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Pregnancy Yoga Posture of the Month: Relaxation

Our pregnancy yoga pose of the month is simply, Relaxation! It is crucial for a safe and comfortable yoga practice and, when connected with breathing techniques, can be a wonderful support during labour. Relaxation is the most important of all yoga practice. It is key before or after you practice for all your yoga postures. If

Pregnancy Yoga Posture of the Month: Eagle pose

Our pregnancy yoga pose of the month is Eagle pose (arms only) – a wonderful posture that releases the upper back from the extra weight in the chest area in pregnancy, as well as improving shoulder flexibility. Start by sitting in a comfortable seated position either legs wide or kneeling. Allow the weight to settle into

Pregnancy Yoga Posture of the Month: Upper Back and Shoulder Release Against A Wall

Our third pregnancy yoga pose of the month is Upper Back and Shoulder Release Against A Wall. Each of the poses this month are postures you can do with a partner which helps increase your stretch and helps you bond. Start by facing a wall, about your arm length away from it and feet parallel. Your partner

Pregnancy Yoga Posture of the Month: Child’s Pose Shoulder Release

Our second pregnancy yoga pose of the month is Child’s Pose Shoulder Release. Each of the poses this month are postures you can do with a partner and this one also uses a ball. Start by sitting upright in Child’s Pose. Whilst your partner holds firmly hold down your pelvis, place your palms on top of the

Pregnancy Yoga Posture of the Month: Shoulder Anchor with a partner

We’ve got a treat for you for this month – not one, but three pregnancy yoga poses of the month! Each is a posture you can do with a partner and first up is Shoulder Anchor. Shoulder Anchor is a great posture for keeping you calm and relaxed during labour. Sit on a ball with

Yoga Posture of the Month: Squatting

This is the physiological birthing position and is great to practise in pregnancy. Variations of squatting have been used by women to give birth in cultures all over the world. It opens the pelvis to its widest and stimulates contractions. However in our culture we do not squat and the full squat with flat feet

Yoga Posture of the Month: Child’s Pose

Child’s pose, also called the ‘Z position’ is one of the most valuable pregnancy yoga postures. It gently stretches the pelvic joints and helps to increase the internal dimensions of the pelvic canal and outlet, making more space for the baby to descend and emerge during birth. It will prepare your pelvis for birthing like

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