I’ve been doing yoga on and off for almost 18 years. For me, yoga gives a sense of peace and overall well-being. And as a new mother, I'm discovering the simple joys of “Baby & Me Yoga” classes at my studio in Los Angeles, with my daughter Scarlett. I had no idea how much she was going to enjoy it.
Doing yoga with your newborn keeps both baby and mama relaxed. Plus, I don't have to worry about taking time away from her to keep up with my practice! When the instructor asks us to bring our babies close to our hearts and says, “Let them hear your heartbeat,” it's an amazing bonding experience for any new mom and baby.
Here are a few expert tips from Zooga Yoga, and eight great poses to try with your baby.