Fertility Yoga: How To Do a Mountain Pose

Try this yoga position to relax, improve your circulation, and maybe even boost your chances for getting pregnant sooner.
Mountain Pose

Bryan McCay

  1. Stand with feet hip distance apart. Bend your knees slightly as you place one hand on the front of your pelvis, just below your belly button, and the other hand on the small of your back.
  2. Engage your abdominal muscles and curl your tailbone under, lengthening your lower back.
  3. Keeping this alignment, straighten your legs and release your arms to your sides.
  4. Inhale deeply without letting your lower ribs jut out, and let your shoulder blades relax away from your neck. If you were to drop a plumb line from the crown of your head, it would ideally follow a direct line to your cervix.
  5. Inhale and exhale deeply while holding the pose for at least two full minutes.

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