Best Yoga Asanas For Pregnant WomenBy fitnessroar - Dec 05 , 2017
Yoga is one the best exercise for keeping your body toned. Being an all natural workout it blends beautifully when you are Pregnancy. It is known to reduce back and leg pain, nausea, depression, improving baby’s health and it also promotes normal labor and delivery.
Every woman wants a healthy pregnancy period and yoga postures provide the ease during those 9 months. The asanas that pregnant women should do include breathing exercises, sitting postures, loosening exercises, pranayama, and meditation. Ancient Indian yoga has always proved to be beneficial for the pregnant woman. Here are some best yoga asanas that every pregnant lady must do:
Anulom- Vilom (Breathing exercise)
This exercise is also known as Nadi Shodhana and it is very helpful in purifying the mind and body. It is one of the best breathing exercises which releases stress and anxiety. In pregnancy, you should do it daily as it improves blood circulation and cures gastric and headache issues. A regular practice of this posture will also strengthen your nervous system and improves the functioning of the lungs. This asana should be performed in the morning in the fresh air.
Baddha-Konasana (Butterfly Pose)
This is the best posture for pregnant ladies as it makes childbirth easy. This asana stimulates ovaries, bladder, and abdominal organs. It also stretches the knees, inner thighs and cures health of reproductive system. It seems like a butterfly is flapping its wings so this pose is also known as the butterfly. You can also get rid of stress by doing it.
Setu-Bandha (Bridge Pose)
The posture looks like a structure of mountain, hence it is called as bridge pose. This pose stretches and tones your neck, chest, and back, also it helps in relaxation of your body. It also massages the digestive system, thus improves digestion and calms the brain. Also, it improves the function of abdomen organs.
Padmasana (Lotus Pose)
This one is the ultimate yoga posture. The consistent practice of this pose eases the birthing process. It stimulates the spine, bladder, pelvis, and abdomen. This asana opens up hips and makes them flexible.
This is the corpse pose while practicing it in pregnancy you are advised to lie against your back and use a pillow to support your belly. It completely relaxes your body and boosts up the energy levels immediately. This asana fights the side effects of pregnancy and gives a relief from nausea, pain and morning sickness. So whenever you feel low, do this and uplift your mood.
Every pregnant woman must do all these asanas carefully and under the expert supervision of someone to avoid complications.