Why Prenatal Yoga?

The idea of prenatal yoga is to:

Manage typical problems: during the pregnancy time during this time the problem of nausea, thyroid, high Blood Pressure, edema, anxiety, restlessness, acidity, increased sugar etc can easily be managed through yoga practices – like dhyana & pranayama and vyayaam.

Improve Spinal Health: as the stomach protrudes the load is transferred to the spine & the lower back aches start from 5th month onwards. Yoga asanas leading & vyayamas ensure spinal health through -out pregnancy. With regular practice form the 1st month, no issue of spinal problem shall even occur.

Ease the process of normal delivery: The asanas and the yoga practices are oriented to prepare woman’s body for normal delivery. Normal Delivery is very important for woman’s health in future. Prenatal yoga postures help in strengthening the thigh muscles & flexing vaginal muscles for an easy dilation.

Samskaar (Impressions on Child): Meditation on oneself in this state is like giving the first impressions to the child that are certainly going to be with the kid for a lifetime. There is mantra chanting of certain special mantras that explains & elaborate philosophy of life & existence. This divine chanting nurtures the baby spiritually.

What is Prenatal Yoga?

Prenatal SquatThe mere thought of a child blossoming inside your body is exhilarating. Becoming a mother is the best part of a woman’s life and the moment pregnancy is confirmed, it brings out mixed emotions, excitement and anxiety together. Pregnancy doesn’t only involve physical changes, but huge emotional variations too and hence for a healthy baby to be born, it’s very necessary to maintain a calm and pleasant mindset.

Through the course of 9 months of pregnancy the body witnesses immense changes and sometimes the most pleasant experience becomes a little painful. This needs a solution that keeps the body fit, the mind relaxed & the 9 months to be carefree & fun – prenatal Yoga.

Yoga decreases the discomforts during pregnancy. There are poses for sciatica pain, round ligament pain, and yes, even morning sickness.  The practices comprise of vyayamas, asanas, pranayamas & meditation/ relaxation. In the first trimester women can practice more but the practices gradually reduce month by month because of the changing anatomy & physiology of the body. In the last trimester a few simple practices, breathing exercises are done as the delivery date approaches. There are different practices in the three trimesters. The sessions progresses as per the need of the mother in different phases of pregnancy

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