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prenatal yoga

Study Finds One More Reason For Pregnant Women To Hit The Yoga Mat

We already know there are a ton of benefits to practicing yoga during pregnancy — from easing lower back pain to decreasing the risk of preterm birth.

Anna Williams
November 16 2015

Prenatal No-Nos: A Complete Yoga Guide To A Healthy, Safe Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting (and scary!) time. If it’s your first pregnancy, then for the very first time in your life every decision you make effects...

Heidi Kristoffer
July 20 2015
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An 11-Pose Prenatal Yoga Sequence For A Blissful Birth

There are so many benefits to practicing yoga as an expectant and new mama — from improved circulation and firming of the skin, to strengthening of...

Latham Thomas
May 23 2015

5 Prenatal Yoga Moves Every Mama-To-Be Should Try

The short nine months during pregnancy hardly give our bodies enough time to adapt to the massive changes that carrying a baby requires. But we can...

Hope Zvara
April 15 2015

How Yoga During Pregnancy Helps Me Stay Balanced

When I’m asked about the benefits of prenatal yoga, I of course can’t help but state the obvious: yoga keeps me strong, flexible, in my body, and it...

Melanie Lora Meltzer
October 17 2013

Why Yoga Is A Must During Pregnancy

It's no accident that prenatal yoga is gaining momentum. There are endless benefits expecting mothers receive from rolling out the mat. As a prenatal...

Sarah Walsh
July 16 2013

How I Maintained My Yoga Practice And Sanity During A Difficult Pregnancy

Real-life pregnancy can come as a bit of a shock, even if the pregnancy has been planned. I know, having wanted a baby for years and having worked...

Cheryl MacDonald
March 1 2013

Gisele Bundchen on Prenatal Yoga: "Moving Meditation Feels So Good"

Many women credit yoga for keeping themselves healthy (and sane) while pregnant.

November 24 2012

Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby: 6 Ways to Stay Strong & Sane During Pregnancy

Pregnancy marks the beginning of parenthood. We often think that we only become a parent after the birth, but it really starts at conception. Once we...

McLean McGown
September 24 2012

6 Ways Yoga Can Boost Fertility

After trying to get pregnant for over a year, my husband and I were given the kind of devastating news no couple who is trying to start a family wants...

Lisa Pineda
August 22 2012

How Yoga Makes Me a Better Mom

In honor of Mother's Day, I asked six rock-star yogi-mamas how yoga makes them a better parent.

Jason Wachob
May 11 2012

5 Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

More and more we see, hear and read news stories or studies about yoga’s benefits for ailments from diabetes to depression, and rightly so. Anyone who...

Amy Lynch
May 4 2012

Yoga Poses & Sequence for Fertility

My second round of Yoga for Fertility classes at the Reproductive Medical Associates started this past Tuesday evening. About 10 percent of...

Kristin McGee, RYT-500
April 24 2012

How Yoga Healed Me & Helped Me Give Birth Naturally

Pranayama and meditation changed my life. You see, I'm what some people might call a neurotic, Type A personality. Combine that with a medical...

Jennifer White
March 29 2012

5 Fab Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

We've all seen photos of Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba, and January Jones toting a yoga mat, bringing increasing awareness and cool factor to the...

Elizabeth Rowan
March 22 2012

3 All-Natural Ways to Boost Your Fertility

As an herbalist, the issue with which my clients come to me most often, aside from anxiety and weight loss, is infertility. Infertility seems to be a...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
March 7 2012

Q & A with Hala Khouri: Yoga of Parenting

Hala Khouri is one of the most well-respected yogis in the world. She's also one of the creators of the incredible non-profit organization, Off the...

Jason Wachob
September 20 2011

Q & A with Miranda Kerr: Yoga, Organics & Wellness

Miranda tal about everything from her wellness journey, yoga practice, passion for organics, spirituality (including

Jason Wachob
September 8 2011

What I Learned in Prenatal Yoga When I Wasn't Expecting

Late to my first day of prenatal yoga teacher training, I discreetly slip in the back of the darkened studio behind two rows of noticeably pregnant...

Elizabeth Rowan
June 22 2011