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Benefits of Squats during Pregnancy

There are many benefits to exercising during pregnancy. Exercise can help you have a shorter labor, relieve commons discomforts such as back ache, increase endorphins, and can help prepare for labour. Squats are excellent to practice while pregnant. They help increase the pelvic [...]

Benefits of Squats during Pregnancy2019-03-17T14:27:21+00:00

Yoga In The Winter

We know it can be tough to continue with your practice in the colder months. Here are four reasons to continue practicing. 1. Yoga is warm - it helps to warm up your muscles and joints. Important with your changing body to help [...]

Yoga In The Winter2018-12-31T16:05:56+00:00

Benefits Of Shoulderstand Pose

How does this one pose, shoulderstand, do all of that? During fertility and pregnancy, the importance of the thyroid gland cannot be overstated. The thyroid hormones are critical for the development of the fetal and neonatal brain. A deficiency in the secretions of [...]

Benefits Of Shoulderstand Pose2018-12-31T17:35:08+00:00

Diastasis Recti

You've had your baby but your stomach still looks like you're pregnant. It takes time to get back to your post pregnant body but a postpartum abdominal condition called diastasis recti might be to blame. Diastasis recti what? Hard to spell and pronounce, [...]

Diastasis Recti2018-12-31T17:37:49+00:00

Yoga and Breech Babies

Throughout your pregnancy your baby will turn and perform gymnastics, even during the last weeks of gestation. Most babies will settle down in the head-down position between weeks 32 and 38. A small percentage, fewer than 5 percent of term pregnancies, settle in [...]

Yoga and Breech Babies2018-12-31T17:41:38+00:00

Prenatal Affirmations

Taking care of yourself during pregnancy is key. Resting when you need to, eating nourishing foods and getting exercise are all important. Affirmations can be words or a phrase that you repeat silently or aloud that allow the mind to focus on one [...]

Prenatal Affirmations2018-12-31T19:21:10+00:00

Do’s & Don’ts Of Prenatal Yoga

It's important to be familiar with the do's and don'ts for prenatal yoga. As with any yoga practice, there are contraindications and modification to practice safely for injuries, conditions, ailments and body structure. The DOs Take it slow and remember to breathe [...]

Do’s & Don’ts Of Prenatal Yoga2019-03-09T23:35:36+00:00
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