your mind! Gain
control over your body!
relieved of your stress through the practice of the gentle
art of Yoga!
a physical as well as mental experience. Women often becomes
hyper aware of all the changes their bodies are going
through. Yoga allows pregnant women to adapt to these
changes more gracefully and to feel proud and a sense
of appreciation for their bodies. Yoga exercises can increase
flexibility, strength, circulation and balance. Many pregnant
women find that regular yoga exercises help to reduce
swelling, back and leg pain, and insomnia.
Yoga must be practised very carefully among pregnant women,
as improper exercises will bring negative effect on both
moms and babies. Here are some tips for pre-natal pregnancy
The general yoga exercises are recommended for the first
2 months. You must consult your doctor and find very experienced
Yoga teachers. With proper guidance, you can practice
some yoga right into labor. If you new to yoga then you
should start slowly.
Breathing exercises are beneficial if done twice a day.
The breathing exercises provide more oxygen and energy
both to the mother and the child.
Some yoga poses that can help a pregnant women dealing
with the symptoms of pregnancy, ensuring smoother and
easier delivery, and faster recovery after childbirth.
Pregnant women should pay attention not to overstretch
the body - the ligaments around the joints become loose
and soft during pregnancy. The abdomen should stay relaxed
at all times. Difficult and poses that put pressure on
the abdomen and other should NOT be done during advance
stages of Pregnancy. No any kind of pain or nausea should
be felt during and/or after yoga. If this happens, you
should stop yoga practise and contact your GP.
When carrying out standing poses with your heels to the
wall or use a chair for support to avoid losing your balance
and risking injury to both you and your baby.
Deep relaxation is crucial to give rest to body and mind,
and you will benefit more from a good sleep. Deep relaxation
helps the nerve system change from sympathetic to parasympathetic
activity. Parasympathetic activity is associated with
the restorative processes of the body, which is needed
both by the pregnant woman and the child.
also strongly recommend regular morning and evening walks.
Yoga is very individual. For more great Yoga advice, and
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Porter | Published 07/24/2005
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