The Camel The Camel, Ushtrasana, is a strong stretch so I have adapted it for use with one or two chairs during pregnancy. It mobilizes the shoulders and can correct rounded and drooping ones the curse of office workers. The spine is well flexed ...―
The Bridge Based on the classical Setu Bandhasana, The Bridge, this back bend resembles the span of a bridge. As you arch your back, your spine lengthens in one long, smooth curve, symbolizing the spirit of man bridging time and eternity. The...―
The Bow In this adaptation of the classical Bow Posture; Dhanurasana, the body emulates a flexible bow while the arms are the taut bowstring. The ‘target’ of relaxation is accomplished once you have completed the sequence and are ...―
Sun Breathing Although an important practice in its own right. Sun Breathing or Surya Bheda Pranayama, vitality stimulating breath, is a useful prelude to Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, which offers the best opportunity to experience the full range of...―
Stretching and Lengthening This sequence requires two chairs and is designed to stretch and lengthen your spine in preparation for the progressively stronger stretches. You may find your balance being affected by your pregnancy and using a chair ...―
Standing Twist Unless they are fairly advanced students, pregnant women should not practise floor-seated spiral twists as they create too much pressure around the baby. This sequence is a version of the spinal twist (Meru Wakrasana) yet maintains ...―
This Spiral Twist, adapted from Jathara Parivartanasona, gives a wonderful internal massage to the stomach and internal organs. It can ease indigestion and sluggish bowels as well as alleviate constipation. It also works on the spinal muscles and...―
Sarong Stretch At this stage of your pregnancy, you may begin to feel a little too restricted to perform certain movements, especially forward stretching. Hamstrings (the tendons at the back of the knee) can tighten due to chair-sitting, so I have...―
Rocking from side to side or round in a circle has long been accepted as a human comfort, so your baby will love this one, especially if you accompany it with your favourite music. Recent research has shown that music played to a baby in the womb ...―
This practice of Nadi Shodhana is a combination and extension of the practices of Sun and Moon Breathing. It is one of the best-loved and most widely-practised of the yogic pranayamas. It is particularly effective in centring and calming an...―
Postures for Seated Meditation An essential prerequisite for practising meditation is a comfortable, balanced and steady seat that will allow the body to remain still for extended periods. Additionally, the spine must be straight to allow the free...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
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