I know, I know, drinking water is super boring. Making sure that you're getting enough water intake during pregnancy is vital, but important for the non-pregnant person as well. We are made of 60% water!
Being pregnant can feel like a full time job. From doctors appointments, childbirth education classes and weekly self-care activities, I get it. Coming to yoga class weekly can be challenging to fit in our busy schedules. I recommend these three poses to practice daily. Whether you are able to make it to prenatal yoga class or only have five minutes, here are some poses to help get you moving and connect with your baby.
There are many good reasons to start a home practice. It could be something simple as limited financial resources, time, or you are just looking to tune into yourself and deepen your practice. Whatever your motivation, a home practice is excellent to begin at any time.
Certain yoga poses are contraindicated for the pregnant persons. Prenatal yoga classes are sequenced with the expecting mom in mind. Prenatal yoga is specialized practice that brings together a community of moms going through the same shared experienced.
While this practice can be very invigorating, it is not always ideal for expecting mothers. In traditional sun salutation sequence, it typically includes plank pose with a transition into upward facing or cobra. During pregnancy lying on the belly may not be physically possible and is considered a contraindication.
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