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Exercising While Pregnant Everyone agrees that staying active and exercising while pregnant is the best way to maintain a woman’s health and fitness and prepare her for the often strenuous and challenging rigors of childbirth, but starting a prenatal exercise program...read more
Diastasis Recti is the separation of the Rectus Abdominis muscles (also known as the 6 pack muscles). It is very important that a postpartum woman not do any abdominal exercises until she has checked her rectus abdominis muscles for diastasis!
If she strengthens the muscles too much while they are separated they may not come back together effectively.
Vinyasa yoga is the linking of body movement and breath, and more than that, it is the continuous movement of energy through the body. The movement of the body and the breath are one, connected, continuously flowing and synchronized. When a practitioner learns to link their breath and movement they create an energy which powerfully connects them to their own being.read more
Q: Any suggestions for relieving tail bone pain? My coccyx curves sideways and is really acting up now that I am pregnant. A: Tailbone pain unfortunately is not uncommon. There are several things that can help to ease it. Sitting on a birth or exercise ball can be...read more
From: Fitpregnancy.com Magazine – Oct/Nov 2005 Women who practice yoga during pregnancy may have a lower risk of preterm labor, according to research in Bangalore, India. This preliminary study of 335 women compared expectant moms who did yoga for an hour per day with...read more
Is there anything in prenatal yoga you need to beware of or not do? There are many styles of prenatal yoga just as there are many styles of regular yoga. Not every style is suited to every body. People who were very active or practiced more vigorous styles of yoga...read more