Pregnancy Yoga Set #1

Yoga Illustration1. Stand up with arms next to the ears and palms together, Inhale, bend the upper body slightly back. Exhale, bend forward. 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration2. Sit on heels. Inhale, raise body up. Exhale, sit on the heels, Hands rest on lower waist, 1 minute.

3. Stretch legs out. Support upper body with hands on floor. Inhale, raise right leg up. Exhale, lower leg down to floor. 1-3 minutes. Repeat with left leg.

4. Bring the soles of the feet together. Hold hands over toes. For 1 minute, rock side to side on the buttocks. Then, bounce the knees up and down. Continue for 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration5. Easy Pose. Inhale stretch spine straight, Exhale, relax spine. 1-3 minutes.

6. Come into the squat, feet are flat on the floor. Relax in the position for 1-3 minutes.

7. Easy Pose. Slowly roll head in large circles. 1-3 minutes.

8. Relax on side. Lower leg is slightly bent. Support head with pillow. Inhale, raise leg up. Exhale, lower leg. 1-3 minutes each side.

9. Totally relax on your side.



Pregnancy Yoga Set #2

Yoga Illustration1. Easy Pose. Soles of the feet are together. Inhale, relax thighs. Exhale, press thighs to floor. 1-3 minutes.

2. Stretch out both legs and spread them wide apart. Inhale, stretch back up straight, Exhale, lower upper body to left leg. Hold onto toes during the movement. 1 minute to each side.

Yoga Illustration3. Come onto the hands and the feet. Inhale and stretch the head up, relax back (but no sway back). Exhale, stretch up back (like a stretching cat). 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration4. On hands and knees relax head and begin to rotate the hips in large circles. 1-3 minutes in each direction.

5. On hands and knees. Inhale, bend head and hips to the left. Exhale, bend head and hips to the right. 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration 6. Relax in baby pose. 3-5 minutes.

Yoga Illustration7. On hands and knees. Inhale, lift right leg and head up. Exhale, bring chin and knee to chest. 1-3 minutes. Continue on other side.

Yoga Illustration8. Come into the squat. Begin to move the knees back and forth with the elbows, 1-3 minutes, 9. Slowly roll head in circles. 1-3 minutes.
 


Pregnancy Yoga Set #3

Yoga Illustration 1. Arms are parallel to floor and out to sides. Relax in position with deep breathing, 3-5 minutes.

Yoga Illustration2. Easy Pose. Inhale, stretch spine straight, Exhale, let back relax. 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration3. Soles of the feet are together. Bounce the knees up and down. 1 minute. Then massage inner thighs for 1 minute. Repeat bouncing 1 minute.

Yoga Illustration4. Stretch legs straight out, spread wide, Grab onto toes. Inhale, stretch up spine. Exhale, relax upper body forward, bending from the hips.

Yoga Illustration5. On hands and knees. Relax head down. Begin to rotate the hips in large circles. 1-3 minutes. Repeat other directions.

6. Relax into Baby Pose. Spread knees to allow your abdomen to fall forward. 3-5 minutes.

Yoga Illustration7. Easy Pose. Place hands on shoulders. Inhale, turn upper body and head to left. Exhale and turn to right. 1-3 minutes.

8. Hands on shoulders. Inhale, raise up elbows and exhale; bring elbows to the sides. 1-3 minutes.

9. Press the palms firmly together. Breathe deeply for 1-3 minutes, keeping the pressure.

Yoga Illustration10. Hands in gyan mudra. Practice pelvic floor (kegel) exercises for 3 minutes.
 


Pregnancy Yoga Set #4

Yoga Illustration1. Stand with arms to side and parallel to floor. Inhale and swing whole upper body to left. Exhale, and swing to right. 1-3 minutes.

2. Easy Pose. Arms to side, parallel to floor. Hands in fist with middle finger stretched out. Rotate in circle, backwards. 1 minute.

3. Interlock fingers under hair behind neck. Stretch elbows back. Begin to rotate upper body in circles for 1 minute. Repeat other direction.

4. Place the thumb on the root of the small finger. Arms are straight. Inhale, bring left arm up 60 degrees and right arm 60 degrees below. 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration5. Stretch both legs out, then place the right sole to touch the left thigh. Bend slowly the upper body forward, breathe very fully. 1-3 minutes. Change legs, repeat.

Yoga Illustration6. Soles of the feet are together. Relax. Inhale and relax the thighs. Exhale, stretch the thighs to floor. 1-3 minutes.

Yoga Illustration7. Easy Pose. Hands relaxed an the knees. Roll upper body in large circles. 1-3 minutes and reverse direction, same time.

Yoga Illustration8. On hands and knees. Relax head down. Begin to rotate the hips in large circles. 1-3 minutes and then other direction.

Yoga Illustration9. Sit on heels. Hands interlocked, arms next to ears. Inhale sit up onto knees and exhale lower body to sit an the heels.

Yoga Illustration10. Arms same as #9. Inhale, raise up body and sit on the left side of feet. Exhale, sit on the right side of f eet. 1 minute.

11. Easy Pose. Hands on shoulders. Inhale and turn upper body and head to left. Exhale and turn to right. 1-3 minutes.

12. Concentrate, between eye brows. Slowly rotate head in large circles. 1 minute.

13. Place hands on abdomen. Contract the pelvic floor, without using the abdominal muscles. First slow, fast and elevator. 100 times.