Monday, 26 May 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Butterfly Pose




  • stretches inner thighs, groins and knees
  • massages internal organs
  • helps ease constipation
  • improves blood circulation
  • opens up pelvic, prepare for childbirth



  1. Sit on a mat with a soft blanket on top.
  2. Bend your knees and bring the sole of your feet together, touching each other.
  3. Inhale. On exhalation. Elongate your spine and keep your back straight.
  4. Breath steadily. Bring your heels as close to your pelvis as possible.
  5. Push the outer edges of your feet firmly into the floor and wrap your hands around your feet or ankles.
  6. Gently push your outer thighs as close to the floor as possible.
  7. You may stay in this possible or start to reach with your arms to the front by reclining your torso forward.
  8. Hold this position for a minute and gradually increase holding time as you feel more comfortable staying longer in this pose, up to 10 minutes at a time.
  9. To exit this pose, draw your knees towards one another and extend your legs.
  10. Relax.

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