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Is Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?

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?

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Pregnancy Yoga Resources

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

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Pregnancy Yoga 1 – Creating Your Nest

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

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Pregnancy Yoga 2 – Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

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)

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Pregnancy Yoga 4 – Palm Tree Sequence

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