During pregnancy, for women, it is very important to control blood pressure, improve mood, relieve stress, reduce back pain and have a normal delivery. For this practicing yoga during pregnancy is the best thing which is much effective to make you physically, mentally and emotionally strong.
Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy
- Calms the mind and body
- Improves mood and energy
- Strengthens your body
- Reduces stress, tension, and anxiety
Baba Ramdev the yoga guru from India recommends below pranayama and poses of yoga during pregnancy. Let’s see what are the benefits of doing all these breathing exercises and yoga asana during pregnancy?
Baba Ramdev Yoga During Pregnancy
1. Bhastrika Pranayama
Baba Ramdev recommends Bhastrika pranayama during pregnancy which should be done slowly. It is effective to keep your mind and body happy.
2. Anulom Vilom Pranayama
During pregnancy to stay calm and stress-free is a most important thing. Anulom Vilom pranayama is the best and effective breathing exercise to relieve your stress, depression, anxiety, and tension.
3. Dandasana (Staff Pose)
Dandasana yoga pose is effective to strengthen your spine, improve posture and concentration.
Sit straight and stretch your legs as shown in above image. Just rotate your toes in the circular direction and move your finger inward and outward for few minutes. That’s it.
[ Details – Steps, and Benefits of Dandasana ]
4. Butterfly Pose (Baddhakonasana)
Butterfly Pose or Baddhakonasana is one of the best poses for having a normal delivery. Regular practice of butterfly pose opens up the pelvis which helps to make the normal and easy delivery. Also, it improves the blood circulation and health of reproductive system.
5. Markatasana (Spinal Twist Pose)
During pregnancy constipation and back pain is a common thing. Practicing Markatasana will definitely improve the function of digestive system, prevent constipation and relieve back pain. Regular practice of Markatasana improves the flexibility of the spine and large intestine.
Practicing above breathing exercises and yoga poses during pregnancy is definitely good to have normal and easy delivery, but always consult your doctor and practice under an expert guidance to avoid complications.