4 Reasons to Start a Yoga Practice While Pregnant

4 Reasons to Start a Yoga Practice While Pregnant

What is yoga to you? It may be nothing yet. But, if you’re pregnant, there’s never been a better time for you to find out.

For me, yoga is about connection – connection with my body. It’s a set aside time of the day to go within and listen to my body’s inner wisdom and find out what it needs to remain or get in balance.

In our culture, women are more disconnected than ever. We’re disconnected from each other, from our baby, from ourselves (specifically our pelvic bowl/womb space, and our body wisdom).

Starting a yoga practice while pregnant can get you back in touch with each of these aspects to help you restore balance, connection, strength and flexibility in your life – all of which are essential for a great birth experience.

4 reasons to start a yoga practice while pregnant are:

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How Being a Rebel Can Help You Have a Better Birth

How Being a Rebel Can Help You Have a Better Birth

Have you heard that giving birth on your back with your knees up is the worst position to give birth in?

Imagine a hospital bed…stirrups… Gravity isn’t working for you, the pelvic outlet isn’t open to its fullest capacity, and the maternal vena cava is compressed reducing blood flow to the placenta…

This is the recipe for a really long labor. And I know that’s not what you want. Yet this is how women give birth in modern hospitals. All. The. Time.

Why? Because it’s easy for doctors.

Easy for mama’s? Not at all.

Embrace your inner rebel, don’t do it.

Here’s how:

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