The benefits of prenatal yoga and how to get started

prenatal yogaWhen you are pregnant, it may feel like your body is not your own any more as your body changes in unexpected ways.

Being aware of your new body is just one of the many benefits of prenatal yoga, which is why I encourage pregnant women to try it.

I talk to all of my patients about the benefits of exercise and prenatal yoga, so if this is a conversation that you haven’t had yet with your healthcare provider, it is one you want to have. You should talk to your doctor or midwife before you start yoga or any type of exercise class during pregnancy.

Why prenatal yoga?
There are numerous studies about the benefits of prenatal yoga. Possible benefits include improving sleep, reducing stress and anxiety, and increasing the strength and flexibility of muscles.

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