Yoga for Pregnant Women
Our prenatal yoga videos will show you the best yoga poses for a healthy pregnancy. We're going way beyond downward dog, ladies!
Prenatal Yoga: An Introduction|
descriptionPracticing yoga is a wonderful way to stay limber and toned throughout your pregnancy. It can also promote better balance and circulation, as well as help relieve stress and typical pregnancy aches and pains. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity
Prenatal Yoga: Seated Forward Bend
Upavistha Konasana, as this pose is also called, helps stretch your hamstrings, open your pelvis, and relieve lower back pain. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination MaternityForward bends are also very coming and quitting for the mind and nervous system , relax your face and then walk your palms back in towards you. Bring your hands behind your knees so you don't strain your hips or your knees and then bring your legs back to cross and take your palms together at the heart, bow your head down in gratitude to yourself for coming to practice yoga . Namaste.
Prenatal Yoga: Seated Ankle-to-Knee Pose
Agnistambhasana, in a seated ankle-to-knee variation, is an effective way to relieve hip pain caused by hormonal changes, as well as weight gain. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternityknees a little more forward. Take your write ankle unto to the left knee and due to hormones in effect in woman's body, you don't wanna force to stretch and help the chest up. Run your right knee away from you as with your chest up. We'll take one more rep together, calm and relax and set your right foot down and we'll switch sides pressing your left knee away from you, anyhow, let your chest up, hold here, and breathe for a few best opening up the hips. One more breathe together. And you will come up to sit in seated cross legged feet and bring your palms out in front of you and lock them slowly forward, locks your feet and just feel the outer hips opening as we just did in the last pose and feel free to walk a little more forward and press your hips down and I'm gonna walk the palms back and switch the crossing of your legs. Switch [unk] cross legged seat and a forward bend. Be nice and easy with this pose. Don't force that, very gentle with opening stretch and take
Prenatal Yoga: Warrior 2
This mind-clearing pose, also called Virabhadrasana, requires focus as you concentrate on bending your front knee as deeply as possible. It can help open your groin and strengthen your legs. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternityside together. Reach your arms up, bend your left knee. Again, your left thigh should be parallel to the mat. And then weight is even in both feet. Look out of your left palm and breathe. Strengthening your legs, opening your chest and focusing your mind on your breath, and when your mind wanders , bring it back to the breath. Bring your hands to your hips, straighten your left leg , heel, toe, your feet together. Bring your feet together, take your palms together at your heart and bow your head down, and
Prenatal Yoga: Extended Triangle Pose
Utthita Trikonasana, another active pose, can open your groin and hamstring muscles, which will help support your lower back and prepare your hips for labor. This pose is also a great way to improve your balance as your body changes and your center ofthe other side. Reach your arms up by your shoulders, reach your left hand forward in the left, take back if the side might feel totally different that's okay, it's normal. Reach your right arm up. Again, either looking down or looking up to the ceiling or coming against the wall. Opening your hamstrings and your groin and improving balance . Breathe here to calm the mind, inhale to come up to stand, bring your hands to your hips, and go ahead and
Prenatal Yoga: Extended Side Angle Pose
This active pose, known as Utthita Parsvakonasana, can help strengthen your legs and reduce swelling in your ankles and feet, which can happen as your baby grows and you gain weight. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination MaternityParsvakonasana, or Extended Side Angle Pose. Great to strengthen your legs and improve balance . So you could bring your hands to your hips and widen your legs pretty generously. And then take your arms out so
Prenatal Yoga: Dog and Cat Poses
Pregnancy hormones can cause emotional ups and downs, and these two poses performed in sequence are a wonderful way to meditate and reduce stress. You'll also get a nice stretch for your neck, arms, and lower back. You may feel gentle nudges as your babysecond trimester, we gonna practice a couple of pauses to alleviate any back pain . So, come onto your hands and knees with the shoulders right above the rest and the hips right above the knees. Thiships around in a big circle alleviating any hip pain or lower back pain and it makes it feel your baby gently moving with you and then just circle one more time the other way and
Prenatal Yoga: Supported Bound Ankle Pose
This pose, also known as Supta Baddha Konasana, will open your chest and hips. It can also help alleviate any shortness of breath, a symptom that you may have during your first trimester due to rising levels of the hormone progesterone, as well as yourit fold twice any old blanket will do or even just a bath towel and then roll it. Make sure there's no big lumps in the blanket to distract your rest. Then take the blanket lengthwise
Prenatal Yoga: Childs Pose
Balasana, or childs pose, is very restful and can help alleviate nausea from morning sickness, as well as any tension or stress that you're feeling. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity
Prenatal Yoga: Sideways Swing
Many pregnant women experience constipation, and Parighasana is a simple pose can help aid your digestion. It will also tone and strengthen the muscles along the sides of your body. Leggings by Ingrid & Isabel Tank by Destination Maternity-Here's a great pose for your first trimester. So, from the cross legged seat, bring your legs over to the left hand side, extend your arms in front of you, interlace your palms and inhale, reach your arms overhead and stretch up and overexhale to your arms down by your side. Come back to a cross legged seat and then just notice how you feel. Close your eyes and take 1 breath. Good job.