Thursday, December 9, 2010

Yoga For Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is a physical as well as mental experience. Women often become overexcited alert of all the changes their bodies are going through. Yoga allows pregnant women to become accustomed to these changes more gracefully and to feel proud and a sense of appreciation for their bodies. Yoga exercises can increase flexibility, power, circulation and balance. Many pregnant women find that regular yoga exercises help to lessen swelling, back and leg pain, and insomnia.

However, Yoga must be practiced very carefully among pregnant women, as rude exercises will bring negative effect on both moms and babies. Here are some tips for pre-natal pregnancy Yoga practice:

The general yoga exercises are suggested for the first 2 months. You must consult your doctor and find very experienced Yoga teachers. With proper guidance, you can practice some yoga right into work. If you new to yoga then you should start slowly.

Breathing exercises are beneficial if done twice a day. The breathing exercises provide more oxygen and energy both to the mother and the child.

Some yoga poses that can help a pregnant women dealing with the symptoms of pregnancy, ensuring smoother and easier delivery. Pregnant women should pay attention not to exceed your limit the body - the ligaments around the joints become loose and soft during pregnancy.
The abdomen should stay relaxed at all times. Difficult and poses that put pressure on the abdomen and other should NOT be done during advance stages of Pregnancy. No any kind of pain or nausea should be felt during and/or after yoga. If this happens, you should stop yoga practice and contact your GP.