There are no hard and fast rules, but here are some things to consider: 1. Choose yoga practices that make you feel restored and renewed afterwards, rather than tired and depleted. Your body is working 24 hours a day on one of the most physically challenging projects it will ever do – making your baby!… Continue reading Is Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?
Welcome to my pregnancy yoga resources! Here you will find a collection of articles, videos and audios I have collected together over the years and continue to add to. If you are currently on a course with me I will be pointing you towards some of these links as we go through the course. You… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga Resources
You know your life has changed forever, For in all the days and years to come, Distance will never be able to cut you off From the one you now carry For nine months under your heart.
Creating Your Nest All you need to get started with pregnancy yoga at home is space for your mat. You don’t even need to have a mat yet – just set aside the space and start planning what will go in to it. Ideally your nest needs to be somewhere you can go where you… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 1 – Creating Your Nest
Surya Namaskara or ‘Salute to the Sun’ is a common practice in many yoga classes. It is often used at the beginning of a class as a way to warm the whole body, but it can also be a whole practice in its own right. There are many different forms of surya namaskara and this… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 2 – Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)
The “Palm Tree” sequence is a lovely, easy stretch for your upper body. The idea is to lift your ribs up and away from your hips, thus creating a little extra space for your breath and for your baby. If you are suffering from heart-burn this may provide some relief and if you are working… Continue reading Pregnancy Yoga 4 – Palm Tree Sequence