The Benefits Of Prenatal Yoga

Most women know they should be strengthening their pelvic floors but lengthening? Yes. In our 10-step practice you will train for strong and supple muscles to support childbirth as well as your vital organs. 

Why prenatal yoga?

Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are some of the biggest challenges a woman’s body faces in her lifetime, but a strong, supple pelvic floor can minimize many of the discomforts of pregnancy and make delivery easier. Most women know that pelvic floor strength is important, but many of us are unaware that these muscles are not only weak but tight. And it’s essential to address the tightness of the muscles before attempting to strengthen them.

Relax your tight pelvic floor muscles 

Tight pelvic floor muscles are usually a symptom of a lack of deep breathing. When we don’t breathe fully, the pelvic floor doesn’t stretch. It stays in it's shortened, contracted state. Over time the muscles become more rigid, making it more difficult to lengthen without a concerted effort. And since the pelvic floor is the matrix that supports our vital organs, we want it to be as strong and long as possible.

From your physical body to your emotional state, prenatal yoga is a key ingredient to a healthy, happy pregnancy. Prenatal yoga may be the cure for what ails you if you're suffering from common pregnancy discomforts such as lower back pain, nausea, insomnia, headaches, shortness of breath, and carpal tunnel syndrome. By stretching and toning muscles, you can help blood circulate throughout the body in a healthy way. Also, deep breathing can bring much-needed oxygen to your baby and to your own muscles.

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