Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

The Bridge Pose

This pose is beneficial both during preconception and while you are pregnant.


  • opens up chest
  • stretches neck, spine and back
  • opens up pelvic
  • regulates menstruation
  • balances hormones
  • stimulates the lungs, thyroid glands, and abdominal organs
  • reduces backache and headache


  1. Lie flat on your back on a mat or a thick blanket.
  2. Keep your feet together and soles touching your buttocks with knees bent.
  3. Raise your chin and elongate your spine.
  4. Tug your tailbone in and lift your hips as high as you can manage.
  5. Keep your knees over the ankles, perpendicular to the floor. 
  6. Regulate your breathing and hold this pose for 30 seconds.
  7. Inhale. On exhalation, slowly lower your hips by rolling your spine onto the floor.


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