Bound Angle Pose
Use this sequence to check in with yourself, quiet fears and negative mental chatter, and ultimately move into a place of deep trust.
This practice will wake up the muscles that we need to maintain good structural integrity and a healthy pelvic floor even as big changes are occurring within.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Rachel Brathen, Coral Brown, and Tara Stiles share their recent experiences with pregnancy, childbirth, and new motherhood.
Strala Yoga founder Tara Stiles shares how her practice contributed to her pregnancy and recovery and the benefits a baby with a yogi mom receives.
Senior Prana Vinyasa teacher and psychotherapist Coral Brown opens up about her trying pregnancy, nonexistent prenatal asana practice, and the wonder of bringing another being into the world.
Aruba-based yoga teacher Rachel Brathen, aka Yoga Girl, gets real about her pregnancy, letting go of her control-freak tendencies, and how pranayama isn’t actually an effective substitute for pain medication during labor.
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.
During pregnancy the body changes rapidly, but if we use our yoga practice wisely, we can support these changes, making us strong and flexible in all the right places for easier labor, delivery and recovery.
Trying for a baby? Master teacher Ana Forrest offers advice for doing yoga, breathing, and living in a way that creates a womb that is clean and welcoming.
Prenatal yoga has long avoided certain poses, but new research indicates some of them may be safer than once thought.