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<br>Are you pregnant and wondering if yoga is good for you and when the right time to start yoga is. It is advisable to start in your second trimester or at 14 weeks into pregnancy, (BWY 2005, Cameron 2009). At this stage, the chance of having a miscarriage is low. A wise action will be to speak with your doctor before taking on yoga classes. As you progress in pregnancy, you also observe that your body undergoes certain changes, which could build stress and gets you fatigue. This may have a negative impact on your mental and physical state. One way to maintain your health during this period is to take on prenatal yoga exercises. Prenatal yoga is not just hype, as some people believe. It actually helps to reduce stress and anxiety, increase flexibility and also helps tone your muscles for safe delivery. This program helps nurture your body mind and spirit, so you experience the reward of giving attention to yourself and your baby. To kick off your yoga classes, you have to find a yoga practice that is good for you, following your doctor’s advice</br> <br>There are different styles of yoga you can practice but during pregnancy, you are more engaged in gentle and slow paced styles that can help relax your body and mind. Yoga can be practiced either by signing up for a yoga class at a yoga studio or buying a DVD and practicing yoga at home. If you will be attending yoga classes at the yoga studio, you need a yoga mat bag or yoga backpack to carry your yoga accessories. When practicing yoga, always observe your body and go at you own pace. Whenever you feel uncomfortable, stop and always make sure you do what feels right for your body and get the help from a yoga expert. Another helpful tip is to team up with pregnant friend, who you can share experiences with. </br> <br>During this period, your body is growing and housing another human, so you will need more strength and energy to carry through. The yoga pose is an all-rounder, strengthening your hips, shoulders and arms. More importantly, is the breathing exercises. Breathing exercises helps relax your nerve. Seating on a yoga mat, that is comfortable is vital when taking these breathing exercises. If you are not comfortable seating on yoga mat, it is advisable to cushion your hip with a pillow, this will relieve you of any pressure. Some yoga mats come in thin dimensions, which may not be comfortable. A pillow should be an added yoga accessory to take along. Preforming yoga poses when; seating on a yoga mat will balance your weight evenly, without putting too much pressure on your hip. The yoga mat is last longer when it is rolled into a yoga mat bag. This prevents it from wear and tear. So it is always safe to use a yoga mat bag or a backpack with yoga mat holder. </br>