Today, almost everyone knows what yoga is. Yoga classes contribute to a harmonious perception of the surrounding world, help to own the body, control the mind, accumulate internal energy. Let’s talk about how it all helps future mothers.
During pregnancy a woman needs a lot of physical strength. And that for the expectant mothers excessive physical loads are useful, today everyone knows. Researchers have long been emphasizing that women who lead an active lifestyle, pregnancy is better, and the process of childbirth is easier.
Today, among the various programs of preparation for childbirth, many women choose one of the methods of spiritual and physical development, known from antiquity – yoga. Yoga classes help future mothers to keep their body in shape, consistently and gently preparing it for childbirth, and keep their mental state in balance. Calming the mind and heart, listening to yourself during classes, future mothers learn to comfortably be in a difficult situation, be more confident, overcome unexpected mood changes.
Unlike other techniques of active movement for pregnant women, yoga does not tire and does not take energy, but adds it. Yoga can be practiced in any trimester of pregnancy. But it is best to start the class in the first stages. In this case, it is best to conduct the exercises under the supervision of a specialist in a well-ventilated room or in the open air. For this purpose a simple sports suit will do.
In yoga with future mothers, you should pay attention to a few points. One of them is the work on the spine, strengthening of the dorsal muscles, increasing the elasticity of intervertebral messages.
The second, not less important moment, is the correct breathing technique, which helps to increase the volume of air filling the lungs. The third is the inner concentration, which allows you to learn how to concentrate, to properly manage the thoughts and emotions that are so necessary during childbirth. At the same time, the ability to focus helps to establish the right contact between the baby and the mother.
But, most importantly, doing yoga helps the future mother to be in harmony with herself and her baby.