Yoga Teacher Training Forum
Yoga Instructors: Would you like to network with fellow teachers worldwide? Here is a resource to find answers for every possible question regarding continuing education, improving your classes, student safety and much more.
April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015
Marie is the main tutor for prenatal yoga at Aura.
Here's more pregnant yoga information:
Yoga Can Be Extremely Beneficial For Pregnant Women
By Mark Matthews
Yoga for pregnant women is becoming more recognized than in the past.
Many pregnant women say it is a great way to keep fit. Practicing yoga throughout pregnancy is one of the best ways to mental preparedness and good physical appearance for an expectant mother.
It is A-one at preparing the mother's body for labour and maintaining internal harmony. By means of the right yoga routines women discover it is asplendid way to stay fit, as well as helping them with breathing and relaxing.
There are two parts to yoga, meditation and exercises. I will start by looking at the meditation part.
Meditation has many benefits and is an imperative part of prenatal yoga helping in helping lower the stresses of childbirth. Contemplation can also help enhance concentration and inner focus as well. Plus, it helps to also convey awareness of oneself and a deeper meaning of connection to your unborn child.
Apart from the above it is also useful in helping you after the birth to centre and soothe the mind which helps restore a sense of stability, leading to a better capacity to deal with the strain of motherhood. To get the finest results meditating on a habitual basis for instance once a day or once every two days. Of course this is dependent on how much time you have to spare and what fits in with your lifestyle.
On the Yoga exercises for pregnant women, I would also recommend you to consult your doctor first before doing any exercises. Even if you are skilled you should check with your doctor first. Next go to local classes if possible. There are numerous Yoga for pregnant women classes out there with experienced teachers, and this gives you a opportunity to meet other mums to be.
There are a lot of expert instructional books and DVDs specialising simply on Yoga for Pregnant Women. Look at the reviews and get hold of a good one. Even so, stay away from any poses which you feel uncomfortable with. Do not do any exercises such as back bends, headstands, handstands, the Camel and Upward Bow. Every pregnant women should steer clear of face-down postures that stress the weight of the body on the belly, including cobra, locust, and bow poses. You will also want to stay away from poses that might stretch your lower torso muscles to a large extent, especially your abdominal muscles. Avoid balancing postures where overbalancing could occur.
Early research advocates that yoga done properly for the period of pregnancy is safe and may perhaps improve outcomes for the mother prior to, throughout and following. Improved physical form coupled with the ability to relax and control breathing is undeniably a boost to all pregnant women.
Yoga for pregnant women is an excellent means to tone your muscles, build up your stamina, improve blood circulation, relax and relieve tension through controlled and deep breathing.
Get a video or book that is specifically designed for Yoga for Pregnant women or get in touch with your local prenatal yoga group. You will be delighted you did.
For more information, please visit Yoga for Pregnant Women
Most Users Ever Online: 178
Currently Browsing this Page:
Yoga Paul: 138
Don Briskin: 69
Guest Posters: 41