| Instructor's name: Kristen Eykel |
Type of Workout: Yoga
Fitness Level: Beginner
Equipment Needed: None
Total Running Time: 105 Minutes
Release Date: 2004
Region: 0 (Worldwide)
A regular prenatal yoga practice as taught in Yoga for Your Pregnancy can give you the energy to enjoy your pregnancy, the serenity to build a deeper intimacy with your body, and the ability to be present for the miracle of birth. Prenatal yoga can ease the discomforts of pregnancy, such as moodiness, shortness of breath, swollen ankles, nausea, indigestion and insomnia; and help you prepare for the rigors and mysteries of labor.
PART 1: ENERGIZING & STRENGTHENING (30 minutes) Gentle flowing practice to build strength and stamina for the demands of labor-and alleviate the discomforts caused by your ever-changing body.
PART 2: RELAXING & REJUVENATING (15 minutes) Learn breathing exercises to help you manage contractions-plus meditation techniques to help you relax and concentrate during delivery. Lamaze Interview-with expert Carol Penn Erskine
Exclusively on DVD:Pranayama for Pregnancy: 3 simple breathing techniques to calm your nervous systemMeditation for Pregnancy: Guided meditation to help foster inner focus and awarenessBirthing Room Yoga: Simple yoga techniques to encourage a peaceful mind and body during deliveryPostnatal Yoga Practice: Gentle practice to help you regain strength and flexibility 6 weeks after deliveryArticles from Yoga Journal and Lamaze Parents magazine on yoga and pregnancy on a special DVD-Rom section
Total Running time is 105 minutes.