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Prenatal Yoga

3 Yoga Benefits for Expectant Moms

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Elaine Gavalas

New studies show that yoga can benefit pregnant women's emotional health, reduce labor pain and delivery time, and prevent pregnancy complications.

Twerking While Pregnant and Other Mommy-to-Be Musings

Julee Wilson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Julee Wilson

I'm 28 weeks pregnant and like many moms-to-be, I'm riddled with questions and mommy guilt. Am I doing this right? How will this affect the baby? Can I eat that? However, I've noticed that my list of worries is also deeply rooted in holding onto my pre-pregnancy self.

5 Yoga Poses Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents

When you're pregnant, parts of your body hurt that you didn't even know existed. Weird aches and pains pop up out of nowhere and your growing belly ca...

WATCH: 7 Prenatal Yoga Poses To Try

Posted 06.13.2013 | Parents

Research tells us that the benefits of prenatal yoga can include stress relief, preparation for labor and better sleep. "When we practice when we...

5 Health Benefits Of Prenatal Yoga For Expecting Mothers

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.12.2013 | Parents

It's no secret that yoga is one of the best things you can do to relieve stress. The relaxation-inducing practice has been shown to lower stress level...

Therapeutic Yoga: It's Not What You Think It Is

Dar Dowling | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Dar Dowling

For the next 2.5 hours, which passed way too quickly, Cheri and Arturo Peal, her teaching partner, took us through a series of poses accompanied by energy work, meditation and breath work. I left feeling so good -- relaxed, restored, and maybe just a little drunk on yoga.

Yoga May Decrease Depression In Pregnant Women

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Depression affects up to one in five pregnant women, but a small new study shows how a simple technique could help decrease depressive symptoms in tho...

Hips (and Belly and Butt and Thighs) Don't Lie

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I spent most of 2007 feeling pretty spectacular about myself. For the first time in my life, I had a flat stomach and thighs that didn't rub together when I wore skirts or dresses. Then I got pregnant.