Saturday, 19 April 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Warrior Pose II


  • Improves balance.
  • Strengthen abdomen.
  • Stretches thighs and ankles.
  • Relieves cramps.
  • Relieves backaches during pregnancy
  • Expands chest and lungs.
  • Opens up pelvis, prepare for labor
  1. Begin with Mountain Pose, feet spreading hip-distance and arms on your sides.
  2. Inhale, left foot step back 2-3 feet behind your right foot. Bear body weight on both feet.
  3. On exhalation,elongate your spine, rest both hands on hips.
  4. Toes on left foot point 45 degree away from your body.
  5. Inhale, raise your arms so they are parallel to the mat over your thighs. Exhale, palms facing mat.
  6. Inhale, bend your right knee slightly and bring right thigh parallel to the mat. Exhale.
  7. Continue stretching arms away from shoulders, arms remain parallel to the mat.
  8. Avoid leaning your body forward, stand upright and continue to elongate your spine.
  9. Breath steadily for 30 seconds. Bring your arms down.
  10. Bring left foot forward to return to Mountain pose.
  11. Step right foot back for the other side to complete the sequence.




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