Friday, 18 April 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Extended Triangle Pose



  • Opens up your chest and shoulders.
  • Massage your digestive organs.
  • Increases blood flow in lower abdomen to boost fertility.
  • Stretches groin and hip, get ready for labor.
  • Releases back pain during pregnancy. 
  • Strengthens your hamstrings and calves, prevent cramps.

  1. Stand on the top of the mat. Begin with Mountain Pose, feet spreading hip-distance and arms on your sides.
  2. Spread feet to 4-5 feet apart. Align heels. Right foot points to the top of the mat.
  3. Raise both arms to align with your shoulders parallel to the floor. Fingertips pointing outwards, palms facing down. Inhale.
  4. On exhalation, reach your right foot with your right hand. Fold your right hip to do so.
  5. You may reach for your calve or thigh if you are not very flexible.
  6. Turn your head to look at the ceiling. Hold for a minute. Keep breathing steady.
  7. On inhalation, push your calve with your palm and use your torso muscle to bring yourself up.
  8. Lower your arms and switch to do the other side.


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