Category Archives: Yoga During Pregnancy

Postnatal Yoga Asanas for Time-Pressed Mothers

  Yoga  for postnatal mothers should focus on the back, the core muscles and the pelvic floor – areas that tend to weaken after pregnancy and labor. Greater emphasis needs to be placed on relaxation and deepbreathing exercises, especially – while feeding the baby or dealing with sleepless nights. Consult your doctor before starting a…

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Yoga Poses to Practice After Laproscopy Surgery

Yoga practice involves the utilization of physical and mental activities that are used to train the mind and the body effectively. Surgery involves the infliction of a physical wound in order to access some internal organs of the body which need to be treated either to remove some abnormal cells or to repair some damage. There…

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Yoga & Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects as many as 6% of the general population. Endometriosis is a female health disorder that occurs when cells from the lining of the womb (uterus) grow in other areas of the body. This can lead to pain, irregular bleeding, and problems getting pregnant. While some women with endometriosis remain asymptomatic, others experience dysmenorrhea,…

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Breathing For You And Your Baby

Breathing is something which is an involuntary action. You do not need to pay attention to your breathing as it will happen anyway. When you are pregnant, however it will be more important to pay attention to your breathing. When you are pregnant, you are breathing to get enough oxygen for you and your baby. As…

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Yoga Asanas For Nursing Mothers

[ad_1] A nursing mother is faced with innumerable challenges of adjusting to the world around her, especially the physical challenge of nursing the baby.  Nursing and taking  your care of the new born can leave your shoulder and back aching- asking for a break. It’s a tough time for most women after pregnancy who have to deal with its after-effects, such as weight gain, sagging…

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Practicing Yoga During Pregnancy

[ad_1] The practice of yoga gives you the opportunity to create a world (your body) for your baby that is healthy and peaceful. “What a child learns in the womb cannot be learned on earth”. Yoga coordinates movement, breath and awareness. It addresses health and well being on several levels: physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual.…

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Postnatal (Standing) Aqua Stretches

[ad_1] After pregnancy, it is necessary to realign your spine. Standing in the water allows you the maximum stretch between your hip bones and your ribs as you lift your arms above your head. Aqua yoga makes use of deep breathing in relaxed stretches that are easier and safer in water than on land. Your ligaments are…

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Aqua Yoga For Labor

[ad_1] Yoga is a centuries’ old practice that promotes balance,energy, deep breathing and relaxation. The therapeutic and buoyant effect of water is combined with energizing and harmonizing effects of yoga provide the optimum workout for you and your baby. Aqua Yoga begins with yoga poses and swimming techniques for pregnancy designed to open the pelvis, deep…

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Top 10 Yoga Poses to Prepare for Easy Childbirth

[ad_1] Childbirth requires a great deal of strength, stamina and focus; yoga and meditation these elements in abundance. Research has shown that women who exercise during their prenatal period are able to better withstand labor than those who don’t exercise. Exercising mothers also seem to report more positive feelings toward the childbirth experience. Yoga makes women feel more confident to take charge…

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