10 BENEFITS OF MATERNITY YOGA
FOR YOU AND YOUR BABY
1 Yoga lets you TUNE IN WITH YOUR BODY, and start a relationship with the little seed of life growing inside of you.
2 Yoga is RELAXING, yet it tones your muscles so it makes you look and feel great.
3 Yoga is a GENTLE FORM OF EXERCISE, and you can adjust the difficulty level to suit your requirements.
4 Yoga IMPROVES YOUR SLEEP and relaxes you.
5 It helps with shortness of breath which can become a common discomfort in late pregnancy. By stretching and breathing you are physically CREATING SPACE in your body.
6 Yoga AIDS DIGESTION and can help prevent constipation and tummy troubles.
7 Unlike most other physical sports, you can PRACTISE YOGA ALL THE WAY THROUGH your pregnancy.
8 BREATHING Yoga comprises a lot of conscious breathing, which sends a load of fresh oxygen into your bloodstream and to your baby. Conscious breathing also enhances blood circulation, which can alleviate sore, swollen ankles.
9 By strengthening and stretching your muscles, as well as learning breathing techniques, it will MAKE THE BIRTH AND THE RECOVERY PROCESS EASIER. Yoga also opens up the pelvis in preparation for birth.
10 CLOTHES Who are we kidding? Nothing is as comfy as loose yoga clothes while your tummy (and other parts) are being stretched to their limits.