Have you been pregnant? Have you practiced yoga while pregnant? Have you practiced yoga while hungry and pregnant? Sorry, that was redundant.
Jill, a yoga teacher from Texas, labored for 36 hours before her baby got stuck and had to be delivered by cesarean. “It was the only way he was coming out,” she tells me.
Over my career I have worked with thousands of postpartum women who are chasing after the body they had pre-pregnancy. After one, two or several kids, a laundry list of body complaints plagues them
Singer Kelly Rowland has kept her pregnancy fairly quiet and MAYBE that’s because she’s been meditating through most of it! OK, not exactly, but she is definitely enjoying some prenatal yoga and meditation, posting this lovely me-time photo on her facebook and instagram just under a month ago. According to Celeb Baby Watch aka People [...]
Quick, how many pregnant women does it take to break a yoga world record? If you said 500, you win! Where did this record-making yoga event take place? If you said China you get super extra bonus points. That’s right, 500 women who are preggers gathered together in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen to practice [...]
Every once in a while we receive questions from YDs out there inquiring about anything from yoga to practice to props and beyond. We try our best to answer them, but feel some are best answered by the YD community. Today’s question comes from Nikki B on what yoga she can do during labor. I [...]
By Toni Nagy I am not a big fan of the term “natural childbirth.” It implies that other births are what? Not natural? Synthetic? Artificial? I think the term needs a re-branding so it doesn’t have that tinge of moral superiority. How about Old School birth? It’s fresh… it’s hip hop… the kids these days will [...]
by Toni Nagy Being pregnant is a lot like being the host of a colossal parasite that not only feeds off your blood but is also the cause of various voracious discomforts. Oh right, it is also magical, amazing, and the best thing that could have happened to you, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t [...]
As if Valentine’s Day weren’t enough to get you and your honey bound up together in some sort of twisted lotus posture, it’s being reported that yoga can actually aid in your fertility. Score! Well, we already know it helps the sex drive. Really though, infertility can actually be a very serious matter to a [...]