prenatal-and-postnatal-yoga-with-jeanna-lurie

In this episode, Michelle speaks to Jeanna Lurie, about teaching prenatal and postnatal yoga.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • A few things all yoga teachers ought to know should one of your regular students become pregnant or a pregnant woman drops into your public class
  • The two primary concerns or contraindications for pregnant women practicing yoga
  • Why pregnancy is a time for empowerment and how we can support a mom by rethinking “don’t do this” and “avoid that”
  • What role yoga can play during the three different stages of pregnancy
  • Why most women want to layoff heavy core work
  • How yoga can help with conceiving
  • What to teach pregnant women when it comes to pranayama and breathing
  • How the hormone relaxin effects pregnancy and a woman’s yoga practice
  • How to check for diastasis recti and how postpartum abdominal work can cause harm to a woman’s body
  • How yoga teachers are and aren’t working with the medical community during pregnancy
  • How yoga teachers play a role in presenting birthing options to a woman

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