Pregnancy is a precious time in a woman’s life, but filled with so much change it may also be overwhelming and stressful. It’s important during this journey that you are able to find comfort and time to relax and tune in to what’s happening in your body. This is where Prenatal Yoga can be hugely beneficial both during pregnancy and post-partum. During this journey, yoga can help prepare you physically and mentally – balancing and aligning the body and emotions, softening and relaxing the body, and increasing your stamina and endurance.

The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

– Reduce stress and anxiety
– Increase the strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth
– Decrease lower back pain, nausea, headaches and shortness of breath
– Promotes healthy sleep
– Helps lower blood pressure
– Increases flexibility
– Improves joint condition
– Improves respiration, energy and vitality
– Cardio and circulatory health
– Increases resistance to injury and illness
– Prenatal yoga can also help you meet and bond with other pregnant women, creating a good support network

The Mental Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

– Yoga helps with the management of stress and the associated physical conditions such as lower back and neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, anxiety and depression
– Can create a stronger bond between you and your baby
– Encourages focus and concentration
– Endorses a positive outlook to life and interpersonal relationships
– Promotes relaxation and well being
– Supports self-awareness
– Promotes physical and mental balance

 

Here at Comfort Health

At Comfort Health we have the wonderful Anna Booth. Anna works at Comfort Health offering a range of prenatal services including massage and yoga. Have a look at her website to read her story and how she can help you along your pregnancy journey. To get booked in to see Anna, please get in contact with her – Anna’s Contact Details.