Yoga for Fertility: a journey to health and healing.
If you are trying to conceive, you already know how stressful and tiring it can be. You may be undergoing fertility treatments or monitoring your cycle around the clock to know when the days you are most fertile.
It can be an upsetting process especially if you have been trying for a while and each month that passes, doesn’t bring you closer to your little one.
Practicing yoga has incredible benefits as it builds muscular and bone strength, improves flexibility, posture and balance. Yoga has mental and emotional benefits by bringing a sense of calm and mental clarity.
Taking a yoga for fertility class you will practice poses that focus on preparing for ovulation, conception and pregnancy. Any yoga class is beneficial but a fertility yoga class will guide you through yoga postures that stimulate the reproduction system, supports and regulates the endocrine system and adapts poses according to your menstrual cycle. You will learn poses to avoid during menstruation and how to adapt any other exercise that you do to best aid in this journey.
Fertility yoga can also help relieve symptoms of endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and miscarriage.
In summary, fertility yoga has many benefits, including:
Increases energy and blood flow
Stimulates the reproductive system
Supports and helps to regular the endocrine system
Adapts posed to your menstrual cycle
Calms the mind
Reduces stress hormones in the bloodstream
Helps to synchronize messages between your conscious mind, the subconscious mind and your body