Holistic Therapies offers a range of classes and therapies in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas. From Pregnancy and Post-natal Yoga, Birth Rehearsal workshops, Baby Massage, Baby Yoga and much more. 

For more information, please contact Katy Wise on 07887526439.


​Movement to make you feel the absolute best, inside & out! I run weekly Prenatal and Postnatal classes and 1:1 sessions in Southbourne.

For more information contact Georgia on 07518069832.

Intuition Yoga

The Allendale Centre,Hanham Rd, Wimborne Minster, BH21 1AS.

Tuesdays 7.45pm-9pm.

My pregnancy yoga classes encourage you to explore all your options for pregnancy and birth so that you are comfortable making informed decisions using the latest research available.

I also teach postnatal and mum & baby yoga classes.

Contact me on 07715421986.

JoyFULL Mamas

JoyFULL Mamas – I am a Birth Empowerment Coach & Mama Joy Activator. All my work helps women remember their incredible power & innate body wisdom & have the tools to trust it & let it flow. Join me for Pregnancy & Post-Natal Yoga, Hypnobirthing POWER Group & 1:2:1 Courses in Poole.

Please contact Dulcie on 07775627809 for more info.

Little Dreamers Baby Massage Poole & Bournemouth

Baby massage is a perfect way to bond with your baby. You’ll learn to massage different parts of the body each week and nurturing touch helps with the following:
Constipation, colic and tummy troubles,
Aids sleep
Circulation and development

90 minutes sessions over 5 weeks.

Message us to book via 07802545554.

BH Live Active – Littledown Bournemouth

BH Live Active Littledown, Chaseside, Bournemouth BH7 7DX.

Littledown is an award-winning leisure centre where people can get active. Local families can enjoy the gym, crèche, activities for under 5’s, swimming lessons, after school activities and much more.

Other highlights include:

  • Littledown Juniors Football
  • ALTITUDE High Ropes
  • Kids Parties

For further information contact 01202 055500.

Mum Strength

Pre and postnatal fitness classes (45min) for women during all stages of pregnancy and afterwards with your baby plus 30m free social afterwards.

Fridays 4pm – The Amethyst Cave Southbourne, BH5 2HH
Tuesdays 4pm & Saturdays 12.30pm – West Cliff Baptise Church, Westbourne BH4 9DN

£7.50 PAYG. Contact Lisa on 07447934476 to book on!

Music with Mummy

Monday St. George’s Oakdale, Bh15 3EU – 11am MwM, 11.45am  JB
Thursday Canford Heath Community Centre, BH17 8UE – 9.30am JB
Friday Canford Heath Community Centre, BH17 8UE – 9.40am JB 10.20am MwM

Jolly Babies 0- 15 months & Music with Mummy (or Daddy or other special adult) 15 months to 3 + years.

Please contact Helen to book and for more information on 07751586207.

Nature.Nurture.Love Baby Massage and Baby Yoga

Baby massage and Baby Yoga courses at various venues around Bournemouth and Poole. Each session is different and fun! For Baby Yoga come dressed appropriately as you will be doing stretches and yoga positions.

For more information contact Karen Mallen on 07415882611.

Paisley Pilates Dorset

Pregnancy and postnatal pilates in Bournemouth and surrounding areas.

A comprehensive selection of classes and packages to choose from, to better fit your needs.

For more information contact Alex on 07764 949934.

Puddle Ducks Dorset

Classes in and around Bournemouth, Poole, Blandford, Wimborne, West Moors, Christchurch, New Milton and surrounding areas in Dorset and the New Forest.

Baby and pre-school swimming classes for children aged 0-4 years. Also Swim Academy classes for school-aged children (4-10 years) and Aquanatal classes for mums-to-be.

For more information contact Jane on 01202 674676.

Sarah J Bond Women – Fitness – Balance

Fitness programmes specifically designed to support women in every stage of their life.

1-2-1 fitness, Strong to the Core, The FitLife, Pregnancy, Mother and Child and more.

For more details contact Sarah on 07973 560502.

SOS Swim School Intensive Swim Lessons

Classes in Wimborne, St. Leonard’s and Poole.

Our swimming lessons cater for all ages and abilities, from babies to advanced swimmers.  The groups are small (max 5). Our approach is Friendly and Fun, after all children learn best when they are also having fun.

For more info call 079 67584841.

Sunflower Baby Massage Poole

Classes suitable from birth to crawling and provide a welcoming, warm and relaxed space for you & baby.

You will learn a multi-integrated full body massage developed from Indian and Swedish massage traditions, as well as incorporating principles from yoga and reflexology to promote interaction, stimulation, relaxation and relief. Five-week course.

Contact Emma on 07737 503092.

Super Swimmers

Swimming lessons for babies and toddlers in Poole & Wimborne. An STA qualified teacher will guide you in how to confidently handle your child through their first stages in the water, using song and constructive play. When your child is old enough, they can progress to toddler lessons, where they continue to learn while having fun.

For more information call 077 17722720.

Sweaty Mama Poole

Poole and nearby areas.

Do you want to enjoy feeling fit – Sweaty Bootcamp is the session for you. Sweaty Mama allows us to prioritise our health physically and mentally in a fun, interactive class whilst building new friendships and sharing a special bond with our babies.

Please call Claire on 07921 711237 for more information and to book your session.

Swim with Style Branksome/Bournemouth

Classes in Branksome (Everlast Gym) and Bournemouth (St. Marks School).

We offer a fun, progressive learn to swim programme for babies and children up to 16 years (plus adult sessions).

For further information contact us on 07946 164878.