Here, find yoga poses contraindicated for pregnancy. “Contraindication” is a medical term often used in yoga to describe a physical condition that makes a particular pose inadvisable for the practitioner. If you are pregnant, honor your body by avoiding or modifying these yoga poses.
Use this sequence to check in with yourself, quiet fears and negative mental chatter, and ultimately move into a place of deep trust.
Vata governs the body’s changes during pregnancy, but can easily be thrown out of balance. Practice the following Vata-focused sequence to help balance and nourish your pregnant body.
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Yoga teacher Jaki Nett investigates restorative yoga for fertility. Learn which poses have the best possible benefits to aid fertility and conception.
Different yoga systems have different answers. Sarah Powers addresses the debate of whether backbending during pregnancy is safe.
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