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Natal and Post-Natal Yoga
Judging from the proliferation of natal and post-natal yoga classes, this is one of the
most popular exercises for pregnant women. And yoga does lend itself quite well to this special time
in a woman's life - many poses are easily adaptable to your changing body, and gentle poses after
childbirth can help you ease back into shape. These links are suggestions only - check with your
doctor first before starting any exercise program!
||The Pregnant Yogini: One Woman's Story|
If you're a woman with a passion for Yoga and you get pregnant, what happens? Here's what one mom-to-be did.
This page lists the benefits of practicing yoga while you are pregnant.
||Pregnancy Today's Advisory Panel|
Fitness consultant April Underwood explains how to approach the practice of yoga during pregnancy.
||Yoga During Pregnancy|
While yoga is a wonderful exercise during pregnancy, you need to take certain precautions. Take note of
the list on this page.
||Yoga for New Moms|
A short page on the benefits and precautions concerning both prenatal and postpartum yoga.
Here are more precautions to keep in mind.
||Yoga Poses for Pregnancy|
Photographs and descriptions of gentle asanas that are appropriate for pregnant women.
||Pregnancy and Yoga|
This page has a pulldown list of a dozen asanas to do while pregnant. There's also a general (non-yoga
based) list of precautions for mothers-to-be.
||Yoga Sets for Pregnany|
These four sets of yoga asanas, illustrated with drawings, were put together by Gurmukh Khalsa,Êa
Kundalini yoga instructor. Khalsa has also released a prenatal and a postpartum yoga video.
||Post Natal Rehab|
This is a very thorough site regarding post-natal yoga. It includes tips on diet, stretching, and
includes a good selection of postures.